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Robert Powell

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Oct 1974 (aged 80)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Highland Hills, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
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Robert Powell, son of Robert and Nellie Hitch Powell, was born 12 Apr 1894, at Cleveland, Ohio.
He married his beloved Gertrude.

Robert died at the age of 80 years, on 28 Oct 1974, at Lutheran Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. A Memorial service was held on 28 Oct 1974, handled by the Wischmeier-Buesch Funeral Home, Cleveland, followed by interment at Highland Park Cemetery.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, parents and siblings Lillian Burke, Edward, Albert, and Alonzo Powell, and Ethel Bradley.

He was survived by siblings George Powell, and Viola Grube of Florida; and stepdaughter Gertrude Hurst and granddaughter Gertrude Charlotte.

Social Security Death Index
Name: Robert Powell
Last Residence: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH
Born: 12 Apr 1894; Died: Oct 1974
SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951)

Ohio Death Records
Name: Robert Powell
Death Date: 28 Oct 1974
Age at death: 80 yrs; born 1894
Place of death: Lutheran Medical Center, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
Gender: Male; Race: White
Residence: Parma, Cuyahoga, Ohio
Marital Status: Widowed
Death Certificate: # 73824

1900 Census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, p 19B, ED 132
-Edward Powewl [Powell], 40, b Mar 1860, married 21 yrs, b. French Canada, immigration 1865, day laborer.
-Neley Powewl 38, b. Dec 1861, married 21 yrs, 8 children born, 7 living, b. OH, parents England.
-Edward Powewl, son, 13, b. Dec 1886, b. OH, father French Canada, mother OH (same birth data for all of the children)
-Alberte Powewl, dau, 11, b. Aug 1888
-Alonzo Powewl, son, 9, b. Aug 1890
-Robert* Powewl, son, 6, b. Apr 1894
-George Powewl, son, 3, b. Oct 1896
-Ethel Powewl, dau, 8 mo, b. Sept 1899
-Alonzo Hitch, boarder [bro-in-law?], 35, b. Jun 1864, b. OH, parents England, House Painter

1910 Census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, p 7A, ED 262
-Edward Powell 51, 1st marriage, married 30 yrs, b. Canada Irish, parents born Ireland, Switch hand Railroad.
-Nellie Powell, wife, 48, 1st marriage, married 30 yrs, 9 children born, 8 living, b.OH, parents England.
-Albert Powell, son, 20, b. OH, father Canada Irish, mother OH, Cutter Oil Refinery.
-Alonso Powell, son, 18, b. OH, Weigher Woolen Mills
-Robert Powell, son, 16, b. OH
-George Powell, son, 13, b. OH, newsboy on street
-Ethel Powell, dau, 10, b. OH
-Oilva Powell, dau, 8, b. OH

1. Bio written using public records via and obit.
2. An image of 31 Oct obituary may be found at
Cleveland Plain Dealer > Historical Archive (payment required)




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