Edith Marcia Powell

(1897-1946)
FatherEdwin Chace Powell (1870-1953)
MotherGrace Julia Sackett (1871-1955)
Edith Marcia Powell, daughter of Edwin Chace Powell and Grace Julia Sackett, was born in New York StateG, on 2 July 1897.1,2 She died aged 48 on 18 February 1946 and was buried at Longmeadow Cemetery, Hampden County, MassachusettsG.3 She married in Wilbraham, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 2 November 1918, Walter William Van der Wolk, son of August Van der Wolk and Augusta ___.4 Walter was born in Nelle, GermanyG, in about 1894.5
     In 1900 Edith was living in Ghent, Columbia County, New York StateG, in the household of her mother Grace, and was recorded in the census as Edith Powell, aged two and born in New York.6
     In 1910 she was living at Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in the household of her parents Edwin and Grace, and was recorded as Edith M Powell, aged twelve.7
     In 1930 she was living at Greenacre Avenue, LongmeadowG, in the household of her husband Walter, 24, an insurance agent, and was recorded as Edith Van der Wolk, aged 32. Living with them were their children, Walter Jr, 6, and Donald, aged three. There was also a female servant in the household.8
Edith Marcia (Powell) Van der Wolk (1897–1946), Longmeadow Cemetery, Massachusetts
(Src: Find A Grave, Mark Maxwell)

Children of Edith Marcia Powell and Walter William Van der Wolk

  • Walter Van der Wolk Jr b. c 1923
  • Donald Powell Van der Wolk b. c 1927
  • Jefferson F Van der Wolk b. c 1930
Sackett Family Association descendants
Marcia V Daly.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference9439.10R.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "9438. Harold A. Powell, b. July 2, 1897." [Harold and Edith were transposed in Weygant. This record refers to Edith.]
  2. Census.
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, "2 Nov 1918, at Wilbraham, Hampden County, MA, Walter William Van der Wolk, of Springfield, 24, business of aircraft production, b. Nelle, Germany, parents August & Augusta Zur Nelle; to Edith Marcia Powell, of Wilbraham, 21, occ. at home, b. Ghent, NY, parents Edwin C & Grace J Sackett. Both 1st m. By Joseph Sullivan DD, Minister of the Gospel, Chicopee, MA."
  5. Marriage record.
  6. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1019; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 1241019
    Ghent, Columbia County, New York, 29 Jun 1900
    Powell, Grace, head, b. Sep 1871, 28, m. 10y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, home rented
    Powell, Donald, son, b. Apr 1891, 9, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Powell, Beatrice, dau, b. Mar 1893, 7, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Powell, Edith, dau, b. Jul 1897, 2, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_589; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0578; FHL microfilm: 1374602
    Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 15 Apr 1910
    Powell, Edwin C, head, 40, m1. 19y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, editor, publishing house, home owned on mortgage
    Powell, Grace S, wife, 38, m1. 19y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Powell, Donald M, son, 18, b. MA, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Powell, Beatrice, dau, 17, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Powell, Edith M, dau, 12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
    [Donald M Powell was the census enumerator]
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 907; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 0169; Image: 281.0; FHL microfilm: 2340642
    Greenacre Avenue, Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts
    Van der Wolk, Walter, head, home owned $10,000, 35, m. at 24, b. Germany, immigrated 1910, father b. Belgium, mother b. Germany, agent, insurance
    Van der Wolk, Edith, wife, 32, m. at 21, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Van der Wolk, Walter Jr, son, 6, b. MA, father b. Germany, mother b. NY
    Van der Wolk, Donald, son, 3, b. MA, father b. Germany, mother b. NY
    Fish, Rexie, servant, f, 20, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England, servant, private family.
Last Edited14 June 2017