John William Powell
Do you have a Pleasant Miles Powell (b. 12 July 1805 / d. 18 August 1860) in your family tree? Pleasant was born in Richmond County, NC. Pleasant was the son of Col. Robert Powell and Ann Chambers
I will just post here snippets from my working file. Some of these went into Robeson County. I have more but haven't got them on my computer yet. I am trying to find those who are perfect ydna match to my Powells (haplogroup R-M269) The Isle of Wight Powells. Some of these family trees are a mess and contradictory. However, I think This Douglas below is supposed to a son of :
John Powell, b. 1670 Beaver Dam, VA, Isle of Wight, VA, d. 1731, Isle of Wight – married (1689 or 1695) to Deborah Hearn, b. 1670 Isle of Wight, d. same 2-18-1730
Douglas Powell – b. ca 1730 Brunswick, VA, d. 1779 (note: his probate was done July term 1789 in Duplin County, Douglas Powell, Vandue, Duplin County, son Restore bought items from estate, (Some say Sampson, but Duplin county according to descendant who states he is buried on Powell Plantation there and probate records in Duplin. He owned land in both counties), NC, Known sons of Douglas: Ydna indicates a kinship with ours.
*Nicholas Powell – b. 1765 Duplin County, NC, d. 7-20-1821 or Sept 24, 1821, Marion, Miss. Marr. Elizabeth “Betty” Martin, b. 1768, d. 1846.
* marriage records of Robeson County, NC shows another Nicholas Powell married Elizabeth Lewis on 10-19-1826.
Another Douglas Powell? - married 7-28-1820 Robeson County, NC to Susan Bradshaw, b. 1731 d. 1780 in Wayne County, NC.
Known son of Nicholas: Evan Augustus Powell, sr. b. 1810 Fairmont, Robeson Co., NC, d. 1888
Restore Powell, shown as buyer in estate records, July 1789 term, Duplin County. Died 1803?
Douglas Powell – b. 1751, d. 1817 or 1821 Robeson County, NC