ISBELL Family

First Generation

1. Unknown1 Isbell (#19547) birth date unknown.

He married Margaret 'Marg' Isbell. (Margaret 'Marg' Isbell is #10708.) Margaret was born in Jackson/shelby Co., Al Oct 1842. Margaret was the daughter of Jesse W. Isbell and Dorcas Watson. Margaret died after 1910 in Shelby Co., Al. At 29 years of age Margaret became the mother of Martha 'Patsy' Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 18 Apr 1872.

Unknown became the father of Martha 'Patsy' Isbell in St. Clair Co., Al, 18 Apr 1872.

Unknown Isbell and Margaret 'Marg' Isbell had the following child:

child 2 i. Martha 'Patsy'2 Isbell (#10710) was born in St. Clair Co., Al 18 Apr 1872. Martha died 4 Feb 1954 in Leeds, Shelby Co., Al, at 81 years of age. Her body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married Thomas B. 'Tom' Howard in St. Clair Co., Al, 5 Feb 1891. (Thomas B. 'Tom' Howard is #10711.) Thomas was born in Shelby Co., Al 29 Sep 1873. Thomas was the son of Riley Howard and Hannah Isbell. Thomas died 8 Dec 1929 in Shelby Co., Al, at 56 years of age. His body was interred in Sand Ridge Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. At 19 years of age Thomas became the father of Lila 'Lillie' Howard in Shelby Co., Al, Mar 1893. At 20 years of age Thomas became the father of William "Ernest" Howard in Shelby Co., Al, 14 Jul 1894. At 23 years of age Thomas became the father of Edgar 'Ed' Howard in Shelby Co., Al, 26 Nov 1896. At 24 years of age Thomas became the father of James Howard in Shelby Co., Al, Jul 1898. At 28 years of age Thomas became the father of Virgie M. Howard in St. Clair Co., Al, 7 Apr 1901/190. At 29 years of age Thomas became the father of Dempsey 'Demp' Howard in St. Clair Co., Al, 8 Jul 1902/190. At 33 years of age Thomas became the father of 'Bud' Howard in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 26 Nov 1906. At 37 years of age Thomas became the father of Birt Howard in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 5 Apr 1911. Thomas became the father of Tommy 'Pet' Howard in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, about 1914. At approximately 42 years of age Thomas became the father of Andrew 'Dock' Howard in Howard Town, Shelby Co., Al, about Jun 1916. (See Thomas B. 'Tom' Howard for the continuation of this line.)

At 20 years of age Martha became the mother of Lila 'Lillie' Howard in Shelby Co., Al, Mar 1893. At 22 years of age Martha became the mother of William "Ernest" Howard in Shelby Co., Al, 14 Jul 1894. At 24 years of age Martha became the mother of Edgar 'Ed' Howard in Shelby Co., Al, 26 Nov 1896. At 26 years of age Martha became the mother of James Howard in Shelby Co., Al, Jul 1898. At 29 years of age Martha became the mother of Virgie M. Howard in St. Clair Co., Al, 7 Apr 1901/190. At 31 years of age Martha became the mother of Dempsey 'Demp' Howard in St. Clair Co., Al, 8 Jul 1902/190. At 34 years of age Martha became the mother of 'Bud' Howard in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 26 Nov 1906. At 38 years of age Martha became the mother of Birt Howard in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 5 Apr 1911. Martha became the mother of Tommy 'Pet' Howard in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, about 1914. At approximately 44 years of age Martha became the mother of Andrew 'Dock' Howard in Howard Town, Shelby Co., Al, about Jun 1916. Tombstone inscription gives year of birth as 1875, but believe census more accurate. Patsie was listed as 8 years old on the 1880 census. Lucille lived with her Grandmother Patsey after her mother died. She said that Patsey was short with a medium build. She had a bad dowagers hump (osteoporosis) and was grey haired when she knew her.

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