Caleb Howell

  • Howell, Caleb
    State: NC
    County: Beaufort Co.
    Census/Enumeration year: 1742

    Born about 1710 North Carolina, owning land in Beufort, Bladen, and Anson Counties. About 1757 he left anson Co., NC, with his wife and 7 children to settle an area in Georgia known as St. Mathews Parish, later, 1777, to become Effingham County, and in 1793 the home was in Mt. Pleasant, GA, on the Savannah River in the newly created Scriven County, GA. The spelling of Scriven was changed to Screven. Caleb died in 1784, leaving Daniel and Caleb Jr. to carry on.
    Source: William Thomas

    granted 300 acres by the Govenor of Georgia Gabriel Johnson

    petitioned the the Provential Council for 200+ acres of land as
    he had no lands and having ben in the county of three years and
    "having a wife seven children and a negro"

    granted 400 acres by Govenor Johnston (in the area that later
    became Anson County)

    a member of the General Assembly as a representative

    sold 125 acres of his original land grant to William Grist for
    230 pound bills of NC

    sold 200 acres of his 400 acre tract to Andrew Falkenburgh

    was granted 300 acrea by Govenor Johnston that apparently
    adjoined the 300 acre tract

    witnessed the sale of land with his son William Howell (first
    mention of a child)

    was appointed the Collector and Receiver of a duty on the
    importaiton of rum, wine, and other liquors

    elected to serve in the General Assembly for Anson COunty (as
    evidenced by a certificate returned by the Clerk of the Crown)

    moved to GA soon after a judgement was made against him for an
    action of debt a Justice of the Peace in good standing dispite legal problems
    moved his family

    elected a Justice of the Peace seven times during the years

    elected numerous times to serve as Justice of the Peace

    greiving over the loss of his son Thomas in the revolutionary
    effort

    grieving over the loss of a third son, Philip, to the
    revolutionary effort

    living near the humiliating defeat of General John Ashe to the
    British which took place near his lands

    The following is an extract from the book by John Lynnwood
    Stone, second and third paragraph on the page titled "CALEB
    HOWELL SR. (108)". - Beg Mary to type this in see my page 1S0242

    Howell, Caleb
    200 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Surveyed September 15, 1762 Plat Book C, page 75
    No grant recorded.
    Bounded on the northeast by Brier Creek, south by Hugh Kanady.

    Howell, Caleb
    200 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Surveyed September 10, 1760 Plat Book C, page 76
    Granted May 21, 1762 Grant Book D, page 98
    Bounded on the northeast by Savannah River.

    Howell, Caleb
    150 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Granted June 5, 1765 Grant Book E, page 169
    Bounded on the east by Savannah River, southwest by Phillip
    Howell, southeast by Caleb Burton, northwest by said Caleb
    Howell.

    Howell, Philip
    400 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Granted May 21, 1762 Grant Book D, page 97
    Howell, Philip
    200 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Granted December 2, 1766 Grant Book F, page 5
    Bounded on the east by William Howell.

    Howell, Philip
    380 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Surveyed November 26, 1763 Plat Book C, page 339
    Granted December 2, 1766 Grant Book F, page 6
    Tract is an island, bounded on the east by Savannah River, west
    by a cutt-off, which said island was heretofore ordered to William
    Smith (see Grant Book F, page 6). Tract surveyed for William
    Smith and granted to Philip Howell.

    Howell, Philip
    349 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Surveyed September 10, 1760 Plat Book C, page 76
    No grant recorded.
    Tract located on Buck Creek.

    Howell, Thomas
    150 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Granted October 4, 1774 Grant Book M, page 562
    Bounded on the west by Philip Howell, northwest by William
    Howell.

    Howell, William
    150 acres, St. Matthew Parish
    Surveyed September 12, 1760 Plat Book C, page 74
    Granted May 21, 1762 Grant Book D, page 99
    Tract located on Buck Creek.
    2 Total Ancestors
  • Immigrant Ancestors are displayed in italics
  • Ancestors with no parents are displayed in bold
Generation 1
[1.01  2]   Caleb Howell (~1710-<1785)
Generation 2
[1.02*  ]   Philip Howell (~1639-~1711) ENG-PA
[2.01*  ]   Jane Luffe (1640-1697) GLS-PA
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