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Re: Sarah Ann Powell
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: March 25, 2012 at 19:11:12
In Reply to: Sarah Ann Powell by Joy Budde of 178

By now you may have found what you wanted, if not, maybe this will help. You can view a photo of her headstone on Find a Grave site --

And, from TX Dth Idx thru 1976 a couple of sons:

Name: John Thomas Powell
Death Date: 28 Sep 1932
Death Place: Chester, Polk, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: W
Death Age: 86 years 17 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1846
Birthplace: Tn
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: John Calven Powell
Father's Birthplace: Tn
Mother's Name: Sarah Jackson
Mother's Birthplace: Tn
Occupation: Farmer
Place of Residence: Chester Polk TX
Burial Place: Chester Tx
Burial Date: 29 Sep 1932
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2135995
Digital Film Number: 4163659
Image Number: 836
Reference Number: cn 39783

Name: N. B. Powell [this would be son Ned on 1880 census]
Death Date: 01 Nov 1930
Death Place: Oletha, Limestone, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: white
Death Age: 62 years 12 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 21 Oct 1869
Birthplace: Colorado Co., Texas
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Ida Powell
Father's Name: John C. Powell
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Name: Sarrah Jackson
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Occupation: Farmer
Place of Residence:
Cemetery: Cox Cemetery
Burial Place:
Burial Date: 02 Nov 1930
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2135428
Digital Film Number: 4163588
Image Number: 2497
Reference Number: cn 54431

J.C. and Sarah A., with some children still at home, are on the 1880 census in Colorado Co, TX. A couple of their sons with families of their own are on both sides of them, too.

1860 census Conway Co, AR:

Powell, J.C., 40, b TN - land 4,000/personal 5,000[slaves?]
" Sarah A., 34, b TN
" Wm J., 16, b TN
" Jno C., 12, b TN
" Jos A., 10, b AR
" Sarah E., 6, b AR
" Saml N., 4, b AR
" Katy A., 1, b AR

1850 census Madison Co, TN:

Powell, John C., 31, b KY - land 1,000
" Sarah A., 23, b TN
" William J., 7, b TN
" J. Thomas, 4, b TN
" James, 2, b TN
" Joseph A., 4/12, b TN

This gets you back to TN. Not my family, but hope it helps.

Happy Hunting (^_^)

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