Biography of Henry T. Powell
Ten Mile River Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Henry T. Powell. Was born in lowa, February 2, 1834. When he was eight years of age, his parents moved to Iowa. March 8, 1854, he started across the plains for California, arriving September 15th of that year. He located in Alameda county, and began farming. In 1856, he went to Olema, Margin county, where he engaged in dairying. He then went to the mines, where he remained two years. In 1861, he entered the United States service. He then returned to Margin county; thence to Humboldt county; then returned to Margin county; thence to Sonoma county; then returned to Marin county, being engaged in farming and dairying in all those places. In 1868, he was Deputy Assessor of Margin county. In 1869, he came to Mendocino county, and was Deputy Assessor for the northern portion of the county for several years. He located at Kibesillah in 1878, and has been Justice of the Peace for the past two years. He was married in 1869 to Miss Georgia C. Foster. Their children are Alexander, Clara, Hattie, Nye, and Frank.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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