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Harold James Powell
1898-1966
Powell Descendant Number: 1.1.1
Harold's other known pedigrees:
Father's Side: Powell, Swartwood, De Gout.
Mother's Side: Cummins, Ellis, Barns, Barton; Frazier, Fish.

  • Harold's Biography
  • Harold's Branch
  • Images of Harold
  • Harold's Time Line
  • Harold's Documents

The Biography of Harold James Powell

Compiled by Harold Charles Powell, Last updated May 2012


3ed. Powell Patriarch from 1953-1966
BORN Harold was born on Sunday Febuary 13, 1898 in Niles Hallow, Bradford Township, Bradford, Pa. Children born during the 19th century were usually born at home.
DIED Harold passed away on Friday April 22, 1966 of a heart attack at his home on 305 Oak Street in Kane, Pa. Harold was 68.
CEMETERY Harold Was cremated and his ashes were buried just to the left of the main headstone in the Powell Family Plot in Willowdale Cemetery, Bradford, Pa. along side his parents, Lloyd Swartwood Powell and Effie Mae Cummins-Powell, Brother John Henry Powell and His sister Jean Harritt Powell-Lederman.
FORMER ADDRESSES Harold's last address was 305 Oak St. Kane, Pa. 1966; 1 Main Street, Bradford, Pa. 1940's-1950; West Branch, Bradford, Pa. in the 1920's; Niles Hallow, Bradford Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania. in the late 1890's.
FATHER Lloyd Swartwood Powell 1973-1948
MOTHER Effie Mae Cummins 1878-1963
SIBLINGS Mildred Annabelle Powell-Gracer 1901-1979; Anna Elizabeth Powell-Kaake 1910-1965; Jean Harriet Powell-Lederman 1916-2007 and John Henry Powell 1920-1943.
SPOUSE Helen Irene Sincerny 1900-1985. Harold and Helen sperated in the early 1960's, they never divorced. Harold was living with Erma Huckabone of Kane, Pa. when he died.
CHILDREN Francis James Powell 1924-2009; Wanda Helen Powell-Schneider 1926-1980; Thomas Wesley Powell 1927-1974 and Gerald Harold Powell 1928-2006.
EDUCATIONAL HISTORY Harold made it to the 6th grade.
MILITARY HISTORY World War I Draft Registration 1917-1918, County: McKean, State: Pennsylvania, Birth Date: 13 Feb 1898, Race: White, Roll: 1894017 Draft Board: 1, Harold was in the National Guard in the 1920's.
POLITICAL HISTORY Harold was what is known as a old style Democrat. Harold was born when William McKinley was in office and died during Lyndon B. Johnson’s Administration.
RELIGOUS HISTORY Unknown; Harold did not have much to do with religion.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Harold got the nickname Pennie because of easy use of the heavy ball peen hammer. Harold was a Oil Pumper; an Iron Worker, a Driller on the Panama Canals third Channel and Iron worker at the Patrich Air Force Base in Florida.
PERSONAL INTERESTS Unknown; His wife Helen said they were once briefly invalved with the Klan.
ORGANIZATIONS Unknown


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The Descendents of William Henry Powell and Mary Elizabeth Swartwood
Harold James Powell's Branch
Powell Descendant Number: 1.1.1

Compiled by Harold Charles Powell, Last updated June 2011

Father of Harold
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Lloyd Swartwood Powell
1873-1948

Mother of Harold
effie
Effie Mae Cummins
1878-1963
Father of Helen
GAsincerny
George Alfred Sincerny
1874-Unknown
Mother of Helen
Lora Terwilliger
Lora Edith Terwilliger
1871-1959

Son
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Harold James Powell
Febuary 13, 1898 -April 14, 1966
Father


Daughter
grandma
Helen Irene Sincerny
July 28, 1900 - August 2, 1985
Mother

Son
uncle jim
Francis James Powell
1924-2009
Had Children

Daughter
wanda
Wanda Helen
Powell-Schneider
1926-1980
Had Children

Son
uncle tom
Thomas Wesley Powell
1927-1974
Had Children

Son
dad
Gerald Harold Powell
1928-2006
Had Children


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Images of Harold James Powell
Compiled by Harold Charles Powell, Last updated August 2011

1890's
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Baby Harold James Powell
Photo taken in 1898 in Bradford, Pa.

