on 08 Dec 2002, Barbara Lloyd posted this message :
"CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS POWERS b. Nov 22, 1846 in Tenn. d. July 19, 1923 in TX. md MARY OAKLEY b. Aug. 01, 1847 in Tenn. d. May 22, 1910 TX. Six children: (1) WILLIAM ANDREW POWERS, b. June 29,1877 Arkansas d. Feb 18, 1954 Tx. m.ADA ISBELLE HAGAR Sept 08, 1898 Tx. She was b. Aug 20, 1879 TX. d. Oct. 13, 1967 TX., 4 children: Willie Idema, Anna Belle, Carl Andrew and Cabe Terrell. (2) MOLLIE POWERS b.Oct. 12, 1872 Arkansas d. July 19,1938 TX. m. HENRY VEALE b. March 1844 Tenn. Mollie's 2nd Husband was UNKNOWN CHISHOLM. (3) NANCY FRANCIS POWERS b. Feb. 25, 1874 Arkansas, d. Feb. 10,1937 TX. m. WILLIAM PAUL VEALE b. 1846 Tenn. 9 children: Lela,Luna,Jessie, Annie,Sally, James, Alileen, Charlie C., and Tom Veale. (4) VINNIE B. POWERS b. April 12, 1882 d. 1887. (5) SARAH POWERS b. Oct. 18, 1885 d. Sept 25, 1957 m. UNKNOWN RIDLING, 10 children: Gaines, Lena, Loyd, Marvin, Walter, Lily, Francis, Dorothy, Elise and Jim Ridling. (6) LOUIS MARVIN POWERS b. Oct 04, 1890 TX. d. May 01, 1943 TX. m. NETTIE FRANCIS LESTER, 5 children: John Henry, Louis Jackson, Raymond Joseph and William Franklin.
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Barbara are you still out there ?????
I am helping, Ray, a G-grandson of YOUR Columbus Powers' youngest sister, Martha [Powers] McVey, born, raised and died in Arkansas, try to piece this wacky family together...... t'isn't easy, eh?
Let me give you a census trail :
1850 Marshall Co MS/N Div/HH 458/pg 311b
POWER, Thomas L /HH/wm age 28 AL
Power, Elizabeth A /wf age 23 KY
Power, Columbus H /wm age 02 MS
SPELLS, William /Farmer/wm age 22 Carolina
BRAGG, William /Farmer/wm age 37 AL
1860 Scott Co AR/Tumlinson/HH 649/pg 789b
POWERS, T L /HH/wm age 39 AL
Powers, Elizabeth /wf age 33 KY
Powers, Columbus /wm age 12 MS
Powers, C D /wf age 09 AR
Powers, Mary /wf age 06 AR
1870 HOW are Thomas and Elizabeth listed ??? ? HELP !!!
1870 Yell Co AR/Magazine Twp/Dardanelle/HH 44/pg 577b
Huckaby, John B /HH/wm age 31 SC
Huckaby, Mary F /wf age 17 AR
Huckaby, Martha A /wf age 01 AR
POWERS, Columbus /wm age 21 MS works on farm
1880 Yell Co AR/Spring Creek/HH 95/pg 372b
POWERS, T L /HH/wm age 57 MS/Ms/Ms
Powers, E A /wife/wfage 53 KY/NC/NC
Powers, Mary C /dtr/wf age 23 AR/Ms/Ky + single
Powers, J A /dtr/wf age 18 AR/Ms/Ky + single
Powers, Margret /dtr/wf age 15 AR/Ms/Ky + single
Powers, John R /son/wm age 11 AR/Ms/Ky
Powers, Martha M /dtr/wf age 07 AR/Ms/Ky
1880 HOW and where are Columbus & Mary listed ??? HELP !!!
1900 Yell Co AR/Danville/HH 83-84/pg (Jun 1900)
McVEIGH, T H /HH/wm age 22 born Oct 1877 AR/Al/Ar + married 0 yrs
McVeigh, Martha /wife/wf age 27 born Aug 1872 + 0/1 chn lvg
POWERS, Elizabeth A /Mom-in-law/wf age 73 born May 1827 KY/Unk/Unk + widow + 5/11 chn lvg
