Charles Granson POWELL b. 1 Dec 1829 Rochester, Monroe, NY d. 13 Oct 1913 Centre, LaPorte, IN or Berrien Co, MI m. Nancy Jane IRELAND b. 1 Jun 1838 Noble, LaPorte, IN d. 5 Jul 1908 LaPorte Co, IN d/o William Ireland b. N.J. & Mary Ann UNK b. VA. Both b. Union Mills Cemetery in Union Mills, LaPorte, IN.
History of Westville, LaPorte, IN: The first number of the Westville Herald was issued on May 2, 1856, by C. G. Townsend and Alfred Townsend. The partnership continued only until the following August, when the office was sold to a company composed of Samuel Burns, Henly Clayburn and James Concannon. Townsend conducted it until November, when Chas. G. Powell took charge of it, and having bought out the proprietors, removed it to LaPorte in the month of August 1859.
Name: Charles G. Porvel Spouse Name: Nancy I. Ireland Marriage Date: 1 Jun 1856 Marriage County: Laporte Source Title 1: Laporte County, Indiana Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Records Letters Mey - R Volume I Source Title 3: W. P. A. Complied by Indiana Works Progress Admini Book: R-D OS Page: 63
1860 Census: LaPorte, LaPorte, IN: Charles Powell 30 NY Mary J Powell 22 IN Schuyler C Powell 3 IN George Blaker 18 OH George Miller 17 IN
1870 Census: La Porte, La Porte, IN: Charles G. Powell 40 Editor NY Nancy Powell 32 IN Freddie Powell 8 IN Frankie Powell 1 IN Sophia J. Nelsow 25 Dom Servant Sweden
1880 Census: LaPorte, LaPorte, IN: Chas. G. POWELL Self 50 OH P. O. M. --- --- Nancy J. POWELL Wife 42 IN Keeps House OH VA Fred E. POWELL Son 18 IN P. O. Cleark OH IN Frank L. POWELL Son 12 IN At Home OH IN Chas. G. POWELL Son 4 IN At Home OH IN
1900 Census: Center, La Porte, IN: Charles G. Powell Dec 1829 70 m.44yrs Publisher, Newspaper NY Eng VT
1900 Census: Chicago, Cook, IL: I wonder if Charles & Nancy divorced since they lived in separate houses in 1900. Fred E. Powell May 1864 36 Clerk, bank IN Caroll C. Powell Brother Nov 1875 24 Clerk, bank IN Nancy J. Powell Mother Jun 1844 55 Wd 3births 3living IN
1910 Census: Niles Berrien MI. After the death of Nancy, Charles went to live w/s Frederick: Frederick E. Powell 49 m.8yrs IN Sadie W. Powell Wife 44 1birth 1Living IL Frederick W. Powell Son 4 MI Charles G. Powell Father 80 Wd NY
Charles G. Powell was born in Monroe County, New York, Dec. 1, 1829 and was brought to LaPorte County when 10 years old. In November, 1856, he purchased the Westville Herald, which he moved to Laporte in 1859 and renamed the Laporte Herald. In 1867 he pruchased the Laporte Union of Cullaton Brothers and consolidated it with the Herald. Mr. Power was postmaster at Laporte from 1877 to 1882 after which he went to Washington where for 12 years served in an official position in the Pension Department. He returned to Laporte in 1894 and started the Weekly Republican, which twelve years after he sold to the Herald, retiring then because of ill health. He is survived by two sons. Source: The Indianapolis Star, 16 Oct 1913.
Union Mills Cemetery in LaPorte Co, IN: Powell Charles G 3 Dec 1829 15 Oct 1913 Powell Nancy Ireland 1 June 1838 5 July 1908 wf Charles
Children: 1. Frederick Emerson Powell b. 24 May 1862 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN d. 7 Dec 1945 Niles, Berrien, MI m. Sarah "Sadie" J Wheaton b. Dec 1865 Albany, Whiteside, IL d. 4 Jun 1934 at home in Niles, Berrien, MI m. 1 Jan 1902 Niles, Berrien, MI by J. Gibson Loure, Pastor. Both b. Union Mills Cem in LaPorte Co, IN.
1900 Census: Chicago, Cook, IL: Fred E. Powell May 1864 36 Clerk, bank IN Caroll C. Powell Brother Nov 1875 24 Clerk, bank IN Nancy J. Powell Mother Jun 1844 55 Wd 3births 3living IN
1900 Census: Niles, Berrien, MI: Sarah Jane Egbert Jan 1832 68 Wd 0births MI Sadie Wheaton Niece Dec 1865 34 Single Teacher IL
MI Marriages: Groom's Name: Frederick E Powell Groom's Age: 39 years Groom's Birth Date: 1863 Groom's Birthplace: LaPorte Ind Occupation: Accountant Bride's Name: Sarah J Wheaton Bride's Age: 36 years Bride's Birth Date: 1866 Bride's Birthplace: Allany Ill. Occupation: Teacher Marriage Date: 01 Jan 1902 Marriage Place: Niles, Berrien, Michigan Groom's Father: Charles Groom's Mother: Ireland Bride's Father: Clinton Wheaton Bride's Mother: Ellen Stewart
1910 Census: Niles Berrien MI: Frederick E. Powell 49 m.8yrs IN Sadie W. Powell Wife 44 1birth 1Living IL NY IRE Frederick W. Powell Son 4 MI Charles G. Powell Father 80 Wd NY
1920 Census: Niles, Berrien, MI: Frederich E. Powell 58 Book keeper, bank IN Sadie W. Powell Wife 54 IL Frederick W. Powell Son 14 MI
1930 Census: Niles, Berrien, MI Frederick E. Powell 67 m.age 39 Bank Auditor, bank IN NY IN Sadie W. Powell 64 Wife m.age 36 Teacher, public school IL NY IRE Frederick W. Powell Son 24 MI
MI Deaths: Name: Frederick Emerson Powell Gender: Male Burial Date: 10 Dec 1945 Burial Place: Union Mills, Indiana Death Date: 07 Dec 1945 Death Place: Niles, Berrien, Michigan Age: 83 Birth Date: 24 May 1862 Birthplace: Laporte, Ind. Occupation: Retired Banker Race: White Marital Status: Widowed Spouse's Name: Sarah J. Father's Name: Charles C. Powell Father's Birthplace: Brighton, New York Mother's Name: Nancy Jane Ireland Mother's Birthplace: Laporte Co., Ind.
