Garnie B. Powell

1903–1972 (Age 68)
DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Garnie B.

When Garnie B. Powell was born on 19 March 1903, in DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States, his father, William F Powell, was 52 and his mother, Essie A Burnett, was 39. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Mattie Olivier. He lived in Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Ward, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 1972, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Orange, Orange, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garnie B. Powell
Mattie Olivier
Pearce Powell
Mary Ollie Joy Powell

Spouse & Children



  • Male1927–1992Male

  • Mary Ollie Joy Powell


Parents & Siblings

  • William F Powell


  • Female1863–1955Female



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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Garnie Powell in household of Essie R Powell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Garnie Powell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Garnie B Powell, "United States Census, 1930"

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