John Howard1

#26087, (circa 1778 - 20 March 1854)


Ellen Claypool b. c 1785, d. 1847
Children 1.Anna Howard+1 (c 1820 - 1859)
 2.George Washington Howard+1 (c 1822 - )
Marriage*He married an unknown person.2  
Birth*circa 1778He was born circa 1778 at VirginiaG.1 
Marriage*21 December 1801He married Ellen Claypool on 21 December 1801 at Warren Co., KentuckyG; (marriage bond.)3 
20 September 1850He appeared on the census of 20 September 1850 at Warren Co., IllinoisG; (nei. John Shelton, age 39, fam. 420.)4 
Death*20 March 1854He died on 20 March 1854 at IllinoisG.5 
Burial*March 1854He was buried in March 1854 at Cherry Grave Cemetery, Abingdon Twp., Knox Co., IllinoisG.5 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S2249] Manuscripts & Folklife Archives; (Bowling Green, Kentucky: Western Kentucky University). Warren County, Kentucky - Marriage Records, Box 2, Folder 1, Warren County Marriage Records, B-Mc (1801). Marriage bond of John Howard and Godfrey Smith, 21 Dec 1801, for the marr. of John Howard and Elizabeth Claypool; consent of John Claypool for the marr. of his dau. Ellen Claypool.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John (72). b. VA, farmer, real estate value $1000.
  5. [S1628], online, old standing grave markers. John Howard / Died 20 Mar 1854 / Age 75y 3m 27d; Ellen, wife of John Howard / Died 20 May 1847 / Age (illegible). Narrative: John Howard, b. Greenbrier Co. VA 22 Nov 1778, son of Charles Howard and Agnes Lewis of Warren Co. KY; marr. in Warren Co. KY, 21 Dec 1801, Ellen Claypool, b. 1785. Bur. Cherry Grove Cemetery, Abingdon, Knox Co. KY. Memorials 5438831 and 5438834, created by Florence Banks, maintained by betty reese, photos added by Richard S Clark, information in narrative contributed by Trica Willy Hazelton. Note: Abingdon Twp. in Knox Co. is immediately east of Berwick Twp. in Warren Co.