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Jethro Ballard Howell
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Jethro Ballard Howell
Born: 10 Nov 1815
Died: 16 Jan 1897 in Cass County, Texas
Married: 1)Frances Stanfield, born 1825, daughter of Thomas Stanfield and Polly Waddell; 2) Virginia Dollins Goldman


Virginia Dollins Howell, 2nd wife of Jethro Ballard Howell

Children of Jethro and Frances Howell:
1. Sarah P. Howell, born August 1849? Perry Co, AL; married to David D. Bunting on 21 Aug 1878 in Grimes County, Texas
2. Eroy Howell, female, born 1849, Perry Co, AL; died Texas
3. William C. Howell, born 1855, Perry Co, AL; died Texas
4. John Walton Howell, born 1856, Perry Co, AL; died Texas
5. Missouri L. Howell, born 1858, Perry Co, AL; died Cass County, Texas
6. Walter Howell, born 1861; died Texas

Children of Jethro and Virginia Howell:
7. Clarence Howell, born 17 Sep 1872, Grimes Co, TX; married Catherine "Kate" Anderson
8. Clara Howell, female, born 17 Sep 1872, Grimes Co, TX; married Andrew Keys Weatherford


Clarence Howell, Son of Jethro Ballard Howell

Jethro Ballard Howell lived in Grimes County, Texas in the 1870 census. His wife Frances Stanfield died in Perry Co, AL before he came to Texas.

Jethro married second to Virginia Dollins Goldman. She had previously been married to Joseph Goldman and had two children Robert and James Goldman.

Jethro B. Howell lived in Cass Co, TX on the 1880 census and his wife Virginia lived in Brazos Co, TX. She had two more Howell Children: Clarence and Clover Howell, twins born in 1872.

By 1910, Clarence Howell was back in Grimes County, TX. He had a wife named Kate and children: son named Therman or Sherman, daughters: Virginia and Mable.

In 1920 and 1930, Clarence Howell was living alone as a widower. The children were gone. What happened to them?


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