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Robert Thomas Powell

  • Birth 17 Sep 1845 Georgia, USA
  • Death 27 Aug 1912 Scott County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Scott County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 10587722

My great great grandfather.

Robert Thomas Powell was born on September 17, 1845 in Georgia to Edley Powell and Elizabeth Parks.

He had nine siblings: Arsenia Powell King, John McB Powell, Isaiah Powell, Almon Powell, Malinda Powell Derrick, Thomas B. Powell, Tillman Powell, Lucy Powell, and Andrew J. Powell.

His first wife, Sarah A. Baker, died in 1870. They had one child, William E. Powell.

He married his second wife, Sarah's sister, Margaret S. Baker on September 21, 1876 in Greenwood, Sebastian County, Arkansas.

They were blessed with ten children.

He died on Tuesday, August 27, 1912 in Scott County, Arkansas. He was 66 years old.

He allegedly starved himself to death when his wife Margaret sold his favorite pig.

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  • Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 8 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10587722
  • Dennis Alan Deel
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Thomas Powell (17 Sep 1845–27 Aug 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10587722, citing Pleasant Grove Cemetery #1 and #2, Scott County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Alan Deel (contributor 46590424) .