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John Howey

M
Last Edited4 May 1998
John Howey was the son of John Howey and Rosan (?)
Note (an unknown value).1 
Note* (an unknown value).1,2 

Family

Rosan (?)
Child 1.John Howey+

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.
  2. [S99] Unknown author, Extracted birth and/or christening record for: , D, Batch #: C509061, Source Call #:.

John Howey

M, b. 23 October 1796, d. 23 August 1863
Last Edited27 Dec 1998
Birth1796John Howey was born in 1796 at of Dansville, Livingston, New York. 
Birth*23 October 1796He was born on 23 October 1796 at at Tioga, Tioga, New York. 
He was the son of Thomas Howey and Lodema Harris
Marriage*2 March 1818John Howey married Harriet Moore on 2 March 1818.1 
Death*23 August 1863John Howey died on 23 August 1863 at Canandaigua, New York, at age 66.2 
Note* (an unknown value).3,4 
Note (an unknown value).3,5 

Family

Harriet Moore d. 18 September 1848
Marriage*2 March 1818He married Harriet Moore on 2 March 1818.1 
Children 1.Joel Moore Howey b. 30 Jan 1819
 2.Sarah L. Howey b. 22 Apr 1821

Citations

  1. [S85] Unknown author, GenServ database, CRUC6A and FEEE6BA.
  2. [S85] Unknown author, GenServ database.
  3. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.
  4. [S93] Unknown author, Temple records of proxy baptisms, endowments, or s, Film #: 170876, Page #: 797, Ordinance #: 26717.
  5. [S93] Unknown author, Temple records of proxy baptisms, endowments, or s, Film #: 452022, Page #: , Ordinance #: 19831.

John Howey

M, b. 10 September 1795
Last Edited27 Dec 1998
Birth*10 September 1795John Howey was born on 10 September 1795 at Canada. 
Note* (an unknown value).1,2 

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.
  2. [S93] Unknown author, Temple records of proxy baptisms, endowments, or s, Film #: 451986, Page #: , Ordinance #: 50314.

John Howey

M, b. circa 1685
Last Edited27 Dec 1998
Birth*circa 1685John Howey was born circa 1685 at Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts. 
Note* (an unknown value).1,2 

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.
  2. [S93] Unknown author, Temple records of proxy baptisms, endowments, or s, Film #: 170628, Page #: 475, Ordinance #: 17528.

John Howey

M, b. circa 1647
Last Edited27 Dec 1998
Birth*circa 1647John Howey was born circa 1647 at Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts. 
Note* (an unknown value).1,2 

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.
  2. [S93] Unknown author, Temple records of proxy baptisms, endowments, or s, Film #: 170628, Page #: 475, Ordinance #: 17521.

John Howey

M
Last Edited4 May 1998
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Family

Harriet Moore
Child 1.Jane E. Howey b. 26 Oct 1834

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.

John Howey

M
Last Edited4 May 1998
Note* (an unknown value).1 

Family

Sarah (?)
Child 1.Harriet Howey b. 12 Dec 1837

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.

John Howey

M
Last Edited4 May 1998
Note* (an unknown value).1 

Family

Child 1.Harriet Amelia Howey b. 24 Oct 1832

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.

John Howey

M
Last Edited4 May 1998
Note* (an unknown value).1 

Family

Child 1.Etta Howey b. 1 Nov 1887

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.

John Howey

M
Last Edited4 May 1998
Note* (an unknown value).1 

Family

Sarah Jane (?)
Child 1.Charles Howey b. 6 Mar 1849

Citations

  1. [S101] Unknown author, International Genealogical Index.

John Howey1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited15 Feb 2005
Birth*circa 1810John Howey was born circa 1810.2 
Marriage*9 November 1833He married Mariah Castaline on 9 November 1833 at Sussex Co., New Jersey.2 

Family

Mariah Castaline b. circa 1810

Citations

  1. [S128] Unknown author, CD#240: NJ Marriages, Sussex Co. Clerk records, microfilm number: 1294801-1294805.
  2. [S128] Unknown author, CD#240: NJ Marriages, Sussex Co. Clerk records, microfilm number: 1294801-1294805. Marriage date given as 9 Nov 1833.

John Howey1

M, b. circa 1715, d. circa 1782
Last Edited20 Aug 2014
Marriage*be. 1745John Howey married Margriet Mollhallon be. 1745.2,3 
Birthcirca 1715John Howey was born circa 1715 at Scotland/Ireland.4,2 
Birth*circa 1715He was born circa 1715. 
He was the son of (?) Howey.5 
Marriage*circa 1745John Howey married Margriet Mollhallon circa 1745.6 
Marriage*27 July 1754John Howey married an unknown person on 27 July 1754 at Presbyterian Church, Abington, Pennsylvania.7,2 
Marriage*27 July 1754He married Jane Morrison on 27 July 1754 at Abington Presbyterian Church, Abington, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania.1 
Death*circa 1782John Howey died circa 1782 at Trenton, Mercer Co., New Jersey; although Ivy Black states this in her DAR application there has been no other evidence to establish the date or place of John's death.8,9 
Deathcirca 1782He died circa 1782 at Lower Smithfield, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.4,2 
Residencec.1738 - 1755He lived c.1738 - 1755 at Smithfield Twp, Pennsylvania.4,2 
Note*This record compiles all the known facts on those by the name of John Howey in PA or New Jersey during the 1700s that cannot be definitely connected elsewhere. As of 1 Sep 2002 it appears to me this could be as many as three different people, perhaps just two. In any case the ship captain appears to me to be a distinctly different person. 
Name Variation John Howey was also known as John (of Smithfield) Howey.2 
NoteI've compared the signature of John Howey on the probate of Jacob Howey of Abington in 1749 and am pretty confident this is the exact same person who signed the Wills of Abraham Howey of Sussex in 1773 and John McKee in Sussex in 1772. It is NOT the person who signed the will of Robert of Burlington in 1793.
NoteJOHN THE IMMIGRANT

     John Howey, an early colonial immigrant from Ireland, was the ancestor of most of the Howey families of Pike and Monroe counties and to some extent, those of Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.

     The early records of the province of Pennsylvania portray a Howey family which emigrated from Ireland to America in the early 1700's, probably not later than 1730. They entered America at Philadelphia and settled in townships around the city. In these early records, various spellings of the surname occur-Hoey, Houey, Howay, Houwy, Howey.
     This immigrant family of brothers and sisters consisted of:
     Jacob - wheelwright; did not marry.
     Joseph      - wheelwright; married twice; had 4 children.
     John - wheelwright, yeoman, land speculator; apparently married twice; had 8 children.
     Elizabeth Hoey Patten - apparently married twice; had 6 children.
     Martha Hoey Scott

     The records indicate that the men were educated beyond elementary schooling, and were sufficiently well financed to be able to acquire property and live in comfortable circumstances in America. It appears that all were of the Presbyterian faith. Jacob and Joseph were members of the Presbyterian Church in Abington in 1736 where Joseph appears in the marriage records as well as later in baptism records of his children. Elizabeth and John appear in the marriage records. John also appears as one of several grantors who donated a tract of land to the Presbyterian congregation of Tinicum.

     All family members, except John, remained in townships near Philadelphia until their death. John, on the other hand, headed north into the sparsely settled region beyond the Water Gap, acquiring property in 1738 along Big Bushkill Creek. In the following 40 years the records place John in Abington, Smithfield, Tinicum, Mt. Bethel, Lower Smithfield, Middle Smithfield, and Delaware townships. To minimize confusion he will hereinafter be referred to as John the immigrant.

     Evidence of the physical presence of John the immigrant and his first wife, Margriet Molhallon in the Bushkill area emerges with the 1745 baptism of their first son, John, at the Reformed Dutch Church located in Walpack, New Jersey just across the Delaware from now Bushkill, PA. Three later children, including Boudwyn, b. 1749, were baptized at the Smithfield, PA Congregation of the Walpack Church which was located in the area where Shawnee Village now stands. The last baptism was daughter Jezebel in 1752.

     In 1755, Indian raids devastated the pioneer settlements along the Big Bushkill. Among the many homesteads burned was that of John Hoey (sic). For more than a decade after this disaster we found no records of activity by John Howey in the Bushkill area.

     The account of the Indian raid did not include John HoeyÙus family among those killed so we conclude they survived. Later records support this conclusion. On the other hand, records of the decade following the Indian attack include numerous events involving John Howey in the area of Tinicum, Bucks County, supporting the conclusion that after the raids he fled to safety there. These records confirm this John Howey as John the immigrant of Abington. Since the earlier John Howey of the Bushkill area was also of that family, the conclusion is that John of Tinicum and John of Smithfield was the same person, John the immigrant. Again, later records bear this out.

     Prior to the Indian attack, the records of the Abington Presbyterian Church include the marriage of John Hoey (sic) and Jane Morrison in 1754. We surmise that JohnÙus first wife, Margaret Molhallon, died sometime after the birth of Jezebel in 1752.

     In the years from 1755 to 1760, John Howey the immigrant fathered 4 (perhaps 5) children, all born in Tinicum. The children named in a family bible were: Jean Howey, Born August 22, 1755 John Howey, Born February 10, 1757 Jacob Howey, Born October 9, 1758 Mary Ann Howey, Born January 19, 1760
As will be explained later, one of the sons is in the direct line of descent to many Howey families of northeastern Pennsylvania.

     In the late 1760Ùus John the immigrant again begins to appear regularly in the records of the Bushkill area. His son, Boudwyn, also appears in many of these records which include land, tax, and military records (Boudwyn only) in Northampton County until 1781 after which no further record of John the immigrant appears. He does not appear in the 1790 federal census so we surmise he died between 1781 and 1790.
     Over a span of more than forty years from 1738 to 1781 the record shows John Howey engaging in land speculation; writing, witnessing, and executing wills; paying taxes; and fathering 2 families, one in the Smithfield/Bushkill area; the other in the Tinicum/Bucks area.

     Although the records of his presence are numerous, we found no death or burial notice, or any other direct evidence of his passing. We have found no document of inheritance although later records suggest that property was passed to his son, Bowdewine of Delaware Township. Despite the fact that many of the recorded events were land transactions, we have never found him in a transaction involving the original 100 acre tract on the ÙSFlat Bush KilnÙT which John Howay obtained by warrant in 1738.
Sources for events cited above are given in the chronolgy following .


CHRONOLOGY OF jOHNN OF SMITHVIRLD

1738
·      John Howay granted Warrant Application #58 for land in Smithfield, Bucks County. The tract is described as '....100 acres situate on the Flat Bush Kiln (sic), adjoining land of Rudolphus Schoonover.....' 1) PA Archives: Ser. 3, Vol. XXIV, pg 132. 2) Microfilm Roll: Bound Volumes Warrant Registry, 1741-1752, pg 579. PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA

1744
·     John Howay granted warrant applications (Nos. 332,333) for two 100 acre tracts in Smithfield '.....at the Round Meadow near the Bush Kiln....ÙT 1) PA Archives, Series 3, Vol. XXIV, pg. 431. 2) Warrant Registry, 1741-1752, Lancaster County (incorrectly indexed in Lancaster, should be Bucks)r, June, 1744) PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA
·     John HoweyÙus warrant tract (1744) in Smithfield surveyed to 108 1/2 acres. Survey #E461 in ÙSCopied SurveysÙT microfilm, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA.

1745
·     John Houwy and wife Margriet Molhallon had son John baptized in the Walpack, NJ Reformed Dutch Church.. Collections of the New York Gen. and Bio. Society, 1913, Vol. V, Pg 4.

1746
·     A petition to organize a township, Smithfield, along the Delaware River above the Water Gap included John Houay and his neighbor Rudolphus Schoonover as petitioners. The record indicates that John Houay signed his name, rather than made his mark, thus was literate. The History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. CHAP. XXXVII, 1746 TO 1750, W. W. H. Davis, A.M., 1876 and 1905*
editions.

1747
·     John Howey and wife Margriet Molhallon had daughter Margaret baptized in Smithfield DRC. Source: New York Gen. & Biog Soc., 1909, Vol. XL,

1748
·     John Howey named Executor in Will of brother Joseph of Abington. Register of Wills, Main Office, City Hall Room 180, Philadelphia, PA.
·     John Howey witnessed the Will of Robert Newton of Tinicum. Bucks County. Will Books, Register of Wills, Will #1750-732

1749
·     John Howey named Executor in Will of brother Jacob of Abington. Register of Wills, Main Office, City Hall Room 180, Philadelphia, PA.
·     John Howey and wife Margriet had son Boudewyn baptized in Smithfield Reformed Dutch Church. 1)New York G&B Collections Volume VIII: The Presbyterian Church Records, Newtown (now Elmhurst), L.I., N.Y; The Reformed Dutch Church Records and the Presbyterian Church Records at Smithfield. 2) New York Gen. & Biog Soc., 1909, Vol. XL.

1750
·     John Howey (of Tinicum, wheelwright), as Executor of his brother JosephÙus Will (along with the latterÙus wife, Eleanor) sold JosephÙus 76 acre tract in Mt. Bethel to William Brown. Bucks County Deed Book 8, P.150 & 152

1751
·     1751 - 15 March - ÙSÙR.John Howey, late of Bucks County, otherwise called John Houeye of SmithfieldÙR.ÙT, was summoned to appear on 13 June concerning a debt of 20 pounds and 10 shillings owed to Leonard Hartline. Bucks County Court of Common Pleas File #4556, Spruance Library, Doylestown, PA
·     McMICHAEL, John 16 Oct for 300 acres on Forks between Bernard STROUDS and John HOWAYS Creek abt 6 miles from STROUDS Plantation. This record locates John Howay in the area near the Big Bushkill. Source: Warrant Register, 1751, Bucks County, PA Archives.

1752
·     John Howey cited in Patent awarded to James Hyndshaw for land in Smithfield. Relates to 108 1/2 a. (1744) Warrant Land. Patent Book A, Vol. 17, Pg. 38
·     John Howey and wife Margriet had daughter Jesebel baptized in Smithfield RDC. NY G & B Collections
·     John Howey acquired 97 a. in Lower Smith from James Hyndshaw. Transaction referenced in later Deed James Hyndshaw to Samuel DePui. Northampton County Deed Book D1, Pg. 197,
198

1754
·     27 July, John Hoey and Jane Morrison married. Via Robert T. Howey website: Charlotte Meldrum, Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1685-1800 in unknown series (Westminster, MD: Willow Bend Books, 1999).

1755
·     John Hoey (sic) house in Smithfield/Bushkill region burned in Indian raid in December. Colonial Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol. XIX, Volume III, 1751-1755. The Press Printing and Publishing Co. Patterson, N.J, 1897, Pp 569-572. (Newspaper accounts relating to NJ)

1755-1760
Children of John Howey and Jane Morrison born in Tinicum, PA. Ivy Howey Black D.A.R. Application #103321, 1913.

1757
·     John Howey of Kingwood, NJ incurred debt against land in Tinicum, PA. August, 1759 Term of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1759
·     John Howey acted as Executor of Will of Jacob, his brother, in Phil. Cy. His signature appears on the document of distribution.

1761
·     John Howey named as 1 of 16 who advertised a sale of 7500 a. in Tinicum

1762
·     Land Transaction, John Howey, wheelwright of Tinicum, et al conveyed 13 acres to Congregation of Presbyterian church in Tinicum. Bucks County Deed Book 23, P. 165

1763
·     John Howey (wheelwright) bought 79 a. in Tinicum from John Feathergill, et al, on 4 May, 1763. 1) Cited in Mortgage Deed to Robert Wilson, Bucks Deed Book 11, Pg. 404. 2) Cited in Deed John Howey to Samuel Howey, etc. Bucks Deed Bk 25, p. 195
·     Mortgage, John Howay, wheelwright of Tinicum, to Robert Wilson, gentleman of Nockamixon for 160 Pounds. Ref. Bucks County Deed Book 11, P.404.
·     John Howey named Executor of Will of John Hall in Tinicum
·     John Howey witnessed Will of Ralph Wilson of Nockamixon
·     John Howey et al sued to collect debt in Bucks Cy

1765
·     John Howey witnessed the Will of James Wallace in Tinicum, Bucks County. Register of Wills 1765-1789.
·     John Howey witnessed the Will of William McElroy in Nockamixon
·     John Howey witnessed the Will of William Eaken in Nockamixon
·     John Howey granted Warrants No. ES972 & 973 for 100 acres ea. and ES1062 for 26 acres in Mt. Bethel, Northampton Cy. Source: East Side Applications Index, Land Records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA
·     17 acre portion of land granted by ES972 ÙSsurveyed to John Smith in the right of John HoweyÙT. Copied survey D-55-119, Land records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA.

