The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

John PowellAge: 81 years18751956

Name
John Powell
Given names
John
Surname
Powell
Birth June 22, 1875
Birth of a sisterMyrtle Mae “Bertie” Powell
July 20, 1877 (Age 2 years)
Census June 11, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Note:
HF: 155/163, LN: 48/50+1/6, Pg 16/17, SD 3, ED 153, Franklin Twp, Johnson Co, IN by Harry C Allison Young John Powell (age 4) is living with his parents and siblings in Johnson Co, IN John Powell, W-M-38-M, (Head), Farmer, KY-_-_, Julia A Powell, W-F-38-M, Wife, Keeping House, IN-KY-KY Alonzo Powell, W-M-17-S, Son, Farmer, IN-KY-IN William Powell, W-M-14-S, Son, Farms, IN-KY-IN Orion Powell, W-M-13-S, Son, Farms, IN-KY-IN George Powell, W-M-10-S, Son, At Home, IN-KY-IN Susan L Powell, W-F-7-S, Dau, At home, IN-KY-IN John Powell, W-M-4-S, Son, none, IN-KY-IN Bertie M Powell, W-F-2-S, Dau, Lives in Family, IN-KY-IN
Birth of a sisterBessie Powell
November 24, 1883 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Petty “Buck” Ransdell
1883 (Age 7 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Ira Powell
July 21, 1892 (Age 17 years)
Burial of a brotherWilliam Ira Powell
July 23, 1892 (Age 17 years)
Note: Section 25, Lot 9
MarriageEtta Ione CyphersView this family
November 3, 1897 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Paul Irwin Powell
1898 (Age 22 years)

Death of a sonPaul Irwin Powell
1899 (Age 23 years)

Burial of a sonPaul Irwin Powell
1899 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Thelma Ione Powell
April 28, 1900 (Age 24 years)
CensusEtta Ione CyphersView this family
June 4, 1900 (Age 24 years)
Note:
HF: 99/101, LN: 43/46, SD 7, ED 46, Sheet 5A, 2414 N Pennsylvania St, Ward 3, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, Indiana, USA by Geo H Fordick John Powell, Head, W-M-JUN 1875-24-M-2, IN-KY-IN, Live Stock Broker Etta I Powell, Wife, W-F-JUL 1877-22-M-2, 2?/1, OH-OH-OH, none Thelma I Powell, Dau, W-F-APR 1900-1/12-S, IN-IN-OH, none Carrie C Ruhl, struck thru Boarder (Servant), W-F-JUL 1881-18-S, IN-IN-IN, House-Keeper * Clara F Ruhl (MAR 1881/IN - sister to Carrie) is a Servant/housekeeper nearby in the George Seidensticker family (APR 1858, HF: 93/95)
Death of a fatherJohn Powell
September 14, 1900 (Age 25 years)
Note:
LDS Baptism: status: SUBMITTED 30 APR 2000 * Endowment: status: SUBMITTED 30 APR 2000 * Sealing Child: status: SUBMITTED 30 APR 2000
Occupation
Livestock Broker
1900 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3
John Maurice “Maury or JM” Powell
June 2, 1903 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Dorothea “Dorothy” Powell
December 8, 1904 (Age 29 years)
Death of a motherJulia A Ransdell
January 29, 1906 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Ransdell “Bano” Powell
December 5, 1906 (Age 31 years)
CensusEtta Ione CyphersView this family
1910 (Age 34 years)
Note:
1910 US Census: Series T624, Roll 366, Part 3, Page 71A, Image 19, ED 53, WD2, Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA John Powell Head M W 34 M General Mgr - Stockyards Etta I Powell, Wife, F-W-32-M Thelma I Powell, Dau, F-W-9-S J. Maurice Powell, Son, M-W-6-S (my GF) Dorothy Powell, Dau, F-W-5-S Randall Powell, Son, M-W-3-S ??? A Grace, Servant, F-W-30-Wd
Birth of a daughter
#6
Virginia Elizabeth Powell
June 21, 1914 (Age 38 years)
Note: Virginia and her family celebrated her birthdate as the 22nd out of convenience for other family dates, but she was actually born on the 21st.
Death of a brotherOria “Ori” Powell
about June 29, 1915 (Age 40 years)

Burial of a brotherOria “Ori” Powell
July 1, 1915 (Age 40 years)
Note: Section 55, Lot 55
Military
WW1 Draft Registration, John Powell
September 17, 1918 (Age 43 years)
Occupation: Live Stock Commission Sales - Powell Commission Co
Note: mentions wife, Etta Ione Powell, Med/Med, Blue/Black
Death of a wifeEtta Ione Cyphers
September 3, 1920 (Age 45 years)
MarriageMabel Clare WittyView this family
March 9, 1922 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childJames Courtland MyersThelma Ione PowellView this family
October 7, 1922 (Age 47 years)
Note: Original source wording: Date of Import: May 3, 1999
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Etta Jeanne Myers
January 21, 1924 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge W Powell
about August 24, 1926 (Age 51 years)

