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 Clement Comer Clay Howell

Clement Comer Clay Howell

Birth
Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Death 27 Feb 1867 (aged 37)
Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Mableton, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 10349914 · View Source
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Mr. Howell was the second youngest of 11 children born to Isaac and Margaret (Tucker) Howell.

He married Cynthia Vianna Baker, daughter of Absalom and Elizabeth Kennedy Baker, on Dec 21, 1857. They had one child when the 1860 census was taken: Comer C. Howell (1859-1930).

On 28 Feb 1867, Clement Comer Clay Howell and his friend, Clement Clay Greene--both named for Alabama Congressman and Governor, C C Clay, got into a fight in Atlanta that resulted in the death of Clement Howell. The story appeared in the Atlanta papers and until recently was accessible online. Clement was buried in the Howell Cemetery. (story has two sources and is used with the permission--Gladys and K. Kiefner.

NOTE: If anyone has a copy of the article from The Constitution concerning the death of Clement Howell, please feel free to post it on this site. The story also appeared in the Atlanta Daily New Era on 28 February 1867.


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On pillar: 38 yrs 4 mos 2 days
On slab covering grave:
How soon alas, our brightest prospects fall
As Autumn's leaves before the driving gale
Free from all care and pain, asleep my body lies
Until the final trumpet calls the dead to rise


  • Maintained by: C.Troillett
  • Originally Created by: anonymous
  • Added: 20 Jan 2005
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clement Comer Clay Howell (25 Oct 1829–27 Feb 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10349914, citing Howell Cemetery, Mableton, Cobb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by C.Troillett (contributor 47012623) .