Person:William Powell (70)

William Powell, Sr.
b.ABT 1750
d.BEF FEB 1841
  • HWilliam Powell, Sr.ABT 1750 - BEF 1841
  • WRosannahABT 1747 - BET 1810 AND 1826
m. 1768
  1. Polly PowellABT 1770 - BEF 1808
  2. John Powell1772 - 1839
  3. William Powell, Jr.ABT 1774 -
  4. Phillip PowellAFT 1776 -
  5. Rachel PowellABT 1778 -
  6. Rosanna PowellABT 1782 - BEF 1838
  • HWilliam Powell, Sr.ABT 1750 - BEF 1841
  • WCatherine
m. BEF 1827
Facts and Events
Name William Powell, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth[31] ABT 1750
Marriage 1768 to Rosannah
Property? 1776 Deckers Creek, , Monongalia Co., Va.,Land Purch
Residence? ABT 1776 , near Gladesville, Monongalia Co. (now Preston Co, WV), Va.,
Other[30] 1788 , , Fayette Coounty, Kentucky,Tax List
Other[1] ABT 1789 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Other[2] AUG 1789 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Other[3] BET 1791 AND 1792 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Tax List
Other[4] NOV 1793 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Residence[5] ABT 1795 Clear Creek, , Woodford County, Kentucky,Neighbor
Property[6] 04 OCT 1796 20 acres on Clear Creek, , Woodford County, Kentucky,Land Purch
Property[7] 07 JUN 1798 1000 acres on Long Fall Creek, , Hardin County, Kentucky,Land Grant
Other[8] JAN 1799 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Property[9] 07 JAN 1799 84 acres on Tanners Creek, , Woodford County, Kentucky,Land Sale
Other[10] 29 NOV 1808 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Census[11] 1810 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Other[12] 03 AUG 1814 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Other[13] MAY 1816 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Other[14] NOV 1818 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Legal
Property[15] 19 DEC 1818 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,Land Purch
Census[16] 1820 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Marriage BEF 1827 to Catherine
Property[17] 10 MAR 1827 5 acres on Tanner's Creek, , Woodford County, Kentucky,Land Sale
Property[18] 22 OCT 1828 55 acres on Tanner's Creek, , Woodford County, Kentucky,Land Sale
Census[19] 1830 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Will[20] 14 NOV 1838 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Census[21] 1840 Southern Division, Woodford County, Kentucky,
Death? BEF FEB 1841
Probate[22] FEB 1841 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Probate? 18 MAR 1841 29 acres on Clear Creek, , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Probate? 20 MAR 1841 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Probate[23] 05 MAY 1841 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Probate[24] 03 AUG 1841 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Probate[25] 01 MAY 1843 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
Property[27] 01 MAY 1843 69 acres on Clear Creek, , Woodford County, Kentucky,Land Sale
Probate[26] 03 JUL 1843 , , Woodford County, Kentucky,
References
  1. Abstract of the Woodford County Order Book A (1789 to 1790), pg XIII - XIV, c 1789.

    The petition of William Powell against Edward Rogers for a debt due: Four pounds five shillings and six pence.

  2. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book A, p. 21, Aug 1789.

    Petition of William Powell against Edward Rogers for debt due by note of hand. Plaintiff's attorney came, debtor "was solemnly called but came not." Judgment by the court that plaintiff recover £3.4.4 for debt and costs.

  3. Woodford, Kentucky, United States. Woodford County, Kentucky Taxpayers 1790 thru 1799. (Miami Beach, FL: T.L.C. Genealogy, 1990).

    on the tax lists for 1791-92, 1794-97, 1799

  4. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book B, p. 328, Nov 1793.

    "William Powell is appointed surveyor of the Road from Powell's field to Genl. Scott's Warehouse in the room of James Howard [what?] and to be assisted by the same hands in keeping the said road in repair."

  5. Taylor, John, and Chester Raymond Young. Baptists on the American frontier: a history of ten Baptist churches of which the author has been alternately a member. (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, c1995), Introduction by Chester Raymond Young, pg. 26, abt 1795.

    A community soon developed at the place where John Taylor settled. Among neighbors whose land adjoined his were John Craig, John Arnold, Abraham Dale, Samuel Dedeman, and William Powell.

