The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Dorothea “Dorothy” PowellAge: 84 years19041989

Dorothea “Dorothy” Powell
Given names
Married name
Dorothy Orbison
Married name
Dorothea "Dorothy" Orbison
Birth December 8, 1904
Death of a paternal grandmotherJulia A Ransdell
January 29, 1906 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a brotherRansdell “Bano” Powell
December 5, 1906 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a sisterVirginia Elizabeth Powell
June 21, 1914 (Age 9 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 motherEtta Ione Cyphers
September 3, 1920 (Age 15 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn PowellMabel Clare WittyView this family
March 9, 1922 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSophia Jane “Jennie” Faulder
about October 17, 1934 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Powell
October 5, 1956 (Age 51 years)
Note: E Crawley Cooper's family history paper lists DOD as 03 OCT 1956 rather than the 05 OCT date recorded elsewhere.
Death of a brotherJohn Maurice “Maury or JM” Powell
December 13, 1961 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Heart Attack
Note: Maury died while arriving for work at the Powell Commission Co. at the Indianapolis Stockyards. He worked with his brother, Ransdall, at the Powell Commission Company, selling hog futures. This business had been started by his father and his father's brother.
Burial of a brotherJohn Maurice “Maury or JM” Powell
December 16, 1961 (Age 57 years)
Note: Section: 40, Lot: 145, Marker: Y
Death of a brotherRansdell “Bano” Powell
October 8, 1987 (Age 82 years)
Burial of a brotherRansdell “Bano” Powell
October 12, 1987 (Age 82 years)
Cemetery: Washington Park North Cemetery
Death July 1989 (Age 84 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 3, 1897Marion Co, Indiana, USA
14 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
18 months
2 years
younger brother
Ransdell “Bano” Powell
Birth: December 5, 1906Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Death: October 8, 1987Marion Co, Indiana, USA
8 years
younger sister
Virginia Elizabeth Powell
Birth: June 21, 1914Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Death: December 8, 2000Santa Clara Co, California, USA
Father’s family with Mabel Clare Witty - View this family
Marriage: March 9, 1922Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Family with Telford B Orbison - View this family

Original source wording: Date of Import: May 3, 1999