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Thomas Powell, d. 3 Oct 1681 - New Haven VR
Thomas Powell died in New Haven, Connecticut, on October 3, 1681. His parents are not mentioned, but Jacobus said that Thomas's wife was Priscilla ----. Some people believe that Thomas’s parents were Thomas Powell and Elizabeth Parsons, that he was born in 1616 in Milden, Suffolk, England, and that his wife was Priscilla Whitson, but no sources have been given for that information. The parents have been detached from this profile.
The Thomas Powell who died 10/3/1681 in New Haven had 6 daughters according to Jacobus, “Families of Ancient New Haven”. There has been some confusion about a possible son, also named Thomas Powell, but it seems very likely that he was the son of a different Thomas Powell, so he also has been detached.
In an article about Thomas Powell, the son, (1641-1722), in Wikipedia, see reference #2: "Powell History and Genealogy in America". Retrieved 2012-04-22. "In 1638 a company of English landed at Boston under the leadership of Davenport and Eaton. Almost immediately they went by boat to settle at New Haven, Conn. Among them there was a Thomas Powell and his wife, Priscilla. He was born in England in 1616 and died in New Haven in 1681... A daughter, Hannah (born 1641 died 1710) she married Thomas Tuttle. There is no evidence of any other descendants of this New Haven family." This source has two men named Thomas Powell with years of 1616–1681. The first has a wife named Priscilla, but no son named Thomas, and no involvement with the rum trade. Further down the page is a Capt. Thomas Powell involved in the wine and rum trade and whose wife's name is unknown. This source lists the second as father of Thomas Powell, born August 1641, the same year Hannah (daughter of the other Thomas Powell) was born. Some sources say the two fathers were the same man and surmise that Thomas & Hannah were twins and that Thomas was disowned by his parents (no reason given).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Powell_(1641%E2%80%931722) (found 5/31/2013)
Children from the "List of Baptisms In the Church in New Haven, Conn., during the Ministry of Rev. John Davenport, from Nov 1639 to Nov 1666 taken from the Church Records & arranged alphabetically"
[Where the name of the child is in italic it denotes that the name of the parent is not mentioned in the Church Record, but is supplied by the compiler from the town Registry of Births, Probate Records, or other sources of information. In all other cases the parent's name is taken from the Church Record. Where the name of the mother is given from the Record, that of the husband is supplied, when known. The date of birth, when it occurs in the Church Record, is put following the name. The dates in brackets are births from the Town Records. The name of the father is always entered in the Town Record of births. The year of the dates commences 25 Mar. H.W.]
Priscilla POWELL, wife of Thomas POWELL
On 15 Mar 2017 at 02:52 GMT Kay (Johnson) Wilson wrote:
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Thomas is 19 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 25 degrees from Carol Keeling, 12 degrees from George Washington and 17 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.