  6. Woodford County, Kentucky Deeds, Book C, pg. 30-32, 4 Oct 1796.

    Land Purchase: 20 acres on Clear Creek, Woodford County, Kentucky
    from John Vaughan and Elizabeth his wife for 10 pounds

  7. Kentucky, United States. Old Kentucky grants, 1793-1856, Book 8, pg. 148 (original survey 2285), 1797.

    1000 acres on Long Fall Creek, Hardin County, Kentucky
    survey 26 Aug 1797; grant 7 June 1798; recorded 11 Jun 1799

  8. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book C, p. 271, Jan 1799.

    Deed from William Powell to William Dale, presented and ordered to be recorded.

  9. Woodford County, Kentucky Deeds, Book C2, pg. 251-253, 7 Jan 1799.

    Land Sale: 84 acres on Tanners Creek, Woodford County, Kentucky
    To William Dale for 250 pounds

  10. William Powell Deed of Gift, 29 Nov 1808.

    This indenture of deed of gift made this 29th day of November 1808 by me William Powel of Woodford County & State of Kentucky to my children witnesseth - that whereas from a consideration of my infirm age and natural decline in life as well as for the love and affection I have for my children hereafter named I hereby give by this deed unto them severally the following property & estate as hereafter distributed & named viz
    1st I give unto my son John a young black mare
    2nd I give unto my three grandchildren William[?] Elizabeth & Thomas Mason [?] ….[can't read], one bed and furniture __ cows & 7 ___pot
    3rd I give unto my son William Powell five hundred acres of land __ Harden County off waters of green river, one bed & furniture, one brown stud colt
    4th I give unto my son Phillip Powell one negro boy named Ben
    5th I give unto my daughter Rachel Gill one cow, two calvs, one yearling steer & one bay horse
    6th I give unto my daughter Rosanna Taylor two head of horses, two beds and furniture, the crop made & growing on my farm Also two negroes & their increase is to hers' her life time and after her death to be the property of her three children now living
    All of which property and estate I give and confirmto them severally as named the title to which I do hereby relinquish and transfer to them their heirs & assigns forever as their right and property & to their only use and behoof. In tender consideration whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal the date above written.
    Teste William Powell <seal>

    Woodford County Sct
    Clerk's Office November 29th 1808
    This deed of gift from William Powel to John Powel & others was produced before me in my office acknowledged by said William to be his act and deed and the same is duly recorded
    Teste John W Runney, jr(?) clk

    The following certificate of the relinquishment of dower of Rosanna Powell was produced in my office (to wit) This is to certify that we Lewis Castleman and James Howard called on by William Dale of the parties of the within deed to examine privately agreeable to law the within named Rosanna Powell which she has relinquished in our presence all her right or title to the within deed Given under our hand and seals this 30th day November 1808
    Lewis Cattleman
    James Howard

    Woodford County Sct Clerk's office nov 30 1808
    The foregoing certificate of relinquishment is duly recorded
    Teste J W Runney J Cl

  11. 1810 U S Census, Woodford County, Kentucky, pg. 392, 1810.

    1 Male 26-44
    1 Male 45+
    1 Female 26-44

  12. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book D, p. 100, 3 Aug 1814.

    County is laid off into Patrol Districts. District No. 4 described: Beginning at mouth of Clear Creek, to Kentucky River, to Genl. Scott's warehouse, then up Scott's Road to Delanie's old road, then between George Dale and Lewis Arnold to south fork of Greer's Creek, then up the creek to include Henry Shouse[?], then to the line of District No. 1, "including William Powell," and down Daughan's Branch to the beginning.

    District No. 1 includes "house of Charles Norwood, Lewis Castleman, the land that formerly belonged to John Taylor, the house of John Hazzard, James Arnold, and Jehonias[?] Singleton."

  13. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book D, p. 197, May 1816.

    William Powell, appellant
    against
    Coleman's Estate, appellee
    appealing judgment of Thomas Stevenson, Esq.
    Their attorneys moved the Court to dismiss the appeal because the appellant failed to execute bond.
    [nothing further in the order books about this matter]

  14. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book D, p. 305, Nov 1818.

