Joseph Alvers Powers

1808–January 1879 (Age 71)
Clarke, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Joseph Alvers

When Joseph Alvers Powers was born in 1808, in Clarke, Durham, Ontario, Canada, his father, Joseph Powers, was 58 and his mother, Rebecca Stearns, was 41. He married Caroline Amelia Walker in January 1836, in Smith, Lesser Slave River No.124, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died in January 1879, in Durham, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Alvers Powers
Caroline Amelia Walker
Marriage: January 1836
Freeman Powers
Salina Jane Powers
Hartwell Abner Powers
Joseph Walker Powers
Levi Osgood Powers
Caroline Laura Powers

Spouse and Children

January 1836
Smith, Lesser Slave River No.124, Alberta, Canada


    Freeman Powers


    Salina Jane Powers


    Hartwell Abner Powers


    Joseph Walker Powers


    Levi Osgood Powers


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 59

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 61


Name Meaning

English: variant of Power .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Powers in entry for Hartwell A Powers, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Joseph Powers in entry for Hartwell A Powers, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Joseph Powers in entry for Caroline Breen, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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