"Anne Eleanor Howard was the daughter of Captain Howard of Plymouth, England. The family of Howard in England is a prominent one, including Sir Thomas Howard, who commanded the Armada and who recommended that Philemon Hawkins' ancestor, Sir John Hawkins (rumored), get knighted after that victory."
"She moved from Virginia to North Carolina after the death of her husband, and married an (unknown) Irishman."
NOTE: Anyone who can identify him, please email me.Frost-3558 11:05, 12 February 2014 (EST)
NOTE 2 There's no evidence confirming that Philemon Hawkins was actually related to Sir John Hawkins.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eleanor by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Eleanor: