Hannah Susan Powell

6 May 1852–16 April 1916 (Age 63)
Llanover, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah Susan

When Hannah Susan Powell was born on 6 May 1852, in Llanover, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Powell, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Harris, was 30. She married John Ebenezer Betts on 22 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Payson Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 16 April 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ebenezer Betts
Hannah Susan Powell
Marriage: 22 November 1869
John Powell Betts
James Betts
Hannah Susan Betts
Elizabeth Betts
William Percy Betts
Charles Edward Betts
George Franklin Betts
Jesse Henry Betts
Reid Betts
Oscar Leroy Betts
Ruth Clarkson Betts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    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 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    History of Hannah Susan (Powell) Betts

    Hannah Susan Powell was born 6 may 1852 in the town of Llonover South Wales, a daughter of John Powell and Elizabeth (harris) Powell (as taught by the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) befo …

    Sources (38)

    • Anna S Betts in household of John Betts, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hanna Hart in entry for John Edward Betts and Roseland Allen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Hannah Powell in entry for Elizabeth Betts Miller, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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