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Mastin J. dna Powell[1, 2]

Male Abt 1783 - 1846  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Mastin J. dna Powell  [3
    Born Abt 1783  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1846  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8270  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Edward Powell, Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2021 

    DNA Tests  1 person has linked a DNA test to Mastin J. dna Powell 

    Father David dna Powell,   b. Abt 1739, Bristol Parish, Prince George, Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1802, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Mary Eppes/Epps,   b. Abt 1757, Probably Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1796, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1782  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary O. "Polly" Carter,   b. Abt 1780, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married Bef 1800  Likely Caswell Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. 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)
    +2. Carter Glass dna Powell,   b. 6 May 1800, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1857, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +3. Susannah 'Susan' Powell,   b. Abt 1804, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Mary Ann Powell,   b. Abt 1805, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. William Jefferson dna Powell,   b. 12 Dec 1807, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1882, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Bigger G. Powell,   b. 16 May 1809, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1883, Caswell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +7. Nancy Thomas Powell,   b. Abt 1814, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. John Bibb Powell,   b. Abt 1815, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1898, Will Date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     9. Harriett J. Powell,   b. Abt 1820, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F2761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    William J. Powell, s/o Mastin and Polly Carter Powell
    William J. Powell, s/o Mastin and Polly Carter Powell
    The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina 1885; The Powells of Caswell Co., NC and Halifax, Virginia  NOTE: This memoir is written by Louise Powell; and there is one misstatement 'Elizabeth Powell married her nephew, Jackson.  He was her Uncle, not her nephew.[mfe]
    The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina 1885; The Powells of Caswell Co., NC and Halifax, Virginia NOTE: This memoir is written by Louise Powell; and there is one misstatement "Elizabeth Powell married her nephew, Jackson. He was her Uncle, not her nephew.[mfe]
    CaswellCountyHeritage-1985.pdf
    Will of Mastin J Powell
    Will of Mastin J Powell
    1846
    Halifax Co., Virginia Accounts Current Carter Bonds Listed as Receivable to the Estate
    Halifax Co., Virginia Accounts Current Carter Bonds Listed as Receivable to the Estate
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    Map of Lunenburg County 1746
    Map of Lunenburg County 1746
    map1746lunenberg.jpg

    Histories
    Descendants of Jarold Powell
    Descendants of Jarold Powell
    descendantsofjarroldpowell.pdf
    Chancery Matter John Carter, Mastin Powell and Wife [Mary 'Polly' Carter [d/o Richard 'Tailor' Carter], Polly Powell, wife, Polly Carter, Nancy Carter, infant, John Carter, Friend, Richard Carter, dec., Thomas Carter vs. Thomas Watkins, William Carter, Lemuel Carter, Samuel Carter
    Chancery Matter John Carter, Mastin Powell and Wife [Mary 'Polly' Carter [d/o Richard 'Tailor' Carter], Polly Powell, wife, Polly Carter, Nancy Carter, infant, John Carter, Friend, Richard Carter, dec., Thomas Carter vs. Thomas Watkins, William Carter, Lemuel Carter, Samuel Carter
    Tailor.pdf

  • Notes 
    • Will of Mastin Powell (1846)

