Ezekial Black Osborn Powell

11 December 1843–31 August 1921 (Age 77)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ezekial Black Osborn

Ezekial Black Osborn Powell was born on 11 December 1843, in North Carolina, United States. He married Medora Ann Cornelia Bates in 1873, in Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 31 August 1921, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77.

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Ezekial Black Osborn Powell
Medora Ann Cornelia Bates
Marriage: 1873
Everett Benton Powell

Spouse and Children

Louisiana, United States


    Everett Benton Powell


World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 10

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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