Ilona Anthony Powell

2 June 1870–2 July 1943 (Age 73)
Martinsville, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ilona

When Ilona Anthony Powell was born on 2 June 1870, in Martinsville, Harrison, Missouri, United States, her father, Christopher James Anthony, was 53 and her mother, Louise Sparling, was 33. She had at least 6 sons and 2 daughters with William Powell. She lived in Tom Township, Benton, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Grant Township, Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 2 July 1943, in Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Powell
Ilona Anthony Powell
Myron Anthony Powell
Arthur Powell
Reid Powell
Mary G Powell
Philip Powell
Lawrence Stanford Powell
Clarence E. Powell
Ruby A. Powell

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    Horace Anthony


    Robert T Anthony


    Clark Anthony



    Dr Arthur L Anthony Sr


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 7

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the personal name Anthony, Latin Antonius. See also Anton . This, with its variants, cognates, and derivatives, is one of the commonest European personal names. Many of the European forms have been absorbed into this spelling as American family names; for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 . Spellings with -h-, which first appear in English in the 16th century and in French (as Anthoine) at about the same time, are due to the erroneous belief that the name derives from Greek anthos ‘flower’. The popularity of the personal name in Christendom is largely due to the cult of the Egyptian hermit St. Anthony ( ad 251–356 ), who in his old age gathered a community of hermits around him, and for that reason is regarded by some as the founder of monasticism. It was further increased by the fame of St. Anthony of Padua ( 1195–1231 ), who long enjoyed a great popular cult and who is believed to help people find lost things.2 South Indian: this is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name among Christians from South India in the U.S.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ilona Powell in household of Aurther Powell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ilona Powell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer Anthony in household of Chris J Anthony, "United States Census, 1870"

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