[BOLD:] Bertie Precinct NC was formed in 1722 from Chowan Precinct [:BOLD].
Joseph Howell age 46 married Margaret 'Mary' Starling age 26 daughter of William Starling in 1726 in Bertie Prec, NC.1
Bertie Co NC was renamed from Bertie Prc of Albemarle Co in 1739 when Albemarle Co was dissolved.
Edgecombe Co NC was formed in 1741 from part of Bertie Co. Tarboro, the eventual county seat, was not chartered until 1760.
Joseph Howell was the Head of Household in the census in 1742 in Edgecombe Co, NC.3
Joseph Howell signed a will on Jan 10, 1749 in Edgecombe Co, NC...4
Joseph died bef 1750 in Edgecombe Co, NC.1
One World Tree. Custom Id: 4; ancestry.com.
Ancestry Family Trees. Custom Id: 29; ancestry.com.
North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitute Index, 1790-1890. Custom Id: 94; ancestry.com.
North Carolina Will Abstracts, 1660-1790. Custom Id: 796; ancestry.com.
Midlothian (Edinburg), Scotland, Extracted Parish Records. Custom Id: 950; ancestry.com.