      In the name of God Amen. I Mastin Powel of the County of Halifax and State of Virginia being of sound disposing mind and memory and knowing the mortality of the flesh that it is appointed for man to die do make, ordain, constitute and appoint this my last will and testament in manner and form following to wit:
      I will that my Executors herein after named pay all my just debts.
      1st Item: Having given to my nine children in money and property to the amount of eight thousand two hundred and forty six dollars and thirty six cents to wit:
      To my son Carter Powell seven hundred and forty dollars
      To my daughter Elizabeth Powell eight hundred and twenty dollars
      To my son Biggers Powell nine hundred and eighty five dollars
      To my son John B. Powell fifteen hundred and fifty five dollars and 36 cents
      To my daughter Nancy T. Carter seven hundred and eighty five dollars
      To my daughter Mary Ann Carter seven hundred and sixty dollars
      To my son William Powell seven hundred and eighty six dollars
      To my daughter Susan Powel seven hundred dollars
      To my daughter Harriet J. Yarbrough seven hundred and
      fifteen dollars
      2nd Item: I will that these several amounts be taken from
      their portions of the division of my estate.
      3rd Item: I give to my beloved wife during her natural life
      all of my Land to be rented out at the direction of my Executors also one third part of my slaves giving her liberty to select such as may suit her also one year's support, two work horses Two good feather beds and furniture.
      4th Item: I will that my executors sell the balance of my slaves household and kitchen furniture plantation tools stock of every description and all property I may die possessed of on a credit of twelve months and divide the money equally among the above nine named children.
      5th Item: I will that after the death of my wife Mary Powell my executors sell the land and all the life property of her and equally divide the same among by nine above named children.
      6th Item: I hereby appoint Isaac Satterfield and my son William Powell executors to this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other or former wills by me made.
      Signed published and declared by Mastin Powell as and for his last will and testament who at his request and in his presents subscribed our names as witness this the 27th August 1846
      Mastin Powell
      Witnesses: Thomas W. White, Edward Moore, Alfred Russell
      At a Court held for Halifax County the 26th day of October 1846 the within written last will and testament of Mastin Powell was presented in court and proven by the oaths of two witnesses thereto subscribed and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Isaac Satterfield one of the executors therein named who made oath thereto according to law and with Richard Carter Senior and John N. Satterfield his securities entered into and acknowledged a bond on the penalty of $30,000 conditioned according to law, certificate is granted to him for obtaining probate of said will in due form.
      Teste: William Holt, Clerk
      Powell Children Marriages:
      Carter m Sarah Bates Moore, 22 Jun 1821/22, Halifax Co., VA
      Elizabeth m Jerrald Powell (her Uncle[Nephewmfe]), 23 Dec 1816, Halifax Co., VA
      Biggers m Gillie Lipscomb, 14 Jul 1829, Halifax Co., VA John Bibb m Nancy Carter
      Nancy T. m Richard Carter
      Mary Ann m Green Carter
      William Jefferson m Elizabeth Allen Carter
      Susan m Jackson Powell (her nephew)[Uncle]
      **************
      Issac & Mary Carter-2-5-1821-Lemuel Carter-father ISAAC
      SATTERFIELD WAS THE SON OF THE FOLLOWING SAMUEL SATTERFIELD
      AND NANCY CARTER; MARY CARTER WAS THE DAUGHTER OF LEMUEL
      CARTER.

      1.Isaac C. SATTERFIELD Jr., b. abt 1802 m. Mary CARTER b. abt 1805
      2. Lemuel "Lem" SATTERFIELD b. 1821 married Eliza J. SMITH
      3. Ballard SATTERFIELD b. 17 Mar 1861 d. 19 Oct 1932
      married Bettie Catherine HOOPER b. 14 Feb 1864 d. 5 Dec 1905
      4. Charles Lemuel "Buck" SATTERFIELD Sr. 24 Nov 1898 d. 16
      Jun 1977, married Alma Kyle MOORE b. 22 Jun 1902 d. 8 Feb 1975
      5. Virginia Kyle SATTERFIELD b. 25 Aug 1920 d. 13 Jan 1980 married Leon W. WOOD b. 28 May 1915 d. 11 Feb 1997
      6. [Mike R. Satterfield] Lemuel Satterfield born about 1770
      >wife not known
      >1. Sam Satterfield born 1790 m.Nancy Carter 30 Nov 1812
      >2. Isaac Satterfield born abt 1796 in VA married Mary Carter 8 Feb 1821, Halifax, VA They had 11 children
      >1. Martha Ann Satterfield b. 15 Aug 1823 Halifax, VA
      married Levi Lewis 13 Jan 1845 Halifax, VA
      >2. Sarah Satterfield b. 23 Nov 1826 Married William
      Berkley Carmichael 23 Jul 1856 Halifax, VA
      >3. Nancy G. Satterfield b. 1 Feb 1829 Halifax, VA d. 11
      Oct 1915 Married Richard C. Henderson 6 Feb 1862 Halifax, VA (2nd wife) My linage is through 1st wife)
      >4. Samuel A. Satterfield b. 11 Mar 1831 Halifax, VA
      >5. Onslow Satterfield b. 8 Feb 1833 Halifax, VA
      >6. Elizabeth N. Or H. Satterfield b. 2 Jun 1835 Halifax, VA married John Ferrell 4 Mar 1857
      >7. James Satterfield b. 30 Nov 1837
      >8. Osmond B. Satterfield b. 30 Jan 1840 Halifax, VA Married Sally F. Ferrell 22 Jan 1881 Halifax, VA
      >9. Isaac C. Satterfield b. 26 Oct 1844 Halifax, VA
      >10. Lemuel C. Satterfield b. 12 Oct 1821 Halifax, VA
      married Eliza J. Smith 8 Aug 1852 Halifax, VA
      >11. Addison Y. Satterfield b. 1 May 1853 Halifax, VA