1900's
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Francis James Cummins and Harold James Powell
Photo taken around 1905 most likely in Bradford, Pa.

1920's
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Boxing Buddies 1920
Harold James Powell and a friend named Johnnie. Photo most likely taken in Bradford, Pa.

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Pvt. Harold James Powell
National Guard Pvt. Harold James Powell, Photo taken at Fort Indian Town Gap near Harrisburg, Pa. in 1920.

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Harold James Powell's Family
Harold's Father Lloyd is holding his brother John Henry Powell; Harold's Mother Effie Mae Cummins-Powell; Harold James Powell
The three girls in front are Harold's Sisters: Jean Harritt Powell, Anna Elizabeth Powell and Mildred Annabelle Powell.
This Photo was taken in 1921in Bradford, Pa.

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Oil Drilling in the hills around Bradford, Pa.
Harold James Powell, Harry Hand and a unknown Gentleman, with their lunch containers, in the snow on Songbird Hill, Bradford, Pa.
c.1920's

1930's
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HJ and His Rod
Harold James Powell with his motor car. Photo belived to had been taken around Bradford, Pa.
c1939

1940's
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Panama Canal Job
Two Gentlemen with Harold James Powell in Panama.
Harold worked on the 3ed Canal Channel in 1942

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Three Generations
Grandson Gerald Harold Powell, Son Harold James Powell and Father Lloyd Swartwood Powell
Photo taken in 1944 at Lloyd's home on Bagley Av. in Bradford, Pa.


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Mr and Mrs Harold James Powell
Helen Irene Sincerny-Powell and Harold James Powell
Photo taken in Bradford, Pa. on July 3, 1946

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Best Friends
Harold James Powell with is buddy Sailer.
Photo taken near Bradford, Pa. in 1946

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Three Generations of Powell Men
Harold's son Francis James, Harold's Father Lloyd Swartwood, Harold's son Thomas Wesley,
Harold Uncle Lee William and Harold James Powell.
Photo taken in 1944 at Lloyd's home on Bagley Av. in Bradford, Pa.
Lloyd and Lee will pass away the fallowing year.

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Brother-in-laws
Fran Lederman and Harold James Powell.
Fran was married to Harold's Sister Jean Harritt Powell
Photo taken at Lloyd's home on Bagley Av. in Bradford, Pa. c1944-48

1950's
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Four Generations
Great-Grandma Effie Mae Cummins-Powell, her son and Grandpa Harold James Powell and wife Helen Irene Sincerny-Powell,
Harold and Helen's oldest son Francis James Powell and holding his Daughter Nadine Powell.
Photo taken 1952 and most likely in Bradford PA.

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Three Generation 4th of July Picnic
Grandpa Harold James Powell with a smoke, his son Gerald Harold Powell "Jerry" and His Grandson Jerry Jr.
Photo taken on July 4th. 1951 in the Allegheny State Park, New York State near Bradford, Pa.

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Powell Family
Standing in the back: Gerald Harold and HJ Powell, Le Roy Chapman, Thomas Wesley Powell
Sitting: Wanda Helen Powell-Chapman, Margerie Covert-Powell, Helen Irene Sincery-Powell.
The two Children are Gerald Harold Powell Jr. and John Henry Powell being held by his Grandmother Helen.
Photo taken in 1952 in someone's home in Bradford, Pa.

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Grandpa Harold
Harold James Powell with three of his granndsons: Gerald Harold Jr., James William , and John Henry Powell.
Phot belived to have been taken c. mid. 1950's in Harold's home in Bradford, Pa.