    Willaim Powell produced in court his list of taxable property for the year 1818:
    100 A. 2nd rate land worth $1,200
    3 negroes over 10 years age worth $1,325
    8 head of horses $300
    1 male over 21 years

    Received and ordered certified to auditor of public accounts

  15. Woodford County, Kentucky Deeds, Book L, pg. 78, 19 Dec 1818.

    Land Purchase: Woodford County, Kentucky
    Indenture dated 19 Dec 1818 between John Gill of Woodford County and William Powell Senr. Of Woodford County. For $400, Gill sells to Powell a tract of land containing five acres, bounded as follows: Beginning at a white oak & lyn, thence S 72 E 56 poles to a hickory stump near a stable, thence S 73-1/2 E [missing poles?] to a lynn on the south side of the road, thence S 84 W 24 poles, thence S 81 W 61 poles to a stake, thence N 21 E 19 poles to the beginning.

    Witnesses: Fauntley Johnson, Isaac Howard, Edmund B. Atkins.

    [signed] John Gill

    Certified by County Clerk 30 Aug 1826. Proved by oath of Isaac Howard and Edmund B. Atkins.

  16. 1820 U.S. Census Woodford County, Kentucky, pg 96, 1820.

    William Powel
    males 16-18 0
    16-26 1 (over 18)
    45 up 1

    females 45 up 1

  17. Woodford County, Kentucky Deeds, Deed Book L, pg. 163-164, 10 Mar 1827.

    Land Sale: 5 acres on Tanner's Creek, Woodford County, Kentucky
    This indenture made and entered into this 10th day of March in the year of Our Lord one thousand eighteen hundred and twenty-seven between William Powell Sr and Cartherine his wife of the County of Woodford and state of Kentucky of the one part and Andrew Combs of the other part of the county and state aforesaid. Witnesseth that the aforesaid William Powell Sr and Catherine his wife for and in consideration of the sum of four hudrend twenty five dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Andred Combs a certain tract or parcel of land being and lying in Woodford County, Ky. On the waters of Tanners Creek and bounded as follows (viz) Beginning at a white oak on the side of the road leading from Maccuns Ferry to Mortensville cor: to Hiram Wilhoit thence with said road S 72 degrees E fifty six poles to a stake in the road thence with the road S 73 ½ degrees E to a Lynn on the south side of the road cor: to Jeremiah Wilson thence with his line S 84 degrees W = 24(?) poles to a stake cor: to Jeremiah Wilson thence with his line S 81 degrees W = 65 poles to a stake in Hiram Wilhoit's line cor: to Jeremiah Wilson thence with Wilhoit's line N 21 degrees E 19 poles to the beginning containing five acres together with all its appertinances to have and to hold said tract or parcel of land unto the said Andrew Combs and his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof and the said William Powell and Catherine his wife their heirs and will forever warrant and defend the title of said land against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsover.---

    In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this day and date above written

    Signed seals and delivered in the presence of
    [signed] T. W. Sellers William [his mark] Powell {seal}
    John Gill Catherine [her mark] Powell {seal}

    Commonwealth of Kentucky, Woodford County Sct

    We James McConnell and T.W. Sellers two of the Commonwealth's justices of the peace for said county do certify that Catherine Powell this day personally appeared before us she being the wife of the within named William Powell who being privately and apart from her husband as the law directs voluntarily with her own free will and consent relinquished her right of dower to the premises conveyed by this deed and the same is certified to the Clerk of the County Court for the County of Woodford for record where the premises lie. Given under our hands and seals this tenth day of March 1827.

    [signed] J.P. McConnell, J.P.
    T.W. Sellers, J.P.

    State of Kentucky Woodford County Sct.
    As Deputy Clerk for John M. Kinney Jg of the County Court for the County of Woodford aforesd. I do hereby certify that the foregoing deed from William Powell to Andrew Combs with the certificate thereon endorsed was produced to me in my office on the 17th day of March 1827 and acknowledged by the said William Powell and seal act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned and the same is duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of the County of Woodford the date aforesaid. Given under my hand as Deputy Clerk aforesaid the date aforesaid Samuel B. Wright Deputy for John M. Kinney

