Howell, Zachariah



Howell, Zachariah


Zachariah Howell was a house carpenter of Philadelphia elected to the Carpenters' Company in 1835. He resided at 4 Poplar lane. His relation to the other Howells of the Carpenters' Company is unknown. Portraits of Zachariah and his wife, Elizabeth, hang in Carpenters' Hall. Howell died in 1852.

Biography from the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings site, a project of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Written by Tom Stokes

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6 Poplar Lane (CD) (1830)


City Records D.C. Liens; filed August 30, 1837; satisfaction not noted Zachariah Howell vs. John Rox. Claim for $273.04 for carpenters work against a 3- story brick house and 2-story brick kitchen situate at the northeast corner of Philip and Master streets in the District of Kensington. --------------------- Managing Committee Minutes-1836-18-540 Jacob Ballenger reported having received $60 from Z. Howell his initiation fee. ---------------------- City Directory - 1820 - Zachariah, carpenter, 7 Poplar lane. 1824 - Zachariah, carpenter, 4 Poplar lane City Directory - 1826, 30, 35 - Zachariah Howell, house carpenter, 6 Poplar Lane. 1840 - Zachariah, carpenter, 4 Poplar. 1845, 50 - Zachariah, carpenter, 522 N. Front. ----------------------- Portraits in Dalkeith Room on second floor near the fireplace are those of Zachariah and Elizabeth Howell; artist is Eicholtz.