Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Violetta Howard

Female 1716 - 1783  (67 years)


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  • Name Violetta Howard 
    Born 1716  Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1783  Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I049910  Tree1
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father Joshua Howard,   b. 9 Jan 1658/59, Manchester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1738, Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Joanna O'Carroll,   b. Abt 1675, Tipperary County, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1763, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 1700  Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Gist,   b. 1711, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1794, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1737  Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Gist,   b. 23 Sep 1742, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1802, Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Violette Gist,   b. 13 Mar 1756, St. Thomas Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1817, Wood County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F26247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Calendar of Marylands Wills", 1732-1738, page 256.

      The will of Joshua Howard is dated 3 July 1738, proved 4 Sept 1738.His will bequeaths
      land or goods to his 3 sons Francis, Cornelius, and Edmund, and his 4 daughters Sarah, Mary, Elizabeth, and Violet.
      ===
      Joshua Howard 17.340 A BA 226.16.7 240.2.10 Jan 8 1739
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 213.6.3. The amount of the accounts also included &35.8.8 in sterling and #614.
      Received from: Mr. Isaac Milner (merchant in London), Joseph Bird, Lawrence Hammond.
      Payments to: Dr. George Buchanan, Mr. William Rogers, Nathan Rigbie, John
      Stinchcomb due to Daniel Dulany, Esq., Joseph Cromwell, Samuel Owings.
      Legatees: Violate Gist wife of William Gist paid to Christopher Gist, Mary Gist
      wife of Nathaniel Gist, Elisabeth Wells wife of Thomas Wells.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to: accountant (1/3), (no name given, 1/3).
      Administrator/Executor: Cornelius Howard
      ===
      Children of Violette HOWARD and William GIST are:
      i. Joseph GIST was born 30 SEP 1738 in Baltimore, MD, and died 22 JAN 1803 in Brooke County, (now WV). He married Elizabeth ELDER. She was born 12 MAR 1742 in Ann Arundel County, MD, and died 1814 in Brooke County, (now WV).
      ii. William GIST was born 23 SEP 1743 in Baltimore, MD. He married Sarah FINCHER. She was born 1752 in Baltimore, MD.
      iii. Ann GIST was born 16 SEP 1745 in Baltimore, MD, and died 1799 in Baltimore, MD. She married James CALHOUN 18 NOV 1769. He was born 1741 in Baltimore, MD.
      iv. Sarah GIST was born 1747 in Baltimore, MD, and died in Baltimore, MD. She married Andrew McC UNE 28 MAY 1772. He was born 1743 in Baltimore, MD.
      v. Elizabeth GIST was born 10 MAY 1750 in Baltimore, MD, and died 10 FEB 1794 in Baltimore, MD. She married Ramsey MCGEE 26 NOV 1775. He was born 1746.
      vi. John GIST was born 26 JUL 1752 in Baltimore, MD, and died 1782 in Baltimore, MD.
      vii. Violette GIST was born 13 MAR 1755/6.
      viii. Ellen GIST was born 26 SEP 1757.

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