Joseph Powell

9 December 1735–12 February 1789 (Age 53)
Bedelltown, Oyster Bay, Queens, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Powell was born on 9 December 1735, in Bedelltown, Oyster Bay, Queens, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Powell 5th, was 42 and his mother, Abigail Hallock, was 30. He married Deborah Scott on 12 December 1757, in Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 12 February 1789, in Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Powell
1735–1789
Deborah Scott
1739–
Marriage: 12 December 1757
Catherine Powell
1760–1840
William Powell
1767–
Jerusha Powell
1768–
Rowland Powell
1773–1774
Martha Powell
1761–
Abigail Powell
1764–1829
Rachel Powell
1766–1842

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1757
Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States
children

(7)

    Catherine Powell

    Female1760–1840Female

    Martha Powell

    Female1761–Female

    Abigail Powell

    Female1764–1829Female

    Rachel Powell

    Female1766–1842Female

    William Powell

    Male1767–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 41

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 46

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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  • Joseph Powell, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Joseph Powell, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Joseph Powell, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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