James Howell

October 20, 1816–November 20, 1893

1 Born at Childerditch, Essex, England; son of Elizabeth Jay and James Howell. 2 Married Sarah Marshall, 1837. 3 Baptized in England, 1849. 4 Immigrated to the United States aboard the Chimborazo, 1855; migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1862. 5 Settled in Salt Lake City; lived in the Salt Lake City Seventh Ward. 6 Attended the organization of the Seventh Ward Relief Society, 1868. 7 Lived at Batesville (later Erda), Tooele County, Utah Territory, by 1880. 8 Died at Erda; buried at Tooele, Tooele County. 9 (See Document 3.3)


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