Came to New Jersey from England abt 1699
Hugh Howell Sr.b. April 17, 1659 (Wales, England) - d. Sept. 14, 1745 (Hunterdon County, NJ)
Old Baptistown Cemetery (Hunterdon Co., NJ)
Original data: Cummins, George W.. History of Warren County, N.J.. New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1911.
Bio of Sampson Howell Sr (son of Hugh Howell Sr.)
(page 170) ... Hugh Howell, who came from Wales with two brothers about 1699. It is a tradition of the family that their ship was captured by pirates, and the three brothers saved their lives by acting as sailors on the pirate ship. The gravestone of Hugh Howell is in the old burying ground at Baptistown, New Jersey, recording that he died September 14, 1745, aged eighty-six.
Margaret Middleton Howell
b. 1665 (Cambridgeshire, England) - d. 1751 (Picardie, France)
Married July 10, 1698 (St. James Parish, Barbodos)
Margaret was the daughter of Robert Middleton (b. abt. 1625, Cambridgeshire, England)