Powell, William

Male 1673 - 1715  (42 years)


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  • Name Powell, William  [1
    Born 12 Jun 1673  Greenfields, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 15 Apr 1715  Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His will, dated 15 Apr 1715 proved 22 Jun 1715:
      "To my son, John Powell, 200 acres of land on the plantation I now live on called 'Greenfield' and 50 acres more next yule and called 'Powell's Addition.'
      To my son, William Powell, my land called 'Exchange' and the rest of the land called 'Greenfield.'
      To my son, Levin Powell land called 'The Middle' with 112 acres of marsh at ye seaside called Powell's Recovery.
      To my daughter Margaret Powell, a double portion of my movable estate and the privelege left me by my father in 'Powell's Lott' marsh.
      To my sons John and William, my land at the seaside part, 'Powell's Lott.' Elizabeth Powell, sole executrix."

      Mentions father
      wife Elisabeth, executrix
      mentions Quakers
      Witness: Jane Calvert, Sarah Peale, John Starrat.

      His will, dated 15 Apr 1715 proved 22 Jun 1715: "To my son, John Powell, 200 acres of land on the plantation I now live on called 'Greenfield' and 50 acres more next yule and called 'Powell's Addition.'To my son, William Powell, my land called 'Exchange' and the rest of the land called 'Greenfield.'To my son, Levin Powell land called 'The Middle' with 112 acres of marsh at ye seaside called Powell's Recovery. To my daughter Margaret Powell, a double portion of my movable estate and the privelege left me by my father in 'Powell's Lott' marsh. To my sons John and William, my land at the seaside part, 'Powell's Lott.' Elizabeth Powell, sole executrix." Witness: Jane Calvert, Sarah Peale, John Starrat. Testator directs that he be buried according to the directions of Quakers. Test: Jane Calvert, Sarah Peale, John Starrat. 14. 254.
    Probate Jun 1715  Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 4D53179ADCCE4520894D798E853313333BC2 
    Died Jun 1715  Greenfields, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abt 22 Jun 1715  Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Quaker Cemetery
    Person ID I598  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2013 

    Father Powell, Walter,   b. Between 1620 and 1625, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1696, Greenfields, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Berry, Margaret,   b. 1620-1625, Accomack Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1679, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1666  Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 967ED524581B4F6BB354C4A41D36B35403DE 
    Photos
    Greenfields, the Powell homestead on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
    Greenfields, the Powell homestead on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
    from "Somerset: An Architectural History" by Paul Baker Touart
    Histories
    Greenfields
    Greenfields
    from "Somerset: An Architectural History" by Paul Baker Touart
    Sidelights of Maryland History--Powell 1.pdf
    Sidelights of Maryland History--Powell 1.pdf
    FOLIOS
    Powell Family History
    Powell Family History
    excerpts from a book by Rosalie Noland Ball
    Family ID F213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lane, Elizabeth,   b. 1682, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID D070C4EAEC724A5282434C7B8988B5367056 
    Children 
     1. Powell, Betty
     2. Powell, John,   b. Abt 1700, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1753, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     3. Powell, William,   b. 1700, Greenfields, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1787, Prince William Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Powell, Margaret,   b. Abt 1703
     5. Powell, Levin,   b. Abt 1714, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, Somerset Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2005 
    Family ID F212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jun 1673 - Greenfields, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 15 Apr 1715 - Somerset Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - Jun 1715 - Somerset Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jun 1715 - Greenfields, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 22 Jun 1715 - Somerset Co., MD Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Powell Benston House Greenfield
    Powell Benston House Greenfield

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (familysearch.org).