Myrtle Ann ( mirty) Powers

1877–1953 (Age 75)
Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Myrtle Ann ( mirty)

When Myrtle Ann ( mirty) Powers was born on 8 August 1877, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Powers, was 29 and her mother, Frances Emaline Gunter, was 30. She married Joseph Eli Hall on 29 July 1895, in Henry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in 1953, in Henry, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Eli Hall
1877–1953
Myrtle Ann ( mirty) Powers
1877–1953
Marriage: 29 July 1895
Gustava Hall
1893–1894
Irene Hall
1905–1907
Gladis D. Hall
1912–1918
George Willard Hall
1917–1969

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 July 1895
Henry, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Gustava Hall

    Female1893–1894Female

    Irene Hall

    Female1905–1907Female

    Gladis D. Hall

    Female1912–1918Female

    Male1917–1969Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Powers

    Male1847–1926Male

    Frances Emaline Gunter

    Female1846–1930Female

siblings

(5)

    Ida May Powers

    Female1874–1939Female

    Female1877–1953Female

    Noshie Pearl Powers

    Female1881–1966Female

    Robert Lincoln Powers

    Male1885–1974Male

    Female1888–1985Female

World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Power .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Myrtle Ann Hall, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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