George Thomas Powell

3 October 1887–13 June 1955 (Age 67)
Warrior, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of George Thomas

When George Thomas Powell was born on 3 October 1887, in Warrior, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, William Moses Powell, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Catherine Jane McCombs, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Nancy Lenora Holt. He lived in Election Precinct 16, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 13 June 1955, in Fultondale, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Warrior, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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George Thomas Powell
Nancy Lenora Holt
Daisy Bell Powell

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    Daisy Bell Powell


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    William Moses Powell


    Elizabeth Catherine Jane McCombs




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 8

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas M Powel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Powell in household of William M Powell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas M Powell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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