Mattie M Powell

23 December 1900–28 December 1985 (Age 85)
Weeksville, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mattie M

When Mattie M Powell was born on 23 December 1900, in Weeksville, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert James Powell, was 43 and her mother, Pattie Lowry, was 30. She lived in Salem Township, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1960. She died on 28 December 1985, in Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Robert James Powell
Pattie Lowry
Alvin Foster "Alvie" Powell
A M Thompson
Mary Annie Powell
Mattie M Powell
Katie W Powell

Parents and Siblings

    Robert James Powell


    Pattie Lowry




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 16

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Mattie M Powell in household of R J Powell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Mattie Brown in entry for Alvie F Powell, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Mrs Marie Dunn in entry for Mr Alvie Foster Powell, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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