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WIlliam Austin Powell....PLEASE HELP.
Posted by: Jo Ann Flynn (ID *****1267) Date: September 30, 2004 at 20:36:52
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William Austin Powell, b 14 Dec 1842 died 17 Feb 1912 at Crystal Springs, Ms b County Line Cemetery, No Marker. m 17 Nov 1871 Louisa Lofton (dau. of Louisa Graves and Jesse Loftin) b 1855 (in Copiah County) d 6 Mar 1937 Braxton, Rankin Co, MS and bur. Holly Grove Cemetery.
Children are: All born in Mississippi.

Charlie Columbus Powell b. 1872
John Powell b 1872;
Theodosha Powell b 1874;
William Henry Powell b 1876;
Lillie Ester Powell b 1882;
Ollie Mae Powell b 1889;
Beulah Powell b 1891.

He may have had another child in or around Purvis, Mississippi....J.B. Powell; Dob unknown.

An 1900 Mississippi census says he was born in Missouri. He also says his father was born in Missouri, and mother in SC. (According to the census)

1900 Rankin County, MS census (ED 79, pg 6B/164A, family 112/112)
Powell, William A., head, born Dec 1843, married 29 yrs, occupation blacksmith, born Missouri, father Missouri, mother SC
Powell, Louisa, wife, July 1855, marr 29yrs, 7 children born, 5 living, MS MS MS
Powell, Henry, son, July 1876, MS MO MS
Powell, Charles C., son, Aug 1884, MS MO MS
Powell, Ollie M., daughter, May 1889, MS MO MS
Powell, Buelah, daughter, Sept 1890, MS MO MS

Wm. Austin Powell was also known to have lived in Simpson, Rankin and Copiah County in Mississippi.

William Austin Powell was my g-grandfather. I cannot find any information on him at all. Can anyone help???? I have no clue who his parents or siblings were. Can anyone help, please?

Thank you,
Jo Ann

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