1766
·     John Howey, late of Bucks County, summoned to Bucks Court in dispute over Wills of brothers Joseph and Jacob. Bucks Co. Orphans Court Proceedings, #398, 399., Court House, Doylestown, PA
·     John Howey shown next to Thomas Hessam in Smithfield. Warrant Appl. # 2538; Survey map C-86-136

1767
·     John Howey sold Tinicum land (See 1763 above) to Samuel, Marian and Margaret Howey, children of his brother, Joseph. Source: Spruance Library Doylestown, PA , Bucks County Deeds, Bk 25, P 195
·     John Howy bought 130 1/2 a. in Lower Smith from Robert Hanna. Northampton Cy Deed Bk E2, Pg. 215


1767
·     John Howy sold 97 a. in Lower Smith to N. DePui, Sr. Northampton cy Deed Bk H3, Pg. 155

1769
·     John Howe next to Paul Kerper in Middle Smithfield. Warrant Appl/ #3782, Survey Map A-13-57

1770
·     John Howey sold 130 1/2 a. in Lower Smith to Abner Overfield. Northampton Cy Deed Bk E2, Pg. 216

1772
·     John Howey, farmer, assessed for taxes in Hamilton and Lower Smith. PA Archives: Ser. 3, V.19, Pg 68,70

1773
·     John Howey prepared and witnessed the Will of Abraham Hooey of Oxford, NJ. His signature appears on the Will.
·     John Howey prepared and witnessed the will of John McKee of Oxford, NJ
·     John Hooey (sic) assessed tax on 4 a. in Oxford, NJ. Source: Tax Ratables, Oxford Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, 1773; New Jersey State Archives, Trenton, NJ.

1775
·     John HUEY bought 125 a. in Hamilton Twp. Northampton Cy Deed Bk C1, Pg 36

1776
·     John Howey assessed for 50 acres, 1 horse, 1 sawmill, and 50 acres of Quit Rent land in Delaware Township, Northampton County. His son, Boudwyn also appears on the tax list, no tax assessed. 1776 Tax assessment list for Delaware Twp, Northampton County, Archives, Courthouse,
Easton, PA.

1777
·     John Howe assessed for 50 acres in Delaware Twp, Northampton County. His son, Boudwyn also appears on the tax list, no tax assessed. Undated Tax List, Delaware Twp, Northampton County, Archives, courthouse, Easton, PA.

1779
·     John Howe bought 'the long meadow' tract in Lower Smithfield Township from William En(nis) Courtright. He immediately sold the tract to Ebenezer Jaynes for 400 pounds. Referenced in Mortgage Release, Samuel Danforth to Ebenezer Jaynes. Northampton Cy Deed Bk. D1, Pg 269, 270.

1780
·     John Hewey assessed for 1.0.6 pds and 7.3.7 pds for 'land he lived onÙT in Lower Smithfield. 1780 Tax Assessment List, Northampton County Archives, Courthouse, Easton, PA

1781
·     John Huey assessed for 1 horse, 2 cattle in Lower Smithfield. 1781 Tax Assessment List, Northampton County Archives, Court House, Easton, PA.2 
Name Variation John Howey was also known as John Howe. 
NoteEmail exchange with Edward J. Howey on whether the John Howey of Tinicum and John Howey of Smithfield were the same person.

MessageFrom: Robert Howey [robert.howey@comcast.net]
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 2:07 PM
To: 'edward j howey'; 'Barbara'
Cc: Robert Howey
Subject: RE: The 2 Johns of PA

Ed,
I agree that nothing directly ties someone described as John Howey from Tinicum, wheelwright with the Abington Howeys but I think there is sufficient evidence to conclude so.

A) Signatures
There are 3 signatures for John Howey that I feel can be considered to be the same and tie the families together
1) The Dec 1762 signature of John Howey on the probate of the estate of Jacob Howey of Abington. In his will Jacob named Joseph and John brothers. This ties John directly to the Abington Howeys
2) 16 Sep 1772 signature of John Howey on the will of John McKee of Oxford, Sussex, NJ. McKee named Abraham Howey his trusty friend in this will. Along with John Howey, wheelwright of Tinicum, John McKee was one of the named sellers of land to the Presbyterian Congregation on13 Apr 1767. Also McKee and Howey co-witnessed the will of William McLeroy in Nockamixon, Bucks, 6 May 1765.
3) 2 Sep 1773 John Howey witnesses the will of Abraham Howey of Oxford, Sussex, NJ. Since this Abraham Howey is undoubtedly the same as the Abraham earlier in Abington signatures 2 and 3 also tie John, wheelwright of Tinicum to Abington.

Now the question is how do we tie John Howey, wheelwright, of Tinicum to John of Smithfield, yeoman.
1) Yeoman conveys the meaning of a farmer who owns his own land. John clearly bought and sold land so certainly could have qualified as a yeoman. Probably just about everyone farmed so this may have been meant more to convey "landowner" than anything. In any case, I don't find this so significant as to believe a wheelwright could not also be called a yeoman.

2) We have a pattern of land sales and purchases that show land being sold in Bucks and being purchased in Northampton.
He gets the land warrant in Mt. Bethel in 1765. He sells land in Tinicum on 1767. I know this is oversimplified but to me it shows the possibility he moved. It also seems at least possible that Mt. Bethel and Lower Smithfield Twp. may have overlapped. Ed- do you know the details of the history of local naming and the historical township and county boundaries? Lower Smithfield Twp. doesn't even exist today does it? It appears Mt. Bethel originates in what is now northeastern Northampton Co and Lower Smithfield would have been in what is now southern Monroe Co.

**Here's what I feel is the key record:
John Howey, yeoman, late of Bucks Co., executor of the will of Jacob Howey, late of Abington Twp., deceased. John Howey is being summoned based on a complaint filed by Samuel, Mary Ann, and Margaret Howey to render a full and accurate accounting of the estate of Jacob to the Justices of the Peace. To appear Monday 8 September next. Issued 9 Jun 1766. Bucks Co. Orphans Court record.

This means John Howey was no longer living in Bucks by June 1766.

This record alone ties John Howey of Bucks to Abington AND to a John Howey known to still be living in June 1766 and no longer living in Bucks. I've seen no evidence to make me believe the John Howey in Smithfield is not this same person as was in Bucks.

Your thoughts and any clarification of the Mt.Bethel/Lower Smithfield boundary would be appreciated.
.....Bob


-----Original Message-----
From: edward j howey [mailto:ehowey@frontiernet.net]
Sent: Monday, August 27, 2007 5:36 PM
To: Robert T Howey; Barbara
Subject: The 2 Johns of PA


Hello,
We have a number of events where John of Tinicum, wheelwright, is directly connected to the Howey family of Abington, PA. Despite a heavy preponderance of events involving a John of Smithfield, yeoman, none that I know of connects that description directly to the Howey family of Abington.
But here is a possibility: John Howey witnessed Abraham Hooey's Will in 1773. I have charted all the events I have found involving a John Howey, and after 1769, there are none in Tinicum, but there are numerous events involving John in Smithfield up until 1781. Is this enough to believe that John who witnessed the Will of Abraham was John of Smithfield? Do you know of any other clues that would strengthen that conclusion? If the conclusion is correct, then this event connects John of Smithfield to Elizabeth Patten Hooey of Oxford/Abington, and John of Smithfield and John of Tinicum become the same person as they seem to be.
Help!
Ed H. 
Immigrationcirca 1730He immigrated circa 1730 to From Ireland.4,2 
Emigrationcirca 1735He emigrated circa 1735.2 
Name Variation5 May 1737 As of 5 May 1737, John Howey was also known as John How.10 
(Witness) Probate5 May 1737He is listed as a debtor on the inventory of the estate of Mary Stethem on 5 May 1737 at Salem Co., New Jersey.10 
Event-Misc1738John Howey was (an unknown value) in 1738 at Smithfield, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.11,2 
Occupationbetween 1738 and 1781He was Farmer, Real Estate, Wills between 1738 and 1781 at Bucks County; Northampton County, Pennsylvania.4,2 
Property28 August 1738John Howey received a warrant for 100 acres in 100 acres, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania on 28 August 1738; John Howay Bucks Co. land warrant for 100 acres 28 Aug 1738. Notes in my Howey file, source unclear. Warrant has notation XXII p. 1.

The warrant granted John Howay 100 acres "…….situate on the Flat Bush Kiln…adjoining Rudolphus Schoonover……" The Warrant is registered in the Warrant Registry for Bucks County, Land Records, Pennsylvania Archives, in Harrisburg, PA. I have a photo copy of the Warrant Certificate.


In 1744 John Howay was granted warrant applications for two 100 acre tracts "……..situate at the Round Meadow near the Bush Kiln in Smithfield Township…" The Warrant is erroneously registered in the Warrant Registry for Lancaster County, Land Records, PA Archives in Harrisburg, PA.


John Howey warrant tract in Smithfield surveyed to 108 1/2 acres.12 
(Witness) Will23 May 1739He mentioned in the will of Rev. John Cross on 23 May 1739 at Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey. Will settle the affairs of Rev. John Cross with the congregation.13 
Event-Misc28 May 1740John Howey was John Howey is listed as a church elder in a meeting of the Synod in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania on 28 May 1740 on 28 May 1740 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania.14 
Name Variation6 December 1742 As of 6 December 1742, John Howey was also known as John Hooey.15 
Event-Misc1744He was Marijane Meckling and Ben Kiminour found the attached bit of John Howey info at the Hughes Public Library in Stroudsburg. It is a copy of a page from the General Store Ledger of Aaron Dupuis showing John Howey's account over a 6 month period in 1744 or 45.

May ?      7th      To a fine tooth comb      2      6

     8th      To a Quart of Rum      2      -
June ?      11th      To Cash paid Derick Wenbrant      12      -
August ?      7th      To 3 1/2 yds of 1/2 thicks      14      -

     12th      To 1/2? Gallon of Rum      4      -

     22d      To a Quart of Rum ?? Barney Stroud      2      -
Septer?      23d      To a side of Leather      10      6
October?      23d      To 4 yds of Garlix ?? order to Sarah Buttler      16      -
               £      33      - in 1744 at Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.16
Land Sale1744He was granted land warrants and surveyed land in 1744 at ".....at the Round Meadow near the Bush Kiln....”, Smithfield, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; John Howay granted warrant applications (Nos. 332, 333) for two 100 acre tracts in Smithfield ".....at the Round Meadow near the Bush Kiln....”.
1) PA Archives, Series 3, Vol. XXIV, pg. 431.
2) Warrant Registry, 1741-1752, Lancaster County (incorrectly indexed in Lancaster, should be Bucks), June, 1744) PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA

John Howey’s warrant tract (1744) in Smithfield surveyed to 108 1/2 acres.
Survey #E461 in “Copied Surveys” microfilm, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA.17,18,19 
Name Variationbetween 1745 and 1752 As of between 1745 and 1752, John Howey was also known as John Houwy.6 
(Witness) Baptism11 August 1745He witnessed the baptism of John Howey on 11 August 1745 at Walpack Congregation, Walpack, Sussex Co., New Jersey.6 
Event-Misc1746John Howey was From Edward J. Howey--

Petition to erect Smithfield Twp.

Source: History of Bucks County by W. W. H. Davis, A.M., CHAPTER XXXVII (1876 ed.) or CHAPTER VII (Vol. II), 1905 ed., SMITHFIELD; ALLEN; MOUNT BETHEL; MOORE; EASTON

1746 TO 1750

Note: Signer John Houay is most likely John Howay of the 1738 Warrant, along with his neighbor in that document, Rudolphus Schoonover. These signers were among the earliest settlers to take up land in what are now Monroe/Pike counties.

Excerpt:

"The first attempt to organize Smithfield was in 1746. In June of that
year the inhabitants petitioned for a township "to begin at the gap (3) in
the mountains where the river Delaware runs through, and from thence five or six miles, a north and by west course, and from thence to the north corner of Christoffel Denmark's plantation, and from thence with a straight line to the river Delaware, and thence the several courses
thereof to place of beginning." On the back of the petition is endorsed
the words, "Plan next court." The following names were signed to the
Petition:

Patrick Kerr
Christoffel Denmark
Bernard Stroud
Valentine Snyder
William Clark
John Pierce
Robert Hanuch
Nathan Greimby
D. Westbrook
Nicholas De Pui
Daniel De Pui
James Hyndshaw
Aaron De Pui
Isaac Tak
Richard Howell
Redolphus Schoonover
John Houay
John Courtright
Thomas Heson
Henry Huber
William McNab
Samuel Vanaman
Brinman Scoumaker.
     It is doubtful whether the township was laid out under this petition, for we find that in June 1748 the inhabitants of Dansbury (4) and Smithfield petitioned the court for a township "to extend from the river Delaware along the mountains to a gap in the same through which the road from Mimicker's [McMichael's*]to Nazareth goes, from thence northerly to a large creek commonly called Bushkill, down the same to the Delaware, to the place of beginning." in 1746 at Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.20 
(Witness) Baptism23 August 1747He witnessed the baptism of Margaret Howey on 23 August 1747 at Dutch Reformed Church, Smithfield Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.21,22 
Name Variation2 February 1748 As of 2 February 1748, John Howey was also known as John Hovey.23 
(Witness) Will26 January 1748/49He witnessed the will of Robert Newton on 26 January 1748/49 at Tunnekum, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.24 
(Witness) Will13 February 1748/49John Howey witnessed the will of Joseph Howey on 13 February 1748/49 at Abington, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania; Notes from Susan Koelble research are:
Joseph Hovey
13 February 1748
Will #61
of Abington
Wife; Eleanor
Daughter: Rachel - all her mother's cloths
4s being a legacy of my father intrusted with me for her…
               land at the forks of Delaware
Children: Rachel, Maryann, Samuel, Agnes and Margaret
Brother: John Howy
Wife and Brother Executors
Account
     Joshua Thomas & Eleanor, his wife, formerly Eleanor Hovey, widow of Joseph
Payments:
     Daniel Thomas
     Benjamin Thomas
     Joshua Thomas
Jacob Hovey
     Philip Wynkoop
     Richard Treat
     Joshua Morris
Words in ford of paper- hard to read
     …deceased former wife to Rachel.23,25 
Name Variation5 April 1749 As of 5 April 1749, John Howey was also known as John Houey.23 
(Witness) Baptism9 July 1749He witnessed the baptism of Boudwyn Howey on 9 July 1749 at Dutch Reformed Church, Smithfield Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.26,22 
(Witness) Will21 November 1749John Howey was named executor of the will of Jacob Howey on 21 November 1749 at Abington, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania.27 
Occupation13 April 1750John Howey was wheelwright on 13 April 1750 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania.28 
Property13 April 1750Patent date was 10 October, 1747; Patent Book A, Vol. 12. p.543. Land Records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA 13 April, 1750 was date of mortgage given by Grantee (William Brown) to Grantors, Executors Eleanor, widow of Joseph, and John Howey, brother of Joseph.28,29 
Occupation28 April 1750He was wheelwright on 28 April 1750 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania.30 
Property*28 April 1750Eleanor Houey, (widow of Joseph Houey, wheelwright) of Abington, Philadelphia, Co. and John Houey, wheelwright, (executor of the estate of Joseph Houey) of Bucks Co, sell 76 acres for 53 pounds, line of William Allen…patented in 1743 to William Brown, laborer, of Moorland. Witnesses: John McCall and Robert McDowell. Signed Eleanor (X) Houey and John Houey.
(this clearly ties the Abington (Phila/Montgomery) and Bucks Howeys together.)

From Edward J. Howey research:
Eleanor Charleton, widow of Joseph Howey, and John Howey, brother of Joseph, acting as Executors of Joseph's Will, by indenture of release, 28 April, 1750, granted the 76 acre tract on LeFever's Creek to William Brown. Recorded Bucks County *Deed Book A Vol. 3, p.150. Transaction cited in Northampton county Deed Book A1, p.57-58, William Brown to Richard Shackleton. Recorder of Deeds, Northampton County Courthouse, Easton. * Bucks Deed Book reference may be incorrect.31,32 
Event-Misc15 March 1751He and Leonard Hartoline were called to appear on 13 Jun 1751, John Howey of Smithfield, yeoman, late of Bucks County, to be summoned by the Sheriff to answer to Leonard Hartoline. He owes him 20 pounds and 100 shillings. Order issued 15 Mar 1751. on 15 March 1751 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania.33 
Name Variation7 August 1751 As of 7 August 1751, John Howey was also known as John Honey.34 
Property*7 August 1751James Hyndshaw applied for land warrant for 50 acres adjacent his other land and that of John Honey on the N.W. corner thereof (where the mills are), Smithfield, Bucks Co. RP.

Also - I located an entry on PA State Archive Microfilm Land Records 25.2 in section 8 Warrant Book No. 22 1750-1751 which lists a warrant to James Hyndshaw for 1081/4 acres on 30 J? 1751. That entry shows the name John Howey written in the left margin. It was not clear what role the person named in the left margin played in the transaction.