  18. Woodford County, Kentucky Deeds, Deed Book L, pg. 465-466, 22 oct 1828.

    Land Sale: 55 acres on Tanner's Creek, Woodford County, Kentucky
    This indenture made this 22nd day of October 1828 between William Powell Sr and Catherine Powell his wife of the one part and Ezekiel Taylor of the other all of the County of Woodford and State of Kentucky. Witnesseth that the said William and Catherine his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to them in hand paid by the said Ezekiel Taylor the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have this day bargained and sold unto the said Ezekiel Taylor and by these presents do bargain sell alien and confirm to the said Ezekiel Taylor a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the County of Woodford on the waters of Tanners Creek and bounded as following (viz): Beginning at a large white hickory and at N(?) thence S 71 E 69 poles to a hickory and grapevine thence N 53-3/4 E 158.5 poles to a stake thence N 72-1/4 W 70 poles to a stone thence S 53-3/4 W 156.7 poles to the beginning containing 55 acres three roods and three poles of land together with all and singular profit and advantage of waters houses orchard and in any wise appertaining or belonging to said land to have and to hold to said Taylor his heirs or assigns forever and to no other use intent or purpose whatsoever and lastly that she the said William and Catherine his wife shall and will forever defend and warrant the right and title to the aforesaid land and premises as hereby granted to the said Ezekiel Taylor his heirs or assigns for themselves and for their heirs against the challenge claim property claim demand or molestation of us our heirs executors or administrators or any other person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof we have this day and date above written hereunto set our hands and seals.

    [signed] William Powell {seal}
    [signed] Catherine Powell [her mark] {seal}

    Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Thomas Lyne and William Christopher.

  19. 1830 US Census Woodford County, KY, pg. 332, 1830.

    William Powell Males 70-80 1 Females 50-60 1
    Slaves Male 24-36 1 Male 36-55 1

    George Dale Males 15-20 2 Female 15-20 1
    70-80 1 20-30 1
    50-60 1

  20. Woodford County, Kentucky Wills, Will of William Powell (1838), Book L, pg. 474, 14 Nov 1838.

    I William Powel of the County of Woodford in the State of Kentucky being of Advanced Age but sound of mind and memory do make and ordain the following as my last will and testament hereby revoking any and all will by me heretofore made. It is my will and desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid. 2nd it is my will and desire that my wife Catherine Powell receive one third part of my estate that is to say one third part of my land and negroes and also one third part of my personal estate which is to be sold after paying all my just debts and expenses as above stated during her lifetime. 3d it is my will that the remaining two thirds of my land be sold on such terms as my Executor or Executors herein named shall deem proper and the proceeds thereof be equally divided among my children or their representatives. To each family one equal portion except those hereafter mentioned that is to say to my daughter Rachel McAllister the sum of forty dollars I having advanced to her heretofore I leave to the heirs of my daughter Rosanna an equal portion with my equal heirs after deducting three hundred dollars heretofore advanced to her. It is my will that when my wife is alowed her third part of my negro men Bob and Dick that the one shall be set free the other one to be set free at the death of my wife and it is my wish that the Executor shall not let the negro allotted my wife be taken from the county if they can prevent it. It is however my wish that if my wife is willing to take one third the value of the two slaves in money she may do so and if she does so the negroes to be freed immediately. My executors for me will secure the county court if required for my slaves when freed and bind my estate therefore. And lastly I hereby appoint James McConnell and Benjamin Wickersham executors of this my last will and testament. Witness my hand and seal the 14th day of November one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight. [signed] William Powell {seal}

    Witness
    John G. Price
    Fauntley Johnson

    State of Kentucky Woodford County Sct.[?]

    February County Court 1841

    The foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of William Powell decd was this day produced in court and proven by the oath of Fauntley Johnson one of the subscribing witnesses thereto and it was further proven by the oath of said Fauntley Johnson that himself and John G. Price subscribed the same will in the presence of each other and in the presence of the said William Powell and at his request whereupon the said will is ordered to record.

    {att} Herman Bowman Jg cir. cc.

  21. 1840 U. S. Census Woodford County, KY, p. 250, 1840.

    Southern Division, Woodford County, Kentucky
    William Powell
    Males 80-90 1
    Females 60-70 1
    Slaves
    Male under 10 2 Females under 10 4
    26-55 1 10-24 1
    24-36 1
    occupation: Learned professional engineer = 1
    (no agriculture stroked)

  22. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book G, p. 38, Feb 1841.

    pg 38: Last Will and Testament of William Powell produced in court, proven by oath of Fauntley Johnson, one of the witnesses, and further proven by Fauntley that and John G. Price signed as witnesses in the presence of each other. Will ordered recorded.

    pg 41: Benjamin Wickersham, one of the executors of the will of William Powell, took oath, and with Isaac Wickersham executed security and acknowledged bond of $6,000.

