|Thomas Powell Sr.
Thomas Powell Sr. 1311
FamilySearch ID: M8N6-W3C. Find a Grave ID: 101536354.
Not satisfied with any parents. FS has parents Thomas Powell and Prisiclla Whitson who married in New Haven in 1637 but I suspect that many have confused him with Captain Thomas Powell and they may be two different people.
• Biography: Find a Grave Memorial 101536354.
• Biography: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Powell_(1641-1722).
• Religion: Puritan to Quaker, By 1682. 1319 "He was again chosen constable in 1682, but refused to serve, being "scrupulous of swearing as the law directs." The constable had to swear to levy and collect the church rates. After the year 1688, at which time he was surveyor, he was more engaged with appointments in Friends Meetings than public business. He attended the monthly meetings which were held alternately at Jericho and Westbury. The last mention of his name on the records was in this wise: "28-12mo. 1721 died Thomas Powell Senr., being well respected as a worthy Friend, and died in Unity with Friends."
• Will, 3 Jan 1718/19, Westbury, Long Island. 1320,1321 Names
Thomas married Abigail Wood about 1663 in Westbury, Long Island. (Abigail Wood was born 17 Mar 1644/45 in Hempstead, Queens, New York, died in 1688 and was buried in Farmingdale, Queens Co., NY.)
Thomas next married Elizabeth Townsend, daughter of John Townsend II and Hannah, 2 Nov 1690 in Westbury, Long Island.1322 (Elizabeth Townsend was born in 1665 in Jericho, Long Island and died in 1720 in Bethpage, NY.)
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