Edward J. Howey research:
John Howey cited in Patent awarded to James Hyndshaw for land in Smithfield. Citation refers to land surveyed to John Howey in 1744. Patent states that John Howey did not comply with the terms of the Warrant so the survey was declared void and the 108 ½ acre tract awarded to Hyndshaw. At the same time Hyndshaw conveyed to John Howey a 97 acre tract of his that adjoined the 108 ½ acre tract. The reason for this apparent land swap is not known. Patent Book A, Vol. 17, Pg. 38, Land Records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA and Northampton County Deed Book D1, Pg. 197, 198;(97 acre transaction cited).34,35,36 
Name Variation16 October 1751 As of 16 October 1751, John Howey was also known as John Howays.34 
Property*16 October 1751John McMichael applied for a land warrant for 300 acres on the Forks between Bernard Strouds and John Howays Creek about 6 miles from Strouds Plantation, New Purchase, Bucks Co., RP. Evidently John Howay owned land in this area.34,37 
(Witness) Baptism5 January 1752He witnessed the baptism of Jesabel Howey on 5 January 1752 at Dutch Reformed Church, Smithfield Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.38,39 
Name Variation27 July 1754 As of 27 July 1754, John Howey was also known as John Hoey.1 
Residencebetween 1755 and 1767He lived between 1755 and 1767 at Tinicum, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.40,2 
Event-Misc20 December 1755He was PHILADELPHIA, December 25
Extract of a Letter from the Union Iron Works in the Jersey, dated December 20, 1755.
"The inclosed is a List of the Persons killed, and of the Houses Burnt on the Upper parts of Northampton, as near as I could collect, which may [be] depended upon as authentick; for I have strictly enquired of the Particulars, and chuse rather to deminish than add - The barbarous and bloody Scene which is now opened in the above Place is the most lamentable that perhaps ever appeared; -- there is no Person who is possessed of any Humanity, but would commiserate the deplorable Fate of those unhappy People: There may be seen Horror and Desolation;-- populous Settlements deserted;--Villages laid in Ashes;--Men, Women and Children, cruelly mangled and massacred; -- some found in the Woods, very nauseous for want of Interment: Some just reeking from the Hands of their Savage Slaughterers, and some hacked and covered all over with Wounds. -Samuel Depuy seems to be very near being in the same deplorable Condition, and will unavoidably share the same Fate with his Neighbours; for the fatal Blow is impending. - on his applying to Mr. Stewart and myself, we raised a fine Company of Men to go to his Assistance, and when we arrived there, we were informed that Broadhead's House which is about five Miles further up, was surrounded and besieged by the Indians: Upon which we marched to his relief, and escorted him and his Effects to Depuy's, with what Cattle and Provisions we could find in the Neighborhood. - We continued thereabouts four Days, and all the while heard nothing but Outcries and Alarms, and our Centries were fired upon by some Indians hovering about Depuy's House, which may be deemed a sure Prognostick of its Destruction. Last Tuesday Morning we had Intelligence of some Indians being in the Swamp, about two Miles distant form Robert Allison's; whereupon we went in Quest of them with the utmost Expedition, and soon got sight of them, driving off a Parcel of large Hogs, when we imprudently dismounted our Horses, but we were obliged to halt, and acknowledge ourselves no Match for them at the Heels : However we recover'd the Hogs, and had we kept our Horses, we would have undoubtedly have taken and killed every one of them."
On the back of the above was wrote, -- I have, while sealing this Letter, an Express, acquainting, that the Indians have crossed Delaware in a large Body. -
A LIST of the people killed, and the Houses burnt, by the Indians at the Minisinks.
Killed, viz.
John Rush, his Wife, Son and Daughter,               4
Lambert Brink,                              1
Benjamin Tidd and Family,                         10
Matthew Rue,                                   1
Daniel Williams, his Wife, and five Children,          7
Piercewell Goulding,                               1
Mr. Head, and ten of his Family                    11
Cornelius Vanaken, and Guizebert Vancamp
     With fifteen of their Families                    17
Several Palatines, and their Families, supposed
to be about,                              20
Hans Vanfleara,                              4
Adam Snell, no Account of his Family, but
     Supposed about                         5
                                        --
                                   in all     78

Houses burnt
Robert Hannah's ; William James'; senior ; William M'Nabb's ; Robert Allison's ; John Atkins's, Esq; John Fish's ; Robert Harris's ; Thomas Hill's ; Giles Churchill' ; Jacob Petty's ; William Lawrence's ; Abraham Garno's ; Dennis Rozor's ; Robert Park's ; Ephraim Culver's Saw and Grist Mills ; John Drake's, senior; John M'Michael's ; Samuel Gutteridge's; Francis Jone's ; Abraham Hartman's ; Daniel Brundidge's ; Benjamin Tidd's ; junior ; Solomon Jenkins's ; William Tidd's; John Tidd's ; Capt. Johnson's ; Joshua Parker's ; Job Beckhorn's ; John Hiliman's ; Mr. Countryman's ; Daniel Reever's ; Samuel Drake's ; Daniel Logan's ; Abraham Miller's ; Jacob Sly's ; Jacob Roror's ; William James's, junior ; Bodewine Vanderlap's ; William Whittin's ; and John HOEY's. - The N.Y. Mercury, Dec. 29, 1755. on 20 December 1755 at Bucks Co., New Jersey.41 
Land Sale*19 October 1757He and Richard Cheeseman Sr. were parties in a land transaction this land appears to be near the intersection of current day Rt. 322 and county road 538 (Coles Mill Road) SE of Williamstown NJ. on 19 October 1757 at Gloucester Co., New Jersey.42 
Residence22 October 1757John Howey lived on 22 October 1757 at Kingwood, Hunterdon Co., New Jersey; Kingwood is about 3 miles southeast of Tinicum, Bucks Co., PA. Is this the same John as John of Tinicum? The singature on the included bond is written "John Howe" and is clearly different from any other signature by a John Howey of the time period.43 
Occupation16 September 1758He was shingle maker on 16 September 1758 at Gloucester Co., New Jersey.42 
Land Sale*16 September 1758He and Jeremiah Carter were parties in a land transaction on 16 September 1758 at Gloucester Co., New Jersey.44 
(Witness) Probate7 December 1759John Howey witnessed the probate of the estate of Jacob Howey on 7 December 1759 at Abington, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania.45 
Property9 April 1761John Howey sold property in Tinicum Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania to an unknown person on 9 April 1761; listed among many owners of 7500 acre tract being sold.46 
Property16 February 1762John Howey purchased property in Tinicum, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania from Pennsylvania Land Company of London 16 February 1762; John Howey, Tinicum, Bucks, wheelwright, William Wear, Springfield, Bucks, Robert Patterson, Tinicum, James Patterson, Tinicum, from Pennsylvania Land Company of London 16 Feb 1762, recorded 16 Jan 1787.47,48 
Event-Misc18 March 1762He was mentioned in list of letters remaining in the post office, Philadelphia. Lists John Howey (full first name). on 18 March 1762 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.49 
Occupation15 July 1762He was ship captain, Sloop Company Lisbon. on 15 July 1762 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.50 
Occupation3 March 1763He was ship's captain, from Philadelphia. on 3 March 1763 at South Carolina.51 
Land Sale4 May 1763He purchased 79 acres 16 perches of land from the London Company on 4 May 1763 at Tinicum Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.52 
Occupation17 November 1763He was ship's captain, Brig Experiment, Amsterdam. on 17 November 1763 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.53 
(Witness) Will3 January 1764He was executor of the will of John Hall on 3 January 1764 at Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; Proved 29 Feb 1764.54 
(Witness) Will16 January 1764John Howey witnessed the will of Ralph Wilson on 16 January 1764 at Nockamixon Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; Proved 19 Apr 1776.55 
Event-Misc2 February 1764John Howey was mentioned in list of letters remaining in the post office, Philadelphia. Lists John Howey, Bucks County. on 2 February 1764 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.56 
Event-Misc13 September 1764He was To appear on 13 December next, Sheriff of Bucks Co. to summons Caleb Gilbert, Tinecom, and James Davis, Bedminster, both yeoman, late of the county, to answer to William Ware, John Howey, and Mary Davis, of same county, guardians to a debt of 313 pounds 3 shillings 3 pence. Order issued 13 Sep 1764. Suit filed 10 May 1764. on 13 September 1764 at Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.57 
Property1765John Howey granted Warrants No. ES9723 (100 acres) and ES1062 (26 acres) in Mt. Bethel, Northampton County.58,59 
Event-Misc3 January 1765He was mentioned in list of letters remaining in the post office, Philadelphia. Lists John Howey (full first name). on 3 January 1765 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.60 
(Witness) Will4 January 1765He witnessed the will of James Wallace on 4 January 1765 at Tinnecom, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; Proved 12 Mar 1765.61 
(Witness) Will6 May 1765John Howey witnessed the will of William McLeroy on 6 May 1765 at Nockamixon Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; Yeoman. Proved 31 Oct 1765.62 
(Witness) Will9 December 1765John Howey witnessed the will of William Eaken on 9 December 1765 at Nockmixon Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; Yeoman. Proved 2 July 1766.
A sister or sister-in-law of William Eaken Rebecca Morrison is mentioned in the will. Rebecca may be family of Jane Morrison.55,63 
Event-Misc*11 March 1766John Howey and John Shoemaker were Called to appear on 10 Jun 1766, John Howey, late of Bucks County, to be summoned by the Sheriff to answer to John Shoemaker. Issue ordered 11 Mar 1766. on 11 March 1766 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania.64 
(Witness) Probate9 June 1766John Howey witnessed the probate of the estate of Jacob Howey on 9 June 1766 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania; John Howey, yeoman, late of Bucks Co., executor of the will of Jacob Howey, late of Abington Twp., deceased. John Howey is being summoned based on a complaint filed by Samuel, Mary Ann, and Margaret Howey to render a full and accurate accounting of the estate of Jacob to the Justices of the Peace. To appear Monday 8 September next. Issued 9 Jun 1766.65 
(Witness) Probate9 September 1766John Howey witnessed the probate of the estate of Joseph Howey on 9 September 1766 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania; John Howey, yeoman, late of Bucks Co., executor of the will of Joseph Howey, deceased. John is being summoned by the court to answer contempt issues on the estate objected against him by Samuel, Mary Ann, and Margaret. To appear 8 December (crossed out September) next. Issued 9 September 1766.

John filed the inventory and accounting for the estate Dec 1762 - about 3 years after Jacob's death (the estate went to probate 7 Dec 1759. 3 years is a pretty long time especially since the estate wasn't that large or complex.)
This case was filed nearly six years after Jacob's death. It must have been the case that John Howey had filed (and signed) the final accounting but never actually delivered the share of Jacob's estate to Joseph and Eleanor's children. Perhaps there was some bad blood since Eleanor had remarried. Perhaps John was unreliable or a even a scoundrel.66 
Property1767John HOWEY sold his rights to two tracts of land to Mary Ann HOWEY and Margaret HOWEY; 1767, John HOWEY sold his rights to the tracts to Mary Ann HOWEY and Margaret HOWEY.
Presumably these are the nieces of John Howey and daughters of John's brother Joseph.67 
Property*1767John Howey sold property in 97 acres, Lower Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania to Nicolaes DuPuy on 1767; John Howy sold 97 a. in Lower Smith to N. DePui, Sr. Northampton cy Deed Bk H3, Pg. 155.68 
Residencebetween 1767 and 1781John Howey lived between 1767 and 1781 at Northampton County, Pennsylvania.2 
Land Sale*20 February 1767He sold 79 acres 16 perches of land to Samuel Howey, Maryann Howey, and Margaret Howey on 20 February 1767 at Tinicum Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.52 
Land Sale16 March 1767He and Robert Hannah were parties in a land transaction both men of Lower Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co. 130 acres for 70 pounds. on 16 March 1767 at 130 acres, Lower Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.69 
Property13 April 1767John Howey was among a group that sold property in an unknown place to The Protestant Congregation at Tinicum on 13 April 1767; John Howey, wheelwright, Tinicum, William Wear, Robert Patterson, James Patterson, to Presbyterian Congregation at Tinicum, land originally purchased 16 Jan 1762 , sold 13 April 1767, recorded 16 Jan 1787.
"Members of the Protestant Congregation of the Township of Tinicum…adjacent of the Denomination of Presbyterians according to the Professed Doctrence(?) Worship Government and discipline of the Church of Scotland…."
One of the representatives of the congregation in John McKee.
***RTH - Recall that John McKee of Oxford Sussex, mentioned Trusty friend Abraham Howey and John Howey in his 1772 will
Also mentioned are Robert Kennedy, James Blair, Robert Smith, James McGlaughton, James Baily, Nicholas Patterson, Alexander McCammon.70 
Occupation13 April 1767He was wheelwright on 13 April 1767 at Tinicum, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.71 
Property1769John Howey sold property in Middle Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania to an unknown person on 1769; John Howe next to Paul Kerper in Middle Smithfield. Warrant Appl/ #3782, Survey Map A-13-57.20
 
Land Sale*12 June 1770He and Abner Overfield were parties in a land transaction both men of Lower Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co. 130 acres for 28 pounds. on 12 June 1770 at 130 acres, Lower Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.72 
Occupation1772John Howey was fa'r (farmer?) in 1772 at Lower Smithfield Twp., Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania.73 
Residence*1772He lived in 1772 at Lower Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania; Paid 1772 proprietary tax. Amount of tax 1.6.8 (pounds.shillings.pence). Lists occupation as fa'r (farmer?).73 
(Witness) Will16 September 1772He witnessed the will of John McKee on 16 September 1772 at Oxford, Sussex Co., New Jersey; McKee calls Abraham Howey his trusty friend.74 
PropertyJuly 1773John Howey was on rateables list in 4 acres, Oxford Twp., Sussex Co., New Jersey to an unknown person on July 1773; listed with 4 acres on rateables list.75 
Occupation7 July 1773He was ship captain, Schooner Hannah, Liverpool. on 7 July 1773 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.76 
Occupation8 July 1773He was Master, Sloop Peggy, Liverpool, built in New Jersey, 40 tons on 8 July 1773 at Liverpool, England.77 
Occupation14 July 1773He was ship captain, Schooner Hannah, Liverpool. on 14 July 1773 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.78 
(Witness) Will2 September 1773He witnessed the will of Abraham Howey on 2 September 1773 at Oxford, Sussex Co., New Jersey.79,80 
Property1775John Howey sold property in 125 acres, Hamilton Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania to an unknown person on 1775; John HUEY bought 125 a. in Hamilton Twp. Northampton Cy Deed Bk C1, Pg 36.20
 
Event-Miscbetween 1776 and 1777He was 1776 - John Howey assessed for 50 acres, 1 horse, 1 sawmill, and 50 acres of Quit Rent land in Delaware Township, Northampton County. His son, Boudwyn also appears on the tax list, no tax assessed. 1776 Tax assessment list for Delaware Twp, Northampton County, Archives, Courthouse, Easton, PA.

1777 - John Howe assessed for 50 acres in Delaware Twp, Northampton County. His son, Boudwyn also appears on the tax list, no tax assessed. Undated Tax List, Delaware Twp, Northampton County, Archives, courthouse, Easton, PA. between 1776 and 1777 at Delaware Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.81 
Residence*between 1776 and 1778He and Boudwyn Howey lived between 1776 and 1778 at Delaware Twp, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania; He was in Delaware Township, Northampton County on homestead of his father, John Howy. No tax assessed on Bowdwyn. Source: 1776 Tax Assessment List, Northampton County Archives, Courthouse, Easton, PA.82 
Property1779John Howe bought "the long meadow" tract in Lower Smithfield Township from William En(nis) Courtright. He immediately sold the tract to Ebenezer Jaynes for 400 pounds. ; John Howe bought "the long meadow" tract in Lower Smithfield Township from William En(nis) Courtright. He immediately sold the tract to Ebenezer Jaynes for 400 pounds.83  
Property1780John Hewey assessed for 1.0.6 pds and 7.3.7 pds for "land he lived on" in Lower Smithfield; John Hewey assessed for 1.0.6 pds and 7.3.7 pds for "land he lived on" in Lower Smithfield. 1780 Tax Assessment List, Northampton County Archives, Courthouse, Easton, PA.84 
Event-Misc*1781John Howey was John Huey assessed for 1 horse, 2 cattle in Lower Smithfield. in 1781 at Lower Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.85 
Property*22 October 1789Deed recorded for sale for land in Tinicum, Bucks Co., Pennsylvaniafrom John Howey to Samuel Howey, recorded on 22 October 1789.86 
Property*10 May 1791A John Howey land purchase is listed in the recitation of the history of land being sold by John Morreson to David Ayers; John Howey land purchase listed in the recitation of history of land being sold by John Morreson to David Ayers.
Deed Poll, 10 May 1791, doe 150 pounds"
Grantor: John MORRESON, Lower Mt. Bethel Township, weaver
Grantee: David AYERS, Lower Mt. Bethel Township
Property: 2 tracts, about 100 acres total
1) tract adjoining Thomas McCRACKEN and Thomas SILLAMAN
2) tract adjoining Hugh MCCRACKEN and John FULMER
History: 1) 1765, John HOWEY made two applications for land: then survey made
2) 1767, John HOWEY sold his rights to the tracts to Mary Ann HOWEY and Margaret HOWEY
3) 1770, Mary Ann HOWEY and Margaret HOWEY sold their rights to Soloman WELSH by quit claim
4) 11 April 1774, WELSH sold his rights to George SHERER (SHERRER) by quit claim
5) SHERER died intestate: left children all over age 21 who sold rights to younger brother, John
6) 6 July 1785, John MORRESON took out a new right to the tracts for 100 acres.87  

Family 1

Margriet Mollhallon
Marriage*be. 1745John Howey married Margriet Mollhallon be. 1745.2,3 
Marriage*circa 1745John Howey married Margriet Mollhallon circa 1745.6 
Children 1.John Howey88 b. c 11 Aug 1745, d. b 1756
 2.Margaret Howey39 b. 23 Aug 1747
 3.Boudwyn Howey+22 b. 9 Jul 1749, d. c 1815
 4.Jesabel Howey39 b. 1750/51

Family 2

Jane Morrison
Marriage*27 July 1754John Howey married Jane Morrison on 27 July 1754 at Abington Presbyterian Church, Abington, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania.1 
Children 1.Jane Howey b. 22 Aug 1755
 2.John Howey+ b. 19 Feb 1757, d. 16 Jan 1780
 3.Jacob Howey+ b. 9 Oct 1758
 4.Joseph Howey+ b. c 1760, d. Jan 1821
 5.Mary Ann Howey b. 19 Jan 1760