  23. Woodford County, Kentucky Wills, Will Book L, pg 516-522, Mar 1841.

    Inventory
    Woodford County Sct. March County Court 1841
    On motion of Benjamin Wickiersham Exr. of William Powell decd. It is ordered that Fauntley Johnson, Absolom Ford Jr, Dudley D. Carpenter, and John Gill be and they are hereby appointed commissioners who or any three of them being first duly sworn shall appraise in Current Money the personal estate and slaves if any of William Powell decd. And make report to the court.
    A Copy attest. [signed] Herman Bowman Jg. Cir. Ct.

    Woodford County Sct.
    This day personally appeared Fauntley Johnson, Absolom Ford, Dudley D. Carpenter, and John Gill and were swolrn to a faithful discharge of the duties required by the within order. Given under my hand this 16th day of March 1841. [signed] H. Wilhoit J.P.


    Inventory & Appraisment

    A true and just inventory and appraisment of all the personal estate of William Powell decd. Which was produced to us by Benjamin Wickersham his executor.

    One note on Merit Johnson for $65.00 $65.00
    Due December 16th 1823 credited Jan 2nd 1824 by $10.00 $10.00
    Credited May 3d by $46.00 $46.00
    One note on same for $6.00 due Sept 29th 1832 } $6.00
    To be paid in harniz[?] }
    Note on William Rucker for $100.00 due the first of March [no entry]
    One bureau and toilet $6 looking glass $1 $7.00
    One cupboard $6 cupboard ware $5.00 Lot of pewter $11.00
    $3 silver table spoons $14.00 teaspoons $4.00 $21.00
    Knives & coffee box $3 table $2 clock $10 $15.00
    Chest & trunk $5 Gun $8 $13.00
    Styiards [styluses?] $1 Slate 25 cts $1.25
    Book case lot of ware $13.62½ $13.62½
    Four chairs $2.50 One bed $15 $17.50
    Tongs & shovel $2 Lot of bedcloths $8 $10.00
    Seven chairs $4 Three beds & steads & furniture [no amount] $49.00
    Two flax wheels & hackle $6 $6.00
    Lot of leather $2 Two sythes and craddles $2 $4.00
    One brass kittle and two pots $6.00 $6.00
    Two pot racks & baker $3 $5.00
    Kettle oven & two lids $4 Two pots $2.50 $6.50
    Two hand irons $1 Tub bucket & piggin $1.50 $2.50
    One bushel dried apples seive and tray $3.50 $3.50
    Six baskets two bags $1.50 $1.50
    One reel and bowl and winding blades $4.50 $4.30 [sic]
    Drawing knife sythe and two saddles & carpet $13.50 $13.50
    One can piggin and bed stead $1.50 $1.50
    Lot of Lard $10 Lot of bacon $60 Barrel of salt $3 $73.00
    One keg of ture[?] and lot of soap $4 $4.00
    Waggon and gear $80.25 Two pair gear $3.50 $83.75
    Prows[?] $4 Harrow hoes & fork $3 $7.00
    Strecher iron wedges clevis[?] and shovel and slide $2.50 $2.50
    Five horses $150.00 Lot of corn $7.00 $120.00[sic]
    Two lots of corn in shuck $32.00 $32.00
    Hand saw and hooks $2.50 Half bushel 25 cts $2.75
    Thirty hogs $62 Bob $125 Dick $425 $612.00
    Three milch cows $24 Five heifers $20 $44.00
    Wheat fan and plow $8 $8.00
    Lot of wheat [no entry] [no entry]
    Three stacks of hay $18 $18.00
    Log chain plow and sucking colt $12.00

    I do certify that the foregoing inventory contains all the personal estate of William Powell decd which come to my hands this 20th March 1841.
    Benjamin Wickersham
    Exr. Wm. Powell Decd.

    We do certify that the foregoing appraisment was truly and justly made of the personal property and slaves of Wm Powell decd which was produced to us by his executors to the best of our judgment all of which we respectfully report to the Woodford County Court. Given under our hands this 20th day of March 1841.
    John Gill
    D.D. Carpenter
    Fauntley Johnson
    Absolom Ford

    Division of Land to Allot Widow's Portion to Catherine Powell
    Will Bk L, p. 516-22, Woodford County, Kentucky, Clerk of Court.

    On motion of Benjamin Wickersham Exr. Of William Powell decd. It is order that Hiram Wilhoit, Fauntley Johnson, Thos. Dean, and James D. Carpenter be and they are hereby appointed commissioners who or any three of them being first duly sworn shall make division of the lands and personal estate and slaves of said Wm. Powell decd and lay off to Catherine Powell her portion of said land agreeably to the last will and testament of said Wm. Powell decd. And make report to the county.
    A Copy attest.
    Herman Bowman Jg. Cir. Ct.

