Dr. Powell Davies

1770–18 March 1835 (Age 65)
Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Powell

When Dr. Powell Davies was born in 1770, in Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Davies, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Sully, was 22. 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 65, and was buried in Edwardsville Cemetery, Edwardsville, Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 6

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 11

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 18

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

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 …

Sources (2)

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

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.