      >I believe that this is our leader, Mike Woods, family, all
      descendants of Isaac Satterfield, son of John (I) Satterfield and his wife Sarah Jay.
      My direct line without listing brothers and sisters etc.,
      is:

      Lemuel (Lem) SATTERFIELD b. 12 or 14 Oct 1821 Halifax, Va
      d. circa 1880 married 8 Aug 1852 Halifax, Va to Eliza J. SMITH b. unk... d. unk... One of their children was
      Ballard (Bal) Carter SATTERFIELD b. 17 Mar 1861 Halifax, Va
      d. 19 Oct 1932 Caswell Cty, NC, married (First Wife) Bettie Catherine HOOPER b. 14 Feb 1864, Caswell Cty NC, d. 5 Dec 1905. Both buried Bethel Church, Caswell Cty, NC.
      One of their children was:
      Charles Lemuel (Buck) SATTERFIELD b. 24 Nov 1898 Caswell Cty NC d. 16 Jun 1977 Durham, NC married Alma Kyle MOORE b. 22 Jun 1902 Marlboro Cty, SC d. 8 Feb 1975, Durham, NC, both buried Maplewood Cemt, Durham, NC
      One of their children was:
      Virginia Kyle SATTERFIELD b. 26 Aug 1920, Durham, NC d. 13
      Jan 1980 married Leon Willard WOOD b. 28 May 1915 Lee Cty, NC d. 11 Feb 1997 both buried Maplewood Cemt, Durham, NC

      1820 Va Census Halifax County Marseilles District Series
      M33 Roll 131, Page 98 Lists Mastin Powell 3 houses away
      from John Blackwell. Mastin Powell (Mary Carter) is the
      f/o William Jefferson Powell, Sr.

      1820 Va Census Halifax County Marseilles District Series
      M33 Roll 131, Page 98 Lists Mastin Powell 3 houses away
      from John Blackwell. Mastin Powell (Mary Carter) is the
      f/o William Jefferson Powell, Sr.

      Powell/Powell Deed, 1853 - Halifax Co. VA 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 ,
      Submitted by Steve Carson
      [Note: MF Eggleston: This compelling deed is thought to be
      made between Uncle and Nephew, as was customary in the era,
      as opposed to current tradition of father to son, in the
      20th century.]

      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.
    • Estate of Mastin Powell, 1848 - Halifax Co. VA


      Abstracts of the Probate Records of the Estate of Mastin Powell
      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #22 pages 157-158,
      November Court 1848

      Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Martson Powell

      Dated 14 December 1848; inventory by George P. Richardson, James Edwards,
      Edward Moore
      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #22 pages 171-172,