1960's
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HJ and his Car
Data, Harold James Powell and his car.
Photo taken in his son's, Jerry Powell, yard in Titusville, Fl. in April 1963


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Last Photo of HJ
Harold James Powell, just a couple of months before his death.
In the hills around Kane, Pa. Febuary 1966
Photo was taken from a film made by his son Jerry Powell while on a trip from Florida to see his father for his birthday in February.




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The Time Line of Harold James Powell

Compiled by Harold Charles Powell, Last updated June 2011

Decades

National and International Time Lines

Harold's Time Line

1890’s

1890: Wounded Knee Massacre; Yosemite National Park established.
1891: Oscar Wilde publishes The Pitcher of Dorian Gray.
1892: Ellis Island begins accommodating immigrants; Thomas Edison patens two-way telegraph; Vogue Magazines first addition.
1893: Grover Cleveland becomes the 24th President of the United States; President Rutherford B. Hayes dies on January 17, 1893.
1894: Cocoa-Cola; New York City Sweatshop Worker Strike.
1895: X-Rays discovered; H.G. Wells publishes The Time Machine.
1896: Plessy v. Ferguson: separate but equal upholds segregation; F. Scott Fitzgerald is born; New York Telephone Co. established.
1897: William McKinley becomes the 25th President of the United States; Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War Begins.
1898: U.S. Annexes Hawaii.
1899: The Great Blizzard; Bronx Zoo opens in New York City.


1895:
Harold's Grandfather William Henry Powell Dies on Monday December 30, 1895 in Corry, Pa. Williams body was brought back to Bradford. Pa. and buried on the eastern side of Oak Hill Cemetery.
1898: Harold James Powell is born on Sunday February 13, 1898 at his parents home in Niles Hallow in Bradford, Pa. to Lloyd and Effie Mae Cummins-Powell; Harold's future brother-in-law Norman Franklin Graser, Mildred Annabelle Powell’s future husband, is born in Wednesday November 09, 1898 in Buffalo, New York to William and Bertha Wagner-Graser.
1899: Harold's future brother-in-law Lawton Edward Kaake, Anna Elizabeth Powell’s future husband is born in Coudersport Pa. on Friday February 10, 1899 to Henry and Ester Kaake.

1900’s

1900: Oscar Wilde dies; Boxer Rebellion; U.S. Gold Standard Act; Max Plank founds quantum theory.
1901: William McKinley is assassinated in Buffalo, NY on September 14, 1901, Theodore Roosevelt becomes the 26th President of the United States; Queen Victoria dies, King Edward the seventh’s reign begins; President Benjamin Harrison dies on March 13, 1901
1902: Rose Bowl, first collage football bowl game; First movie theater.
1903: Wright Brothers fly first plane.
1904: United States takes control of Panama Canal Zone and the U.S. Army begins work on the Panama Canal; First New Years Eve celebration is held in Time Square; Polygamy outlawed by Mormon Church.
1905: Albert Einstein proposes theory of relativity; Jules Vern dies.
1906: San Francisco earthquake; Panama Canal begins.
1907: Oklahoma becomes 46 State; First electric ball drops in Time Square
1908: President Grover Cleveland dies on June 24, 1908.
1909: William H. Taft becomes the 27th President of the United States; NAACP is founded.

1900: Harold's future wife Helen Irene Sincerny, Harold James Powell future wife, is born on Saturday July 28, 1900 in Oil City, Pa. to George Alfred Sincerny and Lora Edith Terwilliger-Sincerny.
1901: Harold's sister Mildred Annabelle Powell is born on Wednesday February 27, 1901 in West Branch in Bradford, Pa. to Lloyd and Effie Powell.
1908: Harold's Aunt Maude Pearl Lucy Powell weds Raymond Arnts in Bradford PA in June 1908.

