Sarah Dendy Powell

Brief Life History of Sarah Dendy

When Sarah Dendy Powell was born on 7 February 1770, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Powell, was 35 and her mother, Martha Dendy, was 35. She married Norvell E Robertson about 1785, in Brooke, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 24 October 1842, in Station Creek, Covington, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Collins, Covington, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norvell E Robertson
1765–1855
Sarah Dendy Powell
1770–1842
Marriage: about 1785
Jeffery Robertson
1792–1864
Robertson
1814–1814
Mathew Robertson
1794–1866
Rhoda Robertson
1796–1875
Rev. Norvell E. Robertson
1796–1877
Sarah Jane Robertson
1799–1881
Martha Robertson
1801–1894
Asaph Powell Robertson
1803–1889
Nancy Powell Robertson
1805–1848
Mary Hill Robertson
1810–1882
George Franklin Robertson
1812–1886
Sarah Rachel Robertson
1815–1906
Robertson
1818–1818

Sources (7)

  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current
  • Mattie Byrd Womble mother of Henry Harrison Womble, descendant of Norval Robertson, in the U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
  • Web: Mississippi, Find A Grave Index, 1798-2012

World Events (8)

1776

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

1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

1789

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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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