William Henry Powers Jr.

6 April 1854–1 December 1919 (Age 65)
Upson, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Powers Jr. was born on 6 April 1854, in Upson, Georgia, United States, his father, William H. Powers, was 31 and his mother, Susan Brown, was 30. He married Susan Jernigan on 11 January 1874, in Upson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 1 December 1919, in Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Gilmer City Cemetery, Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Powers Jr.
1854–1919
Susan Jernigan
1847–1891
Marriage: 11 January 1874
Lee Ida Powers
1874–1950
Franklin Augustus Powers
1875–1949
Martha Leola Powers
1879–1962
Ed Powers
1881–1959
John B. Powers
1883–
Arch Lee Powers
1886–1970
O. O. Powers
1888–1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1874
Upson, Georgia, United States
children

(7)

    Female1874–1950Female

    Male1875–1949Male

    Martha Leola Powers

    Female1879–1962Female

    Ed Powers

    Male1881–1959Male

    John B. Powers

    Male1883–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William H. Powers

    Male1823–1854Male

    Susan Brown

    Female1823–1896Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1845–1929Male

    Joseph Dawson Powers

    Male1848–1922Male

    Allen Wilburn Powers

    Male1849–1892Male

    Martha Ann Powers

    Female1852–1928Female

    Male1854–1919Male

World Events (8)

1861

Age 7

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 7

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Power .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Powers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm H Powers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm H Powers, "United States Census, 1910"

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