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John Mastin Powell[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1824 - 1902  (77 years)


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  • Name John Mastin Powell  [9
    Born 24 Dec 1824  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Nov 1902  Blanch, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14040  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico, Descendants of Edward Powell
    Last Modified 19 Sep 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 1 Susan Hubbard,   b. Abt 1825, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Apr 1846  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Bibb Powell, Jr.,   b. 14 Mar 1850, Milton, Caswell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1924, Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 9 May 2012 
    Family ID F4394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susan Harris Gillespie,   b. 15 Jul 1829, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1898  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1852  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Record
      Groom: Mastin J. Powell
      Bride: Susah H. Gillispie
      Bond Date: 19 June 1852
      Bondsman/Witness: David A. Gillispie
      Location: Caswell County, North Carolina
      Source: Caswell County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds,
      1778-1868
      , Katharine Kerr Kendall (1981) at 84.
    Children 
     1. William Brooks Powell,   b. 4 Mar 1853, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1923, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Mary Susan Powell,   b. 9 Mar 1860, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1907, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Mildred Helen Powell,   b. 9 Nov 1863, Caswell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1934, Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Laura Mae Powell,   b. 4 Mar 1867, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lula Virginia Powell,   b. 4 Oct 1870, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1940, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +6. Joseph Banks Powell,   b. 12 Aug 1871, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Alice Victoria Powell,   b. 12 May 1873, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1935, South Hill, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F4393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death Certificate William Brooks Powell
    Death Certificate William Brooks Powell
    PowellWilliamBrooksDeathCert.jpg
    Marriage Bond Record for Mastin J. Powell to Susan Hubbard
    Marriage Bond Record for Mastin J. Powell to Susan Hubbard
    powell-hubbard.jpg
    William Brooks Powell-Obit
    William Brooks Powell-Obit
    The Danville Bee
    Dec 17, 1923

  • Notes 
    • Mastin James Powell (1824-1902)

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: M. J. Powell
      Home in 1880: Milton, Caswell, North Carolina
      Age: 54
      Estimated birth year: abt 1826
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's name: S. H.
      Father's birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      M. J. Powell 54
      S. H. Powell 51
      M. S. Powell 20
      M. H. Powell 17
      L. M. Powell 13
      L. V. Powell 9
      J. B. Powell 8
      A. V. Powell 7
      James Jeffrey 24

      Mastin Jefferson Powell apparently was married twice. Note that the obituary of his son William Brooks Powell refers to a half-brother named John B. Powell. And, the obituary of John Bibb Powell refers to three half-sisters. It appears that Mastin James Powell's first wife was Susan Hubbard, and that she was the mother of John Bibb Powell. That both wives had the given name Susan caused some confusion.
      The 1850 US Federal Census (Caswell County, North Carolina) also lists a Mastin Powell (25, born in Caswell County, farmer), apparently with daughter Mary I. (3, born in Caswell County), and son John (1, born in Caswell County). These are children of the Mastin Jefferson Powell of this entry their mother would be Susan Hubbard.

      1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Mastin Powell
      Age: 25
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
      Birth Place: Caswell
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Caswell, North Carolina

      Also note the following:

      John T. Neal was born 20 Mar 1838 and died 25 Jun 1864. He married Lucy A. Howard on 11 Dec 1859 in Caswell Co., NC. Lucy was born in 1835 and died 25 Aug 1862 when her 2nd child was born. The children of John and Lucy are Mary Susan Neal (17 Nov 1861 - 05 Jul 1935) and William Howard Neal (21 Aug 1862 - 28 Sep 1923). Mary Susan Neal married John B. Powell in Caswell Co. on 29 Apr 1878. He was the son of M. J. Powell and Susan. Susan Neal Powell is buried in Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery. William Howard Neal married Alma W. Hodges in Caswell Co. on 23 Feb 1898. She was the daughter of J. T Hodges and Mattie. Wm. H. Neal is buried in Moon Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Source: The Beaver Pond Neals of Virginia, Carl B. Neal (1965).


