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From: "meeem" <>
Subject: Re: [POWELL] information re: N.C. Powells
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 23:44:44 -0800
References: <d5.219e178e.2f3d7485@aol.com>


Hi Ruth.... Hannah Here......
The Lewis Powell, Rebecca Field... be careful on that one. the researchers
have mixed up the names and records for LEWIS BOWELL of Cumberland/Robeson
and Lewis Powell... I'll find that for you...

OK.....HERE IT IS .... along with all my flashing red light notes all over
my computer not to confuse him with Lewis Powell.... just sort out the
repeated stuff.... just my messy notes all over everything.........

BOWELL, LEWIS (Rev.Soldier) [often mistaken for Lewis Powell]
birth: 175? NC
death: 1795 NCCumberland
sp-REBECCA, (probably Rebecca Field)
HPNote: There is evidence that Lewis Bowell, Richard Powell, Jonathan Powell
associated with each other.
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The Will of Lewis Bowell
dated: 1795-Jan-10 NCCumberland
probated: 1795-April NCCumberland
wife: Rebecca
sons: Abner Powell; Lewis Powell
wits: Joseph HAYS; John MURCHISON
"In the memory of God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost, in this my last will
and testament I bequeath to my living wife REBECA this house and lot in
_______ _________ during her life and then to be divided between ABNER
and LEWIS. Should there not be debts ______ on the book to discharge the
debts due the other land must be sold and the remainder to be divided
between them both.
Witnessed: Joseph Hays; John Murchison.... (Signed: Lewis Bowell (he wrote
his name)
USGENWEB NOTICE: This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives
by:Brenda Ballard Pflaum
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Children of Lewis Bowell (d.1795)
00. Abner Bowell (adult in 1795) , 1800/census age 16/26, female age 45+
prob. his mother Rebecca
00. Lewis Bowell (adult in 1795), 1810/css age age 45+: 11001; 10201,
next to Jonathan Powell: 31001;11010
***************************************************************
1777 NCCumberland: Lewis Bowell signed Oath of Allegiance to the State of
North Carolina.
1777 NCCumberland: Lewis Powell signed Oath of Allegiance to the State of
North Carolina.
Rev. Soldier Lewis Bowell, NC Wilmington District
1787/07/24 NCCumberland Court: Peter Munroe juror for Suit No. 67, Maxwell
vs Bowell
1787/10/26 NCCumberland Court: Peter Munroe jurror for Suit Lewis Bowell vs
Neill McArthur
1787 Tax List NCCumberland, Capt. Moon's Dist: Bowell, Lewis, 412-acres
NCCumberland, 3-town lots 1-free white poll, 1-black poll
.........
1790/css/41 wpg.107: NCCumberland, Fayetteville: Bowell, Lewis 7,3,3,0,0
1790/css/40 wpg.101: NCCumberland, twp not stated: POWELL, Margaret:
0,1,3,0,0 (semialpha)
1800/css NCCumberland: Abner BOWELL: 1790/css/351: 00100; 00001. This is
Abner & his mother Rebecca. Lewis Bowell died c.1795. Researchers have
confused this as Lewis Powell. Lewis Bowell is seen as a neighbor and in
deeds along with Richard Powell. Writing is clear in the census records.
1810/css/234: NCRobeson: img.268
ln.16: Powel, Jonathan (Jno) 31001; 11010; 0,1 (record is clear as Powel)
ln.17: Bowel, Louis <bef.1765>: 11001; 10201; 0,0 (record is clear as
Bowel)
1810/css/217 NCRobeson: img.251
Powel/Bowel, Jno <bef.1765>: 31101; 11130; 0,0 HPNote: page has a hole in
it right on the first letter of the surname. rest is clear. unknown whether
this is Bowel or Powel.
1818/05/13 Eliza Ann Bowell (1802-1865) md. Archibald Ochiltree (1793-1832),
Bondsman John Mackay, Wit Jno. Armstrong [she is Eliza Ann BOWELL. This rec
is confused as Powell by some researchers and is shown as Powell in one DAR
record regarding Lewis Powell.
============================================================================
=


1738/birth NCCumberland: Lewis Powell, DAR Record: born Cumberland County
[then Bladen County] about 1738 died Cumberland County 1790 married
Rebecca Field. [THIS IS probably LEWIS BOWELL]

1790/css/41 NCCumberland, Fayetteville: Bowell, Lewis 7,3,3,0,0

I have Lewis BOWELL's death date as a will written 1795.
Lewis Bowell's son was Abner Bowell
1800/css NCCumberland: Abner BOWELL: 1790/css/351: 00100; 00001. This is
Abner & his mother Rebecca. Lewis Bowell died c.1795. Researchers have
confused this as Lewis Powell. Lewis Bowell is seen as a neighbor and in
deeds along with Richard Powell. Writing is clear in the census records.

1810/css/234: NCRobeson: img.268
ln.16: Powel, Jonathan (Jno) 31001; 11010; 0,1 (record is clear as Powel)
ln.17: Bowel, Louis <bef.1765>: 11001; 10201; 0,0 (record is clear as
Bowel)
1810/css/217 NCRobeson: img.251
Powel/Bowel, Jno <bef.1765>: 31101; 11130; 0,0 HPNote: page has a hole in
it right on the first letter of the surname. rest is clear. unknown whether
this is Bowel or Powel.
1818/05/13 Eliza Ann Bowell (1802-1865) md. Archibald Ochiltree (1793-1832),
Bondsman John Mackay, Wit Jno. Armstrong[she is Eliza Ann BOWELL. This rec
is confused as Powell by some researchers and is shown as Powell in one DAR
record regarding Lewis Powell.

POWELL, LEWIS [THIS IS LEWIS BOWELL]
birth: abt. 1738 NCBladen later Cumberland
death: abt. 1790 NCCumberland
Lewis Bowell's will written 1795 NCCumberland, wife Rebecca, Children: Abner
& Lamis (Lewis?)
Revolutionary Soldier from NC
sp-REBECCA FIELD
HPNOTES: There is a BOWELL family in NCCumberland that researchers have
confused with POWELL. I believe this Lewis is LEWIS BOWELL whose wife is
Rebecca nee?



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Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2005 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [POWELL] information re: N.C. Powells


> Hi Hannah & Arcell,
> Thanks for the Powell info. I still think Moses Powell is my line but
just
> don't know which of his sons ( Cader b c 1750 or Lewis bc 1758). They
both
> would fit but I'm leaning toward Cader. I really need to do some
research at
> the Dallas library.
> Hannah, I found this in my notes - Lewis Powell ( George, John,
Richard)
> b 1720 -25 Bertie co
NC
> d aft 1790 prob Robeson co
>
> NC
> m Rebecca Field
> issues:
> 1 Lewis
Powell
> Jr
> 2 Joseph
Powell
> 3 Cader
Powell
>
> Source: Lucas book
> If Moses Powell b c1725 -30 is my line, I'm looking forward to researching
> his wife's family
> (Mary Williams). This Williams family left a good paper trail.
> Ruth in Tx
>
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