This is a family record for John Powell family. I discovered the journal on my Grandparents farm in Appanoose Co IA. I attempted to faithfully transcribe it apologies for any mistakes some of it is difficult to read.
Family record of John Powell John Powell was born the 8 of August 1820 in Wayne county KY and was marred to Elizabeth Ann Lair September 11th 1840 Elizabeth Ann Lair was born 30 of September 1817 and died May 17th 1889 She was born in Wayne county Kentucky our children
names Isaac Powell was born July 13th 1841 and on the 9 of January 1862, Enlisted in the servis of the U.S as a volunteer for 3 years or durin the war. He died on the 11th of may 1862 at Paducha in The Hospital in Kentucky
Pamela Jane was born the 22nd of December 1842. She marred Plesant S. Hughes November 16th 1865
Frances Elizabeth was born 27 of February 184(8)?marred James R. Baker
Mary ann was born 31 ofoctober1852 was marred to John W. Critcher and died 24 of December 1887 left no Children
Nancy C. was Born 23rd of September1858 was marred to John K(R)? Hamilton died april 18, 1888 left one child living Henry Hamilton
we all was Bornd in Wayne county Kentucky
Bradford was was Born 16 of October 1863 lived only 4 hours
One Boy was Bornd daed. This one was betwenMary A. and Nancy C.
John Powell was marred to his 2nd wife Miss Nancy Bunten September 19, 1889 (my ancestor)