When Mary Ann Power was born on 23 February 1829, in Vigo, Indiana, United States, her father, Benjamin Power, was 21 and her mother, Phoebe Ewick, was 20. She married Thomas C. Anderson on 1 July 1847, in Scotland, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Harrison Township, Scotland, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1880. She died on 12 February 1911, in Waitsburg, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States.
English and Irish (of Norman origin): ethnic or habitational name from Old French Pohier, Poer, Middle English Po(u)er, Power ‘native of the Pays de Poix’ (Picardy). This is one of the most common surnames in Ireland.
English: nickname for a poor man, or ironically for a miser, from Middle English povre, poure ‘poor’ (from Latin pauper). Compare Poor .
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