John Hathorn Powell

The first confirmed Powell in the Line was John Hathorn Powell, who lived in Georgia. His father may have been Douglas Powell of Duplin Co., North Carolina, who was the son of John Powell of the same county. John married Esther ____.

John and Esther Powell are known to have had the following children:

  1. Teresia, born about 1789 in Edgefield Co., South Carolina, married Isaac Anderson, and died: December 01, 1850 in Ellisville, Jones Co., Mississippi
  2. Ridgon Powell, died in Jones Co., Mississippi
  3. Hiram Powell Talbot, a minister who lived in Crawford and Early Cos., Georgia.
  4. John Hathorn Powell, Jr. born August 30, 1800 in Edgefield Co., SC, died September 22, 1867 in Alvarado, Johnson Co., Texas. Married Eliza Spears, sister of Henry William Spears.

Teresia married Isaac Anderson, son of James Anderson and Agnes Craig of Anderson Co., South Carolina. Teresia was born about 1789 in Edgefield Co., South Carolina and died December 1, 1850 in Ellisville, Jones Co., Mississippi. They had 9 children as follows:

Isaac married second Sarah Rebecca Deason, who was born June 06, 1829 in South Carolina and died 1871 in Ellisville, Jones Co, Mississippi. They had the following children:

My Powell Line

  1. M. Lee Murrah
  2. Ina Gertrude Johnson m. Earvin Elroy Murrah
  3. Florence Ophelia Largent m. Frank John Johnson
  4. Eliza Azalee Spears m. Malcom David Largent
  5. Frances Parker m. Amos Jefferson Spears
  6. Mary Anderson m. James Leander Parker
  7. Teresia Powell m. Isaac Anderson
  8. John Hathorn Powell, Sr. m. Esther _____
  9. Douglas Powell (?)
  10. John Powell (?)

Published Genealogies and Other Sources

Other Powell Internet Resources


  1. Powell Families of the South

Updates and Corrections

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