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Green E. Howard 

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William Howard
1780 - 1850


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Green E. Howard
1822 - 1880
Green E. Howard was born about 1822 somewhere in Georgia and died about 1880 somewhere in Alabama. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 58 years old.

He is the possible brother of Simeon. Green married Sarah Ann Lewis.
M.L. Howard (1834)
F.M. Howard (1847)
M.J. Howard (1848)
F.M. Howard (1851)
W.A. Howard (1853)
I.H. Howard (1855)
I.E. Howard (1856)
L.M. Howard (1859)
Census1/1/1840 AL (Russell County) 18 yrs old 
The families of John, William and Simeon Howard are recorded near each other. Family members in each household consist of:
  • page 37 #24 - William -- The ages of all males are: One under 5 years old; one between 5-9; one 15-19; one 20-29; and one between 60-69. One female lives in the house between the age of 20-29.
  • page 37 #23 - Simeon -- Living in Simeon's house are one male between the age of 30-39 and one female between the age of 20-29.
  • page 55 #17 - John -- 1 one male between 20-29; one female between 5-9; one female between 30-39.
  • page 27 #10 -Ralph --two male under 5, two males 5-9,two males 10-14, one male between 30-39; two females under 5,two female between 5-9; one female between 20-29,one female between 30-39. 16 male slaves and 8 female slaves
Additional information about Russell County, AL around 1840: Russell County was created in 1832 by an act of the Alabama General Assembly and named for a Creek War hero (Col. John Russell). It is the home of several forts, including Fort Mitchell. It contains several major waterways including the Chattahoochee and Big Uchee Rivers. 
Other7/3/1844 AL (Russell County) 22 yrs old 
1844 - Nathan Howard married Elizabeth Russell - witness Green Howard, page 180, book A  
Marriage1/14/1847 AL (Russell County) 25 yrs old 
1847 marriage of Green E. Howard to Sarah Ann Lewis. witness by William Green page 227, book A  
Other6/25/1852 AL (Russell County) 30 yrs old 
1842 - William Howard married Nancy Russell - witness Green Howard, page 488, book A 
Census10/30/1860 AL (Beat 1, Russell County) 38 yrs old 
#88 -G. Howard (age 38), Sarah Howard (30), (female)M.L. Howard (13), (female)M.J. Howard (11), (male)W.A. Howard (9), (male)I.H. Howard (7), (male)I.E. Howard (4), (male)L.M. Howard (1). Green was born in GA, Sarah in SC and all children in AL. Frances Howard (0). William and Toba were born in GA, all others in AL 
Census1/1/1880 Columbus AL (Muscogee County) 58 yrs old 
Muscogee Co. GA tax list - Green Howard - taxes $100, Militia district: Lower town, district number:668 
Other1/1/1900 GA (Muscogee County) 20 yrs after death 
1900 Columbus GA Directory: Sarah A. (wid) Green E. Howard, r. 1220 4th Ave  

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13 1835 Alabama gold rush begins in the east-centrl hill country.
15 1837 The Second Creek war begins in 1836. In 1837 The Battle of Hobdy's Bridge becomes the last indian battle in AL.
18 1840 Alabama reports a total population of 590,756 on the 1940 Federal Census. This includes 335,185 whites, 255,571 blacks, 253,532 slaves, zero Native Americans, and others.
28 1850 State population=771,623. The 1850 Federal Census reveals the White population=426,514; African-American population=345,109; Slave population=342,844; Free black population=2,265; Urban population=35,179; Rural population=736,444; Cotton production in bales=564,429; Corn production in bushels=28,754,048; Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.
1 1823 December 8 - Decatur County formed.
2 1824 December 15 - Upson and Ware Counties formed.
3 1825 Baker, Lowndes, Thomas, Butts and Taliaferro Counties formed.
4 1826 January 24 - Treaty of Washington abrogates Treaty of Indian Springs. The Creeks cede a smaller area and are allowed to remain on their lands until January 1, 1826.
5 1827 December 14, - Harris, Marion, Meriwether and Talbot.
8 1830 Cherokee, Heard, and Stewrt Counties are formed.
9 1831 Sumter County is formed.
10 1832 December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
11 1833 Walker County is formed.
14 1836 Seminoles massacre Major Francis L. Dade and his 103 man command. This starts the second Seminole War. February - Battle of Hitchity. March 27 - Colonel J.W. Fannin and his Georgian's executed by order of Santa Ana at Goliad on Palm Sunday. July - Battle of Brushy Creek. July 3 - Battle of Chickasawachee Swamp. July 27 - Battle of Echowanochaway Creek.
15 1837 Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
16 1838 Chattooga County formed
25 1847 Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
28 1850 Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
29 1851 Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
30 1852 Taylor County formed.
31 1853 Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
32 1854 Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
34 1856 Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
35 1857 Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
36 1858 Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
48 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
53 1875 Oconee County formed.
8 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
17 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
22 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
31 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
34 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
37 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
43 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
47 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
55 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
57 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
6 1828 Gold is discovered in Georgia.
12 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
39 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
40 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
8 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
13 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
15 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
18 1840 Oregon Trail is established
20 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
33 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
38 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
40 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
41 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
43 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
46 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
53 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
54 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
11 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

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