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100. Moses Powell was born 1774 in VA. He died 1826 in Hocking/Fairfield Co. OH. Moses married Rebecca Meredith on 1800 in VA. The parents of Moses were Richard Powell and Prudence.
"A party, consisting of Mr. Powell's father and brother Robert, while crossing a ford of Cheat river (afterward called Powell's ford), in West Virginia, were assailed by the Indians; the grandfather was shot, and his brother Robert was tortured to death by pine sticks being stuck into the flesh of his legs and seet on fire..."
A party, consisting of Elder Powell' s paternal grandfather and a brother Robert, and the Elder's father, while crossing a ford of Cheat river (afterwards called Powell's ford), in West Virginia, were assailed by the Indians; the grandfather was shot, and his brother Robert was tortured to death by pine sticks being stuck into the flesh of his legs and set on fire. Mr. Powell's father, Moses, escaped.
Another version ‑ same story Volume II, Book "Monongalia Story" Chapter Three: 1779 Raid on Snowy Creek. On April 11th a band of Indians came to a house on Snowy Creek, where James Brain and Richard Powell lived. Mr. Brain and his sons, and the sons of Mr. Powell were starting their day's work, carrying clapboards for roofing a nearby cabin. The Indians waylaid Mr. Brain and one of his sons, shot and killed the father, and captured the son. Several other boys, some distance away, were then attacked. Three of them were made prisoners, another, one of Powell's sons, concealed himself in an elder thicket. When the Indians discovered that one of their captives, also one of Powell's sons, had but one eye, they stripped him naked, thrust a spear through his body, and scalped him. They then withdrew, taking with them their two little prisoners, Benjamin and Isaac Brain, while the Powell boy ran to alarm the settlers.
More About Moses Powell: Other: to Muskingum Co. Ohio (Source: Meredithray.ged, Date of Import: May 4, 2000.) Personal Estate: 1805, Fairfield County, Ohio ‑ bought bedding, kettles and a gun from William Sinser Property: 1806, Fairfield County, Ohio tax lists, later traded land with Gersham Peters for land in Hocking Co., Ohio
1820 Census OH Fairfield Pleasant - Moses Powell
101. Rebecca Meredith was born 1784 in VA. She died 1817 in Fairfield Co. OH. Rebecca's parents were Peter Meredith and Elizabeth Broadway.
1. Moses POWELL (b.1774-VA d.1826-Hocking/Fairfield Co. OH) sp: Rebecca MEREDITH (b.1784-VA m.Apr 1799 d.1817-Fairfield Co. OH) -2. Stephen POWELL (b.7 Mar 1799-VA d.16 Apr 1846-Pike Twp,Perry Co,OH) sp: Sarah WILSON (b.1789-Washington Co,PA m.14 Jan 1830) +-3. Moses POWELL -2. John POWELL (b.17 Jun 1801-Fairfield Co.,OH d.8 Nov 1874-Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: Dorothy MORRIS (b.8 May 1806-VA m.22 Mar 1829 d.25 Nov 1885-Kosciusko Co. IN) -3. Isaac M POWELL (b.29 Dec 1830-Fairfield Co.,OH d.22 May 1908-Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: Angeline SUMMY (m.28 Oct 1854 d.21 Jul 1930-Kosciusko Co. IN) -4. Nelson W POWELL (b.29 Jul 1855-Kosciusko Co. IN d.22 May 1908) sp: Luella ANGLIN (b.6 Sep 1857 d.6 Apr 1952) -4. Warren J POWELL (b.25 Sep 1857-Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: Jerusha WEBSTER (m.20 Jun 1890) -4. Mary A POWELL (b.14 Nov 1859-Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: Charles L WRAY (m.22 Feb 1882) -4. John R POWELL (b.5 Jan 1863-Kosciusko Co. IN d.1864-Kosciusko Co. IN) -4. Dorotha K POWELL (b.28 Oct 1867-Kosciusko Co. IN d.15 Dec 1867-Kosciusko Co. IN) +-4. Fred S POWELL (b.23 Oct 1869-Clunette,Kosciusko Co. IN d.5 Oct 1896-Goshen,Elkhart Co.,IN) -3. Casey Ann POWELL +-3. John C POWELL sp: Elizabeth +-4. Clark POWELL -2. Aaron POWELL (b.8 Mar 1803-Fairfield Co.,OH d.7 May 1849) -2. Peter POWELL (b.18 Oct 1804-Fairfield Co.,OH) sp: Esther COFFMAN (b.29 Mar 1809-Fairfield Co.,OH m.3 May 1827) -3. Ann POWELL sp: George ULREY -4. Esther B ULREY +-4. Sarah M ULREY -3. John POWELL -3. Rebecca POWELL sp: James S DUNHAM -4. John B. DUNHAM -4. Minerva J DUNHAM -4. Monroe H DUNHAM -4. Peter I DUNHAM -4. Esther A DUNHAM -4. Amos M DUNHAM +-4. Minor B DUNHAM -3. Isaiah POWELL sp: Elizabeth LONG -4. John O POWELL -4. William POWELL -4. Allen POWELL -4. Barton POWELL -4. Emily POWELL -4. Peter J. POWELL -4. Manford P POWELL -4. Tillman POWELL +-4. POWELL -3. Maria J POWELL sp: Eli ULREY -4. Infant ULREY -4. Delbert D ULREY +-4. Lyman P ULREY +-3. Minerva POWELL sp: John W PORTER -4. Alice F PORTER +-4. Infant PORTER -2. Elizabeth POWELL (b.2 Oct 1806-Fairfield Co.,OH) sp: Thomas MEREDITH +-3. Sarah Ann MEREDITH sp: Martin STURGEON -2. Prudence POWELL (b.24 Mar 1808-Fairfield Co.,OH d.30 Jan 1891-Claypool,Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: Deacon James GARVIN (b.22 Nov 1810-Fairfield Co.,OH m.18 Jan 1829 d.24 Sep 1860-Kosciusko Co. IN) -2. Nancy POWELL (b.28 Aug 1809) -2. Isaac C POWELL Sr. (b.16 May 1811-Fairfield Co.,OH d.8 Mar 1886-Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: Elizabeth TIPTON (b.Abt 1811-OH m.Abt 1833 d.3 May 1876-Kosciusko Co. IN) -3. Mary Jane POWELL (b.10 Jan 1834-OH/Kosciusco Co. IN d.11 Jun 1895-Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: Eli WALTON (b.19 Apr 1816-Augusta Twp,Carroll Co. OH m.(nm) d.24 Oct 1894-Alliance,Starke Co.,OH) +-4. Elizabeth POWELL (b.Oct 1860-IN d.Aft 1870-In 1870 IN Census Kosciusco Prairie) sp: Oliver W WALLACE (m.1 May 1879) -3. Zilpha Cynthia POWELL (b.25 Jan 1837-IN d.6 Jan 1922-Atwood,Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: George Elliott CAMPBELL (b.25 Sep 1830-OH m.26 Mar 1854 d.25 Jan 1922-Kosciusko Co. IN) -4. Isaac CAMPBELL (b.Abt 1855-IN) sp: Minnie MARTIN (m.3 Sep 1879) -4. Evaline CAMPBELL (b.Abt 1857) -4. Angeline CAMPBELL (b.Abt 1859-IN) -4. Christopher W CAMPBELL (b.Jan 1863-IN d.1941-IN) sp: Ella CLARK (b.Abt 1866 m.10 Mar 1887 d.Abt 1936) -4. Elizabeth CAMPBELL (b.Abt 1865-IN) sp: Ole BENSON (m.15 Aug 1887) -4. Rebecca Jane CAMPBELL (b.25 Feb 1867-Kosciusko Co. IN d.21 Mar 1954-Osceola IN) sp: John BRANT (b.31 Dec 1864-Cumberland Co.,PA m.10 Aug 1889 d.8 Feb 1944-Pokagon,MI) -4. Isabella CAMPBELL (b.28 Jul 1871-Kosciusko Co. IN) sp: John Perry HOADLEY (b.2 Jan 1868-Atwood,Kosciusko Co. IN m.26 Jul 1890 d.8 Mar 1940-Pokagon Twp.,Cass Co. MI) -4. Susan CAMPBELL (b.Abt 1874-IN) -4. Ira CAMPBELL (b.Abt 1877-IN) -4. Zed CAMPBELL (b.29 Dec 1879-Atwood,Kosciusko Co. IN d.3 Feb 1969-Volusia Co.,FL) sp: Lura Bell MARTIN (b.22 Feb 1881-Tippecanoe IN m.14 Dec 1901 d.12 Mar 1930-Pierceton IN) sp: Evelyn L (b.1890 d.Mar 1964) -3. John C. POWELL (b.Abt 1848-IN d.Aft 1850-In 1850 IN Census Kosciusco Prairie) sp: Elizabeth METCALF -3. Jacob POWELL (b.Abt 1856-IN d.28 May 1862) -2. Moses POWELL (b.3 Jul 1813-Fairfield Co.,OH d.31 Mar 1850-Kosciusko Co. IN)