Jonathan Howell

Settler of township lots: Lots 23 and 24, Conc. 1, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location on the 100 acre Lot 23, Conc. 1 located east of 25th Line Road running north from Tulip Road.

Land acquisition: 

  • 1868 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register - 99 & 98 acres to Jonathan Howell.
  • 1868 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 245 & 248).

Dates of residency:

  • 1863 birth of Henry Darius Howell, died in USA in 1893
  • 1870 Peterborough County Directory, Stanhope: Jonathan Howell, Lot 23, Conc. 1
  • 1873 birth of Anne Maria Howell in Ontario; 1874 death in Stanhope
  • 1875 birth of John James Howell
  • 1871 Census of Canada: Stanhope, Peterborough North, Ontario; Roll: C-9988; Page: 2; Family No: 3.
  • 1878 moved to the US - 1880 United States Federal Census: Pembina, Dakota Territory

Interesting facts: In the 1861 Census of Canada, Hamilton, Ontario this settler was listed as Single; Servant to Commercial Merchant Edward Kinans

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner: 1878 George E. Bate for $800

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Jonathan Howell, b. 8 Jan 1839,  England d. 05 May 1901, North Dakota,  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Parents:
    • John Howell, b. 1816,  England d. 03 Mar 1877, Minden, (Age 61 years)
    • Ann Cox, b. 1819,  England  d. 10 Jun 1895, Otonabee, (Age 76 years)
  • Christiana McDonald, b. Mar 1839, Prince Edward, Ontario,  d. 16 May 1901, North Dakota, (Age ~ 62 years)
  • Children:
    1. Albert Wells Howell, b. 1862, Ontario, d. 09 Oct 1901, USA  (Age 39 years) 
    2. Henry Darius Howell, b. 03 Mar 1865, Minden,  d. 27 Jun 1893, North Dakota, Age 28 years)
    3. Anne Maria Howell, b. 1873, Ontario, d. 03 Jul 1874, Stanhope, Age 1 years). Cause of death: Teething
    4. John James Howell, b. 05 Sep 1875, Stanhope,  d. 02 Feb 1912, Minnesota, (Age 36 years)

Photo: John Howell. Courtesy of Bob  Chambers. Source: Ancestry.ca EuniceMatresky originally shared this on 31 jul 2014

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