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Rebecca Powers (Jones)

Birthplace: West Virginia
Death: Died in Henry, Indiana
Place of Burial: New Castle, Henru, Indiana, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jacob Jones and Dinah Jones
Wife of William Johnson Powers
Mother of Mary Current and John S. Powers
Sister of John Jones; Mary Brown; Benjamin Jones; Samuel Jones; William M. Jones and 2 others

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Immediate Family

About Rebecca Powers

. Rebecca, married William Powers, and lived at Fairmont, on Booth's creek, now Marion county. West Virginia, and also in Indiana. Their children were : Rebecca, Uriah, Jacob, Mary, .Naomi, Patty and Sina.

Rebecca Jones Powers Birth: Mar. 4, 1782 Monongalia County West Virginia, USA Death: Jun. 9, 1863 Henry County Indiana, USA

84y,3m,3d. Wife of William Powers.

Family links:

 William W. Powers (1776 - 1852)

 Mary Powers Current (1810 - 1899)*

Burial: Joshua Powers Burial Grounds* New Castle Henry County Indiana, USA

When REBECCA JONES was born on March 4, 1782, in Virginia, her father, JACOB, was 50 and her mother, DIANAH, was 47. She married WILLIAM W. POWERS on December 18, 1802, in Monongalia County, West Virginia. They had eight children in 20 years. She died on June 9, 1863, in Henry County, Indiana, having lived a long life of 81 years, and was buried there. Children:

 Uriah Powers (1804 - 1860)*
 Martha Powers Rees (1806 - 1876)*
 Mary Powers Current (1810 - 1899)*
 Naomi Powers Rockenfield (1813 - 1870)*
 John S. Powers (1816 - 1894)*

Cemetery notes and/or description: Joshua Powers Burial Grounds Prairie Township, Henry County, IN

     *This burial ground was set-aside in a deed dated 17 Dec 1876. Joshua H. Powers, and his wife, Martha H. Powers, deeded to John S. Powers, Samuel J. Dragoo and Isaac V. Rees, trustees as of 6 Apr 1876, of the burial ground. On the 14th day of June, 1907, in pursuance of an act by the General Assembly, approved 4 Mar 1905, Samuel J. Dragoo, John V. Patterson and George Holbert of Delaware County, IN, trustees of the Powers burial ground, conveyed unto the Prairie Township trustee, Henry county, IN the Powers burial ground. 
    This burial ground is located about one mile south of the Delaware county line at the intersection of Henry county roads 900 north and the Old Muncie pike A lot of the people buried here lived in Delaware county IN 

David Ernst) State of West Virginia Marriage Certificate Bureau of Vital Statistics Book 2 Page 6. Date:1801. (Marriage solemnized by the Revd Joshua Hickman.)

1860 census she is living with son John S. Powers and family. William died in 1852.

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Rebecca Powers's Timeline

March 4, 1782
West Virginia
October 14, 1810
Age 28
Virginia, USA
Age 33
Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States
June 9, 1863
Age 81
Henry, Indiana
New Castle, Henru, Indiana, USA