Leon Anthony Powell1

b. 18 March 1905
     Leon Anthony Powell was born on March 18, 1905 in Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia.1 He was the son of William Edward Powell and Minnie Olinza Slade.2
     Leon married Evelyn Francis Brown, daughter of Dr. Benjamin Franklin Brown and Evelyn Holmes Summers, on January 5, 1925 in Crockett, Houston County, Texas.1
     Leon married second Mary Louise Wilcher, daughter of John Grady Wilcher and Sarah Bessie Cooper.1

Census & City Directory Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1910Griffin, Spalding County, GeorgiaWilliam Edward Powell2
1920Griffin, Spalding County, GeorgiaWilliam Edward Powell3

Children of Leon Anthony Powell and Evelyn Francis Brown

  • William Emmett Powell 1
  • James Stanton Powell 1
  • Delphine Lynette Powell 1
  • Frances Leona Powell 1 b. circa 1934, d. circa 1934

Child of Leon Anthony Powell and Mary Louise Wilcher

  • Lona Maria Powell 1


  1. [S53] "Thelma Powell papers, copies of pages sent from Bill E Slade, 11/29/89"; . Hereinafter cited as "Thelma Powell papers."
  2. [S305] 1910 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, ED 119, sheet 3-A, line 38, hh 48, fam 52.
  3. [S307] 1920 US Census of Spalding County, Georgia, ED 171, sheet 7-B, line 82, hh 139, fam 167.