was born at England
circa 1665. He was the son of Thomas Powell Sr.
. He married Elizabeth Taylor
circa 1689. John Powell left a will at Delaware Co., Pennsylvania
; The Will of John Powell:
To son Joseph Powell, 5 shillings To son Thomas Powell, 5 shillings To daughters, Mary & Margaret Powell, 5 shillings each To grandchildren, Sarah Powell, iron box & haters (?) To all grandchildren: a pocket Bible To each of my cossens, the children of my brother Joseph, a new Testament. To cossen Susanna, the dau. of my brother Thomas, a new Testament To everyone of my cossens that are the children of my brother in law Samuel Robinett, a new Testament To Owen Thomas, a Baptist minister, 3 pounds To the Baptist Congregation meetin at Birmingham, 3 pounds for the poor. To beloved wife Elizabeth, all land & worldly goods, she being my sole executrix. Witnessed by: John Beckingham, Jr., Francis Pullman, Joseph Collett and Robert R. Chalfant. John died on 15 July 1734 at Lower Providence, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania