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
Myrtle Ann ( mirty) Powers
Marriage: 29 July 1895
Gustava Hall
Irene Hall
Gladis D. Hall
George Willard Hall

Spouse and Children

29 July 1895
Henry, Tennessee, United States


    Gustava Hall


    Irene Hall


    Gladis D. Hall



Parents and Siblings

    John Powers


    Frances Emaline Gunter




    Ida May Powers



    Noshie Pearl Powers


    Robert Lincoln Powers



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.

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Sources (1)

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

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