1910’s

1910: King Edward the seventh dies, King George the fifth’s reign begins. Hailey’s Comet returns Mark Twain dies.
1911: New York Public Library opens; Hiram Bingham rediscovers Machu Picchu.
1912: HMS Titanic Sinks; Continental Drift Theory.
1913: Woodrow Wilson becomes the 28th President of the United States; U.S. Income Tax and Federal Reserve Act established.
1914: Austrian Archduke assassinated World War One begins in Europe; Panama Canal opens.
1915: The NACA, the predecessor of NASA, is founded; Pennsylvania begins; Mexico becomes a Nation.
1916: Margaret Sanger opens Clinic –a forerunner to Planned Parenthood.
1917: U.S. Enters WW One.
1918: U.S. Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight savings time;
1919: President Theodore Roosevelt dies on January 06, 1919; Prohibition begins in U.S; WW One Ends. 1919: Treaty of Versailles, League of Nations is created.

1910: Harold's sister Anna Elizabeth Powell is born on Tuesday November 08, 1910 in Bradford, Pa. to Lloyd and Effie Cummins-Powell.
1911: Harold's cousin June Arlene Arnts is born on Thursday April 20, 1911 in Bradford, Pa. to Raymond Arnts and Maude Powell-Arnts; Harold's Uncle Lee William Powell weds Anna May Stormont in Hamilton Ontario Canada on August 08, 1911.
1913: Harold's cousin William Stormont Powell is born in 1913 to Lee William Powell and Anna May Stormont-Powell.
1915: Harold's Grandmother Mary Elizabeth Swartwood-Powell dies on Friday, around 6 P M, on January 15, 1915 in Bradford Hospital in Bradford Pa. Mary was 64. Her funeral is held in her eldest son Lloyd's home in Dagola, Pa. Mary was buried Sunday January 17. 1915 next to her husband in Oak Hill Cemetery in Bradford, Pa.
1916: Harold's sister Jean Harriett Powell is born on Thursday July 13, 1916 in Bradford, Pa. to Lloyd and Effie Powell.

1920’s

1920: First Radio Broadcast airs.
1921: Warren G. Harding becomes the 29th President of the United States; 19th Amendment giving Woman right to vote; U.S. Federal Highway Act.
1922: Lenin becomes leader of USSR;
1923: President Harding dies on August 02,1923, Calvin Coolidge becomes the 30th President of the United States.
1924: President Woodrow Wilson dies on February 03, 1924; Lenin dies Stalin becomes leader of USSR.
1925: Scopes Monkey Trial; F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes the Great Gatsby. 1926: Kellogg-Briand Pact; Ernest Hemingway publishes the Sun Also Rises.
1927: Theory of Big Bang; Charles Lindbergh completes first solo flight across the Atlantic; Babe Ruth hits 60th home run for New York Yankees.
1928: Amelia Earhart first woman to cross Atlantic Ocean; Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, first sound film.
1929: Herbert Hoover becomes the 31th President of the United States; William Faulkner publishes “The Sound and the Fury”; U.S. Stock Market Crashes on Black Tuesday October 29th. The Great Depression begins.

