Descendants of Robert Franklin Howell - Aug 2 2000
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Following is a condensed listing of Howell Family members with Liberty Chapel
connection. List does not denote all the descendants of Robert F.  Howell.

Special credit is directed to Mrs. Iva Lea Howell Elliot of Williana, who
has traced this family history back to the 1600's.

Parents of Robert Franklin Howell: Ralph Howell, Jr; b. 1813 Wayne Co, NC;
d. 1851 Hardeman Co, TN and Narcissis Brent; b. 1816 Wayne Co, NC; d.
2/18/1897 Hardeman Co, TN

Parents of Sarilda Frances Hooper: Jeremiah Hooper; b. 10/14/1812 Kentucky;
d. 10/03/1891 Hardeman Co, TN and Mary (Polly) Murley; b. 10/13/1828
Hardeman Co, TN; d. 8/15/1896 Hardeman Co, TN. Married 12/20/1846.

FIRST GENERATION

1.  Robert  Franklin Howell was born on Nov 18 1851 in Tenn.  He emigrated in
1908 to Winn Parish. He died on Nov 22 1927. He was buried in Liberty Chapel.
He was married to Sarilda Frances Hooper (daughter of Jeremiah Hooper and Mary
(Polly) Murley) on Jan 15 1882 in Tenn.  Sarilda Frances Hooper was born on
Aug 20 1861 in Tenn.  She died on Mar 19 1945. She was buried in Liberty Chapel
Robert  Franklin Howell and Sarilda Frances Hooper had the following children:
All children except last two were born in Tennessee.

   +2    i.    Julia  Margaret Howell.
   +3    ii.    Finley  Richard Howell.
   4    iii.    Winnie  Ann Howell died 1886 infant.
   +5    iv.    Eudia  May Howell.
   +6    v.    Iva  Pearl Howell.
   +7    vi.    Voila  Eudora Howell.
   +8    vii.    Grady  Frank Howell.
   +9    viii.    Birdie  F. Howell.
   +10    ix.    Robert  Neely Howell.- Liberty Chapel
   +11    x.    Mary  Alma Howell. - Liberty Chapel
   +12    xi.    Hunt  Lafayette  "Huey" Howell.
   +13    xii.    Florence  Gracie Howell.- Liberty Chapel
   14    xiii.    William  Barrett Howell was born on Jan 19 1904.
                       He died on Feb 22 1930 in Oklahoma  City. 
   +15    xiv.    Sadie  Ethel Howell. - Liberty Chapel
   +16    xv.    Burley  DeSoto Howell.
   +17    xvi.    Ponce  DeLeon Howell. - Liberty Chapel

SECOND GENERATION

2.  Julia  Margaret Howell was born on Nov 3 1882 in Bolivar, Tenn.  She died
on Feb 8 1969 in Georgetown, La.  She had 12 children.  She was buried in
Starks Cem - Grant Parish. Married to William  Ed Sweat on Jan 14 1900 in
Bolivar,  Tenn.  William  Ed Sweat was born on Aug 23 1881 in Selmer, Tenn.
He died on Sep 22 1964 in Georgetown, La.  He was buried in Starks  Cem-
Grant Parish.  Julia  Margaret Howell and William  Ed Sweat had the
following children:

   +18    i.    Ebie  Pearl Sweat.
   +19    ii.    Willis  Earl Sweat.
   +20    iii.    Odus  Franklin Sweat.
    21    iv.    William  Aubra Sweat.
   +22    v.    Noah  Leonard Sweat.
   +23    vi.    Jewel  Louisiana Sweat.
   +24    vii.    Ruthie  Mae Sweat.
   +25    viii.    Clem  Lea Sweat.
   +26    ix.    Francis  Lavelle Sweat.
   27    x.    Nancie  Artie Sweat.
   +28    xi.    Warren  Wallace Sweat.
   29    xii.    John  Walter Sweat.

3.  Finley  Richard Howell was born on Apr 12 1884 in Bolivar,  Tenn.
He died on Mar 19 1967 in Winn  Parish.  He was buried in Old Corinth Cem.
He was married to Rosie  Emmer Dawson (daughter of John  W. Dawson and
Alpha  G. Long) on Jul 26 1913 in Winnfield.  Rosie  Emmer Dawson was
born on Aug 24 1894.  She died on Dec 9 1959.  She was buried in Old
Corinth Cem - Winn Parish.  Finley  Richard Howell and Rosie  Emmer
Dawson had the following children:

   30    i.    Herron  Spurgon Howell.
      +31    ii.    Ovid Debs Howell.
   32    iii.    Verdell Howell.
   33    iv.    William Timothy Howell.
   34    v.    Joseph Richard Howell.

5.  Eudia  May Howell was born on May 7 1887 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  She died
on May 8 1910 in Rapides (Grant) area. 