Citations

  1. [S214] Charlotte Meldrum, Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery Co, PA 1685-1800, p. 70, Presbyterian Church, Abington - Marriages. 1754, Jul 27, Hoey, John and Jane Morrison.
  2. [S546] Edward J. Howey, 20 Apr 2008.
  3. [S83] Unknown author, John Howey of Tinicum & His Descendants.
  4. [S507] See notes.
  5. [S192] Unknown compiler, Philadelphia Wills (online), Decedent: Jacob Hoey, Residence: Abington, Philadelphia Co., PA, Title: Laborer, Remarks: Jacob Hoey. Abington, Co. of Philadelphia. Labourer. Nov. 21 1749. Dec. 7, 1759. L. 358. Brother William in Ireland and John. Sister:Elizabeth. Sisters-in-Law: Eleanor Hoey, Martha Scott. Nephews and nieces: Children of brother Joseph decd., children of sister Elizabeth, viz., Samuel and Marion Patten and two others, no names. Exec: John Hoey.
  6. [S219] Unknown author, The New York Genealogical and Biographical RecordThe New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume XL, 1909, p.197, Church Register of the Walpack Congregation . Aug. 11, 1745 John, child of John Houwy and Margriet M'Hollen baptised. Witnesses John Keally, Ellonar Mollhallon.
  7. [S543] Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1685-1800.
  8. [S38] Individual contact, Eric Bosley database.
  9. [S88] Unknown author, DAR Membership Application, Ivy Howey Black 103321, 17 Mar. 1913.
  10. [S156] Unknown author, NJ Archives Calendar of Wills, 1730-1750 volume, p. 454-455. Mary Stethens (Stethem) of Salem Co., Int. 1735, Apr 21. 1737, May 5 Inventory includes mention of debtor John How. Lib. 4 p. 3.
  11. [S508] Microfilm Roll: Bound Volumes Warrant Registry, 1741-1752, pg 579. PA Land Records, Archives, Harrisburg, PA.
  12. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, Survey #E461 in “Copied Surveys” microfilm, Land Records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA.
  13. [S156] Unknown author, NJ Archives Calendar of Wills, 1739 May 23. Will of Rev. John Cross of Basking Ridge, Somerset Co. (not far from Mendham) lists John Hoey as one who will settles affairs with the congregation. Mentions a meetinghouse in Hopewell. One witness is Brice Rickey. Proved 20 Oct and 15 Dec 1748.
  14. [S395] Unknown subject, p. 147-148. "The Synod met according to appointment,
    Philadelphia, May 28th, 1740...[lists clergy from various Presbyteries]
    .....Elders Present: [list of elders]...John Howey [last elder listed].", Presbyterian Church Records.
  15. [S175] Edited by A. Van Doren Honeyman, Abstract of Early Wills (1730-1750) - Morris County Archives, posted on Morris Co. Rootsweb Site.
  16. [S38] Individual contact, Edward J. Howey e-mail 14 Oct 2009.
  17. [S138] Unknown author, Pennsylvania Archives, Series 3, Vol. XXIV, p. 431.
  18. [S555] Warrant Registry, 1741-1752, Lancaster County (incorrectly indexed in Lancaster, should be Bucks), June, 1744) PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA
    , unknown repository.
  19. [S556] Copied Surveys microfilm, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA, Survey #E461, unknown repository.
  20. [S390] Edward J. Howey research.
  21. [S78] Unknown author, Ancestral File (LDS). Manual or via familysearch.org.
  22. [S162] Unknown author, Web Page, raub-and-more.com/smithf/smithbap.1. Cites original source as Records of the Reformed Dutch Church at Smithfield, PA contributed by Amos Canfield, M.D., member of the publication committee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society from what appears to be a genealogical society publication... most likely New York, Jan. 1926.
  23. [S192] Unknown compiler, Philadelphia Wills (online), Book J, Page 98, date 13 2 1748 Proven 5 4 1749. Hovey [Houey], Joseph. Abington, Co. of Philadelphia. Feb. 13, 1748/9, April 5, 1749. Wife: Eleanor. Children: Rachel, Morgan, Samuel, Agnes and Margaret. Brother: John. Exec: Eleanor and John Hovey.
  24. [S361] Howey Families of North America, p. 11. John Howey [Houey] witness the Will of Robert Newton of Tunnekum, Bucks Co., yeoman. Will dated 26 Jan 1748/9, proved 6 June 1750. US GenWeb Archives cited as source (sites.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/pa/pafiles.html) -Will Abstracts: Book 2: page 211, Bucks Co., PA 1739-1759.
  25. [S232] Unknown author, Will of Joseph Hovey, Scanned copy provided to me by Barbara Howey Parks via email 8/15/2001. Image files and printed copies in my collection. Also transcribed by me.
    Will of Joseph Howey of Abington. Transcription by Robert T. Howey 8/15/2001


    In the name of God Amen this ____teenth Day of February An. Dom. 1748/9. I Joseph Hovey of the Township of Abington & County of Philadelphia being sick and weak in Body but of sound Mind & memory and ____________ do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament. First of all I _____ and recommend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it humbly beseeching & hopeing for the most Gracious acceptance of it through the mediation of the Lord Jesus Christ my only Saviour & my body I commend to the Earth to be decently Buried at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter to be named. And as for my Worldly Goods which it hath pleased God to bestow upon me in this life, I give and dispose of them in the following manner viz.
    Imp. (Latin for First, I believe - RTH) my will is that all my just Debts & funeral Charges be duly paid.
    Then, I give and bequeath unto Eleanor, my beloved wife one Feather Bed, with its Furniture, one cow which she shall choose and all the (flax?). Item, I give and bequeath unto my Daughter, Rachel all her mothers Cloathes and Forty Shillings in Money to bear Interest from the Date hereof till she arrive (?) of age to receive it It being a Legacy of my Father intrusted with me for her. Item my will is that my Land within the Forks of the Delaware be sold by my Executor as soon as may be and to best advantage for the use of my beloved wife and Children and I do hereby give my Executors presently to be named full power and authority to sell and dispose of said Land and make and Execute such Deed or instrument of conveyance as shall be needfull & requisite for that purpose. Item I give and bequeath the money _____ from the Sale of my Land aforesaid Together all my Estate in Good (line missing here?)Chattels not before bequeathed unto Eleanor my beloved wife and unto my beloved children Rachel, Maryan (now I see why this was transcribed as Morgan---RTH) , Samuel, Agnes & Margaret to be equally divided Between them save to my said wife two Shares which I hereby Bequeath, unto her with the use, Interest and profit arising or accruing from the whole to assist her in the Education of sd. Children till they are Capable of being put out to Service after which my Will is that the Interest & profit belonging to said share be applied for the benefit of sd. Children respectfully.
    Lastly, I do hereby Constitute & appoint Eleanor my beloved wife and my beloved Brother John Hovey to be my Executors of this my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the Day and Year above written Joseph Hovey (could be Houey-RTH) (seal), Signed, Sealed, pronounced and Declared by the said Joseph Hovey to be his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us the Subscribers, Richard Treat, William Gibb, Simon Thomas Philada. 5th April 1749 _______appeared Richard Treat & Simon Thomas two of the witnesses to the _______ and on oath did declare they saw & heard Joseph Hovey the _____ therein named Sign Seal Publish & declare the same Will ______
    Line missing?
    Will and Testament and that at the doing thereof he was of sound Mind Memory & understanding to the best of their knowledge and that Wm. Gibb the other Witness thereto did also Subscribe his name as a Witness in the presence of & at the request of the Testator Together with them the Deponents Loram?
    Wm Plumsted Reg. Genl.

    Beit Remembered that on the 5th day of April 1749 the Last Will and Testament of Joseph Hovey decd. was proved in due form of Law and Probate Pres? Testamentary were granted to the Exec. therein named they being first Legally sworn well and truly to Administer ye said Decd. Estate and to bring inventory thereof into the Reg. Gen. Office at Philada. At or before the 5th day of May next and render a true accot. When thereunto Lawfully required Given under the Seal of the said office. Wm. Plumsted Reg. Genl.
  26. [S78] Unknown author, Ancestral File (LDS). Manual or via familysearch.org, 507881 0084.
  27. [S192] Unknown compiler, Philadelphia Wills (online), Decedent: Jacob Hoey, Residence: Abington, Philadelphia Co., PA, Title: Laborer, Remarks: Jacob Hoey. Abington, Co. of Philadelphia. Labourer. Nov. 21 1749. Dec. 7, 1759. L. 358. Brother William in Ireland and John. Sister: Elizabeth. Sisters-in-Law: Eleanor Hoey, Martha Scott. Nephews and nieces: Children of brother Joseph decd., children of sister Elizabeth, viz., Samuel and Marion Patten and two others, no names. Exec: John Hoey.
  28. [S213] Unknown author, Bucks County Deeds 1684-1763, P. 152, 13 Apr 1750, William Brown, laborer, of Moorland, of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania mortgage to Eleanor Houey, widow, of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Co. and John Houey, wheelwright, of Bucks Co, 33 pounds, 76 acres, line of William Allen…patented in 1743 Witnesses: John McCall and Robert McDowell. Signed William Brown.
  29. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, Patent date was 10 October, 1747; Patent Book A, Vol. 12. p.543. Land Records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA 13 April, 1750 was date of mortgage given by Grantee (William Brown) to Grantors, Executors Eleanor, widow of Joseph, and John Howey, brother of Joseph.
  30. [S213] Unknown author, Bucks County Deeds 1684-1763, Eleanor Houey, (widow of Joseph Houey, wheelwright) of Abington, Philadelphia, Co. and John Houey, wheelwright, (executor of the estate of Joseph Houey) of Bucks Co, sell 76 acres, line of William Allen…patented in 1743 to William Brown, laborer, of Moorland. Witnesses: John McCall and Robert McDowell. Signed Eleanor (X) Houey and John Houey.
    (this clearly ties the Abington (Phila/Montgomery) and Bucks Howeys together.).
  31. [S213] Unknown author, Bucks County Deeds 1684-1763, p. 150, Eleanor Houey, (widow of Joseph Houey, wheelwright) of Abington, Philadelphia, Co. and John Houey, wheelwright, (executor of the estate of Joseph Houey) of Bucks Co, sell 76 acres, line of William Allen…patented in 1743 to William Brown, laborer, of Moorland. Witnesses: John McCall and Robert McDowell. Signed Eleanor (X) Houey and John Houey.
    (this clearly ties the Abington (Phila/Montgomery) and Bucks Howeys together.).
  32. [S390] Edward J. Howey research,
    Eleanor Charleton, widow of Joseph Howey, and John Howey, brother of Joseph, acting as Executors of Joseph's Will, by indenture of release, 28 April, 1750, granted the 76 acre tract on LeFever's Creek to William Brown. Recorded Bucks County *Deed Book A Vol. 3, p.150. Transaction cited in Northampton county Deed Book A1, p.57-58, William Brown to Richard Shackleton. Recorder of Deeds, Northampton County Courthouse, Easton. * Bucks Deed Book reference may be incorrect.
  33. [S210] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Common Pleas Court Proceedings, File# 4556. Called to appear on 13 Jun 1751, John Howey of Smithfield, yeoman, late of Bucks County, to be summoned by the Sheriff to answer to Leonard Hartoline. He owes him 20 pounds and 100 shillings. Order issued 15 Mar 1751.
  34. [S224] Unknown author, Bucks Co. GenWeb, Land Records for Bucks Co. PA via Barbara Parks e-mail 30 May 2001.
  35. [S217] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Land Records, I located an entry on PA State Archive Microfilm Land Records 25.2 in section 8 Warrant Book No. 22 1750-1751 which lists a warrant to James Hyndshaw for 1081/4 acres on 30 J? 1751. That entry shows the name John Howey written in the left margin. It was not clear what role the persons names in the left margin played in the transaction.
  36. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, Patent Book A, Vol. 17, Pg. 38, Land Records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA and Northampton County Deed Book D1, Pg. 197, 198;(97 acre transaction cited).
  37. [S307] Unknown author, WorldConnect Home Page, http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/1pa/land/… 20 May 2006.
  38. [S78] Unknown author, Ancestral File (LDS). Manual or via familysearch.org, C507881 0120.
  39. [S162] Unknown author, Web Page, raub-and-more.com/smithf/smithbap.1. Cites original source as Records of the Reformed Dutch Church at Smithfield, PA contributed by Amos Canfield, M.D., member of the publication ocommittee oof the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society from what appears to be a genealogical society publication... most likely New York, Jan. 1926.
  40. [S509] Deed Book 11, Pg. 404., Bucks County, PA.
  41. [S104] Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Colonial Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol. XIX, Volume III, 1751-1755. The Press Printing and Publishing Co. Patterson, N.J., 1897
    Pp 569-572. (These are newspaper accounts relating to NJ).
  42. [S181] Gloucester Co NJ Deeds on microfilm: Date Abstracted: 1 Sep 2002
    Compiler: Robert T. Howey
    Address: 9963 Bridle Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19115
    County: Gloucester
    State: New Jersey
    Deed Book: CC
    Page: 457-459
    Grantor: John Howey, shingle maker
    Grantor Residence: Gloucester Co., Western Jersey
    Grantee: Jeremiah Carter, shingle maker
    Grantee Residence: Gloucester Co., West Jersey
    Date of Deed: 16 Sep 1758
    Date Recorded: 7 Oct 1818
    Consideration: 25 pounds
    Signature(s) or Mark(s):
    John Howey
    Witnesses:
    Witnessed
    Charles Fisher, John Fisher Jun, Michael Fisher

    Description:
    Thomas Wetherill of Burlington obtained Warrant from the Council of Proprietors for 2117 acres of land to be surveyed to him in Western Province of NJ below the Falls of the Delaware dated 7 May 1737.

    Thomas Wetherill assigned over to Samuel McCullock, of Gloucester, yeoman, 508 acres of this land of this land on or about 25 May 1737.

    Samuel McCullock on 20 Apr 1739 has the quantity if 67 acres of the land in part of this same surveyed to him situate in the County of Gloucester on a branch called Faraways is bounded as follows: Beginning at a Pine corner and running from thence across a Brown Pond below the swamp SE 34° 13 chains and 50 links unto a small black oak sapling from thence up the swamp NW 41° 25 chains unto a Pine Corner from thence SW 75° 15 chains to a post in George Ward ? line thence along his swamp SW 5° 24 chains to a post thence down the swamp E [no degrees listed] 23 chains to the place of beginning containing in the said bounds sixty seven acres of land and cedar swamp.

    And whereas William Rawle obtained a Warrant from the Council of Proprietors for the quantity of 625 acres of land in the Western Division of the Province of New Jersey below the fall of the Delaware dated 5 May 1737 and the said Rawle did assign over to George Ward Junr. late of Deptford in the County of Gloucester, above said yeoman, the full quantity of 425 acres of land out of the same on 3 Apr 1739 and the said George Ward Junr. had part of his land surveyed to him viz., the quantity of 63 acres of land on 22 April 1737 situate and lying in the County of Gloucester above said on a branch called Faraway and is bounded as follows Beginning at a post being in a corner of Samuel McCulloch's swamp and run from thence SW 73°? 35 chains unto a corner tree from thence across the swamp SW 15° 13 chains unto a corner tree from thence NE 87° 35 chains unto a post from thence across the swamp NE 5° 24 chains to the place of beginning containing 63 acres of land and cedar swamp and the said George Ward Junr. sold the same 63 acres of land unto Samuel McCullock for consideration of the sum of 20 pounds lawful money of the Americas and George Ward Junr. did die before a deed of conveyance was by him given or granted to the said Samuel McCullock for the said 63 acres of land aforesaid but the said George Ward Junr. before he died [maybe dec'd] made his will and therein did authorize and fully empower his executors therein named to give and grant a deed for the said sixty three acres of land which was granted and given by a deed of conveyance to John McCullock eldest lawful son of the said Samuel McCullock (who died before the deed was given) by James Cooper, surviving executor of George Ward Junr. After the decease of the said Samuel McCullock late of the Township of Gloucester and County of Gloucester and province aforesaid, yeoman, decd. did by his last Will and Testament therein did devise and unto John McCullock his son and heir at law the abovementioned two tracts of land and Cedar Swamp containing 130 acres of land and cedar swamp with other lands as by the said Samuel McCullock will dated the 7th day of June AD 1748 relation being had it will at large appear. Whereas the said John McCullock did by his deed indented bearing date the 21st day of March 1754 grant and conveyance Richard Cheeseman Senr. of the county of Gloucester and province aforesaid, deed the above described two tracts of land and cedar swamp containing one hundred and thirty acres of land and cedar swamp.

    Whereas the aforesaid Richard Cheeseman Senr did by his deed of conveyance and grant and sell unto John Carter Jun and John Howey party to these presents the before mentioned two tracts of land and cedar swamp containing the aforesaid 130 acres of land and cedar swamp as by the said deed bearing date the 19th day of October 1757 relation being thereunto it will more fully & largely appear.

