MYRON POWERS  from the Steuben Republican, 22 Aug 1894
    Myron Powers, born in Alleghany county, New York,settled in York Township in 1837, died September 20, 1893, aged 67 years.
Note: Mr. Powers was born 19 Aug 1826. He was married to Eliza Dillingham on 7 Dec 1851, in York township, Steuben county, Indiana. He was the sonof Winn and Betsey (Reeves) Powers. He is buried in Powers Cemetery, Steuben county, Indiana.

Steuben Republican, Wed., Sept. 27, 1893, pg 8  col 2


At his home in York Township, Wednesday morning,
Sept. 20, 1893, Myron Powers, aged 67 years, 1 month,
and 1 day.

Deceased was born in Allegany Co., New York, and
came with his father's family to York Township in 1837,
and resided there continuously until his death. Mr.
Powers was one of the substantial farmers of the county,
and was widely known and highly respected. Neighbors in
need always found a helping friend in Mr. Powers.
Funeral services were held at the Powers church on
Thursday afternoon, conducted by Prof. L. W. Fairfield,
of Angola, and were largely attended.

Additional information:

Myron Powers, the son of Winn and Betsey (Reeves)
Powers, was born 19 Aug 1826, in Allen, Allegany County,
New York. He married Eliza Dillingham on 07 Dec 1851 in
York Township, Steuben County, Indiana. Eliza died 18
July 1896.

Their children:

Eskey Powers, 23 Mar 1853 - Feb 1854.
Erwin Powers, 22 May 1856 - 07 Sep 1859.
Bettie (Powers) Dunham, Aug 1859 - 10 Apr 1904.
Elmo Powers, 01 Jun 1872 - 1946.

Submitted By:  Mona Hilden-Beckwith