6.  Iva  Pearl Howell was born on May 18 1889 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  She died
on Dec 25 1972 in Winnfield,   La.  She was buried in Melton  Cem.
She was married to William  Jefferson Melton (son of Elbert  Madison Melton
and Louisiana  Laurette  "Laura" Tyson) on Jan 3 1911 in Alexandria, La. 
William  Jefferson Melton was born on Apr 16 1881 in Packton area.  He died
on Sep 7 1957. He was buried in Melton  Cem.  Iva  Pearl Howell and William
Jefferson Melton had the following children:

   +35    i.    Woodrow  Wilson Melton.
   +36    ii.    Laura  Louise Melton.
   +37    iii.    William  Jackson Melton.
   +38    iv.    Mary  Maxine Melton.

7.  Voila  Eudora Howell was born on Dec 20 1890 in Bolivar, Tn.  She died
on Nov 20 1973 in Packton area. She was buried in Tyson  Cem. 
She was married to Ben  Elbert Melton (son of Elbert  Madison Melton and
Louisiana  Laurette  "Laura" Tyson) on Mar 22 1908 in Alexandria, La.
Ben  Elbert Melton was born on Jul 31 1889 in Packton area. He died on
Nov 16 1979 in Winnfield  Hospital.  He was buried in Tyson Cem.
Voila  Eudora Howell and Ben  Elbert Melton had the following children:

   39    i.    infant dau Melton.
   40    ii.    Elbert  F. Melton.
   +41    iii.    Woolford  K. Melton.
   +42    iv.    Charlotte  Corinne Melton.
   +43    v.    Nancy Belle Melton.
   +44    vi.    Fannie  Clyde Melton.
   +45    vii.    Phillip  Clayton Melton.
   +46    viii.    Lindley  Marion Melton - buried at Liberty Chapel
   +47    ix.    Mary Temple Melton.
   +48    x.    Bobby  Jean Melton.

8.  Grady  Frank Howell was born on Nov 8 1893 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  He died
on Nov 11 1942 in VA  Hospital -- Alexandria. Married to Ethel  Amelia Wattis
(daughter of J.E. Wattis and Mattie  Alice Hyde) on May 27 1923.
 
   +49    i.    Grady  Frank,  Jr. Howell.

9.  Birdie  F. Howell was born on Sep 8 1894 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  She died on
Sep 1 1950 in Winnfield. She was buried in Winnfield Cem. Children of James
W. Stell and Birdie:

   50    i.    Russell  Richard Stell. 
   51    ii.    James  (Jabbo) Howell Stell. 
   52    iii.    Glen Aswell Stell. 
   +53    iv.    Carolyn Mae Stell.

10. Robert Neely Howell was born on Mar 18 1896 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  He died
on Dec 6 1936 in Winnfield. He was married to Nancy  Ellie Smith (daughter
of Edward  L. Smith and Verbena  Lisabeth Thames) on May 8 1919 in Winnfield.
Nancy  Ellie Smith was born on Oct 15 1898 in Tide  area - Grant Parish. 
She died on Dec 13 1934 in Shreveport.  Robert Neely and Nancy Ellie are
buried at Liberty Chapel. Robert  Neely Howell and Nancy Ellie Smith had
the following children:

   +54    i.    Elon  Berty Howell.
   +55    ii.    Iva  Lea Howell.
   56    iii.    Ronald  Neely Howell Born/died on Jan 4 1934.

11.  Mary Alma Howell was born on Jan 20 1898 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  She died on
Oct 8 1981 in Winnfield  La.  She was buried in Liberty  Chapel  Cem. 
She was married to Thomas  Roy Long (son of Thomas  Jefferson Long and Mary
Ella Wright) on Sep 27 1914 in Winnfield  La. Mary  Alma Howell and Thomas 
Roy Long had the following children:

   +57    i.    Clifford  Thomas Long.
   58    ii.    Curtis  Franklin Long
   59    iii.    Ella  Clotilde Long
   +60    iv.    Alma  Maudine Long.
   +61    v.    John  Dalby Long.

12.  Hunt   Lafayette  "Huey" Howell was born on Sep 28 1899 in Bolivar,
Tenn. He died on Oct 21 1965 in VA  Hospital -- Alexandria.  Married to
Ora  Ruth Hyde on Mar 2 1925 in Minden.
Hunt   Lafayette  "Huey" Howell and Ora  Ruth Hyde had the following children:

   +62    i.    Delbert  Thomas Howell.
   +63    ii.    John  Carl Howell.
   +64    iii.    Hugh  Barrett Howell.
   +65    iv.    Jack  Wayne Howell.

13.  Florence Gracie Howell was born on Jul 12 1901 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  She
died on May 8 1979.  She was buried in Liberty  Chapel  Cem.
Married to James  Charlie Melton (son of James Edgar Melton and Alma
Elizabeth Jordan) on May 13 1916 in Winnfield. 

