Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families

Thomas HOWARD
Michael RISNER
(-bef. 1814)
Catherine
John "War Jack" HOWARD
(ca 1775-bet. 1824/1825)
Mary RISNER
(bet. 1785/1790-)
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John Covey HOWARD
(1806-1899)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Matilda BROCK

2. Sarah "Sallie" SAYLOR
3. Mary F. "Polly" MORRIS

John Covey HOWARD 2,1501
  • Born: 6 March 1806, Knox County, Kentucky 2
  • Marriage (1): Matilda BROCK bef. 1828
  • Marriage (2): Sarah "Sallie" SAYLOR bet. 1852 and 1853
  • Marriage (3): Mary F. "Polly" MORRIS on 10 March 1856 in Harlan County, Kentucky
  • Died: 20 November 1899, Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky at age 93 2
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  More Information:

1810 United States Federal Census, John Howard household, Knox County, Kentucky: John Covey appears to be included in the composition of his father's household as a male under 10.

1820 United States Federal Census, John Howard household, Harlan County, Kentucky: John Covey appears to be included in the composition of his father's household as a male age 10-16.

1830 United States Federal Census, John Howard household, Harlan County, Kentucky: John Covey's household consisted of 1 male <5 [James], 1 male 20-30 [John Covey], 1 female <5 [Mahala], 1 female 20-30 [Matilda].

1840 United States Federal Census, John C. Howard household, Harlan County, Kentucky: John Covey's household consister of 3 males < 5 [Hiram Brock, Larkin & John Covey Jr.], 2 males 5-10 [James & Michael], 1 male 20-30 [unknown], 1 male 30-40 [John Covey], 1 female <5 [Nancy], 1 female 10-15 [Mahala], 2 females 20-30 [Matilda & unknown].

1850 United States Federal Census, John C. Howard household, Harlan County, Kentucky: John Covey was living with his children: Mike, John Jr., Lark, Hiram, Nancy, Elizabeth, Mary, Tilda, and Jake. John Covey was listed as a farmer, age 45, born in Kentucky. His wife and the children's mother, Matilda Brock Howard was not listed in the household.

1860 United States Federal Census, John C. Howard household, Harlan County, Kentucky: John Covey & his 3rd wife, Mary, were living with his children: Elizabeth, Mary, Tilda & Jake and their children: Idress, Henry and Armenta. John was listed as a farmer, age 53, born in Kentucky. He owned real estate valued as $2000 and personal property valued at $1000.

1870 United States Federal Census, John C. Howard household, Harlan County, Kentucky: John Covey and Mary were living with their children, Idress, Henry, Sarah & Cindy and his children Jake, Berry & Ary. John was listed as a farmer, age 64, born in Kentucky. He had real estate valued at $1500 and personal property valued at $200. Their post office was Mt. Pleasant.

1880 United States Federal Census, J. C. Howard household, Harlan County, Kentucky 778: John Covey & Mary were living with their children, Sarah, Cindy, Madison & Idress; Idress's children ELijah & Laura; and Mary's father, Littleton Morris. John was listed as a farmer, age 72, born in Kentucky.


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John married Matilda BROCK, daughter of James BROCK and Elizabeth OSBORN, bef. 1828. The marriage ended in divorce. (Matilda BROCK was born ca. 1810.)


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John next married Sarah "Sallie" SAYLOR bet. 1852 and 1853. The marriage ended in divorce. (Sarah "Sallie" SAYLOR was born ca 1815 in Tennessee.)


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John next married Mary F. "Polly" MORRIS, daughter of Littleton MORRIS and Martha "Patsy" MARK, on 10 March 1856 in Harlan County, Kentucky. (Mary F. "Polly" MORRIS was born ca 1830 in Watts Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky and died bet. 1910 and 1920 in Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky 1502.)


  Marriage Notes:

Harlan County Marriage Records show that J. C. Howard and Pollie Morris were married at the home of Littleton Morris by Justice of the Peace, L. H. Noe. Witnesses were Littleton & Patsy Morris.



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