Joseph "The Fighting Quaker" Powell

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Joseph Powell

Also Known As: "The Fighting Quaker"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Powell and Nancy Ann Todd
Husband of Susan Powell; Ruth Powell and Hannah Powell
Father of Abraham Powell; Thomas Powell; Joseph Powell; Ruth Smith; Smith Powell and 11 others
Brother of Rachel Powell; Elizabeth Powell; Margaret Powell; Benjamin Powell; Margaret Powell and 6 others

Occupation: WELSH- AP HOWELL, Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Joseph "The Fighting Quaker" Powell


  1. DAR Ancestor #: A092027

Served in Montfort's Company in NC as a private for 9 months starting in July, 20, 1778 in the Rev. War. He was a sharpshooter who was stationed to guard the Delaware River for G. George Washington. Was awarded a land grant for his service. It was located in the Powell Valley of Claiborne, County, TN. He left Tennassee in 1830 for Missouri.

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Joseph "The Fighting Quaker" Powell's Timeline

January 1, 1760
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
December 1784
Age 24
York, Pennsylvania, USA
December 1785
Age 25
York, PA, USA
May 27, 1793
Age 33
Virginia, USA
Age 33
Age 33
Age 33
March 14, 1795
Age 35
Claiborne, Tennessee, USA
January 16, 1797
Age 37
Claiborne, Tennessee, USA