Nancy Powell

about 1811–1899 (Age 88)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Powell was born about 1811, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Charles M Powell, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Smith, was 26. She married Joshua M James in 1827, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1860. She died in 1899, in Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Joshua M James
1806–1881
Nancy Powell
1811–1899
Marriage: 1827
Hiram H James
1828–
Amos A James
1837–1862
Kissy James
1842–1850
David Cass James
1848–1880
Johnson M James
1832–1864
Robinson Fentress James
1834–1924
Elizabeth Jane James
1838–1875
Mary Caroline James
1840–1921
Nancy M James
1844–1850
Dicey Ann James
1846–1879
Rosana James
1849–1860

Spouse and Children

    Joshua M James

    Male1806–1881Male

    Female1811–1899Female

MARRIAGE
1827
Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    Hiram H James

    Male1828–Male

    Johnson M James

    Male1832–1864Male

    Robinson Fentress James

    Male1834–1924Male

    Amos A James

    Male1837–1862Male

    Elizabeth Jane James

    Female1838–1875Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1833

Age 22

Historical Boundaries - 1833: Van Buren, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Van Buren, Arkansas, United States
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 24

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy James in household of Jashua James, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy James in household of Joshua James, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Powell - Published information: birth-name: Nancy Powell

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