Jone Powell

1753–
Ditcheat, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jone

When Jone Powell was born in 1753, in Ditcheat, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Powell, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ashford, was 32.

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Family Time Line

John Powell
1723–1817
Mary Ashford
1721–1777
Elizabeth Powell
1745–1805
Mary Powell
1751–1828
Jone Powell
1753–
Jane Powell
1753–

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 48

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 55

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 62

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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.

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  • Jone Powell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  • Jone Powell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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