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The Powell Families of Virginia and the South.


By: Rev. S.E. Lucas, Jr., Pub. 1969, Reprinted 2015, 724 pages, Hard Cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-027-6.

This book is a detailed study of the 8 major Powell families of VA. and their descendants in VA, NC, SC, GA, AL, MS, TN and KY. Contains genealogies of the Norfolk and Elizabeth City counties, VA lines complete revised, the Isle of Wight county, VA family lines; the York county, VA family; the Nicholas Powell family of Northampton county, VA; the Walter Powell family of Accomack, Northampton and Prince William counties, VA and Somerset county, MD; the old Rappahannock county, VA lines consisting of: the Essex county, VA line, the Caroline, Culpeper-Orange counties, VA lines. Also, vast sections of legal records for miscellaneous Powells in Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, etc. and genealogies of unconnected lines. The MOST comprehensive work ever undertaken on Powells in the South.  This reprint does not include the approximately 125 additional pages of Powell descendants that originally appeared in the editor’s book: The Powell Family of Norfolk and Elizabeth City counties, VA which deals primarily with the descendants of Catherine Powell and Benjamine Wills Powell.