1900 HOW and where are Columbus & Mary listed ??? HELP !!!
1910 Stephens Co TX/HH 42-43/pg 261a (21 Apr 1910)
POWERS, C C /HH/wm age 62 MS/Al/Ky + 1m = 38 yrs
Powers, Mary F /wife/wf age 61 AR/NC/NC + 1m + 5/6 chn lvg
Powers, Louis M /son/wm age 19 TX/Ms/Ar + single
TDR # 17813 "Mrs Mary Francis Powers, wf age 52, lived six miles east of Ranger, TX+ born 01 Aug 1847 TN - died 21 May 1910 Stephens Co TX + Father Lewis Oakley born NC + Mother Arra Worsham born NC + burial 23 May 1910 Stephens Co TX + informant William Powers of Ranger, TX"
1920 Stephens Co TX/Prec 7/HH 110-121/pg 269b
POWERS, Christopher C /HH/wm age 71 MS/Al/Ky
POWERS, Marven /Son/wm age 29 TX/Ms/Tn
Powers, Nettie /Dtr-in-law/wf age28 TX/Al/unk
Powers, John H /G-son/wm age 05 TX/Tx/Tx
Powers, Lewis J /G-son/wm age 03 TX/Tx/Tx
Powers, Joseph R /G-son/wm age 06mos TX/Tx/Tx
STEGALL, Wilbur F /Lodger/wm age 61 LA/Ga/unk - retired farmer + single
1930 Stephens Co TX/HH 24-25/pg 292a
POWERS, Lewis M /HH/wm age 39 TX/Tn/Tn + married age 20
Powers, Nettie /wife/wf age 37 TX/US/US + married age 18
Powers, Lewis J /son/wm age 13 TX/Tx/Tx
Powers, Raymond J /son/wm age 11 TX/Tx/Tx
Powers, William F /son/wm age 09 TX/Tx/Tx
??? was Columbus dead by 1930 ???
TDR # 24333 "Louis Marvin Powers, wm age 52, born 04 Oct 1890 Stephens Co TX - died 01 May 1943 Stephens Co TX + Father C.C. POWERS born TN + Mother Mary Oakley born TN + widowed + buried 04 May 1943 Mt Zion Cemetery + informant John Powers of Ranger, TX"
Mt Zion Cemetery, Frankell, Stephens Co, Tx :
Columbus, wife Mary, son Marvin, dtr-in-law Nettie.
Besides Marvin, the only other child of C.C. and Mary I have found is William Andrew who married Ada Isabelle [Hagar].
1900 Eastland Co TX/HH 426/pg 194b
POWERS, William A /HH/wm age 22 born Jun 1877 AR/unk/unk + married 1 yr
Powers, Ada I /wife/wf age 20 born Aug 1879 TX/Tn/Ar + no chn
WWI draft reg 12 Sep 1918 Eastland Co TX "William Andrew Powers, wm age 41, born 29 Jun 1877 US + wife Ada Powers both lvg Gorman, Eastland Co TX + signed William Andrew Powers"
1930 Eastland Co TX/HH 427-431/pg 258b (29 Apr 1930)
POWERS, W A /HH/wm age 52 AR/Tn/Tn + married age 21
Powers, Ada /wife/wf age 50 TX/Ar/Ar + married age 19
Powers, Annabell /dtr/wf age 24 TX/Ar/Tx + single
Powers, Truman /son/wm age 16 TX/Ar/Tx
Powers, Terrell /son/wm age 13 TX/Ar/Tx
POWERS, Helen /G-dtr/wf age 04 TX/Tx/Tx
TDR # 6519 "William Andrew Powers, wm age 76, born 29 Jun 1877 - died 18 Aug 1954 Eastland Co TX + married + Father C.C. POWERS born AR+ Mother Mary Oakley born AR + buried 20 Feb 1954 Eastland Cemetery + informant Mrs W A Powers"
TDR # 83526 "Ada Isabelle Powers, wf age 88, born 20 Aug 1879 TX - died 13 Oct 1967 White Settlement, Tarrant Co TX + widowed + Father Thomas Hagar + Mother Rachel Bush + buried Eastland Cemetery + informant James R Brady (funeral director)"
BURIAL Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland, Eastland Co TX
Powers Cabe Terrell ? ? ? ND - Oct 3, 1977
Powers Maragret Ann Jordan E/6 179 G May 27, 1921 - Sep 24, 1938
Powers James J.R. E/6 179 H Aug 29, 1915 Jul 26, 2001 - Sep 24, 1938 < marriuage date
Powers Vera I. (Nix) E/6 193 G Oct 6, 1906 - Oct 31, 1999 1990
Powers Raymond J. E/6 193 H Jun 22, 1919 - Jul 16, 1990
Powers Dorothea Cox E5B 440 E Jan 6, 1913 - Sep 24, 1990
Powers Ada I section E lot 5C space 240 W Aug 20, 1879 - Oct 13, 1967
Powers Truman C section E lot 5C space 240 W Mar 2, 1914 - Feb 26, 1945
Powers William A section E lot 5C space 240 W Jun 29, 1877 - Feb 18, 1954
Powers Gertie F. F/6 67 E Dec 2, 1905 - Sep 30, 1972 + Oct 23, 1926 < marriuage date
Powers Carl A. F/6 67 F Jul 1, 1905 - Oct 23, 1926
Other than the descendants of Columbus' sister Martha, I know knowing about their other 9 siblings except what's in the census records while they were at home.....sigh.
I have few hopes you will get this message so I am going to repost it so it will appear with today's messages just in case someone else is looking for them too..........