Richard Powell & Mary E Barnes

Near Powellsville, NC

Richard Powell ca 1805 – ca 1856 | his parents
& 1800 Mary E Barnes ca 1811 – 1870s | her parents
of Bertie County NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Children of Richard Powell and Mary E Powell:
1. Lucy E Powell ca 1835 –
2. Mary E Powell ca 1837 –
3. Margaret Powell 1838 – 1909
married James D Hollomon ca 1835 – 12 Sept 1875
4. Henry D Powell ca 1840 –
Deserted to Union Army. 2nd Reg NC Cavalry. 2nd Reg NC Union Volunteer
5. Sally E Powell ca 1841 –
6. William Wright Powell ca 1843 –
7. James K P Powell ca 1846 – 5 July 1864
[12th Reg NC Cavalry died Jul 5, 1864 in Camp]
8. John J Powell ca 1848 –
9. Martha F Powell ca 1849 –
as his third wife
married 12 Nov 1868 William McD. Wynns 1828 – 1893 Bertie Co
son of Wright O Wynns Bertie Marriages
10. Amanda A Powell ca 1855 –

US Census 1860 Bertie County #910
Mary E Powell 50 f farmer 150 100
Margaret A ” 21 f
Sally E ” 18 f
Wright ” 16 m
James ” 14 m
John ” 12 m
Martha F ” 10 f
Amanda A ” 5 f

US Census 1850 Bertie County #680
Riche. Powell 45 ? m farmer 500 real NC i
Mary ” 38 f NC i
Lucy E ” 15 f NC
Mary E ” 13 f NC
Margaret J 12 f NC s
Henry D 10 m NC s
Sarah 9 f NC s
William W ” 7 m NC s
James K P 5 m NC
John J 3 m NC
Martha 1 f NC

US Census 1840 Bertie County


Near Powellsville, NC

William Powell – bef 1810| his parents
& 1800 Mary ? ca 1770 – 1833 | her parents
& 1st Mr. Brickle [Brickell]
& 2nd Mr. Stallings
of Bertie County, NC


William Powell and Mary Stallings were married 6 March 1800: William Outlaw, Bm.
Bertie Co Marriage Bonds

Child of Mary ? and ? Brickle:
1. James Brickell
a. children

Child of Mary ? and ? Stallings:
1. John Stallings
a. Sarah Stallings
b. children

Children of Mary ? and William Powell:
1. Richard Powell ca 1805 – ca 1856 Bertie Co NC
married Mary E Barnes
2. Daniel Powell

Abraham Parker [x] & Elizabeth Baker, 13 July 1824; Daniel Powell, Bm.
Bertie Co Marriage Bonds

1830 US Census Bertie County NC
Mary Powell 1m 20/30, 1f 15/20, 1f 60/70
Daniel Powell 1m 20/30, 1f -5, 1f 20/30
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Daniel Powell 1m 5/10, 1m 20/30, 1f -5, 1f 20/30
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Jesse A Powell 1m -5, 1m 5/10, 1m 10/15, 1m 40/50, 1f -5, 1f 20/30
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Kader Powell 2m 15/20, 1m 50/60, 1f 10/15, 1f 50/60
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George Powell 1m 20/30,
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Francis Powell 1m 5/10, 1m 15/20, 1f 5/10, 1f 10/15, 1f 16/20, 1f 40/50
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Asa Powell 1m 15/20, 1m 50/60, 1f -5, 1f 5/10, 1f 10/15, 1f 30/40

1820 US Census Bertie County NC
Elred Powell 2m -10, 2m 10/15, 1m 19/25, 1m 26/45, 2f -10, 1f 10/15. 1f 26/45, 1f 45+
Asa Powell 3m -10, 1m 10/15, 1m 26/45, 1f -10, 1f 26/45
Cader Powell 2m -10, 2m 10/15, 1m 26/45, 4f -10, 1f 26/45
Jesse Powell 2m -10, 1m 26/45, 1f 16/25
Asa Powell jr 3m -10, 1m 10/15, 1m 26/45, 2f -10, 1f 26/45
Mary Powell 2m -10, 1m 19/25, 1f 45+

