Charlotte Griffin

14 February 1792–before 21 December 1872 (Age 80)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Charlotte

Charlotte Griffin was born on 14 February 1792, in North Carolina, United States. She married Richard Powell on 15 August 1814, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Eastern Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Alabama, United States in 1870. She died before 21 December 1872, in Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Powell
1782–1863
Charlotte Griffin
1792–1872
Marriage: 15 August 1814
Colman "Coleman" Powell
1815–1885
Tildian "Matilda" Powell
1836–1902
Pagan "Peggy" "Margaret" Powell
1817–1890
Sweet William Powell
1818–1880
Cetian Powell
1820–
Pinckney Powell
1822–
Pickett Powell
1823–
Coret "Cure" "Currett" Powell
1825–1892
Mahelon "Helon" "Helan" "Helen" Powell
1826–1892
Winuit Powell
1828–
Treyan "Tincy Ann" Powell
1829–1907
Dovian "Dove Ann" Powell
1832–1907
Spicy Ann Powell
1834–
Wilson Powell
1836–1897
Kinzy Kener Powell
1837–1917
William Piece Powell
1839–1864
Dinkey Ann Powell
1841–
Hansford Powell
1844–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 August 1814
South Carolina, United States
children

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 7

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 27

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from a medieval Latinized form, Griffinus, of the Welsh personal name Gruffudd ( see Griffith ).2 English: nickname for a fierce or dangerous person, from Middle English griffin ‘gryphon’ (from Latin gryphus, Greek gryps, of Assyrian origin).3 Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Gríobhtha ‘descendant of Gríobhtha’, a personal name from gríobh ‘gryphon’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Charlotte Powell in household of Helan Powell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charlotte Powell in household of Richard Powell, "United States Census, 1860"

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