Maria Elizabeth Negley

15 February 1772–15 November 1855 (Age 83)
Ligonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Maria Elizabeth

When Maria Elizabeth Negley was born on 15 February 1772, in Ligonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Alexander Negley, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ann Berkstresser, was 30. She married John Powell on 1 May 1799, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Johnson, Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 15 November 1855, in Gibson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Powell Cemetery, Gibson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Powell
Maria Elizabeth Negley
Marriage: 1 May 1799
Sarah Powell
Alexander Powell
Malachi Powell
John Negley Powell
Mary Ann Powell
Elizabeth Powell
Margaret Powell
Priscilla Powell

Spouse and Children

1 May 1799
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 4

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Nägele, Naegeli, or Nägeli, variants of Nagel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Powell in household of John Powell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Powell in household of John Powell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maria Elizabeth Negley Powell, "Find A Grave Index"

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