Holsten Green Powell

1892–1970 (Age 78)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Holsten Green

When Holsten Green Powell was born on 24 February 1892, in Arkansas, United States, his father, William F Powell, was 41 and his mother, Essie A Burnett, was 28. He married Argie Mildred West in August 1908. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Falls, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 15 April 1970, in Groves, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States.

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Holsten Green Powell
Argie Mildred West
Marriage: August 1908
Clara Essie Powell

Spouse & Children

August 1908


Parents & Siblings

  • William F Powell


  • Female1863–1955Female



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 12

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Holsten G Powell in household of William F Powell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H G Powell in entry for Clara Powell Heintschel, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Holl Green Powell, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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