William Powell Cherry1

M, #727, b. 24 March 1807, d. 20 February 1879
Last Edited=26 Jun 2014
     William Powell Cherry, was born on 24 March 1807 at Barnwell District, South Carolina.1,2

William Powell Cherry married Elizabeth Travis, daughter of Ezekiel Travis and Martha Jane Granberry, after 1837 at Mississippi.2

On 4 October 1850, William Powell Cherry appeared on the United States Census, at Paulding, Jasper County, Mississippi, William was listed as a merchant.3

The military service record of William Powell Cherry includes the following: He served as a Private in Capt. Bickham's Co., Caddo Militia, C.S.A. (Louisiana).4

On 28 July 1870, William Powell Cherry appeared on the United States Census, at Union Parish, Louisiana.5

William Powell Cherry died on 20 February 1879 at Louisiana at age 71.2,4 and was buried at Spearsville Cemetery, Union Parish, Louisiana.2

Children of William Powell Cherry and Elizabeth Travis

Citations

  1. [S23] Mary Collins Landin, The Collins and Travis Families and Their Allies (Route 3 Box 290, Tom Collins Road, Utica, Mississippi 39175: Self Published, 1982). Hereinafter cited as Collins and Travis Families.
  2. [S127] Laurie Roper, "Ancestry of Laurie Roper", 4 May 2003 (e-mail address). . Hereinafter cited as "Laurie Roper Genealogy."
  3. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Paulding, Jasper County, Mississippi, stamped page 59, line 22.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: David Hill, Record added: Jun 16, 2007, Find A Grave Memorial# 19929702., Findagrave.com.
  5. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Ward 3, Union Parish, Louisiana, stamped page 57, line 22.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.