Saturday, March 24, 2012

Richard Powell

#42 
3rd great grandfather of Kristina Lee Hewitt

Richard Powell was born around 1836 in Quebec. 

At this time  his parents are unknown. I have seen some research state that his parents were Caleb and Ann, but this is an English couple whose son Richard was still in England in 1861.


baptism of Richard Powell
There is a baptism in for a Richard Powell, son of Edward Powell and Lettitia Killen in Quebec City, Quebec, at Anglican Saint Paul Mariner's.

In the 1851 Census, there is a Richard, living in Goulbourn.


1851 Census, Richard Powell
He is living with another Richard Powel.  
In the 1861 Census, Richard is living as a single man, a farmer in Ottawa, Canada East

Richard married Mary Jane Starr in 1868.

In the 1871 Census, Richard is living with his wife in Hincks, Ottawa West, Canada. His religion is listed as Church of England, and Origin is listed as Irish.

In the 1881 Census, Richard is living in Hincks, Ottawa, Quebec, Canada.  His age is listed as 46. His religion is listed as "Church of England". His nationality is listed as Irish, and his occupation is given as farmer.

Richard died 8 Aug 1884 in Canada.

Sources:

1861 Census of Canada

1871 Census of Canada

1881 Census of Canada