Jenetta Ann "Kizzie" Garrett

September 1839–after 1900 (Age 60)
Moyock, Currituck, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jenetta Ann "Kizzie"

When Jenetta Ann "Kizzie" Garrett was born in September 1839, in Moyock, Currituck, North Carolina, United States, her father, Edward Martin Garrett, was 66 and her mother, Olive Culpepper, was 44. She married Richard John Powers in 1861, in Currituck Banks, Currituck, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died after 1900, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Richard John Powers
1837–
Jenetta Ann "Kizzie" Garrett
1839–1900
Marriage: 1861
Mary Matilda Powers
1858–1924
Amanda Powers
1861–
Columbus Powers
1863–
Columbia Powers
1864–
George M Powers
1865–
Annetta "Annie" Powers
1867–1900
Richard J. Powers
1868–1941
Ellen Powers
1868–
Sarah Emily Powers
1870–1949
Texas Powers
1872–1921
Nashville Powers
1872–
Elmer Powers
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1861
Currituck Banks, Currituck, North Carolina, United States
children

(12)

    Mary Matilda Powers

    Female1858–1924Female

    Amanda Powers

    Female1861–Female

    Columbus Powers

    Male1863–Male

    Columbia Powers

    Female1864–Female

    George M Powers

    Male1865–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Martin Garrett

    Male1773–1850Male

    Olive Culpepper

    Female1795–1855Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 14

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 23

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Janette A Powers in household of Richard J Powers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Genette Powers in household of Johnson Powers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Janette Powers in household of Richard Powers, "United States Census, 1860"

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