Amy Powell

about 1778–
Bethpage, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy Powell was born about 1778, in Bethpage, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, her father, James Powell, was 28 and her mother, Unknown, was 23.

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Amy Powell
1778–

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 19

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

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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