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William Powell

Birthplace: Nansemond, VA, USA
Death: Died in Nansemond, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Thomas Powell and Priscilla Powell
Husband of Elizabeth Powell and Sarah Powell
Father of Elizabeth Pope; John Powell; William Powell; Thomas Powell; Nathaniel Powell and 3 others
Brother of Robert Powell; Thomas Powell; Ann Bedell; Thomas Powell of Long Island; Elizabeth Powell and 3 others
Half brother of John Powell; Martha Powell; Hester Powell; William Powell; Hannah Powell and 2 others

Managed by: Cole Rankin
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About William Powell

Isle of Wight Deed Book 1, 1688-1704, page 192 (Boddie, pag e 625). Will of William Powell, dated December 11, 1695, n o date of probate shown; wife Elizabeth tile plantation I l ive on, then to son John Powell; son Nathaniel the neck dow n the swamp to the orchard; and the remaining part to so n Jacob; sons William and Thomas the land on Bows and Arro w Swamp; daughter Elizabeth wife of John Poopes (Pope?); Te st, Thomas Powell (probably leis nephew), Thomas Gale, Rich ard Hutchins.

(6) 29 V 342. Quit Rent Rolls, Isle of Wight County, 1704 ; Thomas Powell 100 acres; William Powell 200 acres; page 3 43, Widdo Powell 480 acres.


William Powell, the oldest of several children, was born in Wethersfield, Connecticut. His siblings were born in New Haven, Connecticut, apparently after the family moved there from Wethersfield.


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William Powell's Timeline

Nansemond, VA, USA
Age 24
Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
Age 28
Beaver Dam, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Colony
Age 49
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
November 17, 1692
Age 50
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
December 11, 1695
Age 53
Nansemond, VA, USA
Age 53