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Alston Hunter Greene Howell
Birth: Mar. 3, 1832
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 13, 1908
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Alston Hunter Greene Howell was the youngest of eleven children born to Isaac and Margaret (Tucker) Howell. He grew up in Campbell (now Cobb) County, Georgia, during the early years.

He married Nancy A. Sewell, daughter of Samuel and Lucy (Trimble) Sewell. They had eight children:

Lora E. Howell (1858- )
M. L. C. Howell (1859- )
Q. Victoria Howell (1862- )
John Howell (1866- )
Jno. Amattha Howell (1867- )
Leodah Cumi Howell (1868-1868)
Chappell H. P. Howell (1873- )
Anna Celota Howell (1877- )

Alston was a farmer and Nancy kept house. By 1880, the family had a farm near Adamsville, Fulton County, Georgia, and he was also the post master. Two of Alston and Nancy's daughters, Lora and Kitty (M. L.) were separated from their husbands and were living with them along with their children. Lora had two sons: Ovid Oscar Adams (1875-1972) and William Hunter Adams (1877- ). Kitty had one daughter: Linda B. Kennedy (1877- ). This made for a busy household.

On 11 October 1883, Alston lost Nancy. Some of the children were still very young, so on 11 Sept. 1888, Alston married Sarah E McGriff. This union produced one child, Shaler H. A. Howell (1889-1957).

Alston passed on 13 May 1908 and is buried next to Nancy and their child Leodah Cumi Howell in the Mount Gilliad Methodist Church Cemetery.

NOTE: Their are multiple variations on the spelling of Alston's name. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Isaac Howell (1784 - 1860)
  Margaret Tucker Howell (1805 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy A Sewell Howell (1840 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Catherine Howell Kennedy Fain (1859 - 1935)*
  Leodah Cumi Howell (1868 - 1868)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jennie M Howell Foster (1811 - 1892)*
  Humphrey Posey Howell (1819 - 1891)*
  Mary Anne Howell Pittman (1822 - 1890)*
  William Burdine Howell (1824 - 1896)*
  Clement Clay Howell (1829 - 1867)*
  Alston Hunter Greene Howell (1832 - 1908)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Thanks to Kay for information on Sarah McGriff.
 
Burial:
Mount Gilead Methodist Church Cemetery
Ben Hill
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: C.Troillett
Record added: Mar 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86563606
Alston Hunter Greene Howell
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Alston Hunter Greene Howell
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Alston Hunter Greene Howell
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 Added: Mar. 14, 2012
 
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