Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Powell

Male Abt 1686 - 1707  (~ 21 years)


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  • Name William Powell 
    Born Abt 1686  Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Apr 1707  Sittenburne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031952  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Thomas Powell,   b. 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1701, Sittenburne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Place,   b. 1648, Isle of Wight, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1710, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1666  Sittenburne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Thomas Powell who lived in Sittingburne Parish in Essex County left a Will, written March 2, 1700, stating he was "very sick and weak," which was proved on April 10, 1701 (1701 Essex County Will Book, page 75). He leaves land to be divided equally between his sons, Place and Thomas and his wife Mary, her part at her death to go to son William, cattle to son, William and "these persons that hath the education of my son William till he shall come ot the age of 21 years." He also left bequests to daughters Frances Powell, Elizabeth Salmon, Anne Coffee, and sons, Honours (Honorias) and Place and son-in-law-John Salmon, to be Executors. Signed by mark of Thomas Powell.

      1704 Thomas was listed in the Essex Co Quit Rent Roll. He and his three brothers owned equal acreage of land.
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      Title Powell, William.
      Publication 1707.
      Gen. note Part of index to Essex County Wills and Administrations (1692-1800)
      Note p. 399. Adms. bond rec. 10 Apr. 1707.
      Deeds, etc., No. 12, 1704-1707 (Reel 4)
      Subject - Personal Powell, William.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS; Patent Book 9 page 96
      JOHN SALMON, PLACE POWELL, & WM. POWELL, 427-1/2 .acs., Essex Co; S. side of the river, on bts. of Ekepace Cr; 2 May 1705, p. 667. Beg, near the back road; adj. Col. Catlett; Richd. Good; 520 acs. of Wm. Moseley, granted 1 Nov. 1656; & land of Robert & Thomas Moss, &c. Granted Wm. Moseley, 18 Apr. 1670, deserted, & now granted by order, &c. Trans. of 9 pers: Symond Holland, Wm. Harsell, Geo. Violett, Cha. Colgin, John Birk, Gilliam Scallin, John Cambell, Fra. Brooks, Anne Violett.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Order Book - 1689-1692; Antient Press: pg 222
      Rappahannock County Court 2d of September 1691
      Ordered that the Sheriff of this County or his Deputie do cause MARY LINCH to make her personall apperance at the next North side Court held for this County to answer for committing the sin of fornication & having a bastard Child Ordered that the Sheriff or his Deputie of this County do summons WM. POWELL the reputed Father of the bastard Child late borne of the body of MARY LINCH to make his personall apperance at the next North side Court held for this County to answer the same

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