Obituary Details

Newman James Powell

(01/19/1844 - 02/17/1923)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald-Standard, 02/22/1925

Newman James Powell, died Saturday. February 17.1923, at 11: 15 p.m. Mr. Powell was born in Dark county, Ohio, January 19, 1844, being 79 years old.

He was a Civil war veteran, enlisting in 1864 and serving to the end. He married Rebecca Smith Ralph on March 154, 1866. To this union seven children were born: Miss Mary E., at present living in Van Tassell; Mrs. Della Raymond, of Lindsay, Calif.; Mrs. Jeanette R. Jones of Keokuk, Ia.,l Mrs. Tina B. Clark if Van Tassell; N.J. Powell of Peoria, Ill.; Ralph M. Powell of Chicago Ill.; Vivian Tiere of Summit, N.J.

Mr. Powell was a charter member of the Congregational church at Van Tassell. He had resided on his homestead near here for the past thirteen years. He was widely known and greatly beloved by his many warm friends. 

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