Margaret (Kempe) Howell

Margaret Lousia (Kempe) Howell (1806 - 1867)

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Margaret Lousia Howell formerly Kempe
Born in Graham Park, Prince William Co. VAmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Natchez, Mississippimap
Descendants descendants
Died in Montreal, Quebec, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jul 2014
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Biography

Margaret Louisa Kempe Howell was the mother of Varina Howell Davis. She married William Burr Howell in Natchez in 1823, and they had settled at The Briars by the end of the decade. She helped care for the older Davis children in Canada while Jefferson Davis was imprisoned after the war.

Margret was born in 1806. Margret Howell ... She passed away in 1867. [1]

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  1. First-hand information as remembered by Berry Henderson, Monday, June 30, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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