J. E. and Fannie Howell and family
His father Peter Howell, before him, over time, had also "bought back" almost all of his father Richard Howell former property, who had died young in 1802, and had originally been one fourth of the Peter Winfield plantation, which before that had belonged to Hugh Ross.
J. E. Howell was very respected in his community of "Wharf" along the Rocky River on the Anson/Stanly Count border. He was active in his church, Concord Methodist, and a leader in the community.
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Although listed above, he and wife Sarah Frances "Fannie" Andrews Howell were the parents of the following children:
1872-1946 William Marshall Howell. Married Nora Mae Colson 1876-1953
1874-1969 James Robert Howell. Married Stella Eunice Crump 1874-7965
1876-1916 Charles Richard Howell. Married Nona Hendley 1876-1957
1878-1958 Virginia Elizabeth "Jenny" Howell. Married James Harris Colson 1873-1960
1880-1942 Lilly Francis Howell. Married Arthur E. Crump 1873-1853
1881-1900 Mary Ollie Howell. Married John Fred Hough
1883-1972 Ida Burch Howell. Married Millard Pleasant Russell 1874-1958
1886-1953 Eddie Cleveland Howell. Married Grover Shelton Kendall (female) 1885-1978
1889-1929 John Astor Howell. Never Married. Died in Auto Accident
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