Essie A Burnett

1863–1955 (Age 91)
Hope, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Essie A

When Essie A Burnett was born on 20 December 1863, in Hope, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States, her father, Green Burnett, was 29 and her mother, Amanda, was 20. She married William F Powell on 20 May 1885, in Lafayette, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Walker Creek, Lafayette, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Falls, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 30 September 1955, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Essie A Burnett
1863–1955
William F Powell
1850–1908
Marriage: 20 May 1885
Herman Bethal Powell
1885–1960
Floyd Pauline Powell
1889–1988
Newton Burnett Powell
1890–1977
Holsten Green Powell
1892–1970
Fred Leslie Powell
1894–1991
Roy H. Powell
1895–1975
Viola Powell
1898–1962
Theodocia "Docia" Powell
1900–1940
Garnie B. Powell
1903–1972
Ruby Etta Powell
1906–1989

Spouse & Children

  • Female1863–1955Female

  • William F Powell

    Male1850–1908Male

MARRIAGE
20 May 1885
Lafayette, Arkansas, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Green Burnett

    Male1834–Male

  • Amanda

    Female1843–Female

siblings

(5)

  • Eloise A Burnett

    Female1860–Female

  • Female1863–1955Female

  • Mickey E Burnett

    Female1874–Female

  • Enoch C Burnett

    Male1877–Male

  • Urchin A Burnett

    Male1879–Male

World Events (8)

1864 · Skirmish at Benton

Age 1

Confederate forces in Arkansas began an invasion of Missouri, while other Confederate sources probed the line around Little Rock. On July  6, 1864 the fourth Arkansas Cavalry tried to break the line around Little Rock one soldier was killed, eight were wounded, three went missing from the Union side and four were killed and six wounded from the Confederate side.
1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 25

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: descriptive nickname from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ ( see Brown ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Essie Powell in household of Herbert M Bradley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Essie R Powell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Essey A Burnett in household of Green Burnett, "United States Census, 1880"

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