William was born in 1736. He was the son of Allen Howard and Elizabeth Sewell. He passed away in 1815.
According to Willis (below): "William Howard, the remaining son of Allen Howard, probably lived on the estate in Albemarle County. He was born March 13, 1736, and died March 22, 1815, in his 80th year.
"His wife's name was Jane. She died June 9, 1817."
Tyler, Lyon Gardner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1915) Vol. 1, p. 261 "Howard, Allen" lists William as a son.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with William: