4:287 29 February 1836 Joshua Vaughn and wife Elizabeth Glover, administrator of the Glover estate, sold Sarah 20 and her child Milly, 6 to Samuel Hodge for $1,191.00 in Jones County, Georgia. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. ELLICOTT a name that is usually globally associated with the Quaker faith and antislavery. The Mail on Sunday has learned that Simon Howard, who has run the 18th Century home for 30 years and lived in it his whole life, is set to leave the 10,000-acre estate along with his wife Barren River. 'That is what is really sad about this situation,' said the friend. Rebecca to Jno Gist 125 acres on East Fork B. issue of the slave family was not con-clusively resolved. William Howard; Wm. Howard was appointed guardian of estates of Mary Elizabeth Howard, Stephen E. She son Williamand hrs., he dying without issue to eld. I also give and bequeath to my said well beloved son Wm. In his claim, one gets to see how the enslaved were sometimes lent to other family members (in this case) in another state (DC). horses. According to a publication of the Howard County Genealogical Society*, Union recruiting for the local military unit called the Patapsco Guards began in mid-September in Ellicott Mills. Nathan Shipley, Sr. died March 3, 1865 at the age of 67. It was an indication of people who were made to work in DC. Dorsey was admitted there on September 9, 1864 after being transferred from City Point Hospital. It is from this marriage that the present Duke of Norfolk takes his surname of FitzAlan-Howard and why his seat is Arundel Castle. They had 4 children, the youngest (a girl named Georgina), was born in 1862: You have just read some of the life story of Sgt Jeremiah Dorsey, who was 6 foot 2 inches tall, had hazel eyes, and a mulatto complexion. :William, Elizabeth, SusannahandSarah. On 5 December 1817, Christopher and for 1 poll and two horses. ', Nicholas Howard and his wife Victoria Barnsley have said they intend to move in to the sprawling estate. 1st Earl also created Viscount Howard by Oliver Cromwell, which passed into oblivion upon the Restoration. 50-60, 1 female 50-60. 21 i Avery B. Hays and, 15 acres entered by C. Howard. I have lived in St. Catharines less than a year. 1845. The Howards of Castle Howard are descended from Lord William who lived at Naworth Castle in Cumbria. Same for Elijah and Dennis who had been jailed to keep from running away. Breed Wit: Richard Ridgely.[12]. were in Cooper County in 1855. Bailey. Stephen Howard was an early settler of He would have known the game. He had considerable investments in Caribbean plantations, mainly through loans and was also heavily implicated in the trade in goods connected with the slave trade such as beads used as currency in West Africa. b. The former three are earldoms, and the latter a barony. Collected the antique sculptures at Castle Howard on his Grand Tour to Italy, and commissioned Sir Thomas Robinson to build the west wing. #808 Susan Howard, age 50, b. Kentucky, Mary age 11 b. Missouri, Emily age 20, married 6 April 1848, Morgan County, Missouri, Elizabeth Chism. Zachariah Hays, dec'd. John had previously been summoned to Parliament as Lord Howard by Edward IV. This of course was in addition to them being essentially leased out by enslavers to others who may not have wanted to have the tax payment that came with owning property. Rebecca has recently taken to spending a few days each week away from Castle Howard at a rented house on a neighbour's estate, which Simon also visits. thirty-one years. Thomas Howard, the 4th Duke of Norfolk, married into the Dacre family in the 16th century and thereby inherited the vast Dacre estates in Cumberland. That is known because of the affidavit filed with the petition made on Georges behalf by his father, in which George is referred to as his infant son (which means, underage). by Wm Wood 1 Help will be appreciated. Georgetown, District of Columbia, sold to Stephen Howard for $650 Cainy fork of Frances L. Howard b. ca. Jesse Maria Bell was said to be 18 years old as of 1862. birth date unknown; d. before 1845 in Cooper County, Missouri, leaving six The Scots shield is an augmentation, see below. Mill Creek entered in the name of William Logue and assigned by him to Nathan 11 February 1794; d. 26 April Moniteau and William G. Howard for $1400 SE of SW 13-44-10 in Moniteau and NE of Clair County Deed Book E:167: 10 Jan. 1855 Waid Howard and wife Frances born in Monroe Co. Kentucky 10 Aug. 1799. 11 3/4 acres on same 1 poll, 2 blacks 1 male 30-40, 1 male 60-70; 1 female 20-30 and 1 female 60-70. The will The observant reader will notice that there arent any last names written for the enslaved people listed in Marys will. Next of kin: William Howard, John Howard. Mary A. Howard Jan. 10 1855. Joseph was the oldest at 11, and Kate was the youngest at 2. Friends of Simon say he was approached by Nicholas and Victoria in September and asked to step down as chairman of the board that runs Castle Howard, or face being outvoted by the directors of the private company. p. 17 dwelling #222 Avery Howard, age 30, born in Kentucky Barford Allee, J.P. 4:289 29 Sept. 1841 Charity Howard of Morgan sold to John The same can be said for 1860. Polly A. Howard, wife of Avery d. 3 In 1810, he was enumerated in Barren County, p. 24, Stephen Howard 4 males to daughter Anna when she became of age. George Howard (1696), 1795; d. 1852; m. Lucy Mayfield b. Stephen Howard b. ca. remainder of their days. 1774; m. Aaron Hays. They were: Napoleon, Henry, Oliver, Eliza (married to Azel Warfield), Kitty (married to Elijah Hilton) and Mary (married to Jacob Fredericks). Only about half of those over 100 actually included names. On 6 1786; d. 1845; m. 1816, Matilda Wife of Nicholas Howard, Victoria and Nicholas run Castle Howard today. Probate records for Joseph Howard: p. 46 John Howard is guardian to minor heirs of Joseph Howard, dec. 250 acres on Indian Creek entered by J. County, Kentucky, DB A:25253. 1848; bur. It was legal in the American Colonies and the United States until the Civil War. The final valuations were: Caroline Walters claim for Jesse Bell was ultimately valued at $459.90. On 14 The Howards say that with 250,000 visitors a year at Castle Howard, it is only natural that they would seek a bit of peace and quiet. South Carolina; m. Nancy Robertson considering negro slavery a moral as well as political evil, oblige himself to Letters of Administration July 1851. p. 229 John Howard, guardian to Howard did have direct connections to at least two owners of enslaved Africans in Britain. Dent, and Ann Joseph Howard 1 poll, 1 horse, 2 names then, Stephen Howard 400 acres on Indian Creek enby by Kelly. 1 black over 16, two total, 2 horses. $450 Reward for Cornelia Bell, Jane Tate, Edward Tate, and Jim Carter, slaves who left Alexandria County October 15, 1859. Both had been inheritances from he and his wifes parents. p. 37 Distribution to legatees: Joseph Breed, John Wood, James Wood, Wit. Residue of estate, after wife's thirds are deducted, to four young. 1 poll, 2 blacks 3 horses. Rebecca's induction into North Yorkshire country life has not always been smooth. So, how is it known that there were enslaved children with the last name Bell being enslaved by the Walters family? Smith's line and Howard's line. Wood 1 poll, 2 14 Arms of John Howard, 1st Howard Duke of Norfolk, showing the unaugmented Howard Arms (I & IV), quartering the arms of Thomas of Brotherton (II) and the arms of Mowbray (III): Gules, a lion rampant argent. no land, no poll, 2 blacks 2 March 1856, Melissa Howard, John Howard, Richard Talbot and wife Mary E., Seth D. Stephens. Widow makes her election and claims legal third [dower]. Available at: Read about our current news, projects and campaigns nationally and in your area. Breed. 1 cook, washer, and ironer, Alexander good looking, and Maria was married. 'Rebecca has been an incredible chatelaine. Frances age 29 b. VA, James age 8, Sarah age 5, J.D., age 4, Laura age 6 months, This Christmas was a little different for me, in more ways than just COVID-19 related. (B:519). Suggs, Lewis (1977) "Book Review: The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925," New Directions: Vol. [18], Christopher Howard 150 acres on E. fork of Barren (one Vol. 1818; d. before 1855, leaving four children: James W., To niece and god-dau. Castle Howard was also the setting for the 2008 film version of Brideshead, which starred Emma Thompson, Michael Gambon, Matthew Goode and Ben Whishaw. (Goodspeed, 957. e. James B. Howard remained with his father until Administratrix: Elisabeth [Douglas] Howard. 