Elizabeth Martha Sample Powell

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In History
  • Father John Sample born

    August 15,1772-May 4,1848
  • Elizabeth's Mother, Elizabeth Turnbull born

    1782-1863
  • Charles Lewis Powell, Sr. born (Lewellen's father)

    July 15, 1788-September 7,1874
  • Lucinda Hancock Powell born (Lewellen's mother)

    4/27/1790-1850
  • Elizabeth Turnbull & John Sample married

    1/2/1803
  • birth of brother Andrew

  • birth of sister Abigail Peed Woods

    married George Hairston Woods 3/13/1824, 8 children
  • birth of brother James Leitch

    unmarried
  • birth of sister Eleanor Merriman

    married Edward Merriman 11/10/1828, ten children
  • Powells married (Lewellen's parents)

    April 30, 1809
  • James Madison

    James Madison
    President of the United States 1809-1817
  • birth of sister Sarah

    unmarried, 1811-1831
  • Lewellen Hancock Powell

    Lewellen Hancock Powell
    Born Franklin County Virginia
    first of seven children of Charles L. Powell (1788-1874) and Lucinda Hancock (1790-1850)
  • birth of brother Frances Stevenson

    unmarried
  • birth of sister Catherine Tate

    birth of sister Catherine Tate
    married Asa Holland, postmaster, had 4 children
  • birth of brother George Turnbull

  • James Monroe

    James Monroe
    President of the United States 1817-1825
  • Elizabeth Martha Sample

    Elizabeth Martha Sample
    Born, Franklin County, Virginia
    ninth of eleven children to Elizabeth Turnbull (1782-1863) and John Sample (1772-1848)
  • birth of sister Ann Jane

    married Lewellen Powell's brother William H. Powell no children
  • death of brother Andrew

    unmarried, 1803-1824 (21) SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams
    President of the United States 1825-1829
  • death of brother George

    1817-1825 (8) (may be in unmarked grave at SAMPLE CEMETERY)
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    President of the United States 1829-1837
  • death of brother Frances

    1813-1829 (16) (may be in unmarked grave at SAMPLE CEMETERY)
  • death of sister Sarah

    1811-1831(20)maybe be in unmarked grave at SAMPLE CEMETERY)
  • death of brother James Leitch

    1807-1833 (26) may be buried in unmarked grave at SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • Martin Van Buren

    Martin Van Buren
    President of the United States 1837-1841
  • Marriage of Elizabeth and Lewellen

    She was 21 and he was 29 years of age
    Lived with her mother Elizabeth Sample until 1852
  • death of sister Catherine

    1815-1840 (25) SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • William Henry Harrison

    William Henry Harrison
    President of the United States 1841
  • daughter Katherine Hancock born

    daughter, married Jeremiah Brown, November 1871
  • daughter born Elizabeth Ann Powell

    daughter, 1 year, 1 month, died 4/21/1844
  • Death of daughter Elizabeth Ann

  • James K. Polk

    James K. Polk
    President of the United States 1845-1849
  • birth of son John Robert Powell

    son, 1845-1905, married Sarah Kasey (1871) , 3 children, died in Hopkins County, Texas
  • John Tyler

    John Tyler
    President of the United States 1841-1845
  • death of sister Ann Jane

    1822-1846 (22) SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • birth of daughter Mary Lucinda

    daughter, died at 8 years
  • son Charles Leitch born

    premature(?) SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • death of son Charles Leitch

  • death of father John Sample

    SAMPLE CEMETERY, equally divied estate among daughters and wife
  • Zachary Taylor

    Zachary Taylor
    President of the United States 1848-1850
  • 1850 Census

    1850 Census
    Farmer,39, $6000 personal + $1500 real estate, 9 slaves, lived with Elizabeth's Mom (had 10 slaves), 4 children (Catherine, Mary L., John R, Cornelia), 4 slaves from Turnbull estate Austin, Willis, Lucy, Anna and 5 from John Sample Dick, Grace, Nat, Edmund, Rush)
  • daughter Cornelia Ann Elizabeth born

    daughter 1850-1936
    married Joseph Pate Wright
  • Bought Hook House

    Bought Hook House
    from storeowner John Hook heirs, Moormans purchased in 1879
  • death of daughter Mary Lucinda

    1845-1852 (7) SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • Millard Fillmore

    Millard Fillmore
    President of the United States 1850-1853
  • Powell member of Masons

