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Alexander Powe
Birth: Mar. 3, 1771
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1825
Mississippi, USA

Alexander Powe, son of Thomas and Rachel Allen Powe, was born in Darlington District, S. C. on 3 March 1771 and died 22 February 1825 in Wayne County, Mississippi. He married Eliza Spencer of Chesterfield District, South Carolina. They emigrated to Mississippi in 18ll along with his brother, William Powe and settled approximately two miles south of Winchester in Wayne County. They had eleven children: Mary Anne Powe, Harriet R. Powe, Calvin Spencer Powe, Oliver Horace Powe, H. Hawley Powe, Sarah Eliza Powe, Thomas Alexander Powe, William Erasmus Powe, Lavinia Elizabeth Powe, Caroline L. Powe, and Samuel Henry Powe. Samuel Henry Powe stayed on the homestead and in 2013 descendants of Alexander Powe still live on the homestead.
The epitaph on Alexander's tombstone commerates his philosophy of life, "My children, remember thy Creator in the days of thy youth. Honor thy Father and Mother. Do unto all men as you would they should do to you. Live in peace and die in charity with all men. Amen." 
Powe Cemetery
Wayne County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Emma Jean Powe McKee
Record added: Jul 31, 2000
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Alexander Powe
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