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Simon Titus Powell
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1821
Death: Oct. 5, 1901

CAMBRIDGE CITY TRIBUNE 10/10/1901

Hon.Simon T.Powell died at his home in New Castle, October 5, after an illness since last May. He was born in Cambridge City, August 21,1821. Soon after his birth his parents removed to Sullivan,Illinois. At the age of 14 years, he was stricken with Palsy due to excessive swimming and it crippled him for life. He was a student at the old Vincennes college and completed his education under Prof. Samuel H.Hoshour at the seminary in E. Cambridge. He located at New Castle in 1841,where he has continuously resided since. He was Deputy County clerk from 1842 to 1855.During he was he was a close friend of Governor O. P. Morton and was active in the work of caring for the comfort of the soliders.
He was married in 1841 to Mrs.Elizabeth Thornburg, who died in 1881 and in 1883 to Miss Melvina Conway, both of Wayne county.
He was an ardent Republican and has filled numerous important places of trust.By his wisdom and energy he accumulated a large fortune.His acquaintance extended to all parts of the state and the funeral on last Monday was largely attended by persons away from New Castle.

Simon T Powell
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1821
Birth Date on Image: 21 Eighth 1821
Marriage Place: Wayne and Vicinity, Indiana
Death Age: 80
Death Date: 5 Oct 1901
Death Date on Image: 05 Tenth 1901
Death Place: Wayne and Vicinity, Indiana
Event Type: Death
Monthly Meeting: Various
Historical Meeting Data: Search for this monthly meeting in the 'Quaker Monthly Meetings Index'
Title: Quaker Death Records, 1890-1935
Meeting State: Indiana
Meeting County: Wayne and Vicinity
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Powell (1797 - 1836)
  Margaret Huff (____ - 1828)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hoover Powell (1807 - 1881)
 
 Children:
   Powell*
  Orlistus W Powell (____ - 1863)*
  Henry Lycurgus Powell (1842 - 1914)*
  Elizabeth Powell (1851 - 1853)*
 
 Siblings:
  Malinda Powell Bathe (1816 - 1853)*
  Simon Titus Powell (1821 - 1901)
  John Powell (1823 - 1891)*
  Cynthia A. Powell Corley (1825 - 1865)*
  William Powell (1827 - 1852)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Mound Cemetery
New Castle
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec. 02, #137
 
Maintained by: janet donner
Originally Created by: susan clemons
Record added: May 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37038168
Simon Titus Powell
Added by: Theron Dowell
 
Simon Titus Powell
Added by: susan clemons
 
 
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