Steuben Republican, Tuesday, February 13, 1883, pg 8, col 3
Mrs. Mary Ann Powers
Mrs. Mary Ann Powers died February 7, 1883, of disease of the
heart, in California, Branch County, Mich., aged 74 years. Her
remains were taken to the Powers' settlement, and interred in the
family burying place last Friday. At the time of her death she was
with her daughter, Mrs. Hamer, but she formerly lived in Orland and
was a member of the Methodist church in this place. She retained her
reason to the last, and died in full faith of a glorious immortality
beyond the grave. A number of her children survive her, to mourn the
loss of an affectionate mother.
Mary Ann (Campbell) Powers, daughter of George and Elizabeth
(Myers) Campbell, was born in Herkimer County, New York, on 17 Jul
1808. She married Stephen A. Powers on 03 Feb 1825 in Alllen,
Alleghany County, New York. Mary Ann and Stephen were in the Powers
wagon train that settled in York Township in 1837. Her husband and
three of her sons served in the Civil War. Two of the sons died in
Josiah Clark Powers, 18 Oct 1825 - 28 Apr 1899.
Andrew J. Powers, 22 Sep 1827 - 14 Jun 1863. (Civil War)
Newton Powers, 26 Feb 1831 - 07 May 1837.
Hannah Elizabeth Powers, 11 Mar 1833 - 03 Aug 1839.
Dolly Jane (Powers) Stayner, 02 Apr 1835 - 15 Jan 1925.
Volney Powers, 17 Mar 1838 - 15 Nov 1914. (Civil War Veteran)
Ellen (Powers) Alcott, 08 Jan 1841 - 21 Jul 1918.
Oliver Powers, 12 Feb 1843 - 14 Jan 1863. (Civil War)
Lydia Bruce (Powers) Hamer, 02 Aug 1845 - 1939
Submitted By: Mona Hilden-Beckwith