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John Wiley Blount HowellAge: 63 years18121876

John Wiley Blount Howell
Given names
John Wiley Blount
Birth October 28, 1812 33 42
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Death of a fatherJohn Howell
between 1820 and 1830 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherMary
after 1830 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 19 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 22 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 44 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 48 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 54 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 54 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
MarriageNancy Jane DuncanView this family
November 11, 1868 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Harriette A “Hattie” Howell
July 10, 1869 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 56 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Margret Howell
about 1875 (Age 62 years)
Address: Birth date/place based on 1870 Census
Death April 8, 1876 (Age 63 years)
Cemetery: Howell Cemetery
Last change March 20, 202119:19:58

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
John Howell
Birth: about 1779Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
Death: between 1820 and 1830Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
Birth: about 1770Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1830Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
John Wiley Blount Howell
Birth: October 28, 1812 33 42Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 8, 1876Praire Grove, Drew, Arkansas, United States
Family with Nancy Jane Duncan - View this family
John Wiley Blount Howell
Birth: October 28, 1812 33 42Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 8, 1876Praire Grove, Drew, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: November 11, 1868Washington, Arkansas, United States
8 months
7 years
William Thurman + Nancy Jane Duncan - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: before 1864
6 months
John Wiley Thurman
Birth: June 25, 1864 22 26Washington, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 2, 1938Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United States
James Hancock + Nancy Jane Duncan - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: January 10, 1878Washington, Arkansas, United States
5 years
John O Hancock
Birth: December 31, 1882 56 44Arkansas, United States
Death: July 24, 1962St Louis City, Missouri, United States

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - John Wiley Blount Howell - Household

Mountain, Washington, Arkansas, United States

Howell, John Whead54MWFarmer20001000TN
Howell, Nancy Jwife32FWK HTN
Howell, WDson14MWAt HomeAR1
Howell (Thurman), Wileystep-son5MWAt HomeAR
Howell, Hdaughter1FWAt HomeAR
Howell, Hughservant18MBLaborerAR111
Howell, Suckservant60FBK HTN11