1920: Harold's brother John Henry Powell is born on Sunday Sept. 05, 1920 in Bradford, Pa. to Lloyd and Effie Powell; Harold James Powell served as a Private in the National Guard at Fort Indian Town Gap near Harrisburg, Pa.
1922: Bernadette Elizabeth Heck, A Mysterious Powell Ancestor, is born in 1922.
1923: Harold's sister Mildred Annabelle Powell weds Norman Franklin Graser in St. Paul’s Cathedral in Buffalo NY on November 10, 1923.
1924: Harold's cousin James Lee Powell is born on Wednesday July 23, 1924 in Windsor Ontario, Canada to Lee and Anna Stormont-Powell.
1924: Francis James Powell is born on Monday February 04, 1924 in Wilkes-Barre to Harold James and Helen Sincerny-Powell; Winifred Lorraine Fee, Francis James Powell first wife, is born on Thursday December 24, 1924.
1926: Wanda Helen Powell is born on Tuesday January 26, 1926 in Bradford, Pa. to Harold and Helen Powell.
1927: Harold's future daughter-in-law Frances Knapp Gillotti, Frances James Powell’s second wife, is born on Sunday May 08, 1927 in Kane, Pa. to William Joseph and Zella Knapp-Gillotti; Thomas Wesley Powell is born on Thursday May 26, 1927 in Bradford, Pa. to Harold and Helen Powell.
1928: Harold's future son-in-law Jay Leroy Chapman, Wanda Helen Powell's first husband, is born on Tuesday January 10, 1928 in Bradford, Pa. to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Chapman; Gerald Harold Powell is born Monday July 08, 1928 in Bradford Hospital in Bradford, Pa. to Harold and Helen Powell. Jerry is the first Powell, known to have been, born in a hospital; Harold's future daughter-in-law June Veronica McCord, Gerald Harold Powell’s first wife, is born on Monday December 24, 1928 to William George McCord and Gewieve Bedeaux;
1929: Harold's future daughter-in-law Doris Austin, Thomas Wesley Powell’s first wife, is born on Tuesday October 08, 1929 in Quincy, Florida.

1930’s

1930: President William Howard Taft dies on March 08, 1930.
1931: Thomas Edison dies on October 18, 1931.
1932: WW1 Vets occupy Washington DC over military bonuses; Radio City Music Hall opens in New York.
1933: President Calvin Coolidge dies on January 05, 1933; Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the 32th President of the United States; FDR begins fireside chats on radio. Begins New Deal; Unemployment Relief Acts begins; Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany.
1934: Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in NYC; Great Plans Dust Bowl; Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow killed in ambush; John Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd killed by FBI agents.
1935: Social Security Act; Dust Bowl continues; National Labor relations act becomes Law; Charles Dickens Classic Scrooge made into movie staring Seymour Hicks.
1936: Margaret Mitchell publishes Gone With the Wind; Spanish Civil War begins; Benito Mussolini of Italy allies with Hitler; King George the fifth dies, King Edward the eight’s reign begins; King Edward the eight abdicates, King George the sixth’s reign begins.
1937: Hindenburg disaster in Lakehurst NJ; Amelia Earhart Lost over Pacific; A guard first stands post at the Tomb of Unknown in Wash. DC; Walt Disney releases Animation Film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs;
1938: Niagara Falls Bridge collapses; Bugs Bunny first movie is released; Superman appears in comics; Looney Tunes animated shorts released; Minimum wage established in U.S. War of the Words broadcast.
1939: John Steinbeck publishes Grapes of wrath; Germany invades Poland World War Two begins. The Hollywood Films: Gone with the Wind and the Wizard of Oz is released.


1932:
Harold's future daughter-in-law Marjory Carolyn Covert, Thomas Wesley Powell’s second wife, is born on Saturday August 30, 1930 in Jamestown, NY; Harold's nephew Lawton Edward Kaake Jr. is born on Monday February 22, 1932 to Lawton and Anna Elizabeth Powell-Kaake.
1933: Harold's second cousin Joyce Powell Gillespie is born on Thursday October 19, 1933 in Erie, Pa. to Thomas Edison Gillespie and June Arline Arnts.
1936: Harold's neice Beverly Kaake is born in 1936 to Lawton Edward Kaake and Anna Elizabeth Powell-Kaake.
1937: Harold's future daughter -in-law Betty Jane DeGroat, Gerald Harold Powell’s second wife, is born on Monday January 11, 1937 in Johnson City, New York to Charles John DeGroat and Sophia Antoinette Svorc.
1940's
1940:
Battle of Britain begins; USSR invades Finland; Roosevelt elected to 3ed term.
1941: Bombing of Pearl Harbor, America enters the war.
1942: Bataan Death March; Battle of Midway; Internment of Japanese Americans; Manhattan Project.
1943: DNA discovered.
1944: D-Day June 6th. Battle of the Bulge.
1945: H.G. Wells dies; President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies on April 12, 1945, Harry S. Truman becomes the 33st President of the United States; Hitler commits suicide. VE-Day May 8th. Atomic Bombs are dropped on Japan, VJ-Day Aug.15th.  World War Two ends; United Nations Established; Cold War Begins.
1946: Tsunami hit big island in Hawaii; Philippines granted independence by U.S.  United Nations meet in NY for first time; It’s A Wonderful Life is released.
1947: Truman Plan and Marshall Doctrine; CIA established.
1948: U.S. Military Draft reinstated, military desegregated; 1949; NATO is established; China becomes Communist.
1949: First Volkswagen Beetle arrives in U.S. The Poe Toaster first appears at grave of Edgar Allan Poe; Red Scare on Hollywood by FBI; Author Christopher Hitchens is born on April 13, 1949.