1810 US Census Bertie County NC
Cela Powell 1f 16/26; 1f 45+ 12sl
Jesse Powell 2m 16/26; 5 sl
William Powell 2m -10; 1m 26/45; 1f -10; 1f 16/25 -9 sl
William Powell 3m -10; 1m 26/45; 1f -10; 1f 26/45 8 sl
Eldred Powell 2m -10; 1m 10/15; 1m 26/45; 1f -10; 1f 16/25 2 sl
Samuel Powell 3m -10; 1m 26/45; 1m 45+; 1f -10; 1f 26/45 5 sl
Mary Powell 2m -10; 1 m 10/15; 1f -10; 1f 26/45 6 sl
Cader Powell 1 m -10; 1m 26/45; 1 f 26/45 3sl
Harrell Powell 1m 16/25; 1f 16/25 5 sl
Henry Powell 3m -10; 1m 26/45; 1f -10; 1f 10/15; 1f 16/25 6 sl

1800 US Census Bertie County NC
Willice Powell 2m -10; 1m 10/15; 1m 16/25; 1 m 26/45; 1 f -10; 1f 26/45 17sl
Cadar Powel 1m 16/26; 1m 45+; 1f 10/15; 2f 16/26 13sl
William Powel 1m -10; 1m 16/26; 1f -10; 1f 16/26; 1f 26/45

This is the Mary Stallings that married William Powell in 1800. You show William in the 1800 census but not in 1810. But you do show Mary in 1810. This is my line. Jimmy H.

Bertie County Deed Book G page 233
Mary Powell Will 249
In the name of God amen I Mary Powell being of sound mind and memory do make this my last will & testiment that is to say
First I give and bequeath unto such of my son James Brickells children as shall be living at my death one negro girl named Harret [being now five years of age] to be equally divided among such children share and share alike – – –
Secondly I give and bequeath unto such of the children of John Stallings [my son] as shall be living at my death one negro girl named Mary [now about the age of six years] to be equally divided between such children share and share alike – – –
Thirdly I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Powell a negro man named Bob [now about the age of forty two] and a negro girl named Holy [about ten years of age] to belong to him and his heirs forever – – – –
Lastly all the rest & residue of my property I give and bequeath to my said son Richard Powell and my son Daniel Powell to them & their assigned forever to be equally divided between them share & share alike – – – –
In testimony of all which I have sealed & signed these presents at Windsor this the 20th day of Sept 1829 signed Mary [her X mark] Powell
Witness
signed G Wynns
Codicil made 20th Sept 1829 I give to my grand daughter Sarah Stallings daughter of John Stallings a good bed and matriss & cow & calf to be chosen by her or for her out of the whole of my beds & cow & cattle signed Mary [her X mark] Powell
witness
signed G Wynns

State of North Carolina Bertie County Court Nov Term 1833. The last will and Testiment of Mary Powell was proved in open court by the oath of George Wynns the subscribing witness hereto — ordered to be recorded Jno Tayloe C of C

“Between Hertford Co, Bertie around Powellsville, and Bertie around Aulander or that side of Bertie there were two or three Richard Powells. Richard who lived near Powellsville and married to Mary Barnes was not the son of Cader. I know all over the net they show that, but believe me Richard Powell The father of William Wright Powell was the son of Mary (nee?) Brickell Stallings who married William Powell in 1800. William died before 1810 and Mary raised four children, a Brickle child was the oldest, then came a Stallings child , then Richard and Daniel Powell. The four children are named in her will probated in 1833. If Possible would love to see the estate package of Richard/Mary.” – Jimmy Holloman

2 thoughts on “Richard Powell & Mary E Barnes”

  1. Excellent summary of the family. I’m investigating my family line and have learned that I may be related to the Powells on my father’s side.

    Grandparents: George W. Alexander (1898-1970) and Hazel V. Powell (1902-1969)
    Great Grandparents: Willima Davis Powell (1880-1973) and Henrietta B. Overton (!882-1923)
    Great Great Grandparents: James V. Powell(1854 – 1944) and Betsey Lewis (1854-1944)
    Great Great Great Grandparents: Richard Powell and Elizabeth Voughn
    etc.

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