Powell Davies

Maleabout 1770–18 March 1835

Brief Life History of Powell

When Powell Davies was born about 1770, in Judea, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Davies, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Sully, was 23. He married Esther Davies in 1791, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 March 1835, in Edwardsville, Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Edwardsville Cemetery, Edwardsville, Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Powell Davies
Esther Davies
Marriage: 1791
Eliza Davies
Franklin Judson Davies
Frederick A. Davies

Sources (2)

  • Powell Davis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Davvies Memoir by Henry Eugene Davies 1895, page 60

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1791Connecticut, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

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    Age 18

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and English: variant of Davis , a patronymic equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd ‘Dafydd's son’. The name is especially numerous in south Wales. This form of the name probably shows the influence of Davy , the common English form of the personal name David in the late medieval and early modern periods (see Davey ).

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

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    Life Story of Powell Davies

    From Henry Eugene Davies book, Davies Memoir pub in 1895 we read: Powell, the second son of William Davies (5), was born in Connecticut some time in the year 1770,taken to Canada when a child by his f …

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