    Now this indenture witnesseth that the said John Howey party to these presents for and in consideration of 25 pounds proclamation money to him in hand paid by Jeremiah Carter the receipt whereof the aforesaid John Howey doth hereby acknowledge and therewith to be full satisfied contented and paid have …. Unto the said Jeremiah Carter and to his heirs….John Howey hath now at the ensealing and delivery of these presents hath lawful and absolute authority to grant bargain and sell the aforesaid one half and equal share of the abovementioned 130 acres of land unto the aforesaid Jeremiah Carter and to his heirs and assigns forever and that he the said John Howey is lawfully and rightfully seized in his own right in the said one half and equal share of the abovementioned 130 acres of land of a good absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee sample and the said John Howey for himself his heirs…
    Signed and sealed
    John Howey

    Witnessed
    Charles Fisher
    John Fisher Jun
    Michael Fisher
    16 Sep 1758.
  43. [S268] Unknown author, New Jersey Supreme Court Case, Case file 19416. Samuel Johnson files suit against John Howey, called John Howey of Kingwood, in August 1759. Cases complains of a remaining debt of L24.19.2 from an original amount of L49.19.12 dating from 22 Oct. 1757 in Sussex Co.
  44. [S181] Gloucester Co NJ Deeds on microfilm: Date Abstracted: 1 Sep 2002
    Compiler: Robert T. Howey
    Address: 9963 Bridle Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19115
    County: Gloucester
    State: New Jersey
    Deed Book: CC
    Page: 457-459
    Grantor: John Howey, shingle maker
    Grantor Residence: Gloucester Co., Western Jersey
    Grantee: Jeremiah Carter, shingle maker
    Grantee Residence: Gloucester Co., West Jersey
    Date of Deed: 16 Sep 1758
    Date Recorded: 7 Oct 1818
    Consideration: 25 pounds
    Signature(s) or Mark(s):
    John Howey
    Witnesses:
    Witnessed
    Charles Fisher, John Fisher Jun, Michael Fisher

    Description:
    Thomas Wetherill of Burlington obtained Warrant from the Council of Proprietors for 2117 acres of land to be surveyed to him in Western Province of NJ below the Falls of the Delaware dated 7 May 1737.

    Thomas Wetherill assigned over to Samuel McCullock, of Gloucester, yeoman, 508 acres of this land on or about 25 May 1737.

    Samuel McCullock on 20 Apr 1739 has the quantity if 67 acres of the land in part of this same surveyed to him situate in the County of Gloucester on a branch called Faraways is bounded as follows: Beginning at a Pine corner and running from thence across a Brown Pond below the swamp SE 34° 13 chains and 50 links unto a small black oak sapling from thence up the swamp NW 41° 25 chains unto a Pine Corner from thence SW 75° 15 chains to a post in George Ward ? line thence along his swamp SW 5° 24 chains to a post thence down the swamp E [no degrees listed] 23 chains to the place of beginning containing in the said bounds sixty seven acres of land and cedar swamp.

    And whereas William Rawle obtained a Warrant from the Council of Proprietors for the quantity of 625 acres of land in the Western Division of the Province of New Jersey below the fall of the Delaware dated 5 May 1737 and the said Rawle did assign over to George Ward Junr. late of Deptford in the County of Gloucester, above said yeoman, the full quantity of 425 acres of land out of the same on 3 Apr 1739 and the said George Ward Junr. had part of his land surveyed to him viz., the quantity of 63 acres of land on 22 April 1737 situate and lying in the County of Gloucester above said on a branch called Faraway and is bounded as follows Beginning at a post being in a corner of Samuel McCulloch's swamp and run from thence SW 73°? 35 chains unto a corner tree from thence across the swamp SW 15° 13 chains unto a corner tree from thence NE 87° 35 chains unto a post from thence across the swamp NE 5° 24 chains to the place of beginning containing 63 acres of land and cedar swamp and the said George Ward Junr. sold the same 63 acres of land unto Samuel McCullock for consideration of the sum of 20 pounds lawful money of the Americas and George Ward Junr. did die before a deed of conveyance was by him given or granted to the said Samuel McCullock for the said 63 acres of land aforesaid but the said George Ward Junr. before he died [maybe dec'd] made his will and therein did authorize and fully empower his executors therein named to give and grant a deed for the said sixty three acres of land which was granted and given by a deed of conveyance to John McCullock eldest lawful son of the said Samuel McCullock (who died before the deed was given) by James Cooper, surviving executor of George Ward Junr. After the decease of the said Samuel McCullock late of the Township of Gloucester and County of Gloucester and province aforesaid, yeoman, decd. did by his last Will and Testament therein did devise and unto John McCullock his son and heir at law the abovementioned two tracts of land and Cedar Swamp containing 130 acres of land and cedar swamp with other lands as by the said Samuel McCullock will dated the 7th day of June AD 1748 relation being had it will at large appear. Whereas the said John McCullock did by his deed indented bearing date the 21st day of March 1754 grant and conveyance Richard Cheeseman Senr. of the county of Gloucester and province aforesaid, deed the above described two tracts of land and cedar swamp containing one hundred and thirty acres of land and cedar swamp.

    Whereas the aforesaid Richard Cheeseman Senr did by his deed of conveyance and grant and sell unto John Carter Jun and John Howey party to these presents the before mentioned two tracts of land and cedar swamp containing the aforesaid 130 acres of land and cedar swamp as by the said deed bearing date the 19th day of October 1757 relation being thereunto it will more fully & largely appear.

    Now this indenture witnesseth that the said John Howey party to these presents for and in consideration of 25 pounds proclamation money to him in hand paid by Jeremiah Carter the receipt whereof the aforesaid John Howey doth hereby acknowledge and therewith to be full satisfied contented and paid have …. Unto the said Jeremiah Carter and to his heirs….John Howey hath now at the ensealing and delivery of these presents hath lawful and absolute authority to grant bargain and sell the aforesaid one half and equal share of the abovementioned 130 acres of land unto the aforesaid Jeremiah Carter and to his heirs and assigns forever and that he the said John Howey is lawfully and rightfully seized in his own right in the said one half and equal share of the abovementioned 130 acres of land of a good absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee sample and the said John Howey for himself his heirs…
    Signed and sealed
    John Howey

    Witnessed
    Charles Fisher
    John Fisher Jun
    Michael Fisher
    16 Sep 1758.
  45. [S216] Unknown author, Philadelphia Wills and Estates, Will and Administration of the Estate of
    Jacob Hoey of Abington, Philadelphia County, PA
    Will # 238
    The Last Will & Testament
    Of Jacob Hoey dec.,
    1759
    Buk L Page 358 M(?)

                                                      Page 1st
    In the Name of God Amen. The twenty first Day of November
    in the Year of our Lord 1749. I Jacob Hoey of the Township of Abing-
    ton County of Philadelphia & Province of Pennsylvania Labourer
    being of good Health of Body & of perfect Mind & Memory, but Calling
    to mind the Mortality of my Body & not knowing the Time of my
    departure out of this Life. Do make & ordain this my last Will &
    Testament: Principally & first of all I give & recommend my Soul
    into the Hands of God that gave it, & my Body I commit to the Earth
    __ ?__be buried in a Christian Manner. And as touching Such worldly
    Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life, I give devise
    & dispose of the Same in the following Manner.
    Imprimis It is my Will that all of my Just Debts & funeral Charges be paid
    & Satisfied.
    Then I give & bequeath to my brother William Hoey in Ireland the sum
    of five pounds Current money of Pennsylvania.
    Item I give & bequeath to my Sister Elizabeth Hoey the Sum of five
    Shillings like Money
    Item I give & bequeath unto my Sister in Law Eleanour Hoey the
    sum of three Pounds like Current Money a Year for three years
    successively to assist her in the Education of the Children of Joseph
    Hoey my Brother deceased provided She Shall not cause any al-
    teration to be made in my Deceased Brother’s Last Will & Testament.
    Item I give & bequeath unto my Brother John Hoey my Riding
    mare, Saddle my Wearing Apparrel, my feather Bed & furniture
    together with all my working Tools of every kind.
    Then the Residue of my Estate I give & dispose of as follows, Viz.
    One equal fourth Part thereof I give & bequeath unto my sister
    Martha Scott, another equal fourth Part thereof I give
    & bequeath to the Children of my Deceased Brother Joseph Hoey.
         Another equal fourth Part thereof I do give & bequeath
    unto my Brother John Hoey. And the other fourth Part
    I do give & bequeath unto the four Children of my Sister Eliza-
    beth Hoey to be divided among them on this wise, that is to
    say unto the two youngest two Pounds apiece, the rest of
    it unto the two eldest viz. Samuel & Marian Patten to be equal-
    ly divided betwixt them. But in Case either of them Shall

    Chapter One Appendix
    Page 18-a
    decease before they come to the age of Twenty one years with-
    out Issue, then my will is that the Survivor Shall have the
    share of the deceased, and if they both Shall decease before
    they come to age then I give & bequeath their Shares
    one Mority(?) thereof to my Brother John Hoey & the other
    Mority(?) to the Children of my Deceased Brother Joseph Houey.
    And I do hereby Constitute & appoint my Brother John Hoey
    my only & Sole Executor of this my last Will & Testament
    & I do hereby utterly disallow revoke & disannul all &
    every other former Testaments Wills legacies & Executors by
                                  turn over

    page 2d.

    by me in any Wise before this Time named willed & bequeathed. Rati-
    fying & confirming this & no other to be my last Will & Testament.
    In Witness whereof I have unto the Second Page of this Paper
    set my Hand & Seal, the Day & Year above written.
    Signed Sealed published pronounced
    & declared by the sd Jacob Hoey J ACOB HO_?_EY(SEAL)
    as his Last Will & Testament (3rd letter could be a “u” or a “w”)
    in the Presence of us the
    Subscribers
    Sarah S H Hewit, her mark (absent at probate)
    William ~ Watkins, his mark (deceased at probate)
    Richard Treat (unreadable, written at probate)     
                             7th December 1759 Ex.r Jurat?

    Philad.ea 7th December 1759 Then personally appears Richd.
    Treat one of the Witnesses to the foregoing Will and on Oath
    did Declare he saw and heard Jacob Hooy the Testator Herein
    named Sign & Seal publish and Declare the same Will for and
    as his last Will and Testament and that at the doing thereof
    he was of Sound Mind, Memory & Understanding to the best
    of his knowledge and that he together with Wm Watkins /since
    dec’d/ & Sarah Hewit/now absent/ did Subscribe their names
    as Witnesses thereto in the presence and at the request of the
    Testator_____
                   Coram Wm Plumstead, Esqr?Reg ___?





    Chapter One Appendix
    Page 18-b
    Northren Liberty Philad.
    November 6th, 1759
    A true inventory of all & singular the
    goods & Chattles belonging to the estate of
    ___late of the Northren Libertys of Philadelphia
    deceased taken the Day & Year above Writen
         Apprised by us, Joshua Thomas (signature)
    £ s p
    Wearing Apparal…………………………… 10 00 00
    Cash………………………………………….09 17 00
    Library……………………………………….00 15 00
    Check Linen………………………….………04? 00 00
    To a Chist……………………….……………00 09 00
    To 3 botts…………………………………….00 01 00
    To an __?__ Grubing How & some tools……00 12 00
    To a feather bed & blankets………………….01 10 00
    To a sadle & bridle…………………………..00 15 00
    To a horse……………………………………00 01 00
    Bonds Notes & Bank Debts………………….191 19 8
    (word crossed out) (line crossed out)
    more 16 2 6
                             in all 235 12 2     



    The afforsd. is a true Inventory of
    The Estate of Jacob Howey Apraised
    The Day & Year Above Writen
    Jacob Dubar(?)                                                                                
                                                                                    












    Chapter One Appendix
    Page 18-c

    The accompt(?) of John Houey Executor of the last--------
    (Will and Testament of Jacob Houey?)
    Yeoman dec’d, as well of all & Singular the good Chat----
    Came to the Hands possession or Knowledge of th-----
    Made out of the same as follows-Viz----------



    Imprimis
         The sd accomptant Charges himself
    With all & Singular the Goods Chattels Rights
    And Credits which were of the sd Dec’d and
    Which came to the Hands Possession or Know- 235””
    Ledge of this accomptant as mentioned in
    An Invenoy thereof Exhibited into & Remain-
    Ing in the Reg. Genls. Office at Philada.
    Amounting to ------------

    To the further sum of 2/6 Being a debt
    due to the sd. dece’d. and not included in “2”6
    the sd. Inventory     








    £235”14”0

                                                                                    Philada.
    Error(?)                                        

    Will & Testament of Jacob Houey late of Abington Township
                         Of the sd. deced’t and which
    Accomptant, as of the Sever payments & Distrivism(?)

    Item The sd. Accomptant prays allowance for the several
    Payments & Disbursmts
    Which are as follows Viz: a --------------£ 1”1”~

    Chapter One Appendix
    Page 18-d
    Paid for Probate of the Will &------------------10”6”~
    Sundry Funeral Expences----------------------- 6”~”~
    Doctor Redman------------------------------------11”~”10
    Mr. Dubry ---------------------------------------- 2”6”~
    Joseph Scott-----------------------------------------3” ?” ~
    Tho.s Lawrence Esqr.----------------------------- “ 17”10”
    Geo. Shaff------------------------------------------- “ 7”6
    Wm. Dubry----
    M. Treat towards building a Parsonage      1” 7”
    House---------------------------------------------------3”~”
    Saml. Paton--------------------------------------------2”13”2”
    For a Tombstone-------------------------------------- “7”6”
    For diging the grave----------------------------------2”~”~
    Simon Thomas ---i.e.? Acco? & a
    At the Office for the Will----------------------------1”~”~”
    Wm. Houey, a Legacy as ----------------------------5”~”~”
    Elizabeth Houey as--------------------------------------g?”~”
    An allowance for -----bequest
    To this accomptant, --Will & Apprais’l ---21”7”~
    At £12”17” ----? A mare Bequeathed to
    Him and sold for £8”10”
              
    By -? For this accomptant acco. Agst -----3”~”
    Sd Deced.t                         ________
    £84”12”10

    Balance of £151”1”1s in Hands of this
    Accomptant to be divided agreeable to
    The Will, as follows, Viz:

    To the Deced.d Sister Martha Scott
    one fourth part------------------------- 37”15”5½
    To the Children of Joseph Hou(v)ey
    dec’d one fourth part---------------------37”15”5½
    To John Hou(v)ey one fourth part----------37”15”5½
    To the four Children of the Deced.
    Sister Elizath one fourth part-----------37”15”5½
                        
    151”1”10”
    £235”14”8

    Dec. 1762
    Excepted John Howey (signature) Inv?

    Chapter One Appendix
    Page 18-e.
  46. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), On the 29th of the same Month, at the same Hour, will begin the sale of a tract of 7500 acres, besides allowance, situate in Tinicum Township, Bucks County, about 36 miles from this City, extending near 5 miles along the River Delaware, and partly on Tinicum Creek, and on both Sides of the Durham Road, and bounded chiefly by StreperTract, and other Land of the Proprietaries. There are upwards of 40 Plantations and Settlements upon it, now in the Possession of David Newman, Robert James, and Nicholas Patterson, the late Widow Marshall, Elisabeth and James Bayly, John Vratz, Tillman Culp, Robert Steward, John Kelly, James Kennedy, Henry McIntire, James Wallace, Henry Newton, JOHN HOWEY, Robert Wilson, William Richards, Henry Cope, and others; and will be sold in as many Parcels.
  47. [S217] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Land Records, Deed book 23, page 160. January 16, 1787. John Howey, Tinicum, Bucks, wheelwright, William Wear, Springfield, Bucks, Robert Patterson, Tinicum, James Patterson, Tinicum, from Pennsylvania Land Company of London 16 Feb 1762, recorded 16 Jan 1787.
  48. [S220] Unknown author, History of Bucks Co., pp. 626, 629. " …a degree of interest attaches to Red Hill in connection with the early Scotch Population of Tinicum (township). It was here that their religions actively centered. Though now extinct, the Presbyterian church at this place was once a flourishing organization. It was founded in 1766. The property, by deed of November 16, 1762, was noted in a session composed of William Wear, Robert Patterson, John Howey, and James Patterson."
  49. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), March 18, 1762. List of letters remaining in the post office, Philadelphia. Lists John Howey (full first name).
  50. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), Cleared, Sloop Company, J. Howey, Lisbon.
  51. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), March, 3 1763. Captains Howey, Peele, and Joy at South Carolina.
  52. [S217] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Land Records, Land sale John Howey of Tinicum Bucks Co. to Samuel Howey, Maryan Howey and Margret Howey of Lower Dublin, Philadelphia Co., 1767, Bucks County Deed Book 25, p. 195. Obtained by Edward J. Howey at Spruance Library, Bucks Co. (PA) Historical Society. Transcription by Robert T. Howey from a copy of very low quality- 9 Dec 2007.

