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John Henry Powell
1920-1943
Powell Descendant Number: 1.1.5
John's other known pedigrees: John had no children.
Father's Side: Powell, Swartwood, De Gout.
Mother's Side: Cummins, Ellis, Barns, Barton; Frazier, Fish.

 

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The Biography of John Henry Powell

Compiled by Harold Charles Powell, Last updated June 2011


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John Henry Powell
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The Time Line of John Henry Powell

Compiled by Harold Charles Powell, Last updated June 2011

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1920’s

1920: First Radio Broadcast airs. 1921: Warren G. Harding becomes President; 19th Amendment giving Woman right to vote; U.S. Federal Highway Act. 1922: Lenin becomes leader of USSR; 1923: Harding dies Calvin Coolidge becomes President. 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. 1929: Herbert Hoover becomes President; William Faulkner publishes “The Sound and the Fury”; U.S. Stock Market Crashes on Black Tuesday October 29th. The Great Depression begins.

John Henry Powell is born in 1920 in Bradford, Pa. to Lloyd and Effie Powell; Bernadette Elizabeth Heck, A Mysterious Powell Ancestor, is born in 1922; James Lee Powell is born in 1924 in Windsor Ontario, Canada to Lee and Anna Stormont-Powell; Francis James Powell is born in 1924 in Wilkes-Barre to Harold James and Helen Sincerny-Powell; Winifred Lorraine Fee, Francis James Powell first wife, is born in 1924; Wanda Helen Powell is born in 1926 in Bradford, Pa. to Harold and Helen Powell; Earl Milton Scheffer, Joyce Powell Gillespie future Husband, is born in1926 in Erie, Pa. to George Scheffer and Lulu Marie Miller; Frances Knapp Gillotti, Frances James Powell’s second wife, is born in 1927 in Kane, Pa. to William Joseph and Zella Knapp-Gillotti; Thomas Wesley Powell is born in 1927 in Bradford, Pa. to Harold and Helen Powell; Jay Leroy Chapman is born in 1928 in Bradford, Pa. to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Chapman; Gerald Harold Powell is born in 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. June Veronica McCord, Gerald Harold Powell’s first wife, is born in 1928 to William George McCord and Gewieve Bedeaux.

1930’s

1933: Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes President; FDR begins fireside chats on radio. Begins New Deal; Unemployment Relief Acts begins; Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany. 1935: Social Security Act. 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; 1939: John Steinbeck publishes Grapes of wrath; Germany invades Poland World War Two begins.

Beverly Kaake, is believed to have been born around this time, to Lawton Edward Kaake and Anna Elizabeth Powell-Kaake; Marjory Carolyn Covert, Thomas Wesley Powell’s second wife, is born in 1930 in Jamestown, NY; Lawton Edward Kaake Jr. is born in 1932 to Lawton and Anna Elizabeth Powell-Kaake; Joyce Powell Gillespie is born in 1933 in Erie, Pa. to Thomas Edison Gillespie and June Arline Arnts; Betty Jane DeGroat, Gerald Harold Powell’s second wife, is born in 1937 in Johnson City, NY. to Charles John DeGroat and Sophia Antoinette Svorc; James Carl Smith, Wanda Helen Powell’s husband, is born in 1938 in Parris Island, SC. to John and Mary Howard-Smith.

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, Harry S. Truman becomes the President; Hitler commits suicide. VE-Day May 8th. Atomic Bombs are dropped on Japan, VJ-Day Aug.15th.  World War Two ends; United Nations Established. 1947: Truman Plan and Marshall Doctrine; 1948: U.S. Military Draft reinstated, military desegregated; 1949: NATO established. China becomes Communist.

Charles Henry Powell dies in 1941 from an auto accident in Flint, Mich. John Henry Powell dies from an epileptic seizure at home, 70 Rocklin Av. in Bradford, Pa. on August 25, 1943.  His mother Effie found John in his bed when she went looking for him when he did not come down for breakfast. John's brother Harold and nephew Jerry walked up the hill to the oilfields were John’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. Gary Del Johnson id born on May 03, 1940; Jean Harriett Powell Marries Francis Lederman in 1944 in Buffalo, NY. James Lee Powell is killed in a military boomer plane crash in Yorkshire, England during WW2; Wanda Sharyn Powell is born on Oct. 31, 1945 in Fernandina, fl. to Tom and Doris Powell; Patty Jenkins is born ion Feb. 24, 1946; Kathryn Eileen Powell is born on Aug. 29 1947 in Kane, pa. to Jim and Frances Powell; Thomas Wesley Powell Jr. is born on Sept. 16 1947 in Jax. Fl. to Tom and Doris Powell; Constance Irene Powell is born on Sept. 17, 1948 in Jax, fl. to Tom and Doris Powell; Susan Elaine Powell is born on Sept. 22, 1948 in Jax. Fl. to Jim and Frances Powell; Lloyd Swartwood Powell dies in 1948 in Bradford, Pa. Lee William Powell dies of cancer in 1948 in Cincinnati, OH. Gerald Harold Powell is born on Jan. 04, 1949 in Bradford, Pa. to Jerry and June Powell;

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John Henry Powell
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