1941:
Harold's daughter Wanda Helen Powell graduated from Bradford Jr. High School on June 6th. 1941; Harold's Uncle Charles Henry Powell dies on Monday November 03, 1941 from an auto accident in Flint, Mich. Charles’s body was brought back to Bradford, Pa. were he was buried next to his parents in the Powell family plot in Oak Hill Cemetery.
1942: Harold's son Francis James Powell weds Winifred Lorraine Fee in Jacksonville Florida on Friday February 20, 1942; Harold James Powell worked on the 3ed Canal Channel in Panama in 1942.
1943:
Harold's brother John Henry Powell dies from an epileptic seizure at home, 70 Rocklin Av. in Bradford, Pa. on August 25, 1943.  Harold's mother Effie found John in his bed when she went looking for him when he did not come down for breakfast. Harold and son Jerry walked up the hill to the oilfields where Harold’s father Lloyd was working. When Lloyd saw them he said: " Its John isn't it?" John was buried on August 27, 1943 in Willowdale Cemetery in Bradford PA. The words on the headstone "Out of Grief Comith Peace" are Effie's words to her son John.
1944: Harold's daughter Wanda Helen Powell Graduated from Bradford High School in June 09, 1944; Harold's sister Jean Harriett Powell weds Francis Lederman at St. Joseph’s Cathedral on Saturday September 16, 1944 in Buffalo, NY; Harold's cousin James Lee Powell is killed on Tuesday October17, 1944 in a military boomer plane crash in Yorkshire, England during WW2. James was 20. James was buried in Harrogate (Stone Fall) Cemetery in Yorkshire England.
1945: Harold's daughter Wanda Helen Powell’s future husband Jay Leroy Chapman Graduated from Bradford High School in June 09, 1945; Harold becomes a grandfather when Wanda Sharyn Powell is born on October 31, 1945 in Fernandina, Florida to Thomas Wesley Powell and Doris Austin-Powell; Harold's daughter-in-law Winifred Lorraine Fee-Powell dies on Thursday May 17, 1945 at Army Air Force Base in Newark NJ. Winnie was buried in Allegany Cemetery in Allegany NY.
1947: Harold's granddaughter Kathryn Eileen Powell is born on Aug. 29, 1947 in Kane, Pa. to Jim and Frances Powell; Harold's grandson Thomas Wesley Powell Jr. is born on Tuesday September 16, 1947 in Jacksonville Florida to Thomas Wesley and Doris Austin-Powell; Harold's daughter Wanda Helen Powell graduated from the Hamot Hospital School of Nursing on Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Paul on October 01, 1947 in Erie PA.
1948: Harold's daughter Wanda Helen Powell weds Jay Leroy Chapman on January 22, 1948 at the United Brethren Church in Rixford PA; Harold's son Gerald Harold Powell weds June Veronica McCord at St. Bernard Church in Bradford Pa on June 18, 1948; Harold granddaughter Constance Irene Powell is born on Friday September 17, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida to Thomas Wesley and Doris Austin-Powell; Harold granddaughter Susan Elaine Powell is born on Wednesday September 22, 1948 in Jacksonville. Florida to F. James and Frances Gillotti-Powell; Harold's father Lloyd Swartwood Powell dies on Sunday August 08, 1948 in Bradford, Pa. Lloyd was 74; Harold's Uncle Lee William Powell dies of cancer in 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lee was 67.
1949: Harold's grandson Gerald Harold Powell Jr. is born on January 04, 1949 in Bradford, Pa. to Gerald Harold and June McCord-Powell.
1950's

