looking for descedents of a Willima Howell(born in Texas around 1847) who married Hetty (Hettie) Parsons before 1870 in or near Wood County. A Hetta Parsons is listed in 1860 Hopkins Co census. Known children of William and Hetty were Laura E, Benjamin, John H. and Tom Howell. They lived in Cherokee, Trinity and Houston Counties. Hetty died around 1937 in Lovelady, Texas.