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
Charlotte Griffin
Marriage: 15 August 1814
Colman "Coleman" Powell
Tildian "Matilda" Powell
Pagan "Peggy" "Margaret" Powell
Sweet William Powell
Cetian Powell
Pinckney Powell
Pickett Powell
Coret "Cure" "Currett" Powell
Mahelon "Helon" "Helan" "Helen" Powell
Winuit Powell
Treyan "Tincy Ann" Powell
Dovian "Dove Ann" Powell
Spicy Ann Powell
Wilson Powell
Kinzy Kener Powell
William Piece Powell
Dinkey Ann Powell
Hansford Powell

Spouse and Children

15 August 1814
South Carolina, United States


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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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