When Rhoda Powell was born in 1811, in Ohio, United States, her father, Reuben Powell Sr, was 37 and her mother, Dorcas Alford, was 36. She married Lewis S Wood on 5 February 1835, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died in May 1899, in Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88.
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ (see Howell ).
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 Saint Paul’ (see Guilfoyle ).
English: variant of Paul or Poole .