William Edward Powers

Male31 October 1912–16 August 1999

Brief Life History of William Edward

When William Edward Powers was born on 31 October 1912, in Quinlan, Woodward, Oklahoma, United States, his father, David Hopkins Powers, was 34 and his mother, Mary Etta Stevenson, was 29. He married Leone Josephine Carver on 5 December 1942, in Harrison, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Woodward Township, Woodward, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 16 August 1999, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Edward Powers
Leone Josephine Carver
Marriage: 5 December 1942

Sources (11)

  • William E Powers in household of Dave H Powers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Edward Powers, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • William Edward Powers, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1942Harrison, Mississippi, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch

    Age 4

    The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 23

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire and Lancashire): variant of Power , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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