William Burr Howell

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for William Burr Howell

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This is William Burr Howell's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for William's genealogy below.

* William Burr Howell
William Burr Howell
22 Feb 1796 - 16 Mar 1863
Trenton, New Jersey

Brother of Sarah Bond (Howell) Agnew and Richard Lewis Howell

Husband of Margaret Lousia (Kempe) Howell

Father of Varina Banks (Howell) Davis, Becket Kempe Howell and Jefferson Davis Howell

Richard Bond Howell ancestors
25 Oct 1754 - 28 Apr 1802
Newark, New Castle, Delaware
Ebenezer Howell ancestors
abt 05 May 1727 - Nov 1787
Newark, DE
* Reynold Howell ancestors
abt 1682 - bef 1767
Wales, UK
* Howell Harry ancestors
abt 1660 - abt 25 May 1712
* [Howell g-g-grandmother?]
* Mary George ancestors
abt 1685 - abt 1764
Wales, UK
* [George g-g-grandfather?]
* [George g-g-grandmother?]
Sarah Bond ancestors
09 Feb 1730 - 30 Dec 1812
Cecil, MD
* Samuel Bond ancestors
01 Jan 1692 - 10 Apr 1783
Wynbunbury Parish (Bunbury), Cheshire, England
* Richard Bond ancestors
1659 - 1708
* Sarah Robinette more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1670 - abt 1734
* Ann Sharples ancestors
23 Jun 1708 - 22 Aug 1786
Ridley, Chester Co (now Delaware Co), Pennsylvania
* John Sharples more treemore tree ancestors
16 Nov 1666 - 09 Jul 1747
* Hannah Pennell more treemore tree ancestors
abt 23 Jul 1673 - abt 31 Oct 1721
Keziah Burr ancestors
19 Nov 1758 - 09 Aug 1835
Vincentown, Burlington Co., NJ
Joseph Burr ancestors
11 Feb 1726 - 20 Mar 1781
Burlington, Province of New Jersey
* John Burr ancestors
29 May 1691 - aft 1744
Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey
* Henry Burr ancestors
1664 - 11 Jun 1743
* Elizabeth Thredder Hudson more treemore tree ancestors
28 Feb 1669 - Oct 1742
* Keziah Wright ancestors
29 Mar 1691 - 12 Apr 1731
Oyster Bay, Queens, Long Island, Province of New York
* Job Wright more treemore tree ancestors
1636 - 13 Sep 1706
* Rachel Townsend more treemore tree ancestors
29 Jun 1639 - May 1696
Mary Mullen ancestors
abt 1736 - abt 1776
Northampton, Burlington, New Jersey
* Edward Mullen ancestors
abt 1702 - 1753
Centerton, Burlington Co., NJ
* [Mullen g-g-grandfather?]
* [Mullen g-g-grandmother?]
* Mary Stokes ancestors
abt 1711 - aft 1753
Burlington Co., NJ
* John B Stokes more treemore tree ancestors
1675 - abt 04 Sep 1749
* Elizabeth Green more tree ancestors
abt 1679 - 1751

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in William's family history.

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Ancestor List for William Howell ahnenlist
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.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of William along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand William's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom William gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for William's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited William's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
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 William's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

Dynamic Tree
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 family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
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 William 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.

Images of William photos
Here are photographs and source images for William. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

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 William. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Howell DNA Connections and HOWELL G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Trenton, New Jersey on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Natchez, Mississippi on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: New Orleans, Louisiana on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
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 William
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 William's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at https://www.WikiTree.com/wiki/Howell-2988 where Howell-2988 is William's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Howell-2988 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between William 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.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for William on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
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-2988/4 into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of William's family names. Many members share its URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Howell-2988/10 via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow William's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to William's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
William'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!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about William or have a Howell family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Howell surname index, etc. The white dot for William indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of William's DNA
If William'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 William'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 William's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit William's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in William and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to William.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding William's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about William
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about William and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just William's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
William'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 William. 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 William's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

E-Card for William
Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of William 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 private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing William'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 William'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.

If you have sourced information about William, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.