Saturday, October 18, 2008

John Powell Obituary

The East Liverpool Tribune

Died on April 28, 1902

John Powell aged 53 years, a pioneer potter, died at his home, 250 third street, Monday afternoon, after an illness lasting but a week. Paralysis was the cause of death. The funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o'clcok. Rev. J. W. Gorrell officiating. Interment will be made in Riverview cemetery. Mr. Powell was born in England in 1849, and came to this country when but 12 years old. From New York he went to St. Louis, and after remaining there a short time made his home here. He is survived by a wife and one son, Clarence J. Powell.

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