MRS. FRED POWELL Funeral services for Mrs. Fred Powell, 69, who died yesterday at her home in Niles, Mich., will be held tomorrow afternoon at Niles. Burial will be in the Union Mills cemetery at about 4 o'clock, daylight savings time. Mrs. Powell is survived by her husband, whose father was Charles Powell, LaPorte Newspaperman in early days, and by one son, Frederick, Jr. Source: The LaPorte Daily Herald Argus, Tue, 5 Jun 1934.
Child: A. Frederick W. Powell, Jr. b. 12 Dec 1905 MI d. 17 Apr 1995 Topeka, Shawnee, KS.
Name: Frederick W. Powell SSN: 351-16-0666 Last Residence: 66604 Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, USA Born: 12 Dec 1905 Died: 17 Apr 1995 State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951)
2. Frank Lester Powell b. 29 Jul 1868 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN d. 26 Nov 1941 ALAMEDA Co, CA b. Union Mills Cem in LaPorte Co, IN m. Sylvia S. Soares b. 1 Jan 1876 ENG d. 16 Dec 1953 ALAMEDA Co, CA m. 1912. No children.
1900 Census: Oconto North Ward, Oconto, WI: Frank L. Powell Jul 1868 31 Single Boarder IN NY IN
1920 Census: Oakland, Alameda, CA: Frank L. Powell 49 Accountant, private clientele MI MI MI Sylvia S. Powell Wife 43 Eng ENG IRE
1930 Census: Berkeley, Alameda, CA: Frank L. Powell 60 Roomer m.age44 Accountant, public IN IN IN Sylvia E. 54 Powell Roomer m.age38 ENG ENG IRE
California Death Index: Name: POWELL, FRANK LESTER Social Security #: 546284418 Sex: MALE Birth Date: 29 Jul 1868 Birthplace: INDIANA Death Date: 26 Nov 1941 Death Place: ALAMEDA Mother's Maiden Name: IRELAND Father's Surname: POWELL
California Death Index: Name: POWELL, SYLVIA S Social Security #: 0 Sex: FEMALE Birth Date: 1 Jan 1876 Birthplace: OTHER COUNTRY Death Date: 16 Dec 1953 Death Place: ALAMEDA Mother's Maiden Name: CARBERY Father's Surname: SOARES
3. Charles Carroll Powell b. 14 Nov 1875 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN d. 2 Mar 1951 SAN FRANCISCO Co, CA m. Helena B. Bonnett b. 1888 OH m. 1907.
1900 Census: Laguan, Philippine Islands, Military and Naval Forces: Charles Powell 22 Private IN
WWI Draft Registration Card: 12 Sep 1918 living at 721 Golden Ave. He's a traveling salesman. His nearest relative is Helena B. Name: Charles Carroll Powell City: Los Angeles County: Los Angeles State: California Birth Date: 14 Nov 1875
1920 Census: Los Angeles Assembly District 75, Los Angeles, CA: Charles C Powell 42 Writer, newspaper IN IN IN Helena Powell Wife 32 OH OH OH Charles Powell, Jr Son 2y6mo OR Jean Powell Dau 1y2mo CA
1930 Census: Oakland, Alameda, CA: Where is the rest of the family? Charles C. Powell Lodger 55 m.age32 IN
CA Death Index: Name: POWELL, CHARLES CARROLL Social Security #: 0 Sex: MALE Birth Date: 14 Nov 1875 Birthplace: INDIANA Death Date: 2 Mar 1951 Death Place: SAN FRANCISCO Mother's Maiden Name: IRELAND Father's Surname: POWELL
Children: A. Charles Carroll Powell, Jr b. 19 Sep 1916 OR d. 19 Jul 1960 Alameda Co, CA. B. Jean Powell b. 30 Sep 1918 Los Angeles Co, CA
CA Births: Name: Jean Powell Birth Date: 30 Sep 1918 Gender: Female Mother's Maiden Name: Bonnett Birth County: Los Angeles
CA Deaths: Name: Charles B Powell Social Security #: 538125810 Sex: MALE Birth Date: 19 Sep 1916 Birthplace: Oregon Death Date: 19 Jul 1960 Death Place: Alameda
4. Schuyler C. Powell b. 30 Mar 1857 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN d. 18 Apr 1861 La Porte, La Porte, IN b. Union Mills in LaPorte Co, IN.
Union Mills Cemetery in Union Mills, LaPorte, IN: Powell Schuyler C 30 March 1857 18 Apr 1861 Powell F. L. 1875 1941 Powell Frederick E 1862 7 Dec 1945 - Powell Sadie W 1865 4 June 1934 wife of Fred
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