Noted events in his life were:
• Story: Merion Mtg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. (posted at http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/montgomery/church/merion01.txt)
The Incompleted Burial Records of Merion Meeting Grave-yard 1682-1848, as compiled by Margaret B. Harvey, A.M. distinguished Genealogist and Writer, born 1855 died 1912. Transcribed from Miss Harvey's Original Records in the year 1982, Indexed 1983.
Howell James had a son named William by his first wife, Gwenllian.