Burial of a brotherGeorge W Powell
August 26, 1926 (Age 51 years)
Note:
GEORGE W. POWELL Burial: 08/26/1926 Section: 2, Marker: N, Lot: 81
Marriage of a childJohn Maurice “Maury or JM” PowellAlice Libbey TuckerView this family
December 28, 1926 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2
James Courtland “Jimmy” Myers II
October 6, 1927 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Barbara Lee Powell
December 23, 1927 (Age 52 years)
Whittenburg (now Phillips), Hutchinson Co, Texas, USA
Latitude: N35.6911 Longitude: W101.3633

Note: See NOTES Tab for the History of Phillips/Whittenburg, TX.
Death of a brotherAlonzo Powell
January 19, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Burial of a brotherAlonzo Powell
about January 21, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Virginia Louise Myers
April 2, 1930 (Age 54 years)

CensusMabel Clare WittyView this family
April 7, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Note:
Referenc: SD 8, ED 49-25, Sheet 10B, Ward 2, Block 66, enumerated by Marguerite L C LaBaugh Location: 2455 Broadway, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, Indiana, USA John Powell, Head, 0/15000/R/N, M-W-54-M-23, N/Y, IN-KY-IN, Commission Merchant - Live Stock Mabel Powell, Wife-H, F-W-53-M-19, N/Y, KY-IN-England, None Ransdell Powell, Son, M-W-23-S, N/Y, IN-IN-OH, Bookeeper - Stockyards Virginia Powell, Dau, F-W-15-S, Y/Y, IN-IN-OH, none
Occupation
Commission Merchant - Livestock
April 1930 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childRansdell “Bano” PowellEleanor E LyonsView this family
January 7, 1939 (Age 63 years)
Note: Original source wording: Date of Import: May 3, 1999
CensusMabel Clare WittyView this family
April 16, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Address: 2455 N Broadway St, Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Shared note: 1940 USA Federal Census Transcription -

Reference: HF: 307, LN: 32/34, SD 12, ED 96-51, Sheet 17A, enumerated by Pearl Dorfman Location: 2455 N Broadway St, Blk 32,31, Ward 3, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, Indiana, USA

HomeNameRelationSexRaceAgeMCEduBP1935 ResiNotesOccupationIncm
$7100/nJohn POWELLHeadMW64MN/H4IndianaSameY/-/-/-/-/1Powell CommissionCo-StkYrds/E$5k+/Y
-Mabel O POWELLWifeFW64MN/H3KentuckySameY/N/N/N/H/5none$0/N
-Dolly GARSHWILERMaidFW60SN/8IndianaSameY/-/-/-/-/1Maid/PW$336/Y

ResidenceMabel Clare WittyView this family
from 1928 to 1950 (Age 52 years)
Address: 2455 N Broadway St Indianapolis, IN 46205-4551
Burial of a wifeEtta Ione Cyphers
September 29, 1951 (Age 76 years)
Note: Etta Ione and several other Powells were relocated from the family burial plot to the Mausoleum about this time. Etta was 'in the ground' from 1920 to 1951, in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Death of a wifeMabel Clare Witty
November 9, 1951 (Age 76 years)
Address: Died at home: Kessler Blvd
Burial of a wifeMabel Clare Witty
November 12, 1951 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery
Number of childrenMabel Clare WittyView this family
0

Death October 5, 1956 (Age 81 years)
Note: E Crawley Cooper's family history paper lists DOD as 03 OCT 1956 rather than the 05 OCT date recorded elsewhere.
Burial October 5, 1956 (on the date of death)
Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery
Note: Cemetery records indicated Burial Date as 5-OCT-1956, but family records show this as the DOD with burial on 08-OCT-1956. This needs further research.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 24, 1861Johnson Co, Indiana, USA
11 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
William Ira Powell
Birth: July 26, 1865Johnson Co, Indiana, USA
Death: July 21, 1892Johnson Co, Indiana, USA
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
6 years
younger sister
Family with Etta Ione Cyphers - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 3, 1897Marion Co, Indiana, USA
14 months
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
18 months
daughter
2 years
son
8 years
daughter
Family with Mabel Clare Witty - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 9, 1922Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Homer Oriel Cooper + Mabel Clare Witty - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: December 24, 1895Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Divorce: November 16, 1921Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA
13 months
step-son
3 years
step-son