    Woodford County Sct.
    Personally appeared Thos. Dean, J. D. Carpenter, Fauntley Johnson before the undersigned and were sworn to faithfully discharge of the duties required by the within order. Given under my hand this 18th day of March 1841. [signed] H. Wilhoit J.P.

    Pursuant to an order of the Woodford County Court made at their March term 1841 we the undersigned commissioners, have allotted to Catherine Powell her portion of the land of William Powell deceased. We find the whole tract to contain ninety nine acres one Rood and eight poles, and have allotted to her twenty nine acres one Rood and thirty one poles including the mansion and other buildings, as will more fully appear from the platt herein set forth.

    [Plat map goes here]

    All of which we respectfully report to the Woodford County Court. Given under our hands this 18th day of March 1841.
    Fauntley Johnson }
    James D. Carpenter } Commissioners
    Thos. H. Dean }

    Woodford County Sct. July County Court 1841
    The foregoing report of commissioners appointed to divide the lands and personal estate and slaves of William Powell deceased was this day returned to court - examined approved and ordered to record.
    [signed] Herman Bowman Jg. Cir. Ct

    Sale of Real and Personal Estate
    A List of the Sale of the Real and Personal Estate of William Powell Decd made March 20th 1841 Personal Estate nine months credit

    Catherine Powell 1 bed bedstead and furniture $ 7.50
    same 1 press 1.50
    same 1 bureau and oil cloth 3.62 1/2
    John Carter 1 cupboard 2.00
    Catherine Powell 1 small trunk & chest 1.00
    John Mahan 1 looking glass .87 1/2
    Catherine Powell 4 framed chairs 1.00
    John Mc Allister 1/2 doz silver table spoons 10.50
    I. Wickersham 5 silver tea spoons 3.12 1/2
    same 1/2 dozen knives & forks & steele 2.75
    same lot knives and forks .56 1/4
    same 1 knife box .25
    Vincent Howard 2 coffe pots & bucket .25
    Isaac Wickersham 1 qt coffee(?) 1 tin cup & pan .25
    David Christopher 3 puter basons 1.62 1/2
    James Lewis 1 puter dish & 2 plates .50
    J. Dunlop 1 pitcher & sugar bowl .18 3/4
    same 1 set cups & saucers .25
    Francis Kirby 1 lot plates .62 1/2
    William Hamilton 1 dish & plates .22
    Mrs. Cane 1 stone jar and waters(?) .25
    L. Hudson 2 bowls & cream mug .31 1/4
    J. Dunlop Cups saucers teapots & pichers .18
    C. Forster 1 lot glassware .12 1/2

    Brot over from 1st page $39.75

    W. Curtis 1 lot glassware .18 3/4
    Jas. Hamilton 1 tea canister .12 1/2
    Mrs. Kene 1 coffee mill & tin box .25
    Catherine Powell 1 coffee mill .75
    Jas. Lewis 5 spoons & books(?) .43
    (Catherine Powell 1 family Bible 1.87 1/2)
    C. Foster 1 bowl & piggin .12 1/2
    H. A. Taylor 1 shotgun and pouch 9.25
    Catherine Powell 1 side saddle 1.00
    G. L. Powell 1 man's saddle 1.25
    Catherine Powell 1 tea kettle oven & skillet .87 1/2
    same brass kettle 2.12 1/2
    Z. Ford 1 hackle 1.87 1/2
    W. Arnold shovel & tongs 1.12 1/5
    John Mahan 2 irons and tongs .81
    D. D. Carpenter 1 oven & lid & skillet and lid .56
    Milton Gray 1 large kettle & hooks 3.37 1/2
    J. Dunlop 1 kettle hooks and baker .68
    F. Kirtley pot lid & soint(?) .43
    W. Hamilton 1 digger fork .25
    M. L. McFall 1 hand ax and fros(?) .33
    James Hamilton 2 sythe blades and adds .31
    Moses Boone 1 axe .75
    R. Graves 1 do: .75
    Jas. Heger 1 plow & coulter .25
    Thos. Dean 1 mash tub & rake .30
    George Boston 1 pot & hooks 1.00
    Isaac Wickersham 1 pair streachers 2.00
    Absalom Ford 1 candle stick .75

