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Sarah (Powell) Wilson (abt. 1610 - 1661)

Sarah Wilson formerly Powell
Born about in London, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 22 Jun 1629 in St. Andrew, Holborn, London, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Henrico County, Virginia (Varina)map
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Sarah (Powell) Wilson was a Virginia colonist.

1692 Isle of Wight County, Virginia: Sara Powell's grandson, Nicholas Wilson is mentioned in Colonel James Powell's (friend of Sir William Berkely) 1692 will as well as his spouse and children:

Anne Wilson and James Wilson are children of Nicholas Wilson (noted above)

Will of Colonel James Powell 1 : Sister Mary my 16th pt. of

the ship Anne and Mary, Capt. Tibbotts master; to Nicholas

Wilson 5000 pds. of tobo. and my cloth coat with silver buttons

and breeches of plate buttons. Margaret Wilson, wife to Nich-

olas, 10,000 pds. of tobacco; to Anne Wilson, dau. of Nicholas

Wilson, a negro girl named Pranke ; James Wilson the produce

of sixty odd barrels of porke sent to Antegoe in Capt. Raven-

scrafts sloope, and nineteen barrels of Nailes, from No. 1 to 19,

and two young negroes'; to godson James Baker, a mare filly and

to Ambrose Griscoe y e first mare colt that falls this year; Capt.

Richard Tibbots ten pds. sterling, Henry Tooker 10 pds. ster'l,

Henry Baker 10 pds ster'l, Richard Stone his debt ; to Margaret

Wilson 20 pds. ster'l, wife Anne, sole ex x . Mr. Henry Tooker

and Henry Baker overseers. Dated Jan. 15, 1692-3 ; pr. Feb. y 8

9th, 1692-3.

  • CoL Powell was a warm friend of Sir Wm. Berkely, and was

wounded in the leg when Bacon besieged the Governor at Jamestown in

1676. He is described "as an honest, loyall person — a great sufferer in

his stock and otherwise." (See Va. Mag., vol. V., p. 681.)


Sarah was born about 1610. She passed away in 1661.



"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 24 May 2018), entry for Henry Wilson; "Reveal and Heck 2018" file (2:2:2:MM6H-DSK), submitted 7 February 2018 by Kenneth Reveal [identity withheld for privacy]. PEDIGREE RESOURCE FILE Person Count 61,961 Submission ID MM6H-DSK

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