    This Indenture made the twentyeth Day of the second Month in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and sixty Seven Between John
    Howey of Tinicum Township in the county of Bucks and Province of Pennsylvania Wheelwright on the one past and Samuel Howey, Maryan(n?) Howey, and
    Margret Howey all of Lower dublen [Dublin] Township in the County of Philadelphia Province aforesaid on the other part Whereas Jacob Casper/Carper, Samuel Shoemaker and
    Joshua Howell by their indenture Dated the fourth of May 1763 granted and confirmed unto the said John Howey a certain Tract of Land Situate in
    the Township of Tinicum aforesaid containing seventy nine acres and sixteen Perches meted and bounded as followeth. Beginning at a Hickory tree
    Extending by John Thomson's Land and North Forty Seven Degrees West One Hundred and twenty eight perches and seven tenths to a Heap of Stones thence
    extending by the Lottery(?) Land South Forty three Degrees fifteen minutes West Ninety three Perches and three Quarters to a Heap of Stones thence extending
    by Land in occupation of Joseph Cole South Forty Seven Degrees East One Hundred and Twenty eight Perches and seven tenths to a heap of Stones thence
    extending partly by the Said Land and partly by the said John Thomson's Land North Forty three Degrees fifteen Minutes East Ninety three Perches &
    three Quarters to the Place of Beginning To (have and to hold)? the said John Howey his the? Heirs and Assigns forever. The said Jacob Casper/Cooper, Samuel Shoemaker, and
    Joshua Howell being duly authorized by Letter of Attorney? from John Fothergill, Daniel Zachary, Thomas How, ??? Bowley, Luke Hinde, Richard
    How, Jacob Hagen, Silvanus Grove and William Heron of London in the Name and on? shall the same inhabitants of London to ??? confirm the
    same as aforesaid and in this? recited indenture more fully appear. Now this Indenture witnesseth that the said John Howey for and in
    consideration or the Sum of two Hundred and ten? pounds Lawful Money of Pennsylvania ? in hand paid by the aforesaid Samuel Howey, Maryan(n?) Howey, and
    Margret Howey the receipt whereof the said John Howey doth acknowledge and thence and therefrom doth acquit ??? ??? Release and discharge the said
    Samuel Howey, Maryan(n?) Howey, and Margret Howey their Heirs and Assigns forever by ??? ??? have granted bargained sold released and confirmed
    and ??? ??? the said John Howey doth grant bargain ??? ??? and confirm unto the said Samuel Howey, Maryan(n?) Howey, and Margret Howey
    all the above mentioned(?) Seventy nine acres and sixteen Perches of Land together with all and? singular ?? Buildings? ??? orchard? ??? ??? ???
    Woods Waters [the final three lines on this page are so blurry I can only make out a few more words.]
    [beginning of line unreadable] To have and to hold the same Tract of Land and Premises hereby granted
    to the said Samuel Howey, Maryan Howey, and Margret Howey their heirs and Assigns to the only ??? ???? of the same Samuel Howey Maryan
    Howey and Margret Howey their Heirs and Assigns for use under the Proportional Part of the ???? ????? hereafter becoming ??? to the
    Proprietors And the One Seventh Part ??? of the Neal(?) Proceeds of all ???? and Minerals. To the above mentioned John Fothergill, Daniel Zachary,
    Thomas How, Deveraux Bowley, Luke Hinde, Richard How, Jacob Hagen, Silvanus Grove and William Heron And the said John Howey
    for himself ??? ??? ??? and Administrators doth Covenant and agree to and with the said Samuel Howey Maryan Howey and
    Margret Howey their Heirs and Assigns that the said John Howey hath not made committed done or suffered any act matter Deed or
    thing? whatsoever whereby or wherewith the Promise above described and hereby granted or any Part? thing? is shall or may be impeached
    charged or incumbered as to the Estate or otherwise however but? that ^he the said John Howey and his Heirs? the above described Lands and Mines??
    and every Part thereof unto the said Samuel Howey Maryan Howey and Margret Howey their Heirs and Assigns against them the John
    Howey and his Heirs against all and every other Person and Persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim by ???? under? him
    them or an any or either? of them shall and will Warrant and forever defend by the Presents In Witness whereof the said John Howey unto these
    Presents set their Hand and Seal the Day and Year first above written. The Words that the part? John Howey for ???? the ninth?
    Line being written on a Rasure before signing. John Howey (signature) Seal
    Sealed and delivered in the Presence of ?? Robert Howey/Haney/Kiney, Margaret Scott Sealed and delivered the W??? Tract of Land and Premises ???
    granted ^?? their Heirs and Assigns in the Haberideem? being first intest?? in the Presence of John Miller Saramel? Wilson
    Received on the Day? of the ??ate of the above written Indenture and before Sealing and Delivery ???? of the above named Samuel Howey
    Maryan Howey and Margret Howey The Sum of two Hundred ten Pounds Lawful Money of Pennsylvania in full the ????
    Money for the above granted Land and Premises(?) Witness my? hand John Howey Witness? ???? ?? ????, Robert Howey?. Margret Scott
    On the second Day of April Anno Domini One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Seven before me Robt Patterson one of the Justices
    of the Peace for the County of Bucks personally appeared John Howey the Grantor above mentioned? and acknowledge the above ????
    Indenture to be ??? and ??? ??? ??? the same might be recorded ???? Deed? Witness my Hand and Seal the Day and year first
    said? Recorded ??? ???? [signed]Robt Patterson *Seal*.
  53. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), Nov. 17, 1763 Custom House, Philadelphia Inward Entries. Brig Experiment, J. Howey, Amsterdam.
  54. [S81] Unknown author, Bucks County Will Abstracts, Book 3, page 94.
  55. [S81] Unknown author, Bucks County Will Abstracts.
  56. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), Feb 2, 1764. List of letters remaining in the post office, Philadelphia. Lists John Howey, Bucks County.
  57. [S210] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Common Pleas Court Proceedings, File #7296. To appear on 13 December next, Sheriff of Bucks Co. to summons Caleb Gilbert, Tinecom, and James Davis, Bedminster, both yeoman, late of the county, to answer to William Ware, John Howey, and Mary Davis, of same county guardians to a debt of 313 pounds 3 shillings 3 pence. Order issued 13 Sep 1764. Suit filed 10 May 1764.
  58. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, John Howey granted Warrants No. ES9723 (100 acres) and ES1062 (26 acres) in Mt. Bethel, Northampton County. East Side Applications Index, Land Records, PA Archives, Harrisburg, PA.
  59. [S557] East Side Applications Index, Land Records, PA: Source from research of Edward J. Howey, unknown repository.
  60. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), January 3, 1765. List of letters remaining in the post office, Philadelphia. Lists John Howey (full first name).
  61. [S81] Unknown author, Bucks County Will Abstracts, Book 3, page 119.
  62. [S81] Unknown author, Bucks County Will Abstracts, Book 3, page 131.
  63. [S162] Unknown author, Web Page, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~troutt/~troutt/…
    Index of Wills for Bucks County, PA
    Eaken, William, Will Book 3, Page 151_152.
    Date of recording is 1766. And file # is 1196.
    In the name of God, Amen. This ninth day of December Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and sixty five, I, William Eaken, of Noxamixon Township, in Bucks County, and province of Pennsylvania, Yeoman being weak in body but of perfect mind and memory and calling to mind the mortality of my body and not knowing the time of my departure out of this life, do make this my last will and testament.

    In manner and form following and principally and first of all , I commit my soul to God who gave it and my body I commit to the earth to be buried in a Christian decent manner at the discretion of my executors not doubting but at the general resurrection to receive the same again by almighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this Life, I, give and dispose of in the following manner and First my Will is that all of my just Debts be duly paid and discharged, Imprimis, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Ishabel Eaken the bed and furniture that She now uses and occupies. Then, I, give and bequeath to my daughter, Jean, a chist (sic) of drawers, to be given to her at her marriage or when she arrives of age. Then, I give and bequeath to my daughter, Ishabel, the chist(sic) of drawers that is in my possession, my aforesaid (contraction) wife to have the use of them until Ishabel arrive of age or married. And further, my will is that the improvements whereon I now live, together with all my personal Estate be Sold as soon as may be to the best advantage not to exceed five years from my decease and whatever cost my Executor in _ in building, refencing. However (?) planting orchards and letting out(?) a __________ or my Land in order to make the best advantage in Sale, my Will in that such costs and expenses be paid of the whole and further my Will is that in Care(?) my estate whether real or personal should transfer or be diminished before the time of Sale my executors shall not enjoy the benefit of the Care(?), nor sufficient amount of the _____ (?) Provided they do not imbezel(?) anything for their own private use. Further my Will is that all my Estate aforesaid (contraction) which is not already willed and bequeathed when Sold as aforesaid (contraction) be divided in nine equal shares, One share to my beloved wife, One share divided between my daughters Jean and Ishabel aforesaid (contraction), the other seven shares to my seven sons, ____: Thomas, Joseph, Redmon, William, Nathan, Samuel and Robert. Twenty pounds deducted of Thomas, eighteen pounds deducted of Joseph Es part. Following horses and Saddles ond which I allow to be divided in nine equal shares and given in the aforesaid (contraction), manner and further my will is that such of my children that are not of age when the aforesaid (contraction) Sale is made that aforesaid (contraction) wife has the benefits arising from the same until of age. To assist her in their Education until which time I allow and appoint my aforesaid (contraction) wife the sole guardian for all my aforesaid (contraction) children. Provided, never the less If my said wife marries my will is that my wife shall have no power over my said children nor any of their shares nor any profits arriving therefrom but the same to (beginning of second page.) To be committed to the care of guardian appointed by the Orphans Court of any County or Province where they may then reside. I give and bequeath my sister (?) sister_in_law, Rebecca Morrison (before Division) one cow. Lastly, I constitute and appoint my beloved wife, Ishabell Eaken, aforesaid (contraction) and son Redmon Eaken aforesaid (contraction) my only and sole executors of this my last will and testament. and do here by disallow, disannull and revoke all former Wills, and legacies bequeathments and executors by me at any time formerly made. and do constitute, and appoint this and no other to be my last Will and testament in witness
    Where of I have set my hand and seal to the S_____ page of this paper . The day and year first above writen(Sic).
    William Eaken
    Signed, sealed and published and pronounced by William Eaken as his last will and testament in presents of us the subscribers Robert Willson, John Howey, The 8th day of July anno domini 1766. Then appeared John Howey and Robert Willson the witnesses to within written will and upon their solemn oath according to law did severly swear that the were Respectively present and saw and heard William Eaken, the testator sign, seal, publish and declare the within writing to be his last will and testament and that at the doing thereof he was of sound mind , memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge . Before __ ________ __.
    Be it remembered that on the _____(?) day of July Anno Domini 1766 This
    Last will and testament of William Eaken, deceased was duly proved according to law and probate and letters of testamentary were granted to Ishabel Eaken and Redmon Eakin, the executors therein named. They being first solemnly sworn well and faithfully to administer the Goods and Chattels & rights & Credits of the deceased and Exhibit a just and true inventory thereof (by aforementioned duly sworn or affirmed) into this registrars office for the said County of Bucks in one month after the date hereof and a just and true account of their administration when there to required to rende. Witness my hand and the seal of the said office the day and year aforesaid (contraction)
    Lawl Grandon, Deputy Registrar.
  64. [S210] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Common Pleas Court Proceedings, File # 7721. Called to appear on 10 Jun 1766 John Howey, late of Bucks County to be summoned by the Sheriff to answer to John Shoemaker. Issue ordered 11 Mar 1766.
  65. [S211] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Orphans Court Proceedings, #398, 399. John Howey, yeoman, late of Bucks Co., executor of the will of Jacob Howey, late of Abington Twp., deceased. John Howey is being summoned based on a complaint filed by Samuel, Mary Ann, and Margaret to render a full and accurate accounting of the estate of Jacob to the Justices of the Peace. To appear Monday 8 September next. Issued 9 Jun 1766.
  66. [S211] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Orphans Court Proceedings, #398, 399. John Howey, yeoman, late of Bucks Co., executor of the will of Joseph Howey, deceased. John is being summoned by the court to answer contempt issues on the estate objected against him by Samuel, Mary Ann, and Margaret. To appear 8 December (crossed out September) next. Issued 9 September 1766.
  67. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, E-mail 7 Jun 2007 from Ed Howey forwarding an e-mail he received from Marijane Meckling on 23 May 2007. Marijane states she locate the deed in Bucks County Courthouse.
    Northampton County Deed Book G1, P. 619 to 620. (Transaction cited).

    Deed Poll, 10 May 1791, doe 150 pounds" ; Grantor: John MORRESON, Lower Mt. Bethel Township, weaver; Grantee: David AYERS, Lower Mt. Bethel Township; Property: 2 tracts, about 100 acres total. The recitiation of the history of the land includes several Howey land sales.

    Property: 2 tracts, about 100 acres total
    1) tract adjoining Thomas McCRACKEN and Thomas SILLAMAN
    2) tract adjoining Hugh MCCRACKEN and John FULMER
    History: 1) 1765, John HOWEY made two applications for land: then survey made
    2) 1767, John HOWEY sold his rights to the tracts to Mary Ann HOWEY and Margaret HOWEY
    3) 1770, Mary Ann HOWEY and Margaret HOWEY sold their rights to Soloman WELSH by quit claim
    4) 11 April 1774, WELSH sold his rights to George SHERER (SHERRER) by quit claim
    5) SHERER died intestate: left children all over age 21 who sold rights to younger brother, John
    6) 6 July 1785, John MORRESON took out a new right to the tracts for 100 acres.
  68. [S558] Northampton County, PA Deed Book: Book H3, p. 155. From Edward J. Howey research.
  69. [S361] Howey Families of North America, p. 76. Deed Poll Robert Hannah to John Howy 16 March 1767, recorded 8 June 1798. Original source cited as Northampton Co. Deed Book E2, p. 215.
  70. [S217] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Land Records, Deed book 23, page 165 dated January 16, 1787 - Tinicum.
    John Howey, wheelwright, Tinicum, William Wear, Robert Patterson, James Patterson, to Presbyterian Congregation at Tinicum, land originally purchased 16 Jan 1762 , sold 13 April 1767, recorded 16 Jan 1787.
    "Members of the Protestant Congregation of the Township of Tinicum…adjacent of the Denomination of Presbyterians according to the Professed Doctrence(?) Worship Government and discipline of the Church of Scotland…."
    One of the representatives of the congregation in John McKee.
  71. [S217] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Land Records, Deed book 23, page 165 dated January 16, 1787 - Tinicum.
    John Howey, wheelwright, Tinicum, William Wear, Robert Patterson, James Patterson, to Presbyterian Congregation at Tinicum, land originally purchased 16 Jan 1762 , sold 13 April 1767, recorded 16 Jan 1787.
    "Members of the Protestant Congregation of the Township of Tinicum…adjacent of the Denomination of Presbyterians according to the Professed Doctrence(?) Worship Government and discipline of the Church of Scotland…."
    One of the representatives of the congregation in John McKee.
    ***RTH - Recall that John McKee of Oxford Sussex, mentioned Trusty friend Abraham Howey and John Howey in his 1772
    Also mentioned are Robert Kennedy, James Blair, Robert Smith, James McGlaughton, James Baily, Nicholas Patterson, Alexander McCammon.
  72. [S361] Howey Families of North America, p. 77. Deed Poll John Howe to Abner Overfield 12 June 1770, recorded 8 June 1798. Original source cited as Northampton Co. Deed Book E2, p. 216.
  73. [S138] Unknown author, Pennsylvania Archives, Series III, Vol. 19, p.68. Paid 1772 proprietary tax. Amount of tax 1.6.8 (pounds.shillings.pence).
  74. [S160] Unknown author, Will of John McKee of Oxford, Sussex Co., 16 Sep 1772, proved 25 Mar 1773, Lib. 14, p. 244.
  75. [S168] Oxford Sussex 1773 Tax List.
  76. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), July 7, 1773. Custom House, Philadelphia. Outbound Schooner Hannah, J. Howey, Liverpool.
  77. [S38] Individual contact, e-mail from Val Caulfield 8 May 2003. In the newsletter of the Gen Society of Salem County Ruth Hall Brooks has abstracted from the PA Magazine of History and Biography, "Ship Registers of the Port of Philadelphia, 1726-1775" pulling only ships built or otherwise belonging to NJ. Included is:
    1773, July 8 p. 474 Sloop Peggy, Master John Howey, John Roberts of Liverpool and Joseph Wharton, Junr., owners, built in Province of New Jersey, 40 tons.

    What hit me this time was Wharton. He shows up with another one ...the Sloop Montego Packet register Oct. 15, 1774. David Loggan is master. Niel Malcolm, William Neate both of London and Joseph Wharton Jr are owners, She was just 16 tons and built in Cape May.
  78. [S134] Unknown author, The Pennsylvania Gazette (via Accessible Archives http://204.170.102.11/cgi-bin/accessible/verify.pl), July 14, 1773. Custom House, Philadelphia. Cleared Schooner Hannah, J. Howey, Liverpool.
  79. [S38] Individual contact, Bill Butz (e-mail address) 11/1997
    He say he got info from:
    Virginia Brown
    1614 Riverside Drive
    Trenton, NJ
    Says source is a will of Abraham Howey. drawn 2 Sep 1773.
  80. [S158] Unknown author, Will of Abraham Howey, Lib. 20, p. 292. Will 262S, Will of Abraham Howey (Hovey/Hooey) of Oxford, Sussex Co., 2 Sept. 1773. Grandson, Abraham Howey, the only son of my eldest son Isaac, five pounds when he reaches the age of 21. Son Abraham 5 pounds. My youngest children, Joseph, Jesse, Mary (now Mary Butts), and Elizabeth Howey, all real estate (about 500 acres). Joseph's present wife, Lydia McConnell (now Lydia Howey) to have no dowry in his share. Wife, Elizabeth, household goods. Grandson Abraham Howey 5 pounds. Executors- wife Elizabeth and John Axford. Witnesses - Stephen Jervis, John Howey, Tomezin Jervis, Daniel Jervis. Proved Aug. 31, 1778. 31 Aug. 1778 Adm'r Joseph Howey. Fellow bondsmen William Loder; both of Oxford, said. Co. The wife died before the proving of the will and the other Executor renounced. Inventory by William Loder and John Kinney 29 Aug. 1778 - value in pounds 584.9.6.
  81. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, Tax List, Delaware Twp, Northampton County. Courthouse Archives, Easton, PA.
  82. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, Notes to me 2 September 2007.
  83. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, Referenced in Mortgage Release, Samuel Danforth to Ebenezer Jaynes. Northampton Cy Deed Bk. D1, Pg 269, 270.
  84. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, 1780 Tax Assessment List, Northampton County Courthouse Archives, Easton, PA.
  85. [S390] Edward J. Howey research, 1781 Tax Assessment List, Northampton County Archives, Court House, Easton, PA.
  86. [S217] Unknown author, Bucks Co. Land Records, Samuel Howey from John Howey, Deed book 25, page 195. October 22, 1789 - Tinicum.
  87. [S38] Individual contact, E-mail 7 Jun 2007 from Ed Howey forwarding an e-mail he received from Marijane Meckling on 23 May 2007. Marijane state she locate the deed in Bucks County Courthouse.

