Naomi Jane Powell

31 March 1890–November 1964 (Age 74)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Naomi Jane

When Naomi Jane Powell was born on 31 March 1890, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Robert L Powell, was 46 and her mother, Ivey n Powell, was 38. She married Joe Andrew Phillips on 31 October 1915, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died in November 1964, in Tishomingo, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joe Andrew Phillips
Naomi Jane Powell
Marriage: 31 October 1915
Faye Kirby Phillips
Carl Vernon Phillips
Lavinia Phillips
Joe Andrew Phillips
Nadine Phillips

Spouse and Children

    Joe Andrew Phillips



31 October 1915
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert L Powell


    Ivey n Powell




    Francis Marion Powell



    Mary E "Bell" Powell



    James Thomas Powell


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 14

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Naoma Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Neoma J Powell in household of Isaac F Powell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Naoma Phillips in household of Joe Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"

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