Robert Howard Bible Record
&
Family History


Kindly submitted by Carolyn Ellison Bell of Manchester, CT.
[Great-great-granddaughter of Robert Sr. & Alice Fortescue Howard]
[The below 3 pages were torn from the original Bible, now of unknown whereabouts.]

Marriages

Robert Howard and Alice Fortiscue [were married] at Private Home on the 27 day of December in the year of our Lord 1877 in the Presence of Mrs. Mar___ [Mariah?] Howard.

Births

Robert Howard Family History

1880  - Currituck Twp.

Howard, Selie

55

housekeeping

widow

can't read/write

Howard, York 20 laborer son

.

Fortiscue, Oneal 19 laborer boarder

.

Hyde Co., NC Census Records

1880  - Currituck Twp.

Howard, Robert

24

laborer

head of household

.

Howard, Allice 20 keeping house wife can't read/write
Slade, Jane 18 servant wife's cousin can't read/write
Mackey, George 26 laborer boarder can't read/write

1900  - Currituck Twp.

Howard, Robert

Nov 1856

43

Married: 23 yrs farmer
Howard, Allice Apr 1859 41 9 children/8 living wife
Howard, John Aug 1880 19 farm laborer son
Howard, Cloe A. Feb 1883 17 farm laborer dau
Howard, Grover C. May 1885 15 farm laborer son
Howard, Clinton F. Mar 1887 13 farm laborer son
Howard, George Jul 1888 11 farm laborer son
Howard, Persey A. May 1891 9

.

son
Howard, Lyda Mar 1893 7

.

dau
Howard, Lilly Apr 1895 5

.

dau

1910  - Currituck Twp.

Howard, Robert

55

Married: 33 yrs farmer
Howard, Allice 49 12 children/8 living wife
Howard, George 18 farm laborer son
Howard, Persie 16

farm laborer

son
Howard, Lida 14

farm laborer

dau
Howard, Lillie 12 . dau
Howard, Robert 10 . son

1920  - Currituck Twp.

Howard, Robert

63

farmer head .
Howard, Alice 60

.

wife .
Howard, Clevland 36 farm laborer son/single can't read/write
Howard, Lillie 21 . dau/married

.

Howard, Ina 1 2/12? . grdau

.

Howard, Robt. 18

farm laborer

son/single attended school
  1. Luraner Howard was born in Sladesville in December of either 1878 or 1879.  She may have died young.

  2. John Virgin Howard was born in Sladesville on August 11, 1880.  He married Janie Dillahunt on Feb, 23, 1902.  According to the 1900 census Janie was born in Dec. 1882 and was the daughter of Cornelius and Henrietta Dillahunt.

  3. Cloey Ann Howard was born in Sladesville according to the Bible record (Scranton according to the below delayed birth certificate) on February 18, 1883.  She married Dallas Mackey on Dec. 21, 1904.  Her name was listed as "Clara" on the marriage certificate.


Delayed Birth Certificate for Cloey Ann Howard


Marriage Certificate for Cloey Howard & Dalice Mackey

Dallas Mackey had been previously married to Sallie Williams on April 7, 1898.  According to a Hyde Co. death certificate, Dallas Mackey was born to Julius Mackey and his wife Sallie on January 30, 1883 and died January 18, 1945 at the age of 61.  He is buried in Zion Temple Cemetery.  Julius Mackey died in Currituck Twp. on Feb. 25, 1921 and was listed as the son of Rachel Mackey.


Cloey Ann (Howard) Mackey
(Feb. 18, 1883 - Feb. 17, 1978)


Webster Mackey
s/o Cloey (Howard) Mackey


Ethel (Mackey) Bernard Galloway
d/o Cloey (Howard) Mackey


Cloey Ann (Howard) Mackey and her daughter, Senia (Mackey) Spencer Johnson

 

 


 

 

 Oliver Jackson Mackey
 s/o Cloey (Howard) Mackey)


Death Certificate for Dallas Mackey

1880 - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Julius

41 Farmer head
Mackey, Sallie 26

keeping house

wife
Mackey, Thomas B. 4

laborer

son
Mackey, Mary D. 2

laborer

dau
Mackey, William H. 7m

laborer

son
Mackey, Sherman 9

.

son
Mackey, Sarah J. 8

.

dau
Mackey, Sama A. 5

.

dau
Mackey, Dallas 4

.

son
Mackey, Edward 9/12 (Oct)

.

son
Mackey, James 11 laborer son

1900 - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Dallis

Jan 1877

23 Marr: 2 yrs Sawmill worker head
Mackey, Sally Apr 1879 21 1 child/1 living

.

wife
Mackey, James K. Jan 1899

1

. attended school son

1910 - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Dallis

30 Marr: twice - Marr: 6 yrs Laborer on Railroad head
Mackey, Cloa 26 3 children/3 living

.

wife
Mackey, Sarah W.

4

.

.

dau
Mackey, Senie 2 .

