The Shemwell Family

Marinda PowersAge: 75 years18691945

Name
Marinda Powers
Given names
Marinda
Surname
Powers
Married name
Marinda Pottenger
Birth December 20, 1869 36 32
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a brotherMarion Powers
before 1870 (Age 12 days)
Census July 28, 1870 (Age 7 months)
Birth of a sisterMelvina Powers
November 22, 1874 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherHolloway Kittrell Powers
March 23, 1875 (Age 5 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Ann Rushin
June 6, 1887 (Age 17 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Powers
August 6, 1889 (Age 19 years)
MarriageClarkson PottengerView this family
September 15, 1889 (Age 19 years)

Death of a sisterRebecca Ann Powers
January 11, 1890 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Grace Ann Pottenger
July 14, 1892 (Age 22 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Powers
January 11, 1893 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a daughter
#2Bessie M Pottenger
July 30, 1900 (Age 30 years)
Marriage of a childWillie Clyde EatonGrace Ann PottengerView this family
September 13, 1908 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Marriage of a childJoseph ManleyBessie M PottengerView this family
August 22, 1920 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sisterMelvina Powers
January 15, 1926 (Age 56 years)

Death of a motherMary Ann “Polly” Kittrell
March 13, 1927 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 59 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 71 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death January 18, 1945 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Bells Chapel Cemetery
Last change July 22, 201715:38:51

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 26, 1852Ripley, Missouri, United States
18 months
elder sister
Mary Elizabeth Powers
Birth: calculated 1853 19 15Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1893Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder brother
Holloway Kittrell Powers
Birth: October 15, 1856 22 19Missouri, United States
Death: March 23, 1875
2 years
elder brother
Marion Powers
Birth: January 2, 1859 25 21Missouri, United States
Death: before 1870Missouri, United States
3 years
elder sister
Rebecca Ann Powers
Birth: November 28, 1861 28 24Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1890Butler, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
2 years
herself
Marinda Powers
Birth: December 20, 1869 36 32Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 1945Pope, Arkansas, United States
5 years
younger sister
Family with Clarkson Pottenger - View this family
husband
herself
Marinda Powers
Birth: December 20, 1869 36 32Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 1945Pope, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: September 15, 1889
3 years
daughter
Grace Ann Pottenger
Birth: July 14, 1892 31 22Missouri, United States
Death: January 27, 1946Stanislaus, California, United States
8 years
daughter
Bessie M Pottenger
Birth: July 30, 1900 39 30Missouri, United States
Death: May 29, 1980St. Helena, Napa, California, United States

Marinda Powers has 1 first cousin recorded

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - George Washington Powers - Household

Washington, Ripley, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Powers, Whead34MWFarmerMO
Powers, Marywife34FWHouse KeeperMO
Powers, Elizabethdaughter17FWMO
Powers, Hollowayson15MWMO
Powers, Rebeccadaughter10FWMO
Powers, Albertson8MWMO
Powers, Georgeson3MWMO
Powers, Marindadaughter7mFWMODec

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - George Washington Powers - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, MO

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Washington PowersWM45headMFarmerMOKYTN
Polly Ann PowersWF43wifeMKeeping HouseMOKYTN
Rebecca A PowersWF17daughterSat homeMOMOMO
Albert PowersWM14sonMworks on farmMOMOMO
George W PowersWM12sonSworks on farmMOMOMO
Marinda PowersWF10daughterSworks on farmMOMOMO
Melvina PowersWF5daughterSat homeMOMOMO