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Wiley J. Powers

Male 1842 - 1906  (63 years)


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  • Name Wiley J. Powers 
    Nickname Jerome 
    Born 11 Sep 1842  Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Mar 1906  Allensville, Todd Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2259  MyTree
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2009 

    Father Barnabus Crawford Powers,   b. 1 Mar 1811, Rockingham Twp., Richmond Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1881, Palmyra, Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Susanna Martin,   b. 13 Mar 1813, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1887, Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1842  Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jane Rives,   b. 8 Feb 1846,   d. 10 Apr 1906, Trigg Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1880  prob Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ora Edna Powers,   b. 24 May 1884, Christian Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1945  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1906 - Allensville, Todd Co., KY Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Wiley Jerome Powers as a young man, began his business career as a
      clerk in a drygoods store, eventually becoming a merchant in New
      Providence, TN. \

      He maintained a lively correspondence with his father and brother. It
      was filled with much advice and he kept them posted on the activity of
      the tobacco market. He frequently handled his father's affairs in
      Clarksville. (Sources: Rives-Young Family Bible belonging to Jessie
      Giles Young; Correspondence in possession of Madolyn Vickers; B. C.
      Powers Family Bible; Material compiled by Geneva Swain and Thelma
      Hayes)