Oscar Evelyn Powers

24 April 1889–1973 (Age 83)
Hartford City, Blackford, Indiana, United States

The Life of Oscar Evelyn

When Oscar Evelyn Powers was born on 24 April 1889, in Hartford City, Blackford, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Frank Powers, was 27 and his mother, Viretta Beavers, was 24. He married Hazel Camilla Reddington on 1 June 1912, in Henry, Indiana, United States. He lived in Middletown, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Prairie Township, Henry, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1973, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Summit, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Oscar Evelyn Powers
Hazel Camilla Reddington
Marriage: 1 June 1912

Spouse and Children


    Hazel Camilla Reddington


1 June 1912
Henry, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Frank Powers


    Viretta Beavers




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Power .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar E Powers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oscar Powers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar E Powers, "United States Census, 1940"

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