      Mastin Jefferson Powell (Jarrold Powell1) was born 24 DEC 1824 in Caswell County, North Carolina, and died 10 NOV 1902 in Blanch, Caswell County, North Carolina. He married Susan H. Gillespie 19 JUN 1852 in Caswell County, North Carolina, daughter of Hugh Wiley Gillespie and Jane Harris. She was born 15 JUL 1829 in Caswell County, North Carolina, and died 04 APR 1898. He married Susan Hubbard 08 APR 1846.


      Children of Mastin Jefferson Powell and Susan H. Gillespie are:
      +2 i. William Brooks Powell was born 04 MAR 1853 in
      North Carolina, and died 16 DEC 1923 in Danville, Virginia.
      3 ii. James Edward Powell was born 17 APR 1854 in North
      Carolina.
      +4 iii. Mary Susan Powell was born 09 MAR 1860 in North
      Carolina, and died 05 MAR 1907 in Caswell County, North
      Carolina.
      +5 iv. Mildred Helen Powell was born 09 NOV 1863 in
      North Carolina, and died BEF 29 SEP 1935.
      6 v. Laura May Powell was born 04 MAR 1867 in North
      Carolina.
      +7 vi. Lula Virginia Powell was born 04 OCT 1870 in
      North Carolina, and died 03 MAR 1940.
      8 vii. Joseph Banks Powell was born 12 AUG 1871 in
      North Carolina.
      9 viii. Alice Victoria Powell was born 12 MAY 1873 in
      North Carolina.

      Child of Mastin Jefferson Powell and Susan Hubbard is:
      +10 i. John Bibb Powell was born ABT 1850, and died 30
      JAN 1924 in Danville, Virginia.

      !NAME:Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North
      Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 228
      (Article #248, "Rebe, Details: The Heritage of Caswell
      County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor
      (1985) at 228 (Article #248, "Rebe"

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Mary Frances Reynolds Eggleston.
      Mildred Helen Powell (Jefferson Mastin Powell2, Jarrold Powell1) was born 09 NOV 1863 in North Carolina, and diedBEF 29 SEP 1935. She was buried in Mr. View Cemetery (Danville, Virginia). She married John Green Lea ABT 1875, son of Thomas L. Lea ad Ann Blount Wright. He was born 1843 in Leahurst Plantation, Caswell County, North Carolina, and died 29 SEP 1935 in South Boston, Halifax County, Virginia. He was buried in Mt. View Cemetery (Danville, Virginia). Children of Mildred Helen Powell and John Green Lea are:
      26 i.Barnett Lea was born ABT 1888 in Virginia. He married Unknown Peatross.
      27 ii.Harry G. Lea was born ABT 1891 in Virginia.
      28 iii. Wallace Bruce Lea was born ABT 1893 in Virginia.
      +29 iv. Stanley R. Lea was born ABT 1905 in Virginia.

    2. [S18] Family Search, LDS, http://interactive.ancestry.com/7602/004117812_00149/50052459?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2f%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3d1900usfedcen%26h%3d50052459%26indiv%3dtry%26o_vc%3dRecord%3aOtherRecord%26rhSource%3d8909&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnRecord.
      Milton, North Carolina 1900 census

    3. [S18] Family Search, LDS, http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=12631101&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=8909.
      1850 Federal Census. Caswell North Carolina, Mastin Powell's family

    4. [S48] Ancestry Link, http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=NC-MarriageRecords&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=mastin+jefferson&gsln=powell&MSAV=0&uidh=hyh&pcat=34&fh=0&h=3135528&recoff=8+9&ml_rpos=1.
      Marriage Bond-Powell-Hubbard

    5. [S48] Ancestry Link.

    6. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8TX-NHZ.
      Marriage notification of Susan Gillespie to Mastin J. Powell

    7. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPK5-9Q4.
      Birth Record for Lula Virginia Powell

    8. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHTD-G16.
      Notification of birth of John Bibb Powell

    9. [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