The Powell Pedigree
The earliest established ancestor is William POWLE (1460?-1512?).
There are two different aspects to a Pedigeree - one is the descent from the earliest known ancestor, i.e. all known descendents. The other is the reverse - all known ancestors of a specific current or recent person.
All the (currently) known ancestors of the Rev. Professor Baden Powell are shown >here<-
The earliest (currently) known male ancestor of THIS family of POWELLs is
Born 1460?, Died 1512? at age 52;
Plaintiff in a fine for 76 acres & a house in Mildenhall 1498 Subseneschal to the Cellarer of Bury Abbey and
Acting Seneschal of Mildenhall Manor 1501
A Justice for Gaol Delivery, Bury, 1511
We do not (yet) know who his wife was, but they had at least one child - more may yet be discovered [Note the number 1 in the left margin shows he is the first child - the wide gap leaves room for more generations, see other entries below]:-
1 POWLE OR POWELL, Robert, Born 1508?, Died 1570? at age 62; b not later than 1508; Possibly spelled POULE or POWLE; Attorney, of Mildenhall, Suffolk; living in Sept. 1550; d before Nov. 1589 SP DOBSON, Johane, Died Mar 1590; of Westrowe, Mildenhall, 1589 Will dated 25.11.89, proved 15.4. 91 bur Mildenhall 6.3.90
Robert POWELL and Johane nee DOBSON had (at least) four children [[Note the numbers 1 1 in the left margin in the next line shows he is the first child of the first child]:-
1 1 POWELL, Robert, Born 1540?, Died Mar 1588 at age 48; 2nd son; bur 23.3.88? They seem to have had no descendants
1 2 POWELL, Margaret, Born 1541?, Died Jul 1607? at age 66; 3rd child; Her death was presented July 07; d.s.p. SP AWOODE, William, Married 8 May 1592 in Mildenhall for 15* years They seem to have had no descendants 1 3 POWELL, Barnabie, Born 1543, Died 1602 in Bury St Edmunds at age 59; b before 1543; youngest son of Barton Mills, Suffolk ? Will dated 28.3.02, proved 21.3.02 SP WEBBE OR CLARKE, Agnes, Married 1573 for 21* years, Died Sep 1594; eldest dau; of Barton Mills bur 8.9.94 at Barton Mills Barnabie and Agnes had six children:-
1 3 1 POWELL, John, Born Nov 1574, Died Dec 1574 at age 0; bap 5.11.74; bur 12.12.74 No known descendants 1 3 2 POWELL, Susan, Born 1575?, Died 1603? at age 28; b between 1575 & 1586; d after 1602 called Susanna in her father's mother's Will, 1589 No known descendants 1 3 3 POWELL, David, Born 1580?, Died 1656 at age 76; Aged 13 & more on 20.10. 1594; Yeoman, of Mussels, Barton Mills; One of Chief Pledges of the Manorial Court; Churchwarden Will dated 8.7.56, proved 27.3.57 SP ELLIS, Agnes, Married 22 May 1615 in St Mary Bury St Edmund for 40* years, Died 1657; d between 8.6.1656 and 8.10.1657 Their descendants are >here<
1 3 4 POWELL, Thomas, Born Mar 1584, Died 1617? at age 32; bap 25.3.84 SP PARSON, Elizabeth, Married 1616 in Mildenhall for 1* years Their descendants are >here< 1 3 5 POWELL, Agnes, Born Mar 1587, Died 1603? at age 15; bap 2.3.87; living 1602; called Annys in her father's Will No records found of any descendant The 6th child of the 3rd child of the 1st child of the earliest ancestor, 1 3 6 POWELL, Priscilla, Born Jun 1590, Died 1603? at age 12; bap 19.6. 90; living 1602; called Presilla in her father's Will No records found of any descendant 1 4 POWELL, William, Born 1543?, Died Feb 1598 at age 55; Eldest child b before 1543; of Mildenhall bur 1.3.98 SP PECHEY, Agnes, Married 17 Sep 1564 for 33* years Their known descendants are >here<