Lewis Powell was one of the original members of Rock Branch Baptist, Elbert Co. He moved to Marshall Co., Al about the same time his brother, Francis Marian Powell moved there from Anderson, S.C. Lewis Powell was willed fifty acres of land in Elbert, Co. Ga. in his father's will of 1847.
Lewis was the 11th of William's 15 children.
Margaret posted at myfamily.com:
"Lewis Powell was one of the original members of Rock Branch Baptist Church. He left Elbert Co.and moved to Marshall Co. Al, about the same time his brother Francis Marion Powell moved from Anderson County, S.C. to Marshall Co. Al. He was willed fifty acres of land in Elbert Co. GA.by his father, William Riddle Powell."
Kimberly posted at GenForum:
"Lewis R. had a stroke on his way to visit his son Vic in Dismal, Winston Co, AL in Oct 1897. He recovered at his home for a few weeks prior to passing."