Joseph may not belong to this family of siblings but is placed here because of the proximity of his residence according to court records.
5/2/1752 Augusta Co, VA. "Joseph Powel to John Wright, 400 acres on head of Dry Fork of Smith's Creek on Irish Road. Teste: Thomas Harrison and Daniel Harrison."
2/3/1772. "Abraham Wright and Susannah ( ) to Daniel Smith, gent., £200, 400 acres, 300 thereof devised to Abraham by his father, John Wright, the remaining 100 descended to Abraham by death of his sister, infant of very tender years, unborn at time of his father's
death, as heir-at-law of his father, conveyed to John by Joseph Powell, to whom it was patented. 3d July, 1753, on head of Dry Fork of Smith's Creek, west side of the Irish Road. Delivered: Smith Lofland, who intermarried with a daughter of said Smith, 20th July, 1791."