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

Howell Powell

Male 1674 - 1740  (66 years)


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  • Name Howell Powell 
    Born 1674  Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1740  Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32429  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Howell Powell,   b. 1623, Castle Madoc, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1704, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Gorsuch,   b. 13 May 1641, Walkerne Parish, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1681, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 7 Jul 1662  Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joanna Pryor,   b. Bef 1682, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1705, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1698  Tred Avon MM, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joanna Powell,   b. 18 Jan 1705, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1705, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F21082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ester Bartlett,   b. 1682, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1717, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1705  Tred Avon MM, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joanna Powell,   b. 9 Nov 1716, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F21083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sarah Edmondson,   b. Bef 1700, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1741, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1718  Tred Haven MM, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jacob Powell,   b. 19 Dec 1719, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Sarah Powell,   b. 11 Oct 1721, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Powell,   b. 13 Jan 1723, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Benjamin Powell,   b. 11 Jul 1729, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F21084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Tred Avon Meeting records
      Howell Powell 8th mo. 16th 1740, aged 66 years
      === Research Notes from
      Howell Powell of Talbott County, Province of Maryland, planter, made his will on July, 21, 1739.
      In his will he mentiones neighbour Thomas Dudley.
      His wife Sarah and seven children:
      son Daniel (not yet 21),
      son Thomas,
      son James(deceased)
      grandson Howell Powell, son of James and not yet 21,
      daughter Elizabeth, daughter Mary Kenten, daughter Joanna Thomas, and daughter Sarah Thomas.
      source:
      Huntington collection Maryland
      http://mdhistory.net/msaref10/msa_te_1_005/html/msa_te_1_005-0089.html
      and
      http://mdhistory.net/msaref10/msa_te_1_005/html/msa_te_1_005-0090.html
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      http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=quaker+ richard+gorsuch&db=online&areas=10&head=online&booknum=&category=&words=qu aker&first=richard&last=gorsuch&cmd=context&id=37c1dae315#hit1

      WILLIAM THOMAS, Gentleman, their son, was Land Agent for Lord Baltimore and acquired many large grants. He inherited the remainder of "KEDGERTON", 986 acres; had Resurveyed "MOUNT HERMON", 890 acres (of which 300 acres was set aside for the wedding dower of his second wife--Joanna Powell, and which descended to my mother, Eliz. Thomas Wallis Schutt, and sold after her death (1919). He acquired 740 acres, part of STRATFORD MANOR, and 100 acres of New York; Tilghman's Farm, and Chance, 682 acres; Thomas' Discovery, 200 acres, etc. He was b--c--1687, was m--1st--at Cecil Meeting of Friends, to Johanna Hosier, in 1697. He was m--2dly--before a large and distinguished gathering of Friends at Tred Avon Meeting--to Joanna Powell, dau--of Howell Powell, Jr. and Esther Bartlett, in 1738, by whom he had one son, JAMES THOMAS, b--3m-18d, 1739.

