John S. Howell

about 1814–
Oldham, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John S.

When John S. Howell was born about 1814, in Oldham, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Edwin Howell, was 48 and his mother, Mary Busey, was 41. He married Jane Smith on 17 November 1835, in Oldham, Kentucky, United States.

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John S. Howell
1814–
Jane Smith
1815–
Marriage: 17 November 1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1835
Oldham, Kentucky, United States

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siblings

(14)

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 4

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1846

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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  • John Howell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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