William Thomas Powell

2 January 1880–
Missouri, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Powell was born on 2 January 1880, in Missouri, United States, his father, Jeptha Powell, was 37 and his mother, Julia Agnes Allen, was 32. He married Harriet M (Hattie) Snook on 19 November 1904, in Phelps, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dillon, Phelps, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Dillon Township, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Powell
Harriet M (Hattie) Snook
Marriage: 19 November 1904
Jeptha Powell
William R Powell
Onna Powell
Clarence Powell
Wilmina Powell

Spouse and Children

19 November 1904
Phelps, Missouri, United States


    Jeptha Powell


    William R Powell


    Onna Powell


    Clarence Powell


    Wilmina Powell


Parents and Siblings

    Jeptha Powell


    Julia Agnes Allen




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 24

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 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 St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William T Powell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • W L Powell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William F Powell, "United States Census, 1930"

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