Thurza Ann Powell

13 April 1835–31 December 1910 (Age 75)
Bradpole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thurza Ann

When Thurza Ann Powell was born on 13 April 1835, in Bradpole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Powell, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Hodder, was 38. She married Joseph Powell on 13 June 1853, in Allington, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 31 December 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Powell
Thurza Ann Powell
Marriage: 13 June 1853
Mary Elizabeth Powell
Emma Jane Powell
Ellen Lavina Powell
William Joseph Powell
Thurza May Powell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1853Allington, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 19
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Powell and Thurza Ann Powell Immigration to Utah

    Church History Library: Capt. John D. Chase, Independent Company, (cattle, not mules, as on their list), was at Horse Shoe, 43 miles this side Laramie, on the 13th inst. They were moving slowly, se …

    Sources (28)

    • Thirza Ann Powell in household of Thomas Powell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Thursa Powell in entry for Joseph William Powell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thirza Ann Powell in household of Thomas Powell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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