      December Court 1848
      The Estate of Marston Powell, deceased in account with Isaac Satterfield
      list of various expenses to include:
      To cash paid Mary Powell keeping Daphne $120
      To cash paid William J. Powell $24.31
      To cash paid Richard H. Carter $9.48
      To cash paid Biggers Powell $9.48
      To cash paid Mastin Powell Jr. $4.45 [Note: This could be "Martin" not
      "Mastin"]

      and at the end on 31 October 1848 a list that looks mostly like a distribution of proceeds to heirs:
      To cash paid Carter Powell $574.60
      To cash paid Harriet Yarbrough $579.60
      To cash paid Green Carter $549.60
      To cash paid Elizabeth Powell $494.60
      To cash paid Richard H. Carter $529.60
      To cash paid Carter Powell $6.59
      To cash paid Armistead Moore $19.19
      To cash paid Biggers Powell $114.60
      To cash paid William J. Powell $128.60
      To cash paid Susan Powell $614.60

      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #22 pages 130-134,
      October Court 1848
      Account of the sale of Mastin Powell, deceased the 24th of November 1846
      William J. Powell purchases:
      one lot staves $2.50
      368 feet plank @0.35 $1.28
      Negro girl Lucy $170.00
      Negro child Nicholas $111.50
      Negro girl Margaret $275.00
      1 black pointed heifer $3.70
      1 small calf $1.70
      1 lot potatoe seed, 1 loom $1.25
      1 writing desk $0.50
      Purchasers are:
      Richard Carter Sr.
      Carter Powell
      William J. Powell
      Edward Moore
      Richard Oliver Sr.
      Biggers Powell
      Thomas Owen
      Miss Susan Powell
      Mrs. Harriet Yarbrough
      William Farmer
      Biggers Carter
      John F. Lawson
      Turner Carter
      Phillip P. Vass
      Albert and John Satterfield, executors
      Mrs. Elizabeth Powell
      Samuel Carter
      Alberty Satterfield
      Alexander Cunningham
      William Hamblett
      Turner D. White
      Mark M. Stanfield
      William J Carter
      James Edwards
      William C. Cumbee
      Aley Austin
      Clement Lipscomb
      Armistead Moore
      Charles H. Mosley
      John N.? Satterfield
      Edward Bass
      Greensby Carter
      Isaac Satterfield
      Mrs. Mary Powell
      Nathaniel Watkins

      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #23 pages 268-269,
      July Court 1851
      The Estate of Marstin Powell in account Current with Isaac Satterfield administrator:
      [This list includes several distributions of equal amounts of money to what appears to be the heirs:]
      Dec 8, 1848 William J. Powell $40.00
      Dec 8, 1848 Harriet Yarbrough $40.00
      Dec 8, 1848 Susan Powell $40.00
      Dec 15, 1848 Greenberry Carter $40.00
      Dec 18, 1848 Richard H. Carter $40.00
      Dec 18, 1848 Carter Powell $40.00
      Dec 18, 1848 Carter Powell, adm. $40.00
      Dec 20, 1848 Biggers Powell $40.00

      In Sept-Oct 1849, $45.83 is distributed to the same list.
      In March 1850, $52.91 is distributed to the same list.

      Submitted by Steve Carson

  • Sources 
    1. [S39] Will.
      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #21 pages 188-289, dated 27 August 1846, probated 26 October 1846
      Estate of Mastin Powell, 1848 - Halifax Co. VA


      Abstracts of the Probate Records of the Estate of Mastin Powell
      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #22 pages 157-158,
      November Court 1848

      Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Martson Powell

      Dated 14 December 1848; inventory by George P. Richardson, James Edwards,
      Edward Moore
      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #22 pages 171-172,

      December Court 1848
      The Estate of Marston Powell, deceased in account with Isaac Satterfield
      list of various expenses to include:
      To cash paid Mary Powell keeping Daphne $120
      To cash paid William J. Powell $24.31
      To cash paid Richard H. Carter $9.48
      To cash paid Biggers Powell $9.48
      To cash paid Mastin Powell Jr. $4.45 [Note: This could be "Martin" not
      "Mastin"]

      and at the end on 31 October 1848 a list that looks mostly like a distribution of proceeds to heirs:
      To cash paid Carter Powell $574.60
      To cash paid Harriet Yarbrough $579.60
      To cash paid Green Carter $549.60
      To cash paid Elizabeth Powell $494.60
      To cash paid Richard H. Carter $529.60
      To cash paid Carter Powell $6.59
      To cash paid Armistead Moore $19.19
      To cash paid Biggers Powell $114.60
      To cash paid William J. Powell $128.60
      To cash paid Susan Powell $614.60

