Hi Jo Ann My Powells are my g-grandmother: Hannah Delora Powell Oler B. 1851 Michigan D. 1880 Neb. d/o John Wesley Powell: B. 1818 Richmond, NYD. 1895 Neb m. Mariah Allen. B.1821 NYD. 1895 Neb. John was the son of Stephen Powell B.1777 Vermont d. 1870 OH--buried Lenawee Co. Michigan Married Margaret M. Norton1808 NY B.1779 Columbia Co. NY D. 1883 Lenawee Co. Michigan I found the family listed in the 1870 Census as living in Union, Crawford Co. WI. Hannah married James Oler and died a few months after giving birth to my grandfather John Oler in Neb. It's possible that the 2 families are related.