Powell Wand

23 October 1796–6 October 1820 (Age 23)
Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Powell

When Powell Wand was born on 23 October 1796, in Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Wand Sr., was 34 and his mother, Mary Nancy Figg, was 32. He married Margaret Kuykendall on 25 September 1816, in Butler, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 6 October 1820, in Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Woodbury, Butler, Kentucky, United States.

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Powell Wand
Margaret Kuykendall
Marriage: 25 September 1816
Mary Jane Wand
Rachel Wand
Thomas Powell Wand

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Kuykendall


25 September 1816
Butler, Kentucky, United States


    Mary Jane Wand


    Rachel Wand



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Wand Sr.


    Mary Nancy Figg





    Mary Wand


    Thomas Wand



    James Wand


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 5

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: perhaps a nickname for a shy or short-sighted person, from Old English wand ‘mole’. Compare Want .2 German: occupational name for a weaver or cloth cutter, from a reduced form of Middle High German gewant ‘cloth’, ‘garment’. Compare Wander 2.3 German: topographic name from Middle High German want ‘wall’, ‘steep rock’, ‘precipice’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Powell Wand, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Powell Wain, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Powell Wand, "Find A Grave Index"

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