    Brot up 35.12 1/2

    Catherine Powell 1 candle stick & snuffer .12 1/2
    James Sheals 1 candle stand .50
    M. Johnson 1 dining table 3.00
    J. Dunlop 1 basket .37 1/2
    A. Combs 1 basket .01
    J. Dunlop 1 basket .50
    Liroy Dale 1 basket .50
    Z. Ford 1 bed stead .12 1/2
    D. D. Carpenter 1 do: do: .31
    Milton Gray 1 do: do: & cord .25
    Catherine Powell 1 wash tub .81
    R. Graves 1 do: & piggin .12 1/2
    D. D. Carpenter 1 grid iron .30
    F. Kirtley 1 pot rack .31
    T. H. Dean 1 do: do: .37 1/2
    Jas. Hedger shovel gig & dung fork .37 1/2
    M. Johnson 1 ladle, 1 fork & reap hook .12 1/2
    Thos. Lions Augers & drawing knife 1.00
    J. Boone 1 lot old irons .37 1/2
    R. S. Sullivan 3 bbls & winding blades .12 1/2
    Jas. Hedger 2 flax wheels 1.00
    R. S. Sulliven 1 cotton wheel 1.18
    James Smith 1 hand saw .18
    M. S. McFall 1 cut reel 1.00
    Geo. Wilkins 1 tray & 2 bays .31
    Thos. Lions 1 table & bucket .18 3/4
    D. D. Carpenter 1 pair stiliards(?) 1.62 1/2
    Jas. Hedger 7 chairs 4.00

    Brot over 19.56 1/4

    Jos. Morton 1 armed chair 1.00
    Catherine Powell 1 breakfast table and oil cloth 2.37 1/2
    Thos. Lions 1 feather bed no. 1 5.25
    Isaac Wickersham 1 feather bed no. 2 17.00
    John McCallister 1 feather bed no. 3 8.75
    John Carter 2 pillows slips & towell .18
    John McCallister 2 sheats .62 1/2
    J. Dunlop 1 table cloth 1 pillow slip & sheat .75
    E. Hammon 1 countre pin & sheat .75
    J. Dunlop 2 cotton countre pins 2.06 1/4
    Isaac Wiskersham 2 quilts .75
    John Carter 1 quilt and blanket 2.25
    isaac Wickersham 1 armed chair .31
    Thos. Jenkins 1 leather .50
    Thos. Lions 1 bench & leather 1.37
    Catherine Powell 1 can .12 1/2
    John Carter 1 bed stead & cords .25
    Geo. Wikins 1 bed stead cord & quilting frames .12 1/2
    Isaac Wickersham 1 pickling tub & keg .12 1/2
    James Smith 1 grind stone .12 1/2
    D. D. Carpenter 1 stand lard(?) 5.62 1/2
    C. Forster 1 keg tar 1.75
    Geo. Wilkins 1 keg soap 1.00
    I. Dunlop 2 bushels salt 1.25
    Isaac Wickersham 500 lbs of bacon @ 7 cts 35.00
    S. Amete 100 do: do: @ 6 1/4 cts 6.75
    A. Combs The remainder (bacon) @ 5 1/4 cts [omitted]
    A. Ford 1 table and 1 cloth 1.00

    Brot up 97.31 1/4

    D. B. Waller 1 slate .31
    Isaac Wickersham 1 waggon and hind gears 52.00
    same 1 pair gear & bridles 3.50
    Joseph Morton 1 harrow 1.18
    James Dawson 1 plow .31
    Vincent Howard 2 hoes .81
    Benj. Wickersham 1 log chain 2.56 1/4
    T. H. Dean 1 pitch fork .37 1/2
    Vincent Howard 2 plows 1.50
    Thos. Lions 1 plow 1.75
    B. Wickersham 1 shovel plow .75
    Merit Johnson 1 carey plow 5.62 1/2
    Catherine Powell 1 skillet 1.00
    Isaac Wickersham young black mare 38.37 1/2
    same sorrel horse 15.00
    Merit Johnson old sorrel horse .50
    Talton Smith old black mare 5.12 1/2
    James Hedger bay mare and colt 20.12 1/2
    Catherine Powell white face cow & calf 11.00
    James Lewis red cow & calf 8.10
    John Carter red cow & calf 9.00
    Thomas Lions blacks cow 5.12
    A. Ford 4 heifers & bull 17.12 1/2
    Thos. Dean 1 slide 1.68
    Catherine Powell 1 sow & five shoats 8.50
    M. S. McFall 5 1st choice hogs 20.00

