Powell-Ranney Family

The Family History of Edes Lawrence Powell

Talcott Williams POWELL

Male 1900 - 1937  (36 years)


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  • Name Talcott Williams POWELL 
    Born 27 Apr 1900  Lansdowne, Delaware Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1937  Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 9
    Person ID I2  Edes Lawrence Powell Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2017 

    Father Dr. Lyman Pierson POWELL,   b. 21 Sep 1866, Farmington, Kent Co., DE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1946, Morristown, Morris Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Gertrude WILSON,   b. 5 Jan 1874, Jarrettown, Montgomery Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1950, Boonton, Morris Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1899  Jenkintown, Montgomery Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ysobel Allen LONEY,   b. 23 Sep 1903, New York City, New York Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1980, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 18 May 1923  Boonton, Morris Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 16
    Divorced 1928  [1, 17
    Children 
     1. David Talcott POWELL,   b. 7 Sep 1924, Morristown, Morris Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1944, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helen Ann RANNEY,   b. 19 Feb 1906, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1960, Flemington, Hunterdon Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1928  Montclair, Essex Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Children 
     1. Edes Lawrence POWELL
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 

    • Obituary for Talcott

      “Greenwich, Conn., April 6
      Funeral services will be held today for Talcott W. Powell, 36-year-old author and editor, who died at the Greenwich Hospital Sunday morning following an operation for a ruptured appendix.
      Powell, former editor of the Indianapolis Times, is survived by his widow, Helen Ranney Powell, a son, David, a daughter, Edes, his parents, Dr. Lyman P. Powell and Gertrude Wilson Powell of Mountain Lakes, N. J.; and a brother, Francis W. Powell of New York City.
      The services will be conducted by Dr. Powell at Christ Episcopal Church. Cremation will follow at Ferncliff Crematory, White Plains, N.H.
      Powell was born in Lansdowne, Pa. He was graduated from Wesleyan University and in 1933 he became editor of the Indianapolis Times, retiring in July, 1935. He was also formerly connected with other Scripps-Howard newspapers including the New York World-Telegram.”

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Newspaper, NY Times, 5 April 1937, p. 19.

    2. [S7] Cemetery record, Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Abington, PA (on Find-A-Grave), memorial # 72808379.

    3. [S1] Census, 1900 U.S. census, Landsdowne, Delaware Co., PA, ED 192, p. 22B.

    4. [S1] Census, 1910 U.S. census, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA, Ward 2, ED 648, p. 5A (p. 58).

    5. [S515] WW-I, Athol, Mass.

    6. [S1] Census, 1920 U.S. census, Hanover, Morris Co., NJ, ED 15, p. 11A (p. 11).

    7. [S269] Redden Family, p. 55.

    8. [S2] Newspaper, NY Times, 7 April 1937, p. 25.

    9. [S2] Newspaper, NY Times, 6 April 1937, p. 23.

    10. [S1] Census, 1900 U.S. census.

    11. [S226] Powell Family History typescript, p. 8.

    12. [S511] Journal article, The Wellesley Magazine, October 1898, Volume VII, page 507.

    13. [S2] Newspaper, Ambler Gazette, Ambler, PA, 22 June 1899, p. 4.

    14. [S2] Newspaper, Philadelphia Inquirer, 21 June 1899, p. 8; 22 June 1899, p. 12.

    15. [S757] Powell Lyman Bio, p. 292.

    16. [S2] Newspaper, NY Times, 28 Aug 1923, p. 17; 16 Sept 1923, p. S8.

    17. [S2] Newspaper, NY Times, 7 Dec 1927, p. 20.

    18. [S2] Newspaper, Times Recorder (Zanesville, Ohio). 10 Aug 1928, p. 10.


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