Edward Powell

5 December 1850–19 January 1909 (Age 58)
Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Powell was born on 5 December 1850, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Powell, was 30 and his mother, Ann Tongue, was 30. He married Rachel Anderson on 4 May 1879, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880 and Castle Rock, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 19 January 1909, in Upton, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Upton, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Powell
Rachel Anderson
Marriage: 4 May 1879
Edward Powell
James Albert Powell
Charles Francis Powell
Parley A. Powell
Nellie Powell
Morrel Anderson Powell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1879Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 13
    Arizona Territory
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 16
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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

    Edward Powell

    Edward was baptized while still in England in 1858. He was 15 when he first came to America with his parents. Upon their arrival in Utah, they settled in Upton and Coalville. During his early years …

    Sources (24)

    • Edward Powell in household of Edward Powell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Edward Powell in entry for Parley A Powell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Edward Powell, "United States Census, 1880"

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