Powell, Cuthbert

Male 1775 - 1849  (74 years)


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  • Name Powell, Cuthbert  [1
    Born 4 Mar 1775  Middleburg, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Mar 1849  [2
    • diarrhea
    Census 1850  Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mortality Schedules, U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880
      about Cuthbert Powell
      Name: Cuthbert Powell
      Gender: Male
      Marital Status: Married
      Place of Birth: Virginia
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1776
      Age: 74
      Month of Death: May
      Cause of Death: Diarrhea
      Place of Death:
      Loudoun, Virginia
      Census Year: 1850
      Residency Country: United States
    Residence 1850  [3
    • With George Adie, Minister, Leesburg
    _UID 2CB8FAFBD3AE4B2A8528BC452462ADB1617B 
    Person ID I870  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2009 

    Father Powell, Leven,   b. 1738, Dumfries, Prince William Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1810, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Harrison, Sarah,   b. 17 Dec 1740, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1812  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1763 
    _UID 155C8026F01F4BCAA3CC37D154DC17312A8D 
    Headstones
    Powell Family Lot 1
    Powell Family Lot 1
    Powell Family Lot 1
    Powell Family Lot 1
    Histories
    The History of Middleburg and Vicinity
    The History of Middleburg and Vicinity
    FOLIOS
    Powell Family History
    Powell Family History
    excerpts from a book by Rosalie Noland Ball
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Simms, Catherine 
    Married 1798  Llangollen, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    _UID 6E39F6ED982D422287DDB78B50F71E1FDD4D 
    Children 
     1. Powell, Anne Marie,   b. Jan 1800,   d. 20 Dec 1897  (Age ~ 97 years)
     2. Powell, Cuthbert,   b. Abt 1806,   d. Jun 1849, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     3. Powell, Charles Leven,   b. 1804,   d. 1871  (Age 67 years)
     4. Powell, John Simms,   b. Abt 1818
     5. Powell, Jane Simms,   b. 1814,   d. 1901  (Age 87 years)
     6. Powell, Ellen Douglas,   b. 1812,   d. 13 Sep 1862  (Age 50 years)
     7. Powell, Llewellyn,   b. 18 Sep 1802, Loudoun Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1870, Louisville, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Powell, Mary Emily,   b. 1807, Alexandria, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1896  (Age 89 years)
     9. Powell, Leven,   b. 1821,   d. 1893  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2001 
    Family ID F1477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1775 - Middleburg, Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1798 - Llangollen, Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Loudoun Co., VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Llangollen
    Llangollen
    Located off Route 50 on Trappe Road. Llangollen dates to 1795 when Levin Powell, Revolutionary War colonel, later member of Congress from Virginia and founder of Middleburg, acquired 295 acres at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A 16' x 20' one room and loft "patent house" was already on the property. In 1810, Levin's son Cuthbert Powell,…
    Llangollen in Wales
    Llangollen in Wales

    Histories
    Cuthbert Powell Journal
    Cuthbert Powell Journal
    Cuthbert Powell Journal Part 2
    Cuthbert Powell Journal Part 2

  • Notes 
    • from Genius of Liberty, Leesburg: March 2, 1824: p.3, Notice: The members of the Agricultural Society of the Counties of Loudoun, Fauquier, Fairfax and Prince William and all others who are friendly to the advancement of agriculture, and are disposed to aid in the promotion of so valuable an object, are requested to meet at the Courthouse on Monday the 8th inst. at 2 o.clock being the first day of March County Court. NB A general attendance is earnestly solicited as the Society is in its infancy and arrangements will then be made for its more complete organization and its ultimate success.... It is expected that a written address will be delivered on the occasion by the President. John H. McCABE, Secretary. [from pp. 1,2 of March 16 issue, long text of his speech by Cuthbert POWELL, President.

      from Genius of Liberty, Leesburg: November 16, 1824:
      p.2: Awards at the late Cattle show of the Agricultural Society of Loudoun:
      $2 to Mrs. Cuthbert POWELL for the best hearth rug.

      Cuthbert Powell was only seventeen years of age when this journal was written; he was born in Middleburg, Loudoun county, Va., and was the fourth son of Lieut.-Col. Leven Powell and Sarah Harrison, daughter of Hon. Burr Harrison, of Chappawamsic. Colonel Powell had served through the famous Valley Forge and Trenton campaigns as lieutenant-colonel of Grayson's or the Sixteenth Virginia Line, and subsequently was a delegate to the Virginia Convention of 1788, Presidential Elector in 1796, and Congressman from Loudoun district 1799 to 1801.

      Cuthbert Powell settled in Alexandria, and engaged in merchandizing with his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. He became the Mayor of Alexandria, and served a number of terms. There he married Miss Catherine Sims, daughter of Col. Charles Sims, an aid-de-camp of General Washington and his close personal friend, acting as a pall-bearer when General Washington was buried at Mount Vernon. Colonel Sims was one of the organizers and original members of the Order of the Cincinnati. Cuthbert Powell was a man of broad culture and unimpeachable character. He acquired a considerable fortune in his mercantile business, but suffered very heavily both from French spoliation during the Napoleonic wars and from the fall of Alexandria before the British in 1814. He retired, soon after the return of peace, to his country seat, "Llangollen," just out of Middleburg, and engaged in planting. He represented his county in both houses of the Virginia Assembly, and held the office of Justice of the Peace for many years. On the occasion of the visit of the Marquis de Lafayette to America in 1827, Mr. Powell, as the chairman of the Agricultural Society of Loudoun county, entertained at "Llangollen" the distinguished guest. In 1842 he filled the seat in the National Congress that his father had held before him, as a Democrat, however, whereas his father had been a staunch Federalist.
    • :1850 Mortality Schedule:
      Name: Powell, Cuthbert Age: 74 Year: 1850 County: Loudoun Township: Unknown Townships State: Virginia Birth State: VA Cause of Death: DIARRHEA Page: 0 Month: MAY

  • Sources 
    1. [S720] The Family Tree of Col. Leven Powell's Line of the Powells of Virginia, Ball, Rosalie Noland, (November 1938).

    2. [S570] Obituary Index: Richmond Enquirer 1804-1860, Richmond Visitor 1809-1810, Library of Virginia Digital Library.

    3. [S757] VA 1850 Census.

    4. [S982] .