Moses Powell

about 1756–about 1847 (Age 91)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Moses

When Moses Powell was born about 1756, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Richard Powell II, was 43 and his mother, Charity Chew, was 38. He died about 1847, in his hometown, at the age of 91.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Moses? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Richard Powell II
1713–1801
Charity Chew
1718–1779
Isaac Powell
1743–1831
Ephraim Powell
1744–1832
Samuel Chew Powell
1747–1801
Thomas Powell
1747–1834
Jacob Powell
1752–1843
Arthur Powell
1753–1858
David Powell
1754–1845
Joseph Powell
1755–1841
Moses Powell
1756–1847
Abraham Powell
1758–1778
Philip Powell
1758–1851
Ishmael Powell
1759–1860
Elizabeth Powell
1761–1773
Benjamin Powell
1765–
James Powell
1767–
Jesiah Powell
1769–
Richard Powell III
1749–1818
William Powell
1750–1797
Jeremiah Powell
1751–1815
Jonathan Powell
1756–1843
Isaiah Powell
1757–1801
Aaron Powell
1758–1811
John Powell
1761–1804

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(23)

+18 More Children

World Events (8)

1775
Age 19
During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776
Age 20
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780
Age 24
Sometimes referred to as the "forgotten victory", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit

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.

Possible Related Names

Poel
Powel
Howell
Powles
Guilfoyle
Bowell

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Moses.

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.