William Charles POWELL

Male 1855 - 1919  (64 years)


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  • Name William Charles POWELL 
    Born 25 Aug 1855  Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Could not find birth registration
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Nov 1919  Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Funeral Service 2 Nov 1919  Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Mr. Charles W. Powell, of Elliminyt, died on Saturday morning last at Colac. Deceased was 63 years of age, and was a well known figure in anything for the advancement of the Elliminyt district. He leaves a widow and a large family to mourn their loss, and sincere sympathy is extended to them in their sad bereavement. Three of deceased's sons, Lance-Corporal C. P. Lowell, Private Thos. Powell, and Corporal Phil Powell, have just returned from the front after having served in the A.l.F for three and a half years. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon, and was very largely attended, including members of the Returned Soldiers' and Sailors' League. His body was borne to the grave by Lance-Corporal C. P. Powell, H. W. Powell, Private Thos. Powell, Corporal Phil Powell, Maurice Powell and Geo. Gaylard, and was laid to rest in the Methodist portion of the Colac cemetery. Of the many floral tributes was one from the Returned Sailors' and Soldiers' Association. The pall was supported by Messrs. J. Howarth, M. Fisher, Alf. Morrow P. Ludlow, H. Wilson, R. Hills, Jim. Benallack, Jno. Missen. The Rev. Wesley Johns conducted the service at the graveside.
    FamilySearch ID K8GM-NTW 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=K8GM-NTW 
    Buried 2 Nov 1919  Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1175  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father John Henry POWELL,   b. 11 Aug 1811, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1894, Elliminyt, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Charlotte VINCENT,   b. 22 Mar 1830, South Lopham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1885, Barongarook, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1849  St Mary's Church, 136-148 Yarra Street, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ann "Maggie" LENNON,   b. 1859, Birregurra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1937, West Footscray, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1879  Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Hatwell Walter "Wally" POWELL,   b. 7 Nov 1879, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1936, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Charles Patrick POWELL,   b. 1881, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1921, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     3. Thomas Edward POWELL,   b. 1883, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Prahran, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +4. Lillias Caroline "Lily" POWELL,   b. 1885, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, West Footscray, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Philip Joseph POWELL,   b. 1888, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1921, Melbourne East, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     6. Maurice Gordon POWELL,   b. 1890, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1949, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +7. Eveline Mary POWELL,   b. 18 Sep 1892, Elliminyt, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1953, Footscray, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +8. Margaret Adeline POWELL,   b. 1894, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1948, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +9. Emily Gertrude Alice POWELL,   b. 1896, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1936, Carlton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     10. Catherine Ila "Queenie" POWELL,   b. 1900, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1855 - Colac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1879 - Colac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Nov 1919 - Colac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 2 Nov 1919 - Colac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Nov 1919 - Colac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1997), 1919/16793.

    2. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article25361583 Camperdown Chronicle, 6 November 1919, p. 4.

    3. [S15] Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1998), 1879/2858.

    4. [S12] Victoria: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration for Mary Eveline Powell born 18 Sep 1892 1892/31403.