George Powers

20 May 1892–23 August 1989 (Age 97)
Bryants Store, Knox, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of George

When George Powers was born on 20 May 1892, in Bryants Store, Knox, Kentucky, United States, his father, Berry Powers, was 31 and his mother, Mary M Bain, was 30. He married Ada E King on 30 July 1914, in Knox, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 8, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 8, Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 23 August 1989, in Knox, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Bryants Store, Knox, Kentucky, United States.

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George Powers
Cynthia Perkins
Marriage: 1920
Annie Marie Powers
Stanley Powers
Mary Oda Powers
Reed P. Powers
Myrtle Powers
Ethel Arlene Powers
Ronald Powers
Richard Powers

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1900 · Governor Shot
    Age 8
    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 26
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    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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    Sources (19)

    • George Powers, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Geo. Powers, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • George Powers, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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