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Titus Howton

Also Known As: "Tito", "Titus", "a slave of Jonathan Howton", "Howten"
Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Death: after 1880
Township 18, Range 6 West, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Sarah ‘Tito’s Sarah’ Howton
Father of G. Howton

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Titus Howton

Family in the 1870 census <AncestryImage>

  • Sarah Howton 45
  • Titus Howton 51
  • G Howton 14
  • Sam Howton 11
  • F Howton 9
  • Doc Howton 5
  • Eliza Howton


Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church A Short History”. Compiled by W. F. Kitchens (1911-1996) (date written unknown; abt 1982)<PDF> page 6

Three slave women accepted into the Church were as follows:

Sarah Cowen (col.), received by experience May, 1860, dismissed by letter 1869. She was known as Tito’s Sarah because she was married to Titus, a slave of Jonathan Howton.


  • Alabama, U.S., Voter Registration, 1867 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015. <AncestryImage>
  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Township 19 Range 6, Jefferson, Alabama; Roll: M593_21; Page: 411B <AncestryImage>
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Alabama; Roll: 17; Page: 466C; Enumeration District: 073 <AncestryImage>.
  • Census Year: 1880; Census Place: Township 18, Jefferson, Alabama; Archive Collection Number: M279; Roll: 27; Page: 6; Line: 10; Schedule Type: Agriculture. <AncestryImage> Name: Titus Howten Enumeration Date: 7 Jun 1880 Place: Township 18, Jefferson, Alabama, USA Schedule Type: Agriculture OS Page: 6 Line Number: 10 (confirm this is him) 50 tilled acres, farm value 600, 2 horses, 1 mule.
  • <Mud Creek Baptist Church cemeteries> Cemetery #1B is a cemetery begun more or less contemporaneously with #1 for slaves on the William Wood plantation and later used by the local black community, many of whom belonged to Mud Creek Church in the Antebellum and Reconstruction periods. Though the Church has no formal affiliation with the cemetery, MCBC has undertaken to provide limited maintenance on the cemetery due to its apparent abandonment.
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South Carolina, United States
Age 61
Township 18, Range 6 West, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States