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Eli Jefferson Howell
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1842
Death: Dec. 28, 1911

Married 24 January 1867 in Chambers Co., AL, to Mary Frances Belcher.

Their issue:

1. James Wiley Howell
2. Elizabeth Howell
3. Sedellia 'Dolly' Howell
4. Lillie F. Howell
5. William Thomas Howell
6. John Lee Howell
7. Kate Belle Howell
8. Ida May Howell
9. Eli Jefferson Howell Jr.

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"E. J. HOWELL. In loving memory of our dear father, E. J. Howell, who departed this life December 27th, 1911. He health had been failing for two years or more, but had been able to be up most of the time, but we being shocked at once to know of his death, but the Lord 'who doeth all things' for the best called to that beautiful home that he had prepared for him.

"Loved ones, he leaves a broken hearted companion, four sons and three daughters to mourn his departure. While we mourn for him here we believe he had gone to be with the blessed Saviour, where his troubles and trials are no more. He was a devoted husband, a kind and loving father, always ready to speak comforting words to his family.

"The funeral services were conducted by Elder J. T. Satterwhitre at Macedonia church where his membership was, there we followed him to his grave. 'Tis sad, sad indeed, to view the face for the last time here, but how sweet the thought of meeting in the sweet bye and bye.

'Farewell dear father and sweet thy rest, Farewell 'till in that happy
place We shall behold again thy face, Where parting comes no more.'
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Howell"

(p. 286 in 1903-1912 section of ALLIE ABERNATHY'S SCRAPBOOKS 1893-1923: MARRIAGES, DEATHS AND OTHER ITEMS FROM CHAMBERS COUNTY, ALABAMA NEWSPAPERS compiled by Laura Abernathy).

"CARD OF THANKS. We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to our friends and neighbors for their kindness during the sickness and death of our dear husband and father. May God's richest blessing rest upon every one of you. Mrs. E. J. Howell and children"

(p. 286, same book). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Howell (1812 - 1887)
  Tabitha McKinney Howell (1822 - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Frances Belcher Howell (1849 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  James Wiley Howell (1867 - 1933)*
  Lillie F. Howell Fraser (1874 - 1941)*
  William Thomas Howell (1877 - 1928)*
  John Lee Howell (1880 - 1937)*
  Katie Bell Howell Sherman (1884 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eli Jefferson Howell (1842 - 1911)
  Joseph H. Howell (1844 - 1885)*
  Francis H Howell (1845 - 1846)*
  Mary Frances Howell Johnson (1846 - 1926)*
  Sarah Howell Belcher (1848 - 1910)*
  James W Howell (1850 - 1852)*
  William Harrell Howell (1852 - 1924)*
  Emanuel Howell (1854 - 1858)*
  Henry Howell (1863 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Hank Rogers
Record added: May 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52650758
Eli Jefferson Howell
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Eli Jefferson Howell
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