Individual Record 68

Name}   Powers*, Mary Family History} Hancock                
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Cir 28 May 1838/39** Place}   ,   , Ohio
Marr.: Date} Exa 10 Sep  1857 Place}   , Holmes, Ohio     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 24 Mar 1903 Place} Cherry Valley, near Monticello, Napa, California
Burial: Date} Exa 26 Mar 1903 Place} Monticello Cemetery, Spanish Flat, Napa, California
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1414=Marriage rec
Source 2} 1415=Marriage rec
Source 3}   45 = Family notes
Source 4} 1141=Family history
Source 5} 374 = 1870 USA cen
Source 6}   18 = 1880 USA cen
Source 7}   20 = 1900 USA cen
Source 8} 243 = Probate rec
Source 9} 226 = Obituary
Source 10}217 = Death record
Source 11}  31 = Cemetery rec
Source 12}461 = Death record
Source 13}861 = Death record
Source 14}589 = Family history
Source 15}  
Parents: } Unknown
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.}  
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:    First} Coleman, Samuel Louis
 Total Number of} 1
Notes: *Surname conflict:  Mary's maiden surname is:
            Powers in Source 45, Source 861, and Source 1415.
            Power  in Source 1414 but perhaps a misunderstood Powers.
            Cooper in Source 589 but with no substantiation.
            Cross   in Source 461 and many other family histories, but
                            without substantiation and with massive copying.
        **Birth year conflict:  Mary was born in 1838 per Sources 20 and 589,
            but Sources 31, 45, and 1141 indicate that she was born in 1839.

Mary's father was born in Pennsylvania and her mother was born in Ohio.

Mary and her husband and children lived in Nebraska from 1857 through 1865.  Four children were probably born during those years, two of whom survived.

Mary moved with her family to California in 1866 and settled in Wragg Canyon in the Berryessa Valley area of Napa County.  Seven more children were born there during the next 15 years.

Mary was in failing health for about nine months following the death of her husband.  Then in 1903 she passed away at age 64, 9 months, and 26 days after being confined to her bed during her last two weeks.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photo} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}              or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                   for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death} Intestinal obstruction
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 24 Nov 2012
Date Created}    8 Oct  1994
Copyright © 2009, 2012 by Daniel W. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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