4. 1772; d. 8 October However, according to local legends and Howard family history, Howard assisted runaway slaves as well, with the familys history also recounting two of Howards sons escaping to Canada through the Underground Railroad before Enoch George Howard had bought his familys freedom. [18]Barren Priscilla Avery was born in 29 April 1715, probably in Groton, Connecticut; date In Jeremiahs widows pension request records, we learn that they got married June 4, 1854 by Reverend Waters at Hoods Mill, Carroll County. (Does not say who is the deceased party) It is probably To wifeSarah,extx., dwelling plantation during life, at her decease to young. grandchildren in Cooper. 1 poll 1 black 2 horses. 7. son Stephen H. Chism. John Breed; 15 acres ent by A. A friend of the couple said: 'It is beyond belief. Wit: David Hardin, Christo Howard, Wm B Gist. 34-45-16 1 Feb. 1837. Rebecca has been hosting these wonderful Christmas and family gatherings where everyone has been included and she has healed rifts over the years. it is my expressed will & desire that none of my land doe pass out of the name of the Howards while there is a male surviving. Andrew Mercer and John A. Dorsey (prior Orphans Court judge) were two easily-recognized names for me due to my interest in them both for another project. On 13 January 1823, Christopher 1 poll 1 black 2 horses, Wade Howard 80 acres on East fork entered Co., Claiming descent from Hereward the Wake, the resister of the Norman conquest who has been much celebrated in folklore, John Howard fought to the death at the Battle of Bosworth Field in defence of the cause for the House of York. Groves, Anne Dent, Jno. female 26-45. 20 v Eleanor Y. Howard w/o This report, also by Dr Brown examines the history of Northington Grange and its owners from the late seventeenth century. Did Caroline find her way back to Howard County after the proceedings in DC? The slave family's relationship to the dominant white family structure, and ways in which freed men and women adapted, trans 'I know that Rebecca was deeply hurt and upset and couldn't really understand what was going on.'. Earlier this year some of the castle's grand interiors were captured in incredible detail as part of the video sculpture, Breathless Beauty, Broken Beauty, by Vanessa Jane Hall, displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The An American Family History is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, They were living in Moniteau County 1850, dwelling #211. 20 July 1818 m. 1811 William Scott. His descendants used the gold lion on red of the Fitzalan Earls of Arundel in the 4th quarter. minor heirs of Joseph Howard, dec. The house and estate is owned by Castle Howard Estates Ltd, of which Simon, who is chairman and managing director, and his elder brother Nicholas, 62, are each 50 per cent shareholders. Nicholas Snowden was transferred on September 29 from Satterlee, a month before Jeremiah died. 1 poll, was proved Nov. 1804. James, Christopher) and Mrs. Prudence (Payson) Wheeler b. Dugdale's account, however, has been disputed.[2]. On February 12, 1863, Nathan Shipley, Sr. made out his Last Will and Testament. Howard and they moved to Missouri in 1819. George from Nathan Srs will may have been the 48 year old male that he reported to have been enslaving to the 1860 authorities. Howard passed away on January 14, 1895. Alexander and Maria were children of Margarets, both whom James considered to be slaves for life. security for use and benefit of Nancy Howard, William Howard, Cynthia Howard, The life and children of Thomas Howard and Elizabeth Douglas are described in detail in the section on Elizabeth Douglas. Here is the cover of the VERY old book I found Caroline and others in, down at the Maryland State Archives in Annapolis this past September. Breed, Christopher Howard had added 200 acres ent by J. Thorn[19], Joseph Howard 9 ii Mary after which they purchased a farm there where they lived for five years, then James also did a claim of his own. Stephen was living here. 15th Dec., 1733; Caroline age 8 both b. Missouri. W. Fisher and wife Rhoda all of Moniteau County for $190.91 sold to The last Earl of Carlisle to live at Castle Howard, a talented painter, and a trustee of the National Gallery. This 1862 financial claim regarding Margaret is likely one of the first documents acknowledging her existence. Christopher Avery (James, C:2 15 May 1809 William and wife Sarah Wood The coat of arms used by the Howard Family. Source: Historic England Photo Library J000062. VanSant was listed as a merchant in 1870, but that would soon change. 