Meredith ap Bedo ap Jenkin
Howell Gch ap Meredith ap Bedo of Gadfa
(Bef 1567-)
Margaret Evan

John Powell of Gadfa, Llanwddyn, Montgomeryshire
(Abt 1567-1636)


Family Links

1. Sibill verch Hugh Gwyn of Peniarth

John Powell of Gadfa, Llanwddyn, Montgomeryshire 1

  • Born: Abt 1567, Gadfa, Rhiwargor, Llanwyddn, Montgomeryshire, Wales
  • Marriage (1): Sibill verch Hugh Gwyn of Peniarth before 20 Sep 1588 in Llanwyddn, Montgomeryshire, Wales
  • Buried: 24 Jul 1636, Llanwddyn Parish Church, Montgomeryshire, Wales

   Other names for John were John ap Howell and John ap Howell Gch of Gadfa.

  Research Notes:

Source: AFN: FJH2-57 & AFN: 1VGP-2PT (11/10/06) has b. abt 1567, d. 24 Jul 1636.

From the book Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry, edited by Thomas Allen Glenn (Philadelphia, 1902), provided by, pp. 46-48:

"Humphrey ap Hugh married, circa 1624-1625, Elizabeth, daughter of John Powell (otherwise called John ap Howell Gch), of Gadfa, a large farm (then considered quite a good estate), in the township of Rhiwargor, in the parish of Llanwddyn, Montgomeryshire. John ap Howell was taxed as a land owner in Llanwddyn, in a Lay Subsidy of 39 Elizabeth, 1596-7 [according to the Subsidy Rolls for Montgomeryshire], and was buried at Llanwddyn Parish Church, 24 July, 1636. He was the son of Howell Gch, of Gadfa, ap Meredith ap Bedo ap Jenkin, of Caer Einion [see footnote 3, p. 47], and he married Sibill, daughter (seventh child) of Hugh Gwyn, Esquire, of Peniarth, Caernarvonshire, by Jane, daughter of Owen ap Hugh, of Bodeon, Anglesey [see footnote 5, p. 47], and sister unto Sir Hugh Owen, Barrister-at-Law and Recorder of Caermarthen, ancestor to the Owens, Baronets, of Orielton, Pembrokeshire. Hugh Gwyn [see footnote 6, p. 47] was High Sheriff of Caernarvonshire from 2 December 1599-1600, and was commissioned one of the Justices of the Peace for that county, 11 May, 1611."

  Birth Notes:

Birth year around 1567 or 1568

John married Sibill verch Hugh Gwyn of Peniarth, daughter of Hugh Gwyn of Peniarth, High Sheriff of Carnaerfonshire and Jane verch Owen ap Hugh Owen, before 20 Sep 1588 in Llanwyddn, Montgomeryshire, Wales. (Sibill verch Hugh Gwyn of Peniarth was born betw 1566 and 1575 in Peniarth, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, Wales and died in Gadfa, Rhiwargor, Llanwyddn, Montgomeryshire, Wales.)


1 Glenn, Thomas Allen, ed, Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry. (Philadelphia: (Privately Printed), 1902.), pp. 46-48.

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