    Brot over 231.50

    M. S. McFall 5 2nd choice hogs 16.25
    same 5 3rd do: do: 11.25
    same 4th lot hogs 10.00
    same 5th lot hogs (6) $1.62 1/2 9.75
    M. Johnson 10 bbls. corn 10.62 1/2
    A. Hammon 10 do: do: 10.62 1/2
    B. Wickersham 10 do: do: 10.50
    I. Dunlop pen(?) of corn 13.50
    same balance crib of corn (4 bbls. 3 1/2 bushels) 4.75
    Geo. Wilkins crib of corn 27.00
    I. Dunlop 52 bushels wheat 40 c per bushel 20.80
    Z. Ford 60 A. 3 R. 17 P. land at $14.52 cts per acre 1,014.30
    one third in hand blance in two equal
    annual installments
    same wheat fan 4.12 1/2
    Vincent Howard 1 stack hay 7.50
    George Castleman 1 do: do: 8.12 1/2
    A. Hammon 1 do: do: 4.07
    John McCallister 1 large chest .18 3/4
    same 1 sythe and cradle 1.43
    B. Wickersham 2 iron wedges .37
    same 1 clevis(?) .25
    Z. Ford 1 grublin(?) hoe .12 1/2
    Catherine Powell 1 carpet 1.00
    Z. Ford 1 clock & case 4.25
    ___________
    $ 1,188.78 3/4
    231.50
    97.31 1/4
    19.56
    35.12 1/2
    39.75
    ____________
    Total Amount $ 1,612.05 1/2
    B. Wickersham, Excr.

    Woodford County Sct July County Court 1841

    The foregoing list of sales of the estate of William Powell dec'd was this day returned to court examined approved and ordered to record.
    Herman Bowmar(?) Sy CWCC

  24. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book G, p. 59-51.

    pg 59-61 5 May 1841
    "Dick, a negro man emancipated by the Last Will and Testament of William Powell, deceased, was this day produced in court by Benjamin Wickersham, then acting and qualified Exedcutor of said decedent, and it is ordered that Certificate of Freedom be granted said Dick in due form. Said Dick is about forty five years of age, of light complexion, the cap of his knee is several inches above its proper position, right knee is slightly lame, he is about five feet six inches high."

  25. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book G, p. 71, 1841.

    pg 65: 5 May 1841
    Inventory and appraisment ordered of estate of William Powell was this day returned, approved, and ordered to be recorded.

    pg 71: 3 Aug 1841
    Isaac Wickersham, surety of Benjamin Wickersham, executor of Will of William Powell, having removed from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and Benj. being required to give additional security, came into court Willaim E. Ashmore and executed bond of $6,000.

  26. Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book G, p. 213-14, 1843.

    pg 213-214: 1 May 1843
    Settlement of account by Benjamin Wickersham, executor of William Powell, dec'd, having been returned to court and ordered filed and laid over until next court.

  27. Woodford County, Kentucky Deeds, Deed Book R, pg. 203-204, 1 May 1843.

    Sale: 69 acres on Clear Creek, Woodford County, Kentucky
    Executor's Sale of Remaining Land to Zachariah Ford

  28.   Woodford County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Book G, p. 223, 3 Jul 1843.

    Settlement of accounts of Benjamin Wickersham, executor of William Powell, dec'd, having been returned to court and laid over, and no exception or objection being made, is now approved and ordered recorded.

  29.   Woodford County, Kentucky Deeds, Book E, pg. 73, 6 Nov 1809.

    Elizabeth Mason now Elizabeth Jelly and Andrew Jelly return gift property

  30. Todd, Levi comp. Some pre-1800 Kentucky tax lists for the counties of Fayette, 1788; Mason (later Floyd), 1790; Mercer, 1789; Washington, 1792. (Anchorage, Kentucky: Borderland Books, 1965), Fayette County, 1788.

    Powel, William 2 tithables, 3 horses, 1 stud horse @ $20

  31. Birth Year is estimated from census records:
    1810 26-44 == born 1766 - 1784
    1820 > 45 == born before 1775
    1830 70-80 == born 1750 - 1760
    1840 80-90 == born 1750 - 1760