Looking for info on DR. NATHANIEL ROE POWELL family.
Marriage Notes for NATHANIEL POWELL and SOPHONISBA CARRINGTON:
**Nathaniel & Sophonesba marriage, Virginia marriage Index 1740-1850. [Ancestry.com]
From the Cumberland Co., VA marriage index:
Powell, Nathaniel R., & Carrington, Sophenesba, 14 February 1835.
**From The Library of Virginia web pages:
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, Va,} Pub. Date 14 Mar. 1835, pg. 3, col. 6.
Marriage of Dr. Nathaniel R. Powell & Sophonisba Anne Carrington, Daughter of Capt. Benjamin...Nathaniel's residence at time of marriage: Nelson Co., VA, Sophonisba's residence at time of marrage Cumberland Co., VA.
**from The Lynchburg Virginian, March 19, 1835, p.3, c.5. (ancestry.com)
Powell, Dr. Nathaniel R. married on 25 ult. to Miss Sophonisba Anne Carrington, dau. of Capt. Benjamin Carrington of Cumberland, by the Rev. C. H. Page of Amherst. Groom is of Nelson.
The family is in 1850 Census Nelson Co. (N. R. Powell)
The 1864 confederate eng. map has Dr. Powell west of Tye River Depot.
Didn't find Dr. Powell in 1860 census Nelson Co.(looks like some pages missing on ancestry.com)
The family is in 1870 census Nelson Co. (N. R. Powell)
Nathaniel & Sophonisba were to have died in the 1870's.
Son John Thompson Powell (died 1913) (his family in later census & civil war papers are living Tye River) was to have stayed on the home property, which is located 1/4 mile from Tye River Depot and 1 mile east of US highway 29. the property was sold in the 1900 (don't know who to), and was repurchased again by grandson James Carrington Powell.
This property was to have a 2 story home (have a photo of house).
Some family members are buried on the property.
Did find James Carrington Powell d. 1958 & wife buried Centenary Cem. Nelson Co.
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