.

dau
Mackey, Ethel 7m .

.

dau

1920 - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Dallis

42 farmer head
Mackey, Chloria 35 farm laborer wife
Mackey, Webster 14 farm laborer son
Mackey, Seaney 11

.

dau
Mackey, Ethel 9

.

dau
Mackey, Oliver Jackson 2

.

son

1930 - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Dallis L.

53

First married at age 20 farmer head
Mackey, Cloey 45 First married at age 21

.

wife
Mackey, Oliver J. 12

.

attended school son

Known children of Dallas and Chloe Howard Mackey are:

  • Webster Mackey - was born Oct. 21, 1905 in Scranton & died Apr. 2, 2003 in New York

  • Sena/Senia Arthur Mackey - was born on Jan. 26, 1908 in Scranton and died July 30, 1999 in Belhaven, Beaufort Co., NC.

  • Ethel Mackey - was born circa 1910

  • Oliver Jackson Mackey - was born circa 1918

  1. Grover Cleveland Howard was born in Sladesville on May 9, 1885 & died at the State Hospital in Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC of tuberculosis on Sept. 16, 1940.

  2. Clinton F. Howard was born in Sladesville and according to the 1900 census was born in March 1887.

  3. George Jones Howard was born in Scranton and according to the 1900 census was born in July 1888.  He married Gertrude Brown on March 17, 1912.  George died Oct. 14, 1923 in Scranton, NC.   "Jones" and Gertrude Howard had the following children:

  • Clarence E. Howard was born in Scranton on March 1, 1911 according to the Bible record.

  • Walter Harrel Howard was born in Scranton on Dec. 26, 1912.

  • Alice Ann Howard was born in Scranton on Aug. 13, 1914.  She married John Chadwick on March 21, 1932.

  • Beady/Bedie Howard was born in Scranton on Dec. 28, 1915.

  • Ida Ruth Howard was born in Scranton on May 9, 1917.

  • Carry Doe May Howard was born in Scranton on Feb. 6, 1918.

  • John Virgin Howard was born in Scranton on May 26, 1919 [birth certificate states May 22, 1920].  Not listed in the 1920 census and may have died young.

  • Jones Evans Howard was born in Scranton on Nov. 28, 1921.

1920  - Currituck Twp.

Howard, Jones

30

farmer head
Howard, Gertrude 25

farm laborer

wife
Howard, Clarence 9 attended school son
Howard, Walter Harrel 7

attended school

son
Howard, Alice 5

attended school

dau
Howard, Bedie 4

.

dau
Howard, Ida Ruth 2 2/12 . dau
Howard, Carry Doe May 1 3/12 . dau
McElvaine, Lee 18

farm laborer

lodger
  1. Percy Albert Howard  was born in Sladesville and according to the 1900 census was born in May 1891 [WWI Draft Card states May 1894 and the Memorial Card below states "about 1884"].  In 1966 Percy gave an affidavit on his brother's delayed birth certificate and was living at that time in Brooklyn, NY.

  1. Lyda Howard was born in Sladesville and according to the 1900 census was born March 1893.

  2. Lillie Howard was born in Sladesville and according to the 1900 census was born in April 1895 but according to other records she was born circa 1898.  She married Rufus Mackey in Hyde Co. on Oct. 17, 1917.  The 1920 census indicated that both Lillie and Rufus were living in separate homes.  Both were still listed as "married".  In the below 3 census records the ages vary drastically from one to the other.

1900  - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Sylvester

Sep 1864

55

Married: 15 yrs lumberman
Mackey, Mary Feb 1871 30 7 children/3 living wife
Mackey, John R. Jan 1887 12

.

son
Mackey, Matilda Nov 1895 4

.

dau
Mackey, Rufus Jan 1898 2

.

son
Collins, John I. Sep 1861 38 teacher/single boarder

1910  - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Suverster

46

Married: 35 yrs farmer
Mackey, Maryliza 45 10 children/5 living wife/farm laborer
Mackey, Matilda 14 farm laborer dau/attended school
Mackey, Ruffus 11

farm laborer

son/attended school
Mackey, Ella 8

farm laborer

dau/attended school
Mackey, Estell 6

attended school

dau
Mackey, Andis 4 . son

1920  - Currituck Twp.

Mackey, Sylvester

58

farmer head
Mackey, Mary Eliza 53

.

wife
Mackey, Rufus 24 farm laborer son/married
Mackey, Ella May 17

attended school

dau
Mackey, Estell 15

attended school

dau
Mackey, Andes 14

.

son
  1. Robert Lee Howard, Jr. was born in Scranton (according to his 1966 delayed birth certificate) on January 2, 1902.  He was living in New York in 1966 when he filed for the delayed birth certificate.  He married Frances _______.

  2. Baby girl Howard was born in Sladesville according to the Bible record and probably sometime after 1902.  More than likely died at birth since no name was given to her.

2002 Kay Midgett Sheppard

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