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James M. Powell

Descendants of James M. (Marcellus?) Powell

submitted by Dawn Driskell 

Generation No. 1

1. JAMES M. (MARCELLUS?)1 POWELL was born Abt. 1775 in North Carolina, and died Bet. 1850 - 1855 in Bibb County, Alabama. He married ELIZABETH MITCHELL January 10, 1809 in Caswell County, North Carolina. She was born Abt. 1775 in Virginia, and died Abt. 1860 in Bibb County, Alabama.

Notes for JAMES M. (MARCELLUS?) POWELL:

- 1810, Caswell County, North Carolina Census: 2 males 0-10, 1 male 26-45, 1 female 26-45, 3 slaves.

- 1815, Caswell County, North Carolina, James M. Powell witnessed deed, Hogan's Creek.

- 1816, Caswell County, North Carolina, James M. Powell witnessed deed to John Powell, Hogan's Creek.

- 1817, Caswell County, North Carolina, James M. Powell sold 8 acres on Hogan's Creek, Round Hill Branch.

- 1830, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 170, James M. Powell: 2 males 10-15, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 50-60, 2 females 15-20, 1 female 50-60.

- 1833, Bibb County, Alabama, bought land.

- 1850, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 37, #504: James M. Powell, 75, NC, Elizabeth, 75, VA.

Children of JAMES POWELL and ELIZABETH MITCHELL are:

2. i. CHARLES MARSHALL2 POWELL, b. December 15, 1809, North Carolina; d. April 08, 1882, Alabama.

3. ii. MARGARET POWELL, b. Abt. 1814, Georgia; d. 1886, Neshoba County, Mississippi.

4. iii. JAMES JOHN POWELL, b. Abt. 1815, North Carolina.

iv. WILLIAM H. POWELL, b. 1817, Georgia.

Generation No. 2


2. CHARLES MARSHALL2 POWELL (JAMES M. (MARCELLUS?)1) was born December 15, 1809 in North Carolina, and died April 08, 1882 in Alabama. He married SARAH CLARK JOHNSON 1833 in Bibb County, Alabama. She was born September 05, 1812 in Georgia, and died July 30, 1897 in Perry County, Alabama.

Notes for CHARLES MARSHALL POWELL:

- 1850, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 77b, #1044/1044: Chas. M. Powell, 42, m, farmer, SC; Sarah, 39, f, GA; James J., 15, m, AL; Williamson, 14, m, AL; Frances E., 13, f, AL; Nancy C., 12, f, AL; Emily L., 10, f, AL; Marion F., 9, m, AL; Crawford, 7, m, AL; Selina J., 5, f, AL; Newton, 2, m, AL.

Children of CHARLES POWELL and SARAH JOHNSON are:

i. JAMES J.3 POWELL, b. 1835.

ii. WILLIAMSON HENRY POWELL, b. May 08, 1836.

iii. FRANCES E. POWELL, b. 1837.

iv. NANCY C. POWELL, b. 1838.

v. EMILY L. POWELL, b. 1840.

vi. MARION F. POWELL, b. 1841.

vii. CRAWFORD POWELL, b. 1843.

viii. SELINA J. POWELL, b. 1845.

ix. NEWTON POWELL, b. 1848.

3. MARGARET2 POWELL (JAMES M. (MARCELLUS?)1) was born Abt. 1814 in Georgia, and died 1886 in Neshoba County, Mississippi1. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON JOHNSON November 14, 1833 in Bibb County, Alabama2, son of EDMUND JOHNSON and NANCY JOHNSON. He was born Abt. 1812 in Tennessee, and died Bef. 1870 in Neshoba County, Mississippi.

Notes for MARGARET POWELL:

- Death date from Good Hope Baptist Church minutes.

Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON JOHNSON:

- Bibb County, Alabama Marriage Book 1827-1834, pages 232-233: Washington Johnson to Margaret Powell, November 14, 1833, by Lewis Kennedy, JP.

Children of MARGARET POWELL and GEORGE JOHNSON are:

i. MARY LUCINDA3 JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1834, Alabama or Mississippi; d. Bef. 1900, Neshoba County, Mississippi; m. WILLIAM FEDRICK KIRKLAND, 1853, Neshoba County, Mississippi; b. 1830, Autauga County, Alabama; d. May 29, 1902, Neshoba County, Mississippi.

More About MARY LUCINDA JOHNSON:

Burial: Kirkland Cemetery, Neshoba County, Mississippi

More About WILLIAM FEDRICK KIRKLAND:

Burial: Kirkland Cemetery, Neshoba County, Mississippi

ii. MARTHA JOHNSON, b. November 07, 1836, Neshoba County, Mississippi; d. October 19, 1895, Neshoba County, Mississippi; m. WILLIAM M. GRIFFIN, July 12, 1855, Neshoba County, Mississippi; b. 1832, Butts County, GA; d. August 01, 1873, Neshoba County, Mississippi.

More About WILLIAM M. GRIFFIN:

Burial: Griffin Cemetery (Old McDonald Cemetery), Neshoba County, Mississippi

iii. JAMES E. JOHNSON, b. January 19, 1839, Neshoba County, Mississippi; d. February 21, 1923, Neshoba County, Mississippi; m. EUSTACIE A. JOHNSON, Neshoba County, Mississippi; b. November 1842, Neshoba County, Mississippi; d. Neshoba County, Mississippi.

More About JAMES E. JOHNSON:

Burial: Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Neshoba County, Mississippi

Notes for EUSTACIE A. JOHNSON:

- She is buried in an unmarked grave in Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, Neshoba County, MS.

iv. ALBERT G. JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1841, Mississippi; d. Aft. 1916, Simpson County, Mississippi; m. SOPHRONIA D. FOX, Neshoba County, Mississippi; b. 1849, Mississippi; d. Aft. 1929, Simpson County, Mississippi.

v. GEORGE W. JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1843, Neshoba County, Mississippi; d. June 27, 1862, near Richmond, Virginia.

vi. MARION DALLAS JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1844, Neshoba County, Mississippi; d. May 05, 1863, Franklin, Virginia.

vii. MILTON JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1847; d. 1869, Neshoba County, Mississippi.

4. JAMES JOHN2 POWELL (JAMES M. (MARCELLUS?)1) was born Abt. 1815 in North Carolina. He married AMELIA CORLEY April 02, 1845 in Perry County, Alabama. She was born Abt. 1820 in South Carolina.

Notes for JAMES JOHN POWELL:

- 1850, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 79, #1066/1066: James J. Powell, 35, m, Blacksmith, NC; Amelia, 30, f, SC; Elizabeth, 4, f, AL.

Child of JAMES POWELL and AMELIA CORLEY is:

i. ELIZABETH3 POWELL, b. 1846.

Note: Martha Ann Powell who married Abihue Sewell in Bibb County, Alabama may be related to this family, but relationship is unknown. Ann D. (Nancy) Powell, who was born 1819 TN, and married John Means in Bibb County, Alabama, may also be related to this family.

 

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