    Rocky Mount Lodge 1853-1855
  • daughter Sarah Martha born

    died 1860, age 5
  • Added onto Farmhouse

    Added onto Farmhouse
    1855-1856
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Lived in Franklin County Virginia until he moved to WVa. at end of war 1865
  • Franklin Perce

    Franklin Perce
    President of the United States 1853-1857
  • Virginia M.

    daughter, married age 20 May 29, 1879 Thomas J. Webb
  • LH Powell curator of John Robertson estate

    Robertson, father to Martha Hatcher, sister of Mrs. Burroughs who owned BTW
  • 1860 Census, Hales Ford, North DIvision

    Farmer, age 49, 20 slaves listed, $7900 real estate +$20,000 personal: LH Powell, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Sample, age 77 ($3700/1 SLAVE) and children Catherine (18), John R. (15), Cornelia (10), Sarah M. (5), Virginia M. (2), Fannie (1 month) and Joseph r. Dickenson, Farm Laborer
  • daughter Frances (Fannie) born

    daughter, born 1860, Elizabeth age 41
  • James Buchanan

    James Buchanan
    President of the United States 1857-1861
  • death of mother Elizabeth Turnbull Sample

    1782-1863 (81) SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    President of the United States 1861-1865
  • daughter Lewella born

    married John R. Creasy 10/30/1885, Elizabeth, age 46
  • LH Powell elected Sheriff, 2 year term

    LH Powell elected Franklin County Sheriff 1866-1868
    , paid $200
  • Powell Member of Masons

    Rocky Mount Lodge #75 1867-1879
  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant
    President of the United States 1869-1867
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    President of the United States 1865-1869
  • LH Powell deputy sheriff to John Hartwell

    John Robert a deputy sheriff, men of honesty and good demeanor
  • 1870 Census

    Farmer, age 59 $4000 real estate
  • LH Powell appointed sheriff until successor found

  • LH Powell fined for not keeping order in Courthouse

  • Sheriff Powell

    1870-1871 $75 a year
  • Deputy Powell

    Lewellen Powell deputy sheriff and Town Crier 1869-1871
  • LH Powell Sheriff with John Hartwell

  • LH Powell and John Hartwell in court

    for taxes not turned in
  • death of sister Abigail Peed Woods

  • Transferred Hook-Powell house to son John Robert

    428 acres, 3 head horses, 8 head cattle, sheep, hogs, four beds of furniture, plantation implements
  • death of daughter Sarah Martha

    married Isaac Cundiff
  • Sold 236 acres to John A Moorman

    sale recorded in 1885, meaning Powells may have lived in house until moving in with daughter Cornelia in Bedford before death
  • 1880 Census

    Farmer, age 68, living with Elizabeth, age 60, 9listed as having diarrhea) Cornelia, Fannie, Luella and Betty Pendleton, servant
  • Powells resided in Staunton and Bedford

    Powells resided in Staunton and Bedford
    Mr. Powell lived with Cornelia until his death in 1898
  • Rutherford B. Hayes

    Rutherford B. Hayes
    President of the United States 1877-1881
  • James A. Garfield

    James A. Garfield
    President of the United States 1881
  • Chester Arthur

    Chester Arthur
    President of the United States 1881-1885
  • Grover Cleveland

    Grover Cleveland
    President of the United States 1885-1889
  • death of sister Eleanor Merriman

    1809-1890 (81)
  • Elizabeth Dies

    Elizabeth Dies
    lived in Vinton, age, 72, Roanoke,SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • Benjamin Harrison

    Benjamin Harrison
    President of the United States 1889-1893
  • Lewellen Powell dies

    Lewellen Powell dies
    age 87, SAMPLE CEMETERY
  • death of son John Robert

    married 1871 to Sarah Kasey (1847-1913) children Early, Emma, Mary lived in Texas
  • death of daughter Fannie

    1860-1916 (48) in Vinton, Texas
  • Death of Katherine Hancock Brown

    1841-1917, (76)
    married to Jeremiah Brown (1835-1993)
  • death of daughter Virginia (Jennie)

    1857-1933 (76)
    married Thomas J. Webb (3/19/1846-2/16/1929)
  • death of daughter Cornelia Ann Elizabeth Wright

    1850-1936 (76)
    married to Joseph Pate Wright, Jr. 1849-1913 buried in Stewartsville, VA, children Harry, Hubert, Irma and Joseph
  • death of daughter Luella

    1864-1940 (76) in Oklahoma