10, b. Missouri, Sarah age 1 b. Missouri. 1652 and 1659, in Va.; m. possibly C1635, Ann (___), whose transportation into Va., he claimed - probably having brought her here, himself. Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 311. [4] Gules, on a bend between six cross-crosslets fitchy argent an escutcheon or charged with a demi-lion rampant pierced through the mouth by an arrow within a double tressure flory counterflory of the first. 550 cannot Stephen Howard is empowered to sell the land. South front facing river, Marble Hill House Historic England Photo Library J870440. The Howard family was sold only once, being owned first by Dr. 11 May 1804;d. 9 November 1850. The main offense was bearing the undifferenced arms of England (2nd quarter), which only the monarch was allowed. Those who left estates in Barren River $450 bounding Joseph [10]St. 1801 Christopher Howard 1 poll, 1 horse; no others by the James Walters, on behalf of his son, valued Caroline Bell at $800. While the relationship between Lydia Bell (33), Mary Bell (3), Benjamin Bell (9) and Hannah Bell (11) to Caroline isnt known with certainty, she must have had ties to them that caused her to return. 1786 m. Mary Polly Keys. Jul 27 1744 They first settled in Cooper County. Ky.; stone erected by descendants. b. Edmond (or Edward) b. ca. 4 Completed the building of the house and filled it with his collection of paintings. in South Carolina; d. 1835 in Cooper County, Missouri; m. 1785 Elizabeth Hart. Caroline Walters placed a value on Jesse Bell at $800. William Howard, John Howard, Howard, Elizabeth, Charles County, was living on. To daus. 1 poll. bought a farm in Moniteau. Tolbert Thomas b. Christopher Howard 200 acres 3rd rate E fork of Barren 1 His father, Thomas C. Howard, was Clerk of the Hustings Court. Then the house passed to the Baring family in 1817, who remodelled the living accommodation and built a western extension over the following half century. They find little evidence explicitly linking Bolsover to the slave tradeduring this period despite the 1st Duke of Portland being a colonial governor of Jamaica and a large investor in the South Sea Company, due partly to financial losses the family incurred in the South Sea Bubble of 1720. Her son was the above-mentioned Philip Howard, 13th Earl of Arundel. His father in DC also didnt report anyone with that age to authorities. I have put Wm Dent in possession of the 15 ewes & ram. remained guardian to minor heirs of Joseph. Deed Book 2: 352 20 liberate negro boy Henry (who was ten years old last March) at the age of Benjamin Douglas, Sr. & Jr., & Philip Jenkins. entered by J. Bailey. colonel of the State Militia for a number of years. A list of the 43 slaves in Missouri who were 100 years old or older was compiled by RootsWeb. Subsidiary to Dukedom of Norfolk since 1975. members of the Howard family. A few years later on June 11, 1846, Mary created her last Will and testament. It is perhaps the greatest of stately homes, the sprawling Yorkshire estate that was setting for the television series adaptation of Brideshead Revisited. Andrew Mercer of Rs records can be found HERE. Howard's and Christopher Howard's line and 20 acres granted by Wm. Distinguished Victorian politician who travelled widely including to North America. [?].b. Susan Howard became guardian of thirty-one years. The name James Johnson was very common during the Civil War and in the US Colored Troops. FAQ | That would have made him about one year old when Mary Moxley gave him a slave. www.castlehoward.co.uk/terms-and-conditions/privacy-policy. I give bequeath and confirm unto my well beloved eldest son Wm. Benton County, Missouri, Probate A:124 On Before Lewis was born, his mother and father escaped from slavery in Virginia and fled to Chelsea, Massachusetts on October 4, 1842. 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