Joseph Richard Howell

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Joseph Richard Howell was the second son of Robert S and Nancy Gatling Howell. He was born on December 1, 1866 in Hertford County, (Maneys Neck) North Carolina. He was their 6th child. It is thought that he was known by his middle name Richard as the 1870 U. S. Census records for Maneys Neck listed him that way. On July 19, 1903 Richard married Lulee Molee Holland of Nansemond County, VA. She was the daughter of James Calvin and Sarah A. Sumner Holland. They had two children Ruby Alice Howell and Joseph Robert (JR) Howell. Richard passed away March 18, 1924 and is buried in Poplar Springs Cemetery in Franklin, Virginia.