    Deed Poll, 10 May 1791, doe 150 pounds" ; Grantor: John MORRESON, Lower Mt. Bethel Township, weaver; Grantee: David AYERS, Lower Mt. Bethel Township; Property: 2 tracts, about 100 acres total.
  88. [S219] Unknown author, The New York Genealogical and Biographical RecordThe New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume XL, 1909, p.197.

John Howey1

M, b. circa 11 August 1745, d. before 1756
Last Edited20 Apr 2008
Marriage*John Howey married an unknown person.2  
Christening1745He was christened in 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church, Walpack, New Jersey.3,2 
Birth1745He was born in 1745 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania.2 
Birth*circa 11 August 1745He was born circa 11 August 1745 at Walpack, Sussex Co., New Jersey.1 
Baptism11 August 1745He was baptized on 11 August 1745 at Walpack Congregation, Walpack, Sussex Co., New Jersey.4 
Baptism11 August 1745He was baptized on 11 August 1745 at Walpack, New Jersey.2 
He was the son of John Howey and Margriet Mollhallon.1 
Death*before 1756John Howey died before 1756 at Smithfield or Tinicum, Pennsylvania.2 
ResidenceHe lived.2 
Note*Did this son John die young, hence a second child named John born in Bucks Co.? Or, are the John Houwy of Walpack, Sussex, and Tinicum, Bucks different people? 
NoteDeath date for this John is based on:
- No record of him in in PA after baptism.
- His father, John of Smithfield, again gave name John to son of second marriage in 1757.2 
Name Variation John Howey was also known as John Howey.2 

Citations

  1. [S219] Unknown author, The New York Genealogical and Biographical RecordThe New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume XL, 1909, p.197.
  2. [S546] Edward J. Howey, 20 Apr 2008.
  3. [S506] Collections of the New York Gen. and Bio. Society, 1913, Vol. V, Pg 4.
  4. [S219] Unknown author, The New York Genealogical and Biographical RecordThe New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume XL, 1909, p.197, Church Register of the Walpack Congregation . Aug. 11, 1745 John, child of John Houwy and Margriet M'Hollen baptised. Witnesses John Keally, Ellonar Mollhallon.

John Howey1

M, b. 27 September 1788
Last Edited20 Apr 2008
Birth1786John Howey was born in 1786 at Oxford, New Jersey.2 
Birth*27 September 1788He was born on 27 September 1788 at Oxford, Sussex County, New Jersey.1 
He was the son of Jacob Howey and Sarah Dobson.1 
Baptism25 June 1789John Howey was baptized on 25 June 1789 at Oxford, Sussex County, New Jersey.1 
Marriage*24 December 1826He married Elizabeth Frances on 24 December 1826 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.3 

Citations

  1. [S222] Walter Scott Lee, Gen. of Lee & France Families, p. A20, THE HOWEY FAMILY. June 8th, 1791. An Account of Family Concerns. JACOB HOWEY. "The above record was found among the keepsakes of Jane Ann Bebout Lee by her son Richard Henry Lee after her death, February 16, 1916." John Howey was born, Saturday, September 27th, 1788, at half after two in the morning in Oxford. Baptized by Mr. Dunham, Thursday June 25th, 1789, at home.
  2. [S546] Edward J. Howey, 20 Apr 2008.
  3. [S222] Walter Scott Lee, Gen. of Lee & France Families, p. A20, THE HOWEY FAMILY. June 8th, 1791. An Account of Family Concerns. JACOB HOWEY. "The above record was found among the keepsakes of Jane Ann Bebout Lee by her son Richard Henry Lee after her death, February 16, 1916." John Howey was married to Elizabeth Frances, Dec. 24th, 1826, in Pittsburgh by Rev. Mr. Hunt.

John Howey1

M, b. 1788
Last Edited30 Jun 2005
Birth*1788John Howey was born in 1788 at Sussex Co., New Jersey.1 
He was the son of Robert Howey and Jane Mandeville().1 

Citations

  1. [S364] Opal Howey, "Opal Howey Family History."

John Howey

M, b. circa 1754, d. 1 August 1826
Last Edited19 Jul 2013
ChartsDescendants of Robert Howey
Birth*circa 1754John Howey was born circa 1754; birth order assumed from order children are listed in Quaker meeting record and in Robert's will.1 
He was the son of Robert Howey and Mary Troth (Trough)
Marriage*circa 1788John Howey married Hannah Heulings circa 1788.2 
Death*1 August 1826John Howey died on 1 August 1826 at Swedesboro, Gloucester Co., New Jersey; at home, age 72.1 
Death12 August 1826He died on 12 August 1826.3,4 
Burialbetween 12 August 1826 and 22 August 1826He was buried between 12 August 1826 and 22 August 1826 at Woodstown Friends Burial Ground, Woodstown Boro., Salem Co., New Jersey.4,3 
Probate*2 September 1826His estate was probated on 2 September 1826 at Woolwich Township, Gloucester Co., New Jersey. 
Name Variation John Howey was also known as John Howey. 
(Witness) Quaker Mtg10 February 1774Robert Howey was a witness to; Friends from preparative meeting at Evesham reported that Robert Howe & wife (not named) requested that themselves and children, to witt, William, John, Joshua, Isaac, Robert, Mary, and Deborah might be taken into membership. Therefore Thos. Wilkins and Rowland Owen are appointed to visit them and enquire into their motives for their request & report to next meeting.5 
(Witness) Marriage10 April 1782John Howey witnessed the marriage of Paul Troth and Mary Hillman on 10 April 1782 at Evesham Monthly Meeting, Evesham Twp., Burlington Co., New Jersey.6,7 
Quaker Mtg11 July 1788John Howey was listed in the Meeting Minutes of Upper Evesham Monthly Meeting, Burlington Co., New Jersey dated 11 July 1788. The minutes note disowned for married out of unity.8 
Residence1789He lived in 1789; Woolwich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ.9 
(Witness) Property25 July 1791He was mentioned as having adjoining land to Aaron Lippincott in the Highway Surveyors minutes.10 
(Witness) Will15 March 1792John Howey is mentioned as his son and an executor in the will of Robert Howey on 15 March 1792 at Chester, Burlington Co., New Jersey; Robert Howey of Chester, Burlington Co., New Jersey. Wife Mary 80 pounds and 1 cow. Sons William and John to build her a room for her use. William, the 180 acre plantation on which he dwells. Son John, 200 acre plantation where he dwells. Son Joshua, 120 acres and a horse. Son Isaac 25 acres and 2 pounds and 10. Son Robert, 25 acres and 2 pounds and 10. Daughter, Mary, the wife of William Mulford, 75 pounds, and Deborah (no husband mentioned) 75 pounds. Bequest to Piles-grove Meeting, 10 pounds. William and John Howey, executors. 15 March 1792. Signed by Robert Howey. Witnesses Joseph Newton, Sarah Matlack, Wm. Roberts.
Will proven 9 April 1793 and signed and affirmed by Wm. Roberts and John Howey at Woodbury, Gloucester Co.11,12,13 
(Witness) Probate9 April 1793John Howey witnessed the probate of the estate of Robert Howey on 9 April 1793 at Woodbury, Gloucester Co., New Jersey; William and John Howey are both mentioned in the probate as "being of the people called Quakers".11 
Quaker Mtg10 October 1794John Howey was listed in the Meeting Minutes of Upper Evesham Monthly Meeting, Burlington Co., New Jersey dated 10 October 1794. The minutes note granted certificate to Piles Grove MM.8 
Quaker MtgDecember 1794He was listed in the Meeting Minutes of Pilesgrove Friends Meeting, Pilesgrove Twp., Salem Co., New Jersey dated December 1794. The minutes note produced a certificate dated 10 Oct. 1794 from Evesham Monthly Meeting.14 
(Witness) Adoption5 October 1799He witnessed the adoption of James Lippincott on 5 October 1799 at Woolwich Twp, Gloucester Co., New Jersey; unsure of the John Howey involved. Seems more likely the John married to Martha Coles Lippincott.15 
Property2 October 1807James Angello sold property in 7 acres more or less on Oldman's Creek, Woolwich Twp., Gloucester Co., New Jersey to John Howey on 2 October 1807.16 
Property4 April 1808Isaac Howey sold property in 63 acres two roods 63 perches on road from Swedesboro to Oldman's Creek, Woolwich Twp., Gloucester Co., New Jersey to John Howey on 4 April 1808; Davis was the administrator of the estate of Isaac Howey. There was a contract between Isaac Howey and John Howey to sell the property at the time of Isaac's death. John sought relief from the New Jersey state legislature to authorize Davis to fulfill the contract. An Act of the Legislature dated 12 Nov 1807 authorized the sale. The property was 63 acres 2 roods 16 perches on the road from Swedesboro to Oldman's Creek situate in Woolwich, Gloucester Co. Sale was completed on 4 Apr 1808 for one dollar. A further sum of $250 was paid. Part of the land was that sold by Issac Richman, wife Rachel and William Mulford on 13 Sep. 1806. Sale recorded 11 April 1808. Deed also mentions children and heirs at law of Issac Howey deceased. They are Mary Howey, Benjamin Howey, Rebecca Howey, Isaac Howey, Ann Howey, Hope Howey and Martha Howey.17 
Property4 April 1808Abigail Matlack sold property in 63 acres two roods 16 perches on road from Swedesboro to Oldman's Creek, Woolwich Twp., Gloucester Co., New Jersey to John Howey on 4 April 1808; Abigail Howey, relict of Issac, releases dower rights and quit claim to land in Woolwich. Davis Davis, adm. of Isaac's estate then transfers the land to John Howey.18 
Will2 May 1825He left a will on 2 May 1825.19,20 
Name Variation1 August 1826 As of 1 August 1826, John Howey was also known as John Howey Sr.1 
Residence*He lived at near Swedesboro, New Jersey.21 

Census Data

DateLocationDetail
1793Woolwich Twp., New JerseyJohn Howey appeared on the census of 1793 in the household of William Howey at Woolwich Twp., New Jersey.22

Family

Hannah Heulings b. circa 1768, d. 5 January 1833
Marriage*circa 1788John Howey married Hannah Heulings circa 1788.2 
Children 1.Jacob Howey+ b. 3 Dec 1790, d. 7 Mar 1857
 2.Joseph Hewlins Howey b. c 1795
 3.Sarah Howey b. c 1795
 4.John H. Howey b. c 1795, d. 21 Feb 1849
 5.Mary Howey b. c 1795
 6.Hannah Howey b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S235] Unknown author, Gloucester County Historical Society Web site marriage records database, File Number: #32456 Person : Sr. John Howey Address :
    Death Date : 8/1/1826 Age: 72 years Survivors: Undertaker: Undertaker Location: Location of Death : Swedesboro, NJ Cemetery : Cemetery Location : Source : Woodbury Village Herald Source date : 8/9/1826 Notes : Died at his home.
  2. [S34] Unknown author, Salem County (NJ) Marriages.
  3. [S87] Unknown author, Howey file - GCHS.
  4. [S89] Unknown author, Gravestone.
  5. [S91] Unknown author, Evesham MM Minutes, Microfilm rolls MR-Ph 158 and MR-Ph 161, page 283. Friends from preparative meeting at Evehsam reported that Robert Howe & wife (not named) requested that themselves and children, to witt, William, John, Joshua, Isaac, Robert, Mary, and Deborah might be taken into membership. Therefore Thos. Wilkins and Rowland Owen are appointed to visit them and enquire into their motives for their request & report to next meeting.
  6. [S91] Unknown author, Evesham MM Minutes, 10 4th month 1782. Paul Troth, son of William and Esther, married Mary Hillman, daughter of James Hillman decd. and Mary. All are of Evesham. Witnesses include John Howey and William Howey.
  7. [S300] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington Co, NJ, Vol 1-3, p 167.
  8. [S91] Unknown author, Evesham MM Minutes.
  9. [S67] Unknown subject, Pre -1790 Tax Lists, CD#136, John is listed on Woolwich Twp., Gloucester Co., Tax rolls of 1789 (JU-AU).
  10. [S260] Unknown author, Gloucester County Road Books, Road Book A of the County of Gloucester, p. 138, 25 Jul 1791 . Surveyors approve an application made by Aaron Lippincott to have a private road built that passes through the property of late Henry Richman, John Howey, and Amariah Ballenger.
  11. [S194] Will of Robert Howey, Chester Gloucester Co. Wills, Book 33, page 90 (microfilm #1858H): Robert Howey of Chester, Burlington Co, New Jersey. Wife Mary, Sons, William, John, Joshua, Isaac, Robert, daughter, Mary, the wife of William Mulford, and Deborah (no husband mentioned). Bequest to Piles-grove Meeting. William and John Howey, executors. 15 March 1792. Signed by Robert Howey. Witnesses Joseph Newton, Sarah Matlack, Wm. Roberts.
    Will proven 9 April 1793 and signed and affirmed by Wm. Roberts and John Howey at Woodbury, Gloucester Co.
  12. [S181] Gloucester Co NJ Deeds on microfilm: Gloucester County Historical Society microfilm, NJ Deeds, Gloucester County, deed G137.

    Indenture 24th day of Mar 1803 between Isaac Howey, Township of Woolwich, County of Gloucester and State of New Jersey carpenter and Abigail his wife of the one part and William Mulford of the same place, yeoman, of the other part. Whereas Robert Howey Sen. late of the county aforesaid deceased, by his last Will and Testament in writing bearing date the 15th day of March Anno Domini 1792 did therein among other things give and devise unto his two sons Isaac Howey and Robert Howey twenty five acres of Land and premise unto each of their Heirs and Assigns - And Whereas Robert Howey Jun. And Naomi his wife by one deed of Indenture date the third day of September A. Dom. 1797 did therein grant and convey unto Isaac Howey aforesaid his Heirs and assigns in fee simple, all the before mentioned twenty five acres of land and premises left unto him by his Father aforesaid being situated in the Township of Woolwich and County and State aforesaid. Adjoining unto the Southwesterly side of said Isaac Howeys other twenty five acres reference being had to said recited will and deed may more fully appease(?). Now this Indenture witnesseth that the said Isaac Howey and Abigail his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of One thousand pounds current specie Money of the State aforesaid to him the said Isaac Howey in hand well and truly paid by the said William Mulford at or before the ensealing and delivery hereof…..convey to William Mulford and to his heirs and assigns forever All them two described tracts of Land and premises containing Fifty Acres in them both the out lines…..Beginning at the stone corner to William Holmes Land…..to a stone corner of John Howeys Land….to a corner of James Webb Lot at the Head of his Mill pond. Signed and sealed Isaac Howey and Abigail Howey. Sealed and delivered in the presence of Samuel L. James, Nathan Bassett. Sworn by Isaac and Abigail on 26 Mar 1803 in Salem County before James James, one of the Judges of the Inferior Court of Common Pleas in and of the County of Salem. Received July 29 1803.
  13. [S162] Unknown author, Web Page, http://www.archive.org/stream/documentsrelatin37newj/…
    Documents relating to the colonial, revolutionary and post-revolutionary history of the State of New Jersey (1880)
    Author: New Jersey Historical Society
    Volume: V.37
    Publisher: Newark, N.J. :
    1792, Mar. 15. Howey, Robert, of Chester, Burlington Co.; will
    of. Wife, Mary, £80 and 1 cow; also sufficient furniture for a room
    which sons, William and John, are to build for her use, and to pay
    her £3 each, while my widow; should she live to an advanced age,
    sons, Joshua, Isaac and Robert, each to pay her £2 yearly. Son,
    William, plantation of 180 acres whereon he dwells. Son, John,
    plantation of 200 acres whereon he dwells, (per survey June 6,
    1790). Son, Joshua, 130 acres, (per above survey) also a riding
    horse. Son, Isaac, 25 acres, (per survey); also £2:10. Son, Robert,
    25 acres, (per survey); also £2:10. Daughter, Mary, (wife of
    William Mulford), £75. Daughter, Deborah Howey, £85. To
    Overseers of Pilesgrove Meeting, £10. Residue, divided between
    surviving children. Executors — sons, William and John Howey.
    Witnesses — Joseph Newton, Sarah Matlack and William Roberts.
    Proved Apr. 9, 1793, at Woodbury, Gloucester Co.

    Lib. 33, p. 90; File 1858H.
  14. [S73] Unknown author, Early Church Rec. of Salem Co.
  15. [S76] Unknown author, Salem County Wills, 2431Q, Book 38, p.415. Isaac Howey signs paper with John Howey assuming guardianship of James Lippincott, son of late Joshua Lippincott of Salem Co.

