Bio: Powell, John Sr. (1881)

Surnames: Powell, Peele, Williams

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 343

JOHN POWELL, Sr., town of Brunswick, born in Wales in 1799, came to Fond du Lac in 1851; took up his present farm in 1856. He has accumulated some wealth by his industry and keenness; his family are well settled around him; he worked ten years for Sir Robert Peele, on his farm in Wales. It was then sold to the Duke of Newcastle. Mr. Powell worked ten years more on the same farm. In 1825, he married Margaret Williams, of South Wales. The children are John, Thomas, Robert, Ann, Mary, Edward, Elizabeth and Jane.

 

 


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