   66    i.    Carmen  Charlene Melton was born on Nov 4 1922.
                       She died on Nov 11 1924. 
   +67    ii.    Helen Elizabeth Melton.
   +68    iii.    Francis Ivene Melton.

15.  Sadie  Ethel Howell was born on Nov 6 1904 in Bolivar,  Tenn.  She died
on Nov 11 1972 in Winnfield  La.  She was buried in Liberty  Chapel  Cem.
She was married to Wesley  Aminder Warren (son of Jackson  Jeiter Warren and
Mattie  Elizabeth Murphy) on Mar 21 1925 in Winnfield  La.  Wesley  Aminder
Warren was born on Apr 13 1895 in Alberta - Bienville  parish. He died on
Dec 24 1982 in Shreveport.  He was buried in Liberty  Chapel  Cem.
Sadie  Ethel Howell and Wesley  Aminder Warren had the following children:

   +69    i.    Franklin  Jeiter Warren.
   +70    ii.    Curtis  Aminder Warren.
   +71    iii.    Wesley  Barrett Warren.
   +72    iv.    Jerry  Wayne Warren.

16.  Burley DeSoto Howell was born on May 6 1907 in Packton area.  He died on
May 17 1957 in Houston, Tx. He was buried in Orange, Tx. He was married to
Maggie Collins (daughter of James  S. Collins and Vashti Barton) on May 12
1928 in Winnfield  La.  Maggie Collins was born on Feb 22 1907 in Winnfield.
Burley  DeSoto Howell and Maggie Collins had the following children:

   +73    i.    Billie  June Howell.
   +74    ii.    Jimmy  Frank Howell, MD

17.  Ponce  DeLeon Howell was born on May 6 1907 in Packton area.  He died
on Nov 3 1982 in Winnfield  La. He was married to Hazel Kennedy (daughter
of Jesse  Monroe Kennedy and Fannie  Louvina Morris) on May 3 1931 in Winnfield.
Hazel Kennedy was born on Sep 11 1914 in Dodson. Ponce  DeLeon Howell was
buried at Liberty Chapel. They had the following children:

   +75    i.    Robert  William Howell.
   +76    ii.    Patsy  Dewanna Howell.
   +77    iii.    Fannie  Lea Howell.
   +78    iv.    Eudia  Mae Howell.
   +79    v.    Brenda  Sue Howell.
   +80    vi.    Alma  Ruth Howell.
   +81    vii.    Peggy  Irene Howell.
   +82    viii.    Robbie  DeLane Howell.
   +83    ix.    Hazel  LaRue Howell.

THIRD GENERATION

46.  Lindley  Marion Melton was born on Nov 6 1924 in Packton area.  He died
on May 13 1998 in Winnfield Hosp..  He served in the military WW 2 - S/Sgt
in Germany.  He was buried in Liberty  Chapel  Cem.
He was married to Claudia Quinn on Sep 12 1947.  Lindley  Marion Melton and
Claudia Quinn had the following children:

   113    i.    Markita Melton. 

He was married to Toy  Lee Haynes on Dec 24 1972.

54.  Elon  Berty Howell was born on Mar 11 1921 in Williana, La.
He was married to Lenora  Eula May on Jan 13 1942.  Lenora  Eula May was born
on Jan 20 1921.

55.  Iva  Lea Howell was born on Oct 16 1924 in Williana, La.
She was married to Kendall  Leonard Elliot (son of William Nathan Elliot and
Lydia Ann Engle) on Apr 22 1945.  Kendall  Leonard Elliot was born on Feb 20
1919 in St. Clair Co, Alabama.  Iva  Lea Howell and Kendall  Leonard Elliot
had the following children:

   +120    i.    David Kendall Elliot.
   121    ii.    Danny Nathan Elliot was born on Mar 31 1951. 
                       He died on May 12 1992.  He was buried in Liberty
Chapel.

60.  Alma  Maudine Long was born on Feb 27 1923.
She was married to Anthony  V. Dentici on Mar 12 1943.  Anthony  V. Dentici was
born on Sep 1 1916 in Pennsylvania.  He died on Feb 5 1995 in Winnfield. 
He was buried in Liberty  Chapel  Cem.  Alma  Maudine Long and Anthony  V.
Dentici had the following children:

   124    i.    Mary Dentici. 
   125    ii.    Patricia  Dianne Dentici.

FOURTH GENERATION   

120.  David Kendall Elliot was born on Dec 20 1946.
He was married to Cynthia Lou Adams on Jul 21 1967.
He was married to Barbara Joe Welch on May 29 1971.
David Kendall Elliot and Barbara Joe Welch had the following children:

   172    i.    Dana Kay Elliot was born on Feb 26 1972.


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