      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #22 pages 130-134,
      October Court 1848
      Account of the sale of Mastin Powell, deceased the 24th of November 1846
      William J. Powell purchases:
      one lot staves $2.50
      368 feet plank @0.35 $1.28
      Negro girl Lucy $170.00
      Negro child Nicholas $111.50
      Negro girl Margaret $275.00
      1 black pointed heifer $3.70
      1 small calf $1.70
      1 lot potatoe seed, 1 loom $1.25
      1 writing desk $0.50
      Purchasers are:
      Richard Carter Sr.
      Carter Powell
      William J. Powell
      Edward Moore
      Richard Oliver Sr.
      Biggers Powell
      Thomas Owen
      Miss Susan Powell
      Mrs. Harriet Yarbrough
      William Farmer
      Biggers Carter
      John F. Lawson
      Turner Carter
      Phillip P. Vass
      Albert and John Satterfield, executors
      Mrs. Elizabeth Powell
      Samuel Carter
      Alberty Satterfield
      Alexander Cunningham
      William Hamblett
      Turner D. White
      Mark M. Stanfield
      William J Carter
      James Edwards
      William C. Cumbee
      Aley Austin
      Clement Lipscomb
      Armistead Moore
      Charles H. Mosley
      John N.? Satterfield
      Edward Bass
      Greensby Carter
      Isaac Satterfield
      Mrs. Mary Powell
      Nathaniel Watkins

      Library of Virginia, Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book #23 pages 268-269,
      July Court 1851
      The Estate of Marstin Powell in account Current with Isaac Satterfield administrator:
      [This list includes several distributions of equal amounts of money to what appears to be the heirs:]
      Dec 8, 1848 William J. Powell $40.00
      Dec 8, 1848 Harriet Yarbrough $40.00
      Dec 8, 1848 Susan Powell $40.00
      Dec 15, 1848 Greenberry Carter $40.00
      Dec 18, 1848 Richard H. Carter $40.00
      Dec 18, 1848 Carter Powell $40.00
      Dec 18, 1848 Carter Powell, adm. $40.00
      Dec 20, 1848 Biggers Powell $40.00

      In Sept-Oct 1849, $45.83 is distributed to the same list.
      In March 1850, $52.91 is distributed to the same list.

      Submitted by Steve Carson



    2. [S120] Court Records, Accounts Current Richard Carter Bonds of Estate.
      Following bonds and accounts which are held subject to the further order of the court...:
      Lemuel Carter & Barnett Turner bond for $4.4.
      Hartwell Gresham bond $4.49
      Thomas Carter bond for $10.86
      George G. Yancey bond for $4.55
      David Poyner bond for $.00
      Thos Carter, David Powell & Mastin Powell bond for 12/[this entry is questionable; it could be Bond for 1 Y]
      Thomas Stanfield bond for $3.25
      Same bond for 13 wight Richmond or Manchester not posted Totl of the Expenses 1814
      Mrs. Wm. Carter -acct for $2.99
      Signed G. [George] Reves

    3. [S170] Family Tree DNA, http://jpbdna.com/powell-family-dna-project-42574.htm.
      Family Line For Kit # 42574 VA-9
      Thomas Powell, 1739, Hampton, VA
      Edward Powell, 1703-1773, Halifax Co, VA
      David Powell, 1738-1801, b. Lunenburg Co, VA d. Halifax Co., VA
      Mastin Powell, 1776, Halifax Co, VA-d. 1845, Halifax Co, VA
      William Jefferson Powell, 1817, Halifax Co., VA-1882, Halifax Co., VA