      Howell Powell was the son of Howell Powell, Sr., and his wife, Eliz. Gorsuch (Rev. John, Daniel, Wm.), dau--of Rev. John and Anne (Lovelace) Gorsuch, dau--of Sir William Lovelace, Knight, of Bethersden, Kent, England, and sister of Gov. Francis Lovelace of New York, and the poet, Richard Lovelace.
      Howell Powell was the son of Hugh Powell, Castle Madoc, Brecknockshire, Wales.
      Wm. Thomas built his home in 1711 (still standing). He d--1739.
      ===
      Grundy, Robert, mercht., Talbot County, 20th Oct., 1720; 29th Nov., 1720.
      To dau. Deborah (wife of son-in-law John Pemberton, mcht.), personalty.
      To grand-daus. Henrietta Maria, Margaret and Deborah Lloyd, £30 each at age of 16.
      To son-in-law John Pemberton, debts due from him to testator.
      " kinswoman Mary (wife of Thomas Edmondson, of Talbot Co.), £30 and debts due from her.
      To William Mathews, living nr. Oxford, £5.
      To son-in-law James Lloyd, of Talbot County, mercht., and dau. Anne, his wife, "Buckland," "Girlington," "Murry Addition" and "Rumsley Marsh," cont. 1050 A. (excepting 200 A. hereafter divised), and all other lands within 3 miles of "Parson's Landing," during life, the residue to 2 grandsons Robert and James Lloyd and hrs., equally; sd. lands in satisfaction of marriage portion due unto sd, son-in-law James Lloyd.
      To grandson Joseph Pemberton and hrs., 500 A. ----, Queen Ann's County, bou. of Wm. Wroucher, Jr.
      To sons and daus. of son-in-law James Lloyd, 1 share in land in Talbot Co. mortgaged by Thomas Edmondson.
      To grandsons Grundy and Joseph Pemberton, residue of sd. mortgage.
      To friend Howel Powel and hrs., 200 A. to be laid out of lands conveyed by testator and Judith, his second wife, to Robt. Ungle, gent., and afterwards repurchased from the sd. Robt. Ungle and wife; sd. Howel Powel to convey sd. 200 A. to Grace (wife of John Robinson, planter), and Rebecca Tibbols, widow, and their hrs., they, the sd. Grace and John Robinson and Rebecca Tibbols, to transfer any rights they may have in land purchased from Robt. Ungle to sd. son-in-law James Lloyd and Anne, his wife, and grandsons Robt. and James Lloyd.
      To son-in-law James Lloyd and hrs., ¼ of land in Pennsylvania and 1/3 residue of personal estate.
      To son-in-law John Pemberton and hrs., 1/3 of land in Pennsylvania and residue of personal estate.
      To grandson Grundy Pemberton, dwelling and store-houses in Oxford; plantation 200 A. ---- nr. Dover, bou. of David Mills; all other lands in Maryland not herein disposed of, and residue of land in Pennsylvania.
      To servt.man David Macqueen, his freedom and £5.
      Exs.: Sons-in-law James Lloyd and Anne, his wife; John Pemberton and Deborah, his wife.
      Test: John Button (Bullon), Michd. Howard, Howel Powel (Powell), Jacob Cowles. 16,227.
      ===
      Loockerman, Jacob, Talbot Co., 28th June, 1731; 27th July, 1731.
      To wife Magdalen, certain personalty during widowhood,
      to pass at her marriage or death as follows:
      To bro. John during his life, then to his son Jacob; to Sarah and Elizabeth, daus. of bro. Govert, dec'd; to nephew Jacob Hindman (son of sister Mary Ann) and to son-in-law John Edmondson.
      To John Edmondson afsd., personalty, including debts due on condition he discharge estate from all demands.
      To wife Magdalen, half remaining personal estate in Talbot Co. absolutely, and half remaining pt. in sd. co. during her widowhood, to pass to following relations: Jacob (son of bro. John), Jacob Hindman (son of sister Mary Allen) and William and Joseph (sons of Thomas and Mary Haskins) equally, provided sd. wife shall accept bequests in lieu of her dower, and also pay to James Edmondson and Sarah, wife of Howel Powel, £5 each.
      To bro. John and Francis Allen and sister Mary, his wife, all debts due, on condition they discharge estate of debt due them.
      To nephew Govert (son of bro. Govert) and his male hrs., "Rochester," Dorchester County, and failing such issue to pass in surname of Loockerman forever; also personalty on sd. plantation, same to remain in hands of his bro. Jacob during his minority; sd. Jacob to pay out of profits £3 yearly to his sisters Sarah and Elizabeth while unmarried.
      nephew Jacob Hindman (son of sister Mary Allen) and male hrs., "Dopler Neck," Dorchester County, bou. of John Kirke, and failing such issue to the male hrs. of the surname of Loockerman forever.
      To nephew Jacob (son of bro. Govert) and hrs., lot in town of Islenton, Dorchester Co.; also all debt book of accounts relating to Sheriff's office, Dorchester County, and all profits accruing therefrom; shd. he refuse, sureties for same, to have same power as is given sd. nephew, overplus to remain to sd. nephew Jacob, he paying out of same to bro. John personalty, and deliver to bro. John and Mary his wife, to bro. Nicholas and his wife
      To bro.-in-law Francis Allen and Mary his wife, to cousin Thomas Haskins and Mary his wife and to Coll. William Holland and Elizabeth his wife each a ring; and residue of personalty in Dorchester Co. or elsewhere (excepting Talbot Co.) ; he paying to bro. Thomas £10 toward his education, and also to indemnify the securities given for due administration of estate of father Jacob Loockerman.
      Son-in-law Howell Powell to be discharged from all debts due estate, provided he discharge estate from all claims that may be due him.
      Exs.: Wife Magdalen for personalty in Talbot County, nephew Jacob (son of bro. Covert) in Dorchester Co. and elsewhere.
      Test: William Holland, Elizabeth Holland, Thomas Holland, John Berry. 20,210.
      ===
      Loockerman, Magdalon, widow of Jacob, Talbot Co., 173?; 30th Oct., 1739.
      To son John Edmondson, ex.,
      to grandchild. William, James, Magdalen, Susanna, and Sarah, child. of son William Edmondson, to afsd. son William, to son-in-law Howel Powel, husband of dau. Sarah, to grand child. Benjamin, Sarah and Elizabeth Cowell, to friends Union Williams and John Stevens and to afsd. dau. Sarah, entire estate.
      Test: Thorna Bartlett, N. Goldsborough, Edward Brumegen. 22. 98

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