Duncan Powell

October 1800–
Shelburne, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Duncan

When Duncan Powell was born in October 1800, in Shelburne, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, John Powell Sr, was 39 and his mother, Margaret "Betsy" Hamilton, was 41.

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Family Time Line

John Powell Sr
1761–1827
Margaret "Betsy" Hamilton
1759–1848
John Powell Jr
1786–1874
Mary Powell
1789–1877
William Powell
1803–
Elizabeth Powell
1789–1869
Daniel Powell
1795–1796
Duncan Powell
1800–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1869

Age 69

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1871

Age 71

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 109

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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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  • Duncan Powell, "Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896"
  • Duncan Powell, "Nova Scotia, Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896"

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