Smith Cemetery ~ John Samuel Sinclair Powell ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Powell, John Samuel Sinclair
LAST: Powell FIRST: John MID: Samuel Sinclair
BORN: 11 Oct 1838 DIED: 10 May 1921 BURIED: 12 May 1921 (Smith Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Jacksonville, Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon
MARRIAGE - J.S.S. Powell & Nancy E., Lewis m 29 June 1867 at house of Jos Liggett; W.C. Whitson, Co J. Wit: Joseph Liggett & John M. Phy 1880 OR CENSUS - J.S.S. Powell (40y, b Ill, occupation farmer) enumerated with wife Nancy (28y, b Ore) and 7 children, Mary (11y, b Ore), Lillie (10y, b Ore), John (8y, b Ore), Leslie (7y, b Ore), Frank (5y, b Ore), Owen (3y, b Ore) & LaBelle (1y, b Ore) 1900 OR CENSUS - J.S.S. Powell (b Oct 1838, Ill) enumerated with wife of 32 years N.E. (b June 1851, Ore, mother of 15 children, 10 living at time of census) and 6 children, Clarence (b Dec 1880, Ore), Albert E. (b Apr 1883, Ore), Cleveland (b Dec 1884, Ore), Grace (b Oct 1888, Ore), Percy (dau, b Mar 1891, Ore) & Alpha (b July 1894, Ore)
Dallas, Or, May 18 – John Samuel Sinclair Powell, an old time resident of Falls City, died at the age of 82 years and 8 months at the Deaconess hospital in Salem on Tuesday. Funeral services were held at the Chapman undertaking parlors yesterday and he was buried in the Smith cemetery southwest of Monmouth. Mr Powell was born in Jackson, Illinois, on October 11, 1838. He was a son of Mr and Mrs John Powell, who came to Oregon many years ago. Mr Powell lived at Philomath when he settled in Oregon as a young man. He moved to Falls City in 1908 where he has been conducting a hot house. He is survived by his widow, Emma Powell, and six children – two sons, Cleve and Clarence, are residents of Falls City; Mrs W.T. Brown, Mrs J.J. Krutzer, Mrs R.A. Baldwin and Mrs Jack Pur--- are the daughters who survive. Capital Journal, Friday, May 13, 1921, 2:7-8
Powell John S.S. 1839-1921 [shares marker with Emma Lewis Powell]
OSBH DC (1921 Marion co) #297 Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, 1849-1879, page 38 1880 OR CENSUS (Benton Co, Muddy, ED 11, FA#148) 1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Sidney, ED 140, sheet 12B) Capital Journal, 13 May 1921, 2:7-8
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