Frances E. Powell

6 October 1833–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Frances E.

When Frances E. Powell was born on 6 October 1833, in Georgia, United States, her father, Isaac Powell, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Sally Jones, was 34. She lived in Hickman Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

John Wardrup
1832–
Frances E. Powell
1833–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Powell

    Male1796–1877Male

    Sarah Sally Jones

    Female1799–1870Female

siblings

(13)

    William George Washington Powell

    Male1817–1897Male

    Martha Ann Powell

    Female1819–1900Female

    Robert Y. Powell

    Male1821–1864Male

    Female1823–1829Female

    Female1825–1865Female

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World Events (8)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 2

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1865

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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Sources (2)

  • Francis Powel in household of Isaac Powel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Fransis Wardrope in household of John Wardrope, "United States Census, 1860"

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