Isaac Howell

about 1815–after 1880 (Age 65)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Howell was born about 1815, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Howell, was 23 and his mother, Nancy Ann Brewer, was 23. He married Gincey Elvira Bussell on 5 June 1838, in White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 7, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died after 1880, in White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 66.

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Isaac Howell
Kissare Saylors
Marriage: 15 April 1863
Nancy Elizabeth Melina Howell
Mary Tennessee Howell
Isaac Levi Howell

Spouse and Children

15 April 1863
White, Tennessee, United States


    Nancy Elizabeth Melina Howell



    Isaac Levi Howell


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 20

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Hywel ‘eminent’, popular since the Middle Ages in particular in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king.2 English: habitational name from Howell in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English hugol ‘mound’, ‘hillock’ or hūne ‘hoarhound’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Howell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Howel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaac Howell, "United States Census, 1840"

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