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Joseph Howard
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Birth: 1759
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1821
Union County
South Carolina, USA

Wife: Mary Unknown.

Was in the Rev War in South Carolina, serving the Militia under Col. Brandon after the fall of Charleston. A.A. 3795; X2904


Source: Union County, South Carolina Deed Abstracts Volume1:Deed Books A-F 1785-1800(1752-1800) By Brent H. Holcomb

A, 158-159: Obediah Howard of County of Union for love, good will, and esteem to my som Joseph Howard of same, planter, tract of land on a branch of Fairforest called Shoaly Creek, 100 acres, being the south end of a survey granted to said Obadiah Howard 23 June 1774 of 450 acres, dated 26 june 1786. Obadiah Howard. Acknowledged in open court 256 June 1786. Test: John Haile, C. C.


SCMAR, Vol. XIX, Winter 1991, No. 1, P.40

Union Dist. - An inquest indented and taken on 21 April at the house of johnnathon Hawkins on and over the body of JOSEPH HOWARD of said District who came to a violent and timely death before Benja. Kennedy, Coroner, whereas it doth appear from the evidence of Johnnathan Hawkins and others that the said JOSEPH HOWARD did on 21 April by the instigation of the devil and his own wicked heart did feloniously kill and murder himself by taking a cotton rope of the value of 12-1/2 cents, put one end around his neck and the other end he tyed to the bough of a tree and forthwith did stifle himself to death. Dated 21 April 1821.
(Jonathon Hawkins was married to Joseph's daughter Letty Silas Howard)





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Elender Howard was Bornd January the 5-----1783

Stephen Howard was Bornd March the 28-----1784

Obediah Howard was Bornd January the 5----1786

Letty Howard was Bornd July the 12-------------1788

Thomas Howard was Bornd July the 28---------1790

Elizabeth Howard was Bornd August the 27----1792

Nathan Howard was Bornd Sept. the 29---------1795

Thomas Howard died December the 29 1850 
Family links: 
  Obadiah Howard (1737 - 1804)
  Priscilla Avery Breed Howard (1742 - 1808)
  Mary Howard (____ - 1828)*
  Stephen Howard (1784 - 1847)*
  Nancy Howard Mulkey (1754 - 1815)*
  Joseph Howard (1759 - 1821)
  Mary Howard Chism (1760 - 1795)*
  Hannah Howard Hayes (1769 - 1857)*
  William Howard (1772 - 1848)*
  Christopher Howard (1774 - 1848)*
  Sarah Howard Gibbs (1776 - 1838)*
  Priscilla Howard Chism (1783 - 1860)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Melinda Gregory
Record added: Jul 30, 2014
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Joseph Howard
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