About Samuel Powell
Samuel POWELL. Born, circa 1616, in England. Died, 1666, in Northampton Co., VA. He came to Virginia about 1635. On 11 March 1650 he signed in Northampton County, VA the pledge of loyalty to the Commonwealth of England as established without King or House of Lords. There was also a Gabriel Powell, whom Southy Littleton claimed as a headright, in Northampton Co. VA. in 1655. His relation to Samuel is not known. Probably he was his brother. All that is known of Gabriel is an entry in Hungar's Parish records showing that Ann, daughter of Gabriel and Helen was buried on 8 August 1660.
Samuel left a will in Northampton County, Virginia in which he named six children all, minors.
He married Unknown, before 1645. Died in Northampton Co. VA.
Samuel POWELL Jr. (Samuel, 1). Born in Northampton Co. VA. Died, 1722, in Northampton Co. VA. He died intestate about 1722 leaving a son John who administered his estate, and perhaps others. He married Unknown.