Deborah Powell

about 1797–
Bethpage, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States

The Life of Deborah

When Deborah Powell was born about 1797, in Bethpage, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, her father, James Powell, was 47 and her mother, Unknown, was 42.

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Family Time Line

James Powell
1750–
Unknown
1755–
George Powell
1771–
Moses Powell
1773–
James Powell
1776–
Amy Powell
1778–
Phebe Powell
1782–
Catherine Powell
1785–
Elizabeth Powell
1788–
James Powell
1789–
Sarah Powell
1791–
Dorcas Powell
1794–
Deborah Powell
1797–

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World Events (3)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 0

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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