William Outlaw Powell & Mary Adkins

Near Powellsville, NC

William Outlaw Powell 1829 – aft 1906| his parents
& ca 1852 Mary Adkins 1830 – ? | her parents
of Bertie County NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!
info submitted by Jean Powell Gontkovic


The father of William Outlaw Powell is said to have been a Jack Powell.
W O Powell about 1852 Mary Adkins of Hertford County.

Children of William Outlaw Powell and Mary Adkins:
1. George Henry Powell 30 Jan 1854 – 10 July 1935 Trap, Bertie Co NC
had General Store at the Trap lived Cremo Road
married 3 Feb 1881 Texanna Holloman 8 May 1859 – 15 Dec 1921
Trap, Bertie Co NC
daughter of William Holloman and Priscilla Mitchell
2. Martha E Powell ca 1857 –
married James Cook
3. Susan B Powell 1859 –
married Robert D Rodgerson
4. Lucy A Powell 1860 –
5. Mary Jo Powell ca 1862 –
married Jack Newsome
6. John Whitford Powell 18 Nov 1863 – 21 Sept 1951 Hertford Co NC
his parents has named him John Wheeler Powell which he did not like
married Mary Eliza Jernigan 15 Aug 1864 – 26 Mar 1941 at church, Ahoskie NC
daughter of John Jernigan and Celia Sessoms
a. ?
i. Oscar Dewey Powell 1925 –
ii. Larry Winston Powell 1937 –
b. Sophronia Powell 30 Sept 1895 – 19 June 1958 Hertford Co NC WWI
married. Mary Trummell 2 Jan 1904 – 7 Sept 1989
i. Barbara Lou Powell 1929 –
married Robert Miles Martin
ii. Grace Powell
married Hutchinson
iii. Bruce Powell 11 June 1926 – 12 June 1926 Ahoskie
c. John Dewey Powell 20 Sept 1898 – 25 Dec 1924 WWI
d. Mary Myrtle Powell 6 Nov 1900 – 9 Nov 1990 Ahoskie NC
owned and operated THE beauty parlor in Ahoskie
married Guytana Raspa 7 Aug 1906 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 26 Sept 1974
Ahoskie WWII cpl
came to Ahoskie in 1945 as translator at prisoner of war camp
e. Jim Powell 1902 –
married but no issue
f. Bruce Powell 1902 – 1994 Ahoskie NC
g. Morton Powell
married Eula Jenkins
i. Margaret Powell ca 1919 – 29 April 2001 Newport News VA
married Charles Thomas Patten
ii. Dorothy Powell dec
iii. Joseph Powell dec
iv. Mildred Powell m Bernard Lockstampfor
v. Shirley Powell m Maurice Holloway
7. David Crockett Powell 1868 –
had country store at Early Station
8. Bettie Powell 15 Jan 1870 – 3 Dec 1955 Hertford Co NC
married Joseph J Askew 29 Nov 1857 – 5 April 1928 Hertford Co NC
a. Edna M Askew 17 May 1901 – 20 Dec 1982
b. Rue Askew
married Mitchell
c. Helen Askew
9. William Charles Powell 10 Sept 1874 – 19 April 1955 Ahoskie NC
married 23 Jan 1898 Sarah Elizabeth Jernigan 19 Aug 1873 – 19 Jan 1919
daughter of John Jernigan and Celia Sessoms
a. Roy Charles Powell 30 Oct 1898 – 5 Aug 1968 Ahoskie farmer
married 30 April 1927 Edna Mamie Lee Corbett 1906 Bertie Co – d Ahoskie
i. Earl McCoy [Mac] Powell 1928 –
ii. Bettie Jane Powell 15 Oct 1930 – 25 Nov 1931
b. William Outlaw Powell Jr 21 Nov 1900 – 3 Feb 1985 Ahoskie dsp
c. Lona Jernigan Powell 03 Aug 1902 – Feb 1965 Ahoskie farmer
d. Ethel Martha Powell 17 July 1904 – 1985 Emporia VA RN
married Allen W Jeffcoat
i. Clarine Jeffcoat m Andy Acasio
e. Joseph Carl Powell 28 Aug 1906 – 25 Oct 1910 Ahoskie
f. Thomas Darden Powell 6 Dec 1909 – 9 Nov 1958 FL WWII
married 1 Nov 1935 Lillian Eoline Holloman 25 May 1914 – 11 Feb 1994 MD
[bookkeeper]

i. Claude Holloman Powell
ii. Charles Thomas Powell
iii. Jean Darden Powell Gontkovic
g. Clarine Sessoms Powell 12 June 1912 – 15 Nov 1998 Plymouth NC
married 1929 Cecil James Belch 1903 Chowan Co – 1989 Plymouth NC heart attack
i. Betty Belch
ii. Pat Belch
iii. Cecil James Belch Jr
h. Kermit Crammer Powell 8 July 1914 –
married Easter of Spring Hope NC
i. Mary Elizabeth Powell 7 April 1916 – 10 Oct 1998
married Lloyd Taft Owen

1850 Census Hertford County NC
Susan Adkins 45 f I NC [was born in Edgecombe County 1860 census]
Napoleaon B ” 22 m NC laborer
Mary A ” 19 f NC

1860 Census Hertford County NC
W O Powell 33 m farmer 100 422 Hertford Co NC
A M Powell 32 f
Geo H Powell 6 m
M E Powell 3 f
Susan Powell 2 f
C A Powell 18 f
Henry Melton 11 m

1870 Census Hertford County NC
Poell, W O 35 m w farmer 300 300 NC
Poell Marie 38 f w keeping house NC
George H 15 m w farm laborer
Martha E 14 f w at home
Susson B 12 f w at home
Lucy A 11 f w at home
Mari J 7 f w
John W 5 m w
David C 2 m w

1880 Census Hertford County NC
Poel William O w m 53 farmer
” Mary A w f 48 wife keeping houwe
Susan w f 2_ daughter at home
Lucy A w f 20 daughter at home
J Mary J w f 17 daughter at home
John W w m 15 son farm laborer
David C w m 12 son farm laborer
Bettie A w f 10 daughter at home
William C w m 6 son

1900 Census Hertford County NC
Powell William O head w m Jan 1829 71 m 48
” Annie M wife w f Feb 1830 70 m 48 9 9
” William C son w m Sept 1873 26 m 2
” Sarah E daughter-in-law w f Sept 1875 24 m 2 1 1
” Roy H grand son w m Oct 1898 1

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