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Powers Coat of Arms Melvin Patton Powers

Melvin Patton Powers BORN: APR 18 1890 - Ky.
DIED: AUG 5 1960 - Longview, Wash.
MARRIED: Mary Culberson in 1917, no children with Melvin
MARRIED: Effie Genoah (Gilbert) Graves - SEP 30 1919
(l-r): Mel Powers with second wife Effie (Gilbert) Graves, and Martha?.

Mel Powers first married Mary Culberson, but they had no children. They separated and Mary was said to have died in an accident with a boyfriend, but cannot substantiate this fact.

Ancestors

Generation:
1 |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8   |  9  | 10  | 11  |

                                              /-- Walter Powers (b. c. 1639)
                                              |
                                       /--- Jacob Powers (b. DEC 15 1679-Littleton, Mass.)
                                       |      |
                                       |      |           /-- Isaac Shepard
                                       |      |           |
                                       |      |     /-- Deacon Ralph Shepard (b. JUN 3 1606-London, England)
                                       |      |     |
                                       |      \-- Trial Shepard (b. FEB 10 1641-Weymouth, Norfolk, Mass.)
                                       |            |
                                       |            |           /-- Richard Lord
                                       |            |           |
                                       |            |     /-- Thomas Lord (b. c. 1585-Towchester, England)
                                       |            |     |     |
                                       |            |     |     \-- Joan (Lord)
                                       |            |     |
                                       |            \-- Thanks Ye The Lord (b. c. 1612-London, England)
                                       |                  |
                                       |                  \-- Dorothy Bird (b. MAY 25 1588-Towchester, England)
                                       |
                                /--- Jonas Powers, Sr. (b. JUL 19 1719-Littleton, Mass.)
                                |      |
                                |      |           /-- Thomas Adams
                                |      |           |
                                |      |     /-- Jonathan Adams (b. JUN 6 1646-Concord, Mass.)
                                |      |     |     |
                                |      |     |     \-- Mary Blackmore
                                |      |     |
                                |      \-- Edith Gould Adams (b. DEC 1 1683)
                                |            |
                                |            |     /-- Francis Gould
                                |            |     |
                                |            \-- Leah Gould
                                |                  |
                                |                  \-- Rose (Gould)
                                |
                          /-- Jonas Powers, Jr. (b. JUN 13 1742)
                          |     |
                          |     \-- Mary Tryon
                          |
                    /-- Jonas Harmon Powers (b. c. 1778-Vermont)
                    |     |
                    |     |     /-- Reuben Harmon
                    |     |     |
                    |     \-- Jerusha Harmon
                    |           |
                    |           \-- Eunice Parsons
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              /-- Forrest Meaker Powers (b. SEP 24 1794-Scott Co., Va.)
              |     |
              |     \-- Lucy Sperry (b. c. 1773)

Generation:
1 |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8   |  9  | 10  | 11  |

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        /-- George Washington Powers (b. DEC 1831-Scott Co., Va.)
        |     |
        |     |           /-- James Alley
        |     |           |
        |     |     /-- Thomas Joseph Alley (b. c. 1755-Henrico Co., Va.)
        |     |     |     |
        |     |     |     \-- Frances (Alley)
        |     |     |
        |     \-- Mary (Polly) Alley (b. c. 1795)
        |           |
        |           \-- Mary (Alley)
        |
  /-- Henry Hobart Powers (b. OCT 27 1861-Brestonbury, Ky.)
  |     |
  |     |     /-- James Kennedy (b. c. 1795-New York)
  |     |     |
  |     \-- Catherine Kennedy (b. MAR 1832-Grayson Co., Va.)
  |           |
  |           \-- Elizabeth Martin (b. Grayson Co., Va.)
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Melvin Patton Powers (b. APR 18 1890-Ky.)
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  |                 /-- Mary (Polly) Bevins (b. c. 1796)
  |                 |
  |           /-- George Washington Bevins (b. c. 1822, Virginia)
  |           |     |
  |           |     \-- Abraham Compton
  |           |
  |     /-- Charles (Dick) Wesley Bevins (b. MAR 1849-Russell County, Va.)
  |     |     |
  |     |     |     /-- Emanuel Hutchinson
  |     |     |     |
  |     |     \-- Elizabeth Hutchinson (b. c. 1828, Virginia)
  |     |           |
  |     |           \-- Nancy Carter
  |     |
  \-- Ida Belle Bevins (b. NOV 7 1872-Wise County, Va.)
        |
        |           /-- Rawley Duncan Stallard
        |           |
        |     /-- Duncan Alan Stallard (b. JAN 11 1815, Clinch River, Scott Co., Va.)
        |     |     |
        |     |     \-- Mary Elizabeth Hutchinson
        |     |
        \-- Mary Louisa Stallard (b. NOV 1852-Russell County, Va.)
              |
              |     /-- Tandy Welch
              |     |
              \-- Mary Elizabeth Addington (b. APR 5 1818, Virginia)
                    |
                    \-- Margaret Addington
Generation:
1 |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8   |  9  | 10  | 11  |

Descendants

     Charlottie Powers                      Born: JAN  3 1922
     Louise Bell Powers                     Born: APR 18 1925
     Clifford Beecher Powers                Born: APR 16 1928 
     Charles Wesley Powers                  Born: SEP  7 1930
       | Deborah Jean Powers                Born: MAR 23 1951
       |   | Christina Mishelle Bryan       Born: MAY 12 1975
       |   | Michael Jennings Bryan         Born: JUL 25 1978
       |   |   | Alexander James Bryan      Born: AUG 10 2002
       |   |   | Constance Marie Bryan      Born: MAR 23 2005
       | Steven Wesley Powers               Born: Jun 11 1953
       | Charles Wayne Powers               Born: MAR 31 1956
       | Gary Alan Powers                   Born: FEB  5 1958
     Charlottie Powers                      Born: JUN  2 1935
     Cleona Powers                          Born: MAR  6 1938
       | Sheryl Bolden                      Born: 
       | David Bolden                       Born: 
       | Becky Bolden                       Born: 
       |   |   |
       |   | GREAT GRAND CHILDREN
       | GRAND CHILDREN
     CHILDREN

Notes

Charlottie Powers (b. 1922) died on May 5, 1928 in West Virginia of scarlet fever.

Louise Bell Powers died on 14 May 14, 1928 in West Virginia of scarlet fever, nine days after her sister, Charlottie, died of the same illness.

Clifford Beecher Powers was born in West Virginia, and married Barbara Johnson on June 2, 1950. He then was married to Erma Lewellyn on Oct. 11, 1952.

Charles Wesley Powers was born on Sept. 7, 1930 in Gary, McDowall, West Virginia. He was married to Darline Fern Hoehne on June 10, 1950

Charlottie Powers (b. 1935) was born in Wirt, Itasca, Minn., and died Feb. 13, 2002 at Ocean Park, Wash.

Cleona Powers was born March 6, 1938 at Effie, Itasca, Minn., and married Franklin Dee Bolden.

Deborah Jean Powers was married to Kim Carroll Bryan on June 30, 1973.

Michael Bryan married Wendy Sabrina Tharp on June 23, 2001.


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