Howell Chastain1,2,3

ID# 15989, (abt 1800 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1800, Virginia4
Marriage: 5 Apr 1821, Halifax Co., Virginia, Nancy F. Susan Toot (20 Mar 1804 - 10 Aug 1825)5,6,7
Marriage: 16 Feb 1831, Halifax Co., Virginia, Elizabeth A. Moseley (about 1810 -8,9 )
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Howell Chastain was born about 1800 in Virginia.4
     Howell married first Nancy F. Susan Toot, daughter of Adam Toot and Sarah King, on 5 Apr 1821 in Halifax Co., Virginia.5,6,7
     His wife died on 10 Aug 1825.10,3
     Howell married second Elizabeth A. Moseley on 16 Feb 1831 in Halifax Co., Virginia.8,9
     Howell received, as guardian of his two children, a distibution of $280 from his wife's father's estate, on 24 Jul 1842.11 Howell and Elizabeth A. Moseley appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 2 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $1500. Their children Howell and James B. were listed as living with them, as are his children by his prior marriage William, and Nannie Britton, age 9. There were 9 slaves listed as well.2,12 He was a planter.2

Children:
     Children with Nancy F. Susan Toot:

  • William P. Chastain13,14,3 (16 May 1822 - )
  • Sarah F. Chastain15,3 (20 Oct 1823 - 25 May 1844)

Children:
     Children with Elizabeth A. Moseley:

  • Mary G. Chastain15 (17 Feb 1835 - 30 Aug 1842)
  • Howell Chastain Jr.3,14 (abt 1840 - )
  • James B. Chastain3,14 (abt 1842 - )

Citations

  1. [S731] Halifax Co. Marriage Bond Register, bk. 1, pg 105, 5 Apr 1821, Howell Chaston and Ann (or Nancy) Toot.
  2. [S984] Howell Chastain household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  3. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family."
  4. [S984] Howell Chastain household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 50 and state.
  5. [S731] Halifax Co. Marriage Bond Register, bk. 1, pg 105, 5 Apr 1821, Howell Chaston and Ann (or Nancy) Toot, shows date.
  6. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows date.
  7. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 19:75, Adam Toot will, 24 Jun 1839, shows Nancy Chastain as his daughter.
  8. [S887] "Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850," Ancestry.com, record for Howell Chastain and Eliza A. Moseley, shows date and county.
  9. [S984] Howell Chastain household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S1038] Owen Family Bible.
  11. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 20:180-4, Adam Tool accounting, 23 Jan 1843.
  12. [S1633] Howell Chastaine, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  13. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists him among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  14. [S984] Howell Chastain household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  15. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists her among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.