From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana
George R. Powers, the youngest son of Winn and Betsey (Reeves) Powers, was born in this township, July 27, 1842. He was reared and educated in his native place, living under the parental roof until he was twenty-one years of age. Sept. 3, 1864, he was married to Lydia Ann, daughter of Abram and Mary Hemry, who settled in this township in 1845, coming from Crawford County, Ohio. Both are now deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Powers have two children -- Henry, born May 4, 1866, and Mary Luella, born Dec. 6, 1873. Mr. Powers has a farm of 111 acres on section 29, where he has resided since his marriage. In politics he affiliates with the Democratic party.
Submitted by Kim Davoli