Tom McCabes Genealogy 2022

Henry Jackson POWELL

Henry Jackson POWELL
Given names
Henry Jackson
Death of a maternal grandfatherJonas SHORT
Note: In 1840 a Jonas Short appeared in Texas with Simeon Short and Elbern Short where Jonas was granted 320 acres by a land commission in Jasper Co. This might have been old Jonas Short with his son and grandson. Or it might have been young (15 years old) Jonas, son of Simeon. No age was given in the land record.
Conditional Certificate Recipients in Jasper Co Tx, 1841

Note: Charles Irby and his Short in-laws were in Jasper Co Tx obtaining land in 1841. Evidently they did not stay but returned to Rankin Co MS by 1850.

Birth of a son

1880 United States Federal Census about H. J. Powel Name: H. J. Powel Age: 56 Birth Year: abt 1824 Birthplace: Louisiana Home in 1880: San Augustine, Texas Father's Birthplace: Georgia Mother's Birthplace: Georgia Occupation: Farmer H. J. Powel 56 Nancy Powel 50 Wm Henry Powel 22 Jane Powel 17 Laura D. Powel 15 James H. Powel 12 Hermon P. Powel 10 Sarintha J. Kack 15