Phineas G Powers

4 November 1829–29 March 1868 (Age 38)
New York, United States

The Life of Phineas G

When Phineas G Powers was born on 4 November 1829, in New York, United States, his father, John Powers, was 50 and his mother, Eunice Squier, was 40. He married Sarah Matilda Clark on 9 June 1858, in Assyria, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Attica, Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States in 1850 and Assyria, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 29 March 1868, in Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Ellis Cemetery, Assyria, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Phineas G Powers
Sarah Matilda Clark
Marriage: 9 June 1858
Minnie Alida Powers
Lynda Clair Powers
Phineas George Powers

Spouse and Children

9 June 1858
Assyria, Barry, Michigan, United States


    Minnie Alida Powers


    Lynda Clair Powers


    Phineas George Powers


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 8

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Power .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phineas Powers in household of John Powers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phineas G Powers in household of George Case, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Phineas G Powers, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"

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