1950: Korean War begins; McCarthy-ism.
1951: Nuclear testing at Nevada Test Sight begins; Dennis the Menace appears in newspapers; All About Eve film wins Academy Awards; Douglas Mac Arthur relieved by President Truman; I love Lucy debut.
1952: Hydrogen Bomb; King George the sixth dies, Queen Elizabeth the second’s reign begins.
1953: Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the 34 President of the United States.
1954: Brown v Board of Education.
1955: Albert Einstein dies; Elvis Presley’s star rises; Desegregation of schools by U.S. Supreme Court; Actor James Dean is killed in crash.
1956: Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe become stars; First episode of As The World Turns, To Tell The Truth and Truth or Consequences Airs on TV; Interstate Highway System is created; Artist Jackson Pollock dies in car crash.
1957: USSR Sputnik satellite orbits earth.
1958: NASA founded. Vietnam Conflict grows;
1959: Alaska and Hawaii become States; U.S. Mercury man space program begins; The day the Music died, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and “The Big Bopper” J.P. Richardson are killed in a plane crash in Iowa.


1950:
Harold James Powell worked as a Iron Worker on the construction of Patrick Air Force Base in Florida in the 1950’s; Harold's grandson John Henry Powell is born on Wednesday November 08, 1950 in Bradford, Pa. to Gerald Harold and June McCord-Powell.
1951: Harold's cousin Lawton Edward Kaake Jr. dies in a auto accident on Tuesday August 28, 1951. Lawton was 19; Harold's granddaughter Nadine Powell is born on Monday December 17, 1951 in Orange Park, Fl. to F. James and Margie Williams-Powell.
1952: Harold's grandson James William Powell is born on Friday August 22, 1952 in Bradford, Pa. to Gerald Harold and June McCord-Powell.
1953: Harold's granddaughter Cheryl Powell is born on Monday March 16, 1953 in Orange Park, Fl. to F. James and Margie Williams-Powell; Harold's Aunt Maude Pearl Lucy Powell-Arnts dies in Saturday August 22, 1953 in Erie, Pa. Maude was 70.
1954: Harold's granddaughter Debbie Lynn Powell is born on Sunday February 14, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio to Thomas Wesley and Margie Covert-Powell.
1955: Harold's grandson William Wesley Powell is born on Sunday February 13, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio to Thomas Wesley and Margie Covert-Powell; Harold's granddaughter Shelia Powell is born on Wednesday November 23, 1955 in Orange Park, Fl. to F. James and Margie Williams-Powell; Harold's Uncle Raymond Arnts dies on Monday February 21, 1955 in Erie, Pa.
1956: Harold's son-in-law Jay Leroy Chapman dies of cancer in Erie PA on Wednesday January 04, 1956. Leroy was buried in Lafayette Cemetery outside of Bradford Pa.
1957: Harold's grandson Lawrence William Schneider 3ed. Is born on Monday July 22, 1957 in Erie, Pa. to Wanda Helen Powell and Lawrence William Schneider Jr.; Harold's grandson Timothy Lee Powell is born on Friday August 30, 1957 in Cleveland, Ohio to Thomas Wesley and Margie Covert-Powell.
1959: Harold's granddaughter Nancy Loraine Powell is born on Monday January 12, 1959 in Medina, Ohio to Thomas Wesley and Margie Covert-Powell.
1960's
1960:
First televised Presidential debates Kennedy Vs. Nixon.
1961: John F. Kennedy becomes the 35th President of the United States; The Bay of Pigs; Berlin Wall built.
1962: Cuban Missile Crisis; U.S. Gemini man space program begins
1963: ML King’s March on Washington, “I have a dream speech”; President Kennedy is assassinated on November 22, 1963, Linden B. Johnson becomes the 36th President of the United States; Plate Tectonics; U.S. Mercury man space program ends; U.S. Apollo man space program begins. Singer Patsy Cline is killed in a plane crash.
1964: The Beatles star rises; The Big Bang proven; President Herbert Hoover dies on October 20, 1964.
1965: Medicare Begins in U.S. Malcolm X Assassinated.
1966: National Organization of Woman founded (NOW); U.S. Gemini man space program ends
1967: Race riots in U.S. “Long Hot Summer”
1968: TET Offensive Vietnam; Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated, Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King is assassinated; Helen Keller dies on June 01, 1968;Vietnam War protests, Hippy movement begins.
1969: Richard M. Nixon becomes the 37th President of the United States; President Dwight D. Eisenhower dies on March 28, 1969; Man Lands and walks on the Moon; Woodstock Festival.

