Richard Lewis Howell
23 May 1794 - 12 Nov 1847
Trenton, New Jersey
Husband of Rebecca Augusta (Stockton) Howell
Father of Andrew Allen Howell
Richard Bond Howell
25 Oct 1754 - 28 Apr 1802
Newark, New Castle, Delaware
abt 05 May 1727 - Nov 1787
abt 1682 - bef 1767
abt 1660 - abt 25 May 1712
abt 1685 - abt 1764
09 Feb 1730 - 30 Dec 1812
01 Jan 1692 - 10 Apr 1783
Wynbunbury Parish (Bunbury), Cheshire, England
1659 - 1708
abt 1670 - abt 1734
23 Jun 1708 - 22 Aug 1786
Ridley, Chester Co (now Delaware Co), Pennsylvania
16 Nov 1666 - 09 Jul 1747
abt 23 Jul 1673 - abt 31 Oct 1721
19 Nov 1758 - 09 Aug 1835
Vincentown, Burlington Co., NJ
11 Feb 1726 - 20 Mar 1781
Burlington, Province of New Jersey
29 May 1691 - aft 1744
Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey
1664 - 11 Jun 1743
Elizabeth Thredder Hudson
28 Feb 1669 - Oct 1742
29 Mar 1691 - 12 Apr 1731
Oyster Bay, Queens, Long Island, Province of New York
1636 - 13 Sep 1706
29 Jun 1639 - May 1696
abt 1736 - abt 1776
Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey
abt 1702 - 1753
Centerton, Burlington Co., NJ
abt 1711 - aft 1753
Burlington Co., NJ
John B Stokes
1675 - abt 04 Sep 1749
abt 1679 - 1751
Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Richard's family history.
Ancestor List for Richard Howell
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.
Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Richard along with their spouses.
DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Richard's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Richard gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Richard's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Richard's testable DNA.
DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Richard's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.
Family Group Sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.
Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Richard and Queen Victoria? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.
Index of Howells
This page shows all the Howells on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Richard. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Howell DNA Connections and HOWELL G2G.
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
Birth: Trenton, New Jersey on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
Marriage: Saint Marys Church Formerly Saint Anns Church, Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, US on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
Death: Philadelphia, PA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.
Profile of Richard
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see Richard's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at https://www.WikiTree.com/wiki/Howell-2981 where Howell-2981 is Richard's unique WikiTree ID.
Enter Howell-2981 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Richard and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.
Share Tree on Facebook
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Howell-2981/4 into your favorite social network.
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Richard's family names. Many members share its URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Howell-2981/10 via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.
Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Richard's family history.
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Richard's profile so far.
Edit Profile and Relationships
Richard's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Howell surname index, etc. The white dot for Richard indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.
Tests of Richard's DNA
If Richard's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Richard's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Richard's Trusted List.
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Richard's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Richard and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links next their names will show you their relationship to Richard.
Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Richard's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.
Comment on Profile Message Board
Richard's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Richard. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Richard's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.
E-Card for Richard
Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Richard or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.
Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Richard's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.
Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Richard's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.