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William Jackson Powell[1]

Male Abt 1820 - 1894  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name William Jackson Powell 
    Born Abt 1820  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1894 
    Person ID I14039  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico, Descendants of Edward Powell
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2016 

    Father Jarrell/Gerald 'Jackson' Powell,   b. Est 1786, Halifax Co., Virginia or Caswell Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1840, Yanceville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Powell,   b. Abt 1795, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1838, Caswell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1816  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah 'Susan' Powell,   b. Abt 1804, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. William Mastin 'Mack' Powell,   b. 7 Jun 1853, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1929, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Monroe Jackson 'Jack' Powell,   b. 3 Nov 1863, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1921, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Mary F. Powell,   b. 1854, Caswell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936, Caswell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F4405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death Certificate-William Mastin 'Mack' Powell
    Death Certificate-William Mastin "Mack" Powell
    powell-wm. mastin.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Deed, William J. Powell Jr. to William J. Powell Sr.
      Library of Virginia, Halifax County Virginia Deeds, Book 56, page 61, 28
      November 1853

      I, William J. Powell Junior of the County of Caswell, North Carolina, heir at law of Mastin Powell, deceased, for and in consideration of the sum of twenty dollars to him in hand paid by William J. Powell senior of the County of Halifax, Virginia, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged hath bargained, sold and by these presents doth bargain, sell and deliver to the said William J. Powell, his heirs all of my interest in the dower of Mary Powell left her by her husband Mastin Powell...I William J. Powell, for myself, my heirs I do warrant forever defend the right, title & claim...of said dower in the possession of Mary Powell of Halifax, Virginia
      ... I have set my hand a seal this 28th day of November 1853

      William J. Powell
      Witness: Carter Powell , A. L. (?) Ball , Greensby Carter

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Will, Jarell Powell .
      Names Children: In the first place I will unto my wife Elizabeth Powell for and during her widowhood - all the lands, Negroes, Stock of all kinds, and personal property of every description and after her marriage or Death to be Equally divided amongst my Seven Children, to wit: Eliza, James, Jackson, Mary Jane, Mastin, Richard and Francis.

      It is further my will that my said Children have a good plain English Education.

      In Witness Whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal this day of 1832.

      Witnessed by William Hooper

      State of North Carolina, Caswell County } April Court 1838

      The foregoing was confirmed as the nuncupative will of Jarrat Powell as for Verdict of a Jury and Judgement of the Court and Carter Powell was appointed administrator with the will annexed of the said J. Powell deceased he entering into bond with Joshua Powell and John B. Powell his securities in the sum of three thousand dollars for his faithful performance as administrator aforesaid

    2. [S48] Ancestry Link, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=caswellcounty&id=I15960.
      William Jackson Powell b: 1820 in Caswell County, North Carolina; Death: 1894 in Caswell County, North Carolina
      Marriage 1 Susan Powell
      Children
      William Mastin Powell b: 07 JUN 1853
      Unknown Powell
      Mary Powell