Source: From the Rhodes family tree on Wikitree.
Confidence: Questionable reliability of evidence
This family information would have James fathering his son Samuel at the age of 65.
Confidence: Secondary evidence
From Wikitree: 1985 edition of Howards in Southeastern Kentucky, compiled by one of their descendants, Frances Yeager Dunham.
Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Source: NC State Dept of Archives and History, NC Wills, 1663-1789, Vol. 15, P. 3 Will of James Howard, October 6, 1729. Names his wife Sarah, sons Solomon, Edward, John, James, Samuel, daughter Sarah, a brother Edward Howard.
From Howard family information: James Obadiah [Howard], wife Sarah Titus, dau of Thomas Titus and son James came from around Norwich in about 1656, aboard the HMS Adventurer, and the son did marry Sarah Titus who was on board with her father Thomas Titus...The son and Sarah Titus did move to about Cooneriscratt and Ahorsky Swamp (deeds found in the archives in North Carolina....
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