1 February 1842–23 February 1920 (Age 78)
Mulberry Gap, Hancock, Tennessee, United States
When Rosannah Monk was born on 1 February 1842, in Mulberry Gap, Hancock, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Jackson Monk, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Hatfield, was 28. She married James William Howell on 29 January 1857, in Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 February 1920, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Portage Cemetery, Portage, Box Elder, Utah, United States.
There are several versions as to why James Howell and his wife, Rosannah Monk, came west. All seem plausible and each may have added its influence in favor of such a journey. In the early 1860's tro …
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