Louisa Jane Powell

Female23 November 1843–17 September 1936

Brief Life History of Louisa Jane

When Louisa Jane Powell was born on 23 November 1843, her father, Joseph H Powell, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Leighninger, was 24. She married John Bowers Morris on 25 January 1866, in Miami, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Butler Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 17 September 1936, at the age of 92, and was buried in Converse, Jackson Township, Miami, Indiana, United States.

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John Bowers Morris
Louisa Jane Powell
Marriage: 25 January 1866
Frank Paul Morris
Rosa Belle Morris
Hattie May Morris
Nellie Bly Morris
Louie Conrad Morris
Mary Daisy Morris

Sources (13)

  • Louisa Powell in household of Joseph Powell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa J Powell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Louisa J Powell Morris, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1866Miami, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historic Boundaries 1846: Miami, Indiana, United States

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 8

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 25

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ (see Howell ).

    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 Saint Paul’ (see Guilfoyle ).

    English: variant of Paul or Poole .

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

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