1960:
Harold's grandson and namesake Harold Charles Powell is born on Thursday May 26, 1960 in Jess Parrish Hospital in Titusville, Fl. to Gerald Harold and Betty Powell.
1961:
Harold's grandson Charles John Powell was born on Friday July 20, 1961 in in Jess Parrish Hospital in Titusville, Fl. to Gerald Harold and Betty Powell. Harold and Helen separated in the early 1960's, they never divorced.
1962: Harold's son Gerald Harold Powell weds Betty Jane De Groat-Daily at courthouse in Brunswick GA on February 23, 1962; Harold's granddaughter Helen Elizabeth Powell was born on Tuesday October 09,1962 in Jess Parish Hosp. in Titusville, Fl. to Gerald Harold and Betty Powell.
1963: Harold's mother Effie Mae Cummins-Powell dies on Sunday November 24, 1963 in a nursing home in Niagara Falls, NY. Effie was 85. Effie is buried next to her husband and son in Willowdale Cemetery.
1964: Harold's son Gerald Harold Powell was initiated into The Masonic Lodge on April 13, 1964 at Indian River Lodge #90 in Titusville FL.
1965: Harold's sister Anna Elizabeth Powell-Kaake died on Sunday February 28, 1965 in Coudersport, Pa. Anna was 54. Anna was buried next to her son on March 03, 1965 in Eulalia Cemetery in Coudersport, Pa.; Harold's former daughter-in-law and Thomas Wesley Powell's first wife Doris Austin-Powell dies on June 01, 1965 she was 35. Doris was buried in the National Cemetery in Beaufort South Carolina; Harold's first Great Granddaughter Kelly Lynn Johnson was born on Monday November 15, 1965 in Kane, Pa. to Gary Del Johnson and Kathryn Powell.
1966: Harold James Powell died at home on Friday April 22, 1966 in Kane Pa. Harold was 68. Harold was living with Erma Huckabone of Kane, Pa. when he died. Harold was cremated and his ashes are buried with his family in Willowdale Cemetery.
1967: Harold's brother-in-law Lawton Edward Kaake died on Tuesday February 28, 1967 in Coudersport Pa. Lawton was 68. Lawton was buried next to his wife and son in Eulalia Cemetery in Coudersport, Pa. Harold's grandson Jerry Cyle Smith was born on Monday November 06 in San Francisco, Ca. and was adopted by James Carl Smith and Wanda Sharyn Powell; Harold's first Great Granddaughter Amy Beth Johnson was born on Wednesday November 08, 1967 in Kane, Pa. to Gary Del Johnson and Kathryn Powell.
Decades National and International Time Lines Harold's Time Line


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Documents of Harold James Powell
Compiled by Harold Charles Powell, Last updated August 2011


Harold's Obituary

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Powell Family Marker at Willowdale Cemetery
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Harold's Headstone
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