Person:Benjamin Powell (15)

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Benjamin A. Powell
d.12 February 1834 Madison County, Virginia
m. abt. 1749
  1. Benjamin A. Powellabt 1750 - 1834
  2. James Powell1752 - 1835
  3. Sarah 'Polly' Powellabt 1756 -
  4. Anne Nancy Powellabt 1758 -
  5. Elizabeth 'Betty' Powellabt 1760 -
  6. William Powell1760 - 1816
  • HBenjamin A. Powellabt 1750 - 1834
  • WElizabeth Greenabt 1761 - aft 1850
m. 16 June 1786
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Name Benjamin A. Powell
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1750 Culpeper County, Virginia
Marriage 16 June 1786 Culpeper County, Virginiato Elizabeth Green
Death? 12 February 1834 Madison County, Virginia

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :


Powell, Benjamin - entered service 1776 in Culpeper County, Virginia in 3rd Virginia Regiment; received Pension abt. age 83 in Madison County, Virginia, 1832; Dennis Crow made affidavit then there he entered service 1776 with soldier in 3rd Virginia Regiment, per County Justice of the Peace R. Gibbs; Henry Towles made affidavit there then he knew soldier during Revolutionary War, further Major Robert Powell (no kinship given) & John Wait served in Revolutionary War with soldier, per County Justices of the Peace William Finks & Wesley Fry, & County Clerk of court Belfield Cave; soldier died 2/12/1834; married 6/16/1786 Elizabetyh Green, Culpeper County, Virginia, by Revenend Isham Tatum, per certificate 1840 by that County clerk of court Fayete Mauzy; widow received Pension abt. age 79 in Madison County, Virginia in 1840; resided there 1844 abt. age 82, per County magistrate Robert A. Banks; resided there 1850 abt. age 90. F-W5553, R1962.