Powell Family Cemetery at “Woodview”
Notes:Located approx. 200 yd. east of Robinson Ferry Rd. (Route 644) and approx 200 yd. north of Gasburg Rd. (Route 626). It is approx. 40 ft x 30 ft, covered with concrete, and enclosed with a 4 ft high heavy iron fence.
Latitude:36º 35' 42.4" N   (36.595111)
Longitude:77º 57' 17.8" W   (-77.954944)
GNIS ID:1472729
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Robert Simmons Powell23 Oct 1834 —11 Jul 1910Here lies one of God's noble men
POWELL
See CWS f BCV, pp. 443-44. Notes: The above inscription is on a marble monument approx. 5 ft tall. The grave itself is covered with a large, flat, stone slab which contains a bronze plaque that is inscribed with the following: Robert Simmons Powell M.D./1834 - 1910/Christian Patriot, Leading Citizen/Graduate University of Virginia/1857/Owner of Woodview Plantation/Combat Office and Surgeon/Confederate States Army/Twenty-First Virginia Infantry/Through his indomitable energy/Courage and Wisdom/Preserver of Society/in Reconstruction/ANIMA IN AMICIS UNA. The Latin phrase means “there is one mind among friends.”



Ellen Virginia Huff Powell10 Jun 1848 —20 Nov 1931Wife of
Robert Simmons Powell
Daughter of
Colonel Daniel Huff
Priscilla Steed Huff
Notes: The above inscription is on her upright headstone. Her grave is also covered with a large, flat stone slab with a bronze plaque that is inscribed with the following: Ellen Virginia Powell/1848 - 1931/Wife of/Robert Simmons Powell/Daughter of/Colonel Daniel Huff/and/Priscille Steed Huff/A beautiful and gracious lady/whose love, patience, courage/and true Christian character/left a lasting cultural imprint/on her community. Ellen Huff, age 2, was residing in her parents household in 1850, Family 258.

Thos. Simmons Powell11 Aug 1880 —15 Mar 1881Son of
R.S. & Ellen V. Powell
See CWS f BCV, p. 444.

W.L. Huff18 May 1850 —23 Nov 1901Gone But Not Forgotten

Henrietta Huff Ball1834 —1921Wife of
A.H. Ball

James W. Powell29 Nov 1846 —29 May 1928POWELL
Pvt. James William Powell, CSA, CWS f BCV, p. 443.

Mary Louise Powell4 Nov 1886 —19 Oct 1889Daughter of
R.S. & Ellen V. Powell
See CWS f BCV, p. 444.

 

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