Henry Samuel Powell (1874 - 1912)

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Henry Samuel Powell
1874 - 1912
updated July 25, 2019
Henry Samuel Powell was born in 1874 in Mansfield, Australia. He was born to John Powell and Rachel Greenwood Powell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1912 in Kew, Australia at 38 years of age.


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Henry Samuel Powell

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Henry Powell was born in in Mansfield, Australia


Henry Powell died in in Kew, Australia

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John Powell
Mansfield, Australia
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Mansfield, Australia


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Henry Samuel Powell passed away in 1912 in Kew, Australia at 38 years old. He was born in 1874 in Mansfield, Australia. He was born to John Powell and Rachel Greenwood Powell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1874 - 1912 World Events

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In 1874, in the year that Henry Samuel Powell was born, on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

In 1885, when he was only 11 years old, on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1896, he was 22 years old when on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1904, he was 30 years old when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1912, in the year of Henry Samuel Powell's passing, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

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Henry William Powell
around 1891 - Mar 15, 1918
Henry Stanley Powell
around 1896 - Nov 13, 1941
Henry Rossiter Powell
around 1896 - Sep 4, 1945
Henry Mitchell Powell
Died: Dec 9, 1914
Henry Leslie Powell
around 1915 - Nov 5, 1941
Henry Joseph Powell
Died: Apr 24, 1918
Henry Joseph Powell
around 1898 - May 8, 1917
Henry James Powell
Died: Mar 25, 1918
Henry George Coles Powell
around 1924 - Apr 15, 1944
Henry Clay Powell
Died: Nov 5, 1918
Henry Charles Richard Powell
around 1923 - May 28, 1941
Henry Charles Powell
around 1908 - Nov 18, 1942
Henry Allen Powell
around 1891 - Sep 25, 1919
Henry Alexander Powell
around 1880 - Feb 1, 1916
Henry Powell
around 1913 - Oct 14, 1943
Henry Powell
around 1916 - Aug 4, 1944
Henry Powell
around 1878 - Aug 11, 1917
Henry Powell
around 1894 - Jul 31, 1917
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Mary Jane Powell
1876 - 1912
Melbourne West, Australia
Gourlay John Powell
Melbourne West, Australia
Mary Shellew Powell
Melbourne West, Australia
Emma Lucy Powell
1882 - 1912
Ballarat, Australia
Wilson George Bentley Powell
Ballarat, Australia
Jane Kendall Powell
Ballarat, Australia
Phillip William Powell
1846 - 1912
Ballarat East, Australia
Powell Joseph Powell
Ballarat East, Australia
Sarah Reynolds Powell
Ballarat East, Australia
Jane Powell
1830 - 1912
Byong, Australia
Going John Powell
Byong, Australia
John Powell
1838 - 1912
Geelong, Australia
Powell Patrick Powell
Geelong, Australia
Hannah Cleary Powell
Geelong, Australia
Susannah Powell
1843 - 1913
Ballarat East, Australia
Jones Simon Powell
Ballarat East, Australia
Susan Powell
Ballarat East, Australia
William Powell
1882 - 1913
Marysborough, Australia
Powell William Powell
Marysborough, Australia
Emma Catherine Munro Powell
Marysborough, Australia

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Kew, Australia
Mitchell William Firman
Kew, Australia
Carol Long Firman
Kew, Australia
Edwin Ireland
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Kew, Australia
Mary Teresa Bennett
1875 - 1912
Kew, Australia
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Kew, Australia
Thomas Michael Arkins
1863 - 1912
Quee, Australia
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Kew, Australia
Margaret Liddle Arkins
Kew, Australia
Richard Rowe
1854 - 1912
Kew, Australia
Mary Wallace
1829 - 1912
Kew, Australia
Darvis John Wallace
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