    2432Q, Book 38, p. 414. Isaac and William Howey assume guardianship of Joseph Lippincott, son of late Joshua Lippincott of Salem Co.
  16. [S181] Gloucester Co NJ Deeds on microfilm: Book L, number 130. 2 Oct 1807. Recorded 26 October 1807. James Angello and wife Mary of Woolwich, Gloucester Co. to John Howey and Hannah his wife. 7 acres more or less, on Oldman's Creek.
  17. [S181] Gloucester Co NJ Deeds on microfilm: Book L, number 400.
  18. [S181] Gloucester Co NJ Deeds on microfilm: Book L, number 402. Abigail Howey, relict of Issac, releases dower rights and quit claim to land in Woolwich. Adjoins land of William Mulford. Recorded 11 Apr 1808.
  19. [S63] Unknown author, Gloucester County Certificates, Gloucester Co. Wills microfilm 3708H. Copy in my collection.
  20. [S109] Will of John Howey, Will proven 2 Sep. 1826, signed 2 May 1825. Woolwich Twp., Gloucester Co., NJ. Witnessed by John Lippincott, Benj. H. Lippincott, and John Bender.
    The will uses the name HOWE. The will mentions "wife Hannah Howe, .. my two sons John and Jacob Howe, .. my daughter Hannah Somers, .. my daughter Sarah Craghead,... my daughter Mary Howe." Executors are John and Jacob. Proving of will uses the names Jacob and John H. HOWEY.
  21. [S412] The Quaker Ogdens in America, page 99.
  22. [S38] Individual contact, E-mail dated 12/29/2002 from e-mail address (Anne)
    (3.) Military Census of 1793/94 ~ Gloucester, Camden and Atlantic Counties,
    New Jersey

    New Jersey Legislature, on 30 NOV 1792, passed a new militia law. Under this
    act all men between the ages of 18 and 45 years who were able bodied could
    either enroll in the county militia or pay an annual tax of three dollars.
    However, exempt from these were all government officials, postal officials,
    mail stage and mail ferry drivers, mariners and ministers of the Gospel.

    Woolwich Township ENROLLMENTS ~ 1793
    Samuel FLANIGAN, Commissioner appointed William ZANE, Deputy Commissioner to
    enroll said township of all persons professing to bear arms:

    John PIERSON ~ John VANEMAN ~ Josiah BRANSON ~ Joseph GUEST ~ Joseph
    BLACKWOOD, Esq. ~ Henry LOWDERBACK [Jr. and Sr.] ~ Daniel MAHON ~ Daniel
    ADAMS ~ Joseph and James AVIS ~ Peter HENDRIXON [HENDRICKSON] ~ William
    DAVENPORT ~ Joseph COLLINGS [COLLINS] ~ Hugh CALWELL [CALDWELL] ~ Jacob WOOLF
    ~ William EASTLACK ~ Jethro LIPPINCOTT ~ John WOOD

    Thomas SHUTE ~ John and Jacob MILLER ~ James STRATTON, Esq. ~ James
    McCAFFERTY ~ James TOMES [TOMS~?] ~ Samuel CHESTER ~ Adam MEDARY ~ Jeremiah
    FRANKLING [FRANKLIN] ~ John MATTS ~ Philip VIGUERS ~ William HULINGS ~ George
    ROSS ~ Nathan PINYARD ~ Felix HALD ~ Andrew URION ~ Peter DUFFEL ~ Gideon
    DENNY ~ John PISANT ~ Jacob PEEPER ~ Frederick LUTS [LUTTS]

    William TAYLOR ~ William McDONEL [McDANIEL ~ DANIELS] ~ John SCULL ~ Thomas
    EASTLACK ~ John MULLICA ~ Isaac FOSTER ~ James PICKIN ~ John STREKER ~ John
    FRIEND ~ Samuel THOMAS ~ Jacob HORNER ~ Matthew GILL ~ Peter RAMBO ~ Samuel
    DENNY ~ William SCOTT ~ Patrick POOR ~ Charles DOKERTY [DAUGHTY ~ DAUGHERTY]
    ~ William MITCHEL [MITCHELL] ~ James CODD ~

    Joseph JAMES ~ Oky and James ANGELOW ~ Samuel PICKIN ~ William VanLEER ~ John
    HULINGS ~ Zarius and John AVIS ~ Alexander MURRAY ~ William FORGY [FOGERY~?]
    ~ William CAVANOX ~ Asa and Abraham MATSON ~ Aron [Aaron] R. SMITH ~ Jester,
    Ezekiel, and John LOCK [LOCKE] ~ Joseph HARKER ~ John RUDROW ~ Jacob BRYANT ~
    George STROBE ~ Joseph MARTIN ~ James PLUMLEY

    Robert ALLISON ~ John CAMPBELL ~ Daniel VANNEMAN ~ Jonas STEELMAN ~ Ruben
    KEEN ~ William and Henry ZANE ~ John HOOPY ~ David HENDRICKSON ~ Juster
    DRAGSTREAM ~ Miceal [Michael~?] ROW [ROWE] ~ Jonathan RUSSELL ~ Patrick
    MORRISON ~ John WILKINS ~ Samuel WIGHT, Jr. ~ David HENRY [or Henry DAVID~?]
    ~ Abner BATTEN ~ William KEY [KAY~?] ~ William FINLEY

    Thomas, Uriah, and Nathan DERICKSON ~ John WIGHT ~ Jacob and William ARCHAR
    [ARCHER] ~ Abraham and James ADDAMS [ADAMS] ~ Benjamin BRYANT ~ William and
    Andrew JONES ~ John SEAD [SEED~?] ~ Daniel HARPER ~ Nathan ROBERTS ~ Elijah
    RILEY ~ Peter HALTON ~ Isaac DERMENT [DERMONT] ~ Ananias KEEN ~ Jacob and
    Henry PULLINGER ~ Thomas HUMPHRIES ~ Noah PENROSE

    William JAMES ~ Thomas KEY [KAY] ~ Thomas FLICK ~ William MATSON [MASTON~?] ~
    Joseph CONERAY [CONNERY] ~ David ANGELOW ~ John SWIFT ~ Jesse GOLDSMITH ~
    Aquilla BARBER ~ William DENNY ~ Alexander BRYANT ~ Richard BOROUGH
    [BURROUGHS] ~ Abner and Moses BATTEN ~ Jonathan ANBESTER [?] ~ Andrew
    HENDRICKSON ~ James SUTTEN [SUTTON] ~ Abner KILLE

    Zephaniah and Jones WEEKS ~ Samuel WATSON ~ Stephen KENARD [KENNARD ~ KINNARD] ~ Benjamin BALLINGER ~ Isaac SHARP ~ Samuel FISLOW ~ Zacariah JORDON
    ~ Reuben GARRISON ~ Joseph and Jesse SMITH ~ Azariah GUIN [GUNN] ~ Wade and
    Moses MULFORD ~ Joseph MICKSANER ~ Philip MONEY ~ Samuel BRAMIN ~ David WOOLF
    ~ Hugh COLHOON [CALHOON ~ CALHOUN] ~ John SILL

    William RUNNELS [REYNOLDS] ~ Andrew PENTEN ~ Isaac HORNER ~ George KATTS ~
    Peter PULLINGER ~ Nicolas JUSTIS ~ Joseph EASTLACK ~ Michel ROSS ~ John
    EDWARD [or Edward JOHN] ~ Abraham BOYS ~ John HARKER ~ Benjamin RAMBOW, Jr. ~
    Isaac PINYARD ~ Jesse WARD ~ John WARE ~ William COULTER, William SHUTE
    [times 2] ~ Jacob MADERA, Jr. ~ Robert TURNER

    Samuel PIERCE ~ John and James MULACA [MULLACA] ~ Peter LOGAN ~ John
    HAMBLETON [HAMILTON] ~ William KAHALY ~ George BRITTEN ~ Benjamin MILLER ~
    Samuel EASTLACK ~ Marten KATT ~ John CAHILL ~ Thomas ORAM [OREM] ~ Jacob CANM
    [?] ~ Joseph COWGILL ~ George HUGHES ~ Isaac THOMSON ~ Stogel NISEN [NISSEN]
    ~ Charles STEWART [STEWARD] ~ John WEST

    William STRIMPLE ~ Leonard WELDEY ~ John ELKATERS ~ Charles GOLDSMITH ~
    Richard MAREDATH [MEREDITH] ~ George BUTCHER ~ Michael HULINGS ~ John FETTERS
    ~ John BOZORTH ~ George TAYLOR ~ Benjamin WILSKER ~ Jacob SURREY [SURRY] ~
    Unknown BELL ~ John SHARP ~ Thomas and Joseph HEPPARD [HEBBARD~?] ~ Thomas
    SNAG ~ James HINCHMAN ~ George WISER

    John REED [READE] ~ Thomas HARRES [HARRIS] ~ Robert ZANE ~ John ABORN ~ John
    AVIS [shoemaker] ~ Jacob KIRE ~ John STRONG ~ Samuel WATSON ~ Joseph BATTEN ~
    John and Thomas DENNY ~ Joseph ROBERTS ~ William DOLBOW ~ John ADDAMS [ADAMS]
    ~ Henry and John MADERA ~ William SPARKS ~ Jacob MATSION [MATSON ~ MASTON] ~
    Zebulon LOCK [LOCKE] ~ Joseph TALMAN ~

    Samuel LORD ~ Francis TURNER ~ Charles BAILEY ~ Isaac HARRIS ~ Amanuel
    [Emanuel] STRATTEN [STRATTON] ~ Francis BATTEN ~ Levy [Levi] CAMPBELL ~
    Lemuel HOWELL ~ William MORRIS ~ Frederick SHEPPARD ~ Jonathan HOWGATE, Jr. ~
    George BRIGHT ~ Marten [Martin] WOOLHELLEN ~ Justis HALTON ~ Lucas ALLEN ~
    Gabriel HENDRICKSON ~ Charles BRIGHT ~ Robert NEWIL [NEWELL]

    David DAILEY [BAILEY~?] ~ Elias KAIN [CAIN] ~ William ALLEN ~ Thomas FEY ~
    Archy NOBLE ~ Tonkins DUTCHMAN ~ Joseph BOYLE ~ Jacob FEATHERIN ~ Samuel
    WOODEN [?] ~ Elisha STRANG ~ Elias THOMAS ~ Philip and Samuel HOWGATE ~ Amos
    PETERSON ~ Joseph WILSON ~ John CLARK ~ Robert THOMPSON ~ Relphs PORCH ~ John
    SMITH ~ Richard BURCH ~ James WHITEHEAD ~ John KIRBEY



    Solomon VIKERS [VICKERS ~ VICKERY] ~ Jeremiah MASON ~ Isaac, John, and Daniel
    [Mc]CARTY ~ Restore GASKIL [GASKILL] ~ John STANSBERY ~ Jesse BAILEY ~ Thomas
    CHEESMAN ~ Jonathan RYLEY [RILEY]




    Woolwich Township EXEMPTS:

    Abel NICHOLSON ~ Isaac SAUNDERS [SANDERS] ~ Job GIBBS ~ Annanias and Peter
    LORD ~ Simeon and Joseph ZANE ~ Ner ALLON [ALLEN] ~ Matthew and Enoch ALLEN ~
    John TEST ~ Joseph GIBSON ~ Benjamin CLIFFON [CLIFTON] ~ James CONNOR ~
    Thomas HARRIS ~ Jacob GREEN ~ Thomas [Mc] CARTY ~ Isaac HOFMAN [HOFFMAN] ~
    Francis BOGGS ~ Joseph IREDAL [IREDELL] ~ Ebenezer ADAMS

    John JACKSON ~ John WOODOTH [?] ~ Nathan GARRISON ~ David HARKER ~ William
    and Isaac MATTS ~ Jacob FETTERS ~ Amoriah BALLINGER ~ Daniel ENGLAND ~ John
    GROFF ~ Isaac PINE ~ William COX ~ Mallaca and George HORNER ~ Jacob RIDGAWAY
    ~ John STETSER ~ William and Job CASSADAY ~ Benjamin, William, Aaron, and
    James LIPPINCOTT ~ Josiah HOLDERAFT ~ Job and Pierce KILLE ~

    Samuel WIGHT ~ Stephen and William BECKET ~ Samuel COOPER ~ Benjamin FORD ~
    Samuel, Reuben, Isaac and William ADDAMS [ADAMS] ~ Jediah DAWSON ~ Samuel
    BLACKWOOD ~ John THOMAS ~ Henry MADERA ~ Barzilla HUTCHINSON ~ Barzilla ZANE
    ~ Pierson HARKER ~ James PANCOAST ~ Paul PRICKET ~ John LAIMAN ~ Joseph COOK
    ~ William GOSLING ~ Robert BOGGS ~ John COWMAN

    Jonathan BARBER ~ Jonathan MATSION ~ Andrew STRANG ~ Jasper LOCK[E] ~
    Lawrence COX ~ David NELSON ~ Michael ARNEL ~ Israel and Jonas HENDRICKSON ~
    William WOOD ~ William DICKISON ~ Jacob SHOULDERS ~ John STRANG [son of Gabriel] ~ Store CARTER ~ John KILLE ~ Isaac and Caleb HEWS [HUGHES] ~ James
    FLANNIGAN ~ William, John, and Isaac HOWEY [HARVEY] ~ William MULFORD ~

    Benjamin HERITAGE ~ William HAZELTON ~ Ebenezer WRIGHT ~ Josiah, Chalkley,
    and Benjamin MORE ~ Richard HOWTEN ~ Peter, Charles, and Jonas LOCK[E] ~
    Isarah KING ~ Samuel GROFF ~ Levy STRATTEN [STRATTON] ~ John HARRIS ~ Peter
    BECKET ~ John MONS ~ Phillip and Ebenezer FLICK ~ Aaron HEWS [HUGHES] ~
    George VanLEER, Jr. ~ Jediah DAWSON ~ James CASSADAY ~

    Jonathan FISHER ~ Gideon GIBSON ~ Ephraim GARNER ~ Joseph GROFF ~ William
    MATLOCK ~ Isaac RIGWAY [RIDGAWAY ~ RIDGWAY].

John Howey1

M, b. 1845, d. 1936
Last Edited19 Apr 2008
Marriage*John Howey married Eliza Hanna.1 
Birth*1845John Howey was born in 1845 at Lehman, Pike, Pennsylvania.2,1 
He was the son of Peter Howey and Martha Hanners (Hanna).1 
Death*1936John Howey died in 1936 at Lackawanna, Pennsylvania.1 
Note* A Civil War veteran he was inducted into Union Army on 5/9/1864 at Scranton. He was wounded at the battle for Atlanta on 8/15/1864, and discharged 8/12/1865. He served in Company G,77th Pennsylvani a Infantry Regiment. The record says he stood 5ft, 3in. and had brown hair and gray eyes

Information transcribed from DC NARA reords by MarijaneMeckling. March, 2005 JOHN HOWEY 77th Regiment, PA Inf CO.,G. John enlisted Jan 16, 1843 (?-born). He was 19 years old, 5’3” with brown hair, grey eyes with sandy complexion. John served under1st Lt Ed Morgan. He enrolled 9 May 1864 to serve for 3 years.He was discharged 7 July 1865 in Louisville, KY under provisions G.O. NO 27 Dept , KY 1865. John was wounded at th e Battle ofAtlanta.
1872 In behalf of his father, Peter, signed the Feb.Orphans' Court document distributing the residual estate of JohnHowey of Lehman.1 
Person-SourceHe was Person-Source; Person Source.3,4,5,6,1 
Residence*1850He lived in 1850 at Lehman, Pike, Pennsylvania.4,1 
Misc*1864He was See Notes in 1864 at Scranton, Pennsylvania.1 
Residence1900He lived in 1900 at Scott, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania.6,1 
Residence1910He lived in 1910 at Scott, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania.5,1 
Residence1920He lived in 1920 at Newton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania.3,1 

Family

Eliza Hanna
Marriage*He married Eliza Hanna.1 
Children 1.Claretta Howey1
 2.Gertie Howey1
 3.Nellie Howey1
 4.Sarah Howey1 b. 1892

Citations

  1. [S546] Edward J. Howey, 20 Apr 2008.
  2. [S516] 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S44] 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S517] 1850 Federal Census, Middle Smithfield, Monroe County PA.
  5. [S486] http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/1pa/xmisc/…
    Record of PA Mine accidents.
  6. [S485] 1900 United States Federal Census.

John Howey1

M, b. 1853
Last Edited12 Mar 2008
Birth*1853John Howey was born in 1853 at Lehman Twp, Pike, Pennsylvania.1 
He was the son of James Howey and Hannah Cortright.1 

Citations

  1. [S546] Edward J. Howey, 20 Apr 2008.

John A. Howey1

M
Last Edited15 Apr 2001
Will*31 January 1780John A. Howey left a will on 31 January 1780 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; John A. Howey, 31 January 1780, Administration #6, Bond:
Jacob Kline, brother-in-law and Executor of Philadelphia, Anthony Groff, Taylor of Philadelphia, Bartholmew Baker, Innkeeper of Philadelphia, Document in pieces.1 

Citations

  1. [S216] Unknown author, Philadelphia Wills and Estates, John A. Howey, 31 January 1780, Administration #6, Bond:
    Jacob Kline, brother-in-law and Executor of Philadelphia, Anthony Groff, Taylor of Philadelphia, Bartholmew Baker, Innkeeper of Philadelphia, Document in pieces.

John B. Howey

M
Last Edited14 Jun 1998
Residence*before June 1870John B. Howey lived before June 1870; Posey Co., IN.1 
ResidenceJune 1870He lived in June 1870; Curry Co, OR.1 

Citations

  1. [S25] Oregon GenWeb, online unknown url.