From England to New York: one line of William Howell
Westbury Manor, Marsh Gibbon, Bucks, England

WILLIAM HOWELL, of the Manor of Westbury, Marsh Gibbon, Bucks, which he purchased in 1536 from Robert Dormer, b. 149-; m. 1st, Maude, and by her had issue, two children. He m. 2ndly, Anne Hampton and d. 30 Nov. 1557, and was bur. In Wingrave Church, having had issue, by his second wife, ten children, of whom the youngest,

HENRY HOWELL, of Westbury Manor, which he inherited on the death of his elder brother, John, in 1576, b. ca. 1550, and d. 20 July 1625, and was s[ucceeded] by his son,

EDWARD HOWELL, of Westbury Manor, Bucks, which he sold in 1639 to Richard Francis, and emigrated to Lynn, Massachusetts, and led the Colony which founded Southampton, Long Island, in 1640. He was b. 22 July, 1584, and d. 1655, leaving issue, by Francis (d. 1 July, 1630), his first wife, a son,

RICHARD HOWELL, of Southampton, Long Island, bapt. 1629; m. 1st, Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Halsey, and by her had, with other issue,

CAPT. JOSIAH HOWELL, of Southampton, b. 1675, and d. 1752, leaving issue, by Mary (b. 1681; d. 1766), his second wife, a son,

JOSIAH HOWELL, of Quogue, b. 1738; m. Mary Howell, and d. 1808, leaving a son,

HAMPTON HOWELL, of Bellport, New York, b. 1771; m. Elizabeth (b. 1777; d. 1855), dau. of James Post, and d. at Bellport, New York, 1814, leaving issue,

BENJAMIN HUNTTING HOWELL, of New York, b. 7 Feb. 1811; m. 1st, 1837, Mary Andrews, and 2ndly, 21 April, 1851, Elizabeth (b. 28 Nov. 1830; d. 22 Feb, 1902), dau. of Talcott Banks, by Martha Burr, his wife, and d. 16 April, 1900, having had issue, by his second wife,

HENRY BANKS HOWELL, of New York, and Quogue, b. 31 Oct. 8154; m. 27 Dec. 1876, Mary Ann (b. 2 Sept. 1858; d. 1 Mar. 1907), dau. of Thomas Lawrence Blackwell, by Mary Ann Bartlett, his wife, and d. 19 Sept. 1898, leaving, with other issue,

THOMAS ANDREWS HOWELL, of New York and Southampton, b. 9 Nov. 1877; m. 8 Feb. 1902, Helen, dau. of Judge Albro Akin, of Quaker Hill, New York, and a descendant of Anne Winthrop (1586-1618), sister of John Winthrop, a founder and first Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony 1630, and d. 19 April, 1930, leaving issue,



THOMAS ANDREWS HOWELL, b. 17 December 1902



WILLIAM HUNTTING HOWELL, b. 6 March 1904; married 5 March 1932 Elizabeth Harrison, daughter of Charles Augustus Hanna (by Elizabeth Harrison, his wife), and granddaughter of Neri Augustus Hanna. William received a B.A. from Yale in 1925, and attended Yale Law School. He was President of Compania Azucarera Boca Chica, of Santo Domingo, engaged in the sugar business since 1926 (Hewlett, Long Island, New York; 515, Madison Avenue, New York City; Rockaway Hunt Club).


Source: Burke, Sir John Bernard, Burke's American Families with British Ancestry. London: Burke's Peerage, 1939, page 2751.


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