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Powell, Nancy Emma
MAIDEN NAME: Lewis AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 22 June 1851 DIED: 13 May 1929 BURIED: 16 May 1929 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Lewisville, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon
MARRIAGE - J.S.S. Powell & Nancy E., Lewis m 29 June 1867 at house of Jos Liggett; W.C. Whitson, Co J. Wit: Joseph Liggett & John M. Phy 1880 OR CENSUS - Nancy Lewis (28y, b Ore) enumerated with husband J.S.S. (40y, b Ill, occupation farmer) and 7 children, Mary (11y, b Ore), Lillie (10y, b Ore), John (8y, b Ore), Leslie (7y, b Ore), Frank (5y, b Ore), Owen (3y, b Ore) & LaBelle (1y, b Ore) 1900 OR CENSUS - N.E. Powell (b June 1851, Ore, mother of 15 children, 10 living at time of census) enumerated with husband of 32 years J.S.S. (b Oct 1838, Ill) and 6 children, Clarence (b Dec 1880, Ore), Albert E. (b Apr 1883, Ore), Cleveland (b Dec 1884, Ore), Grace (b Oct 1888, Ore), Percy (dau, b Mar 1891, Ore) & Alpha (b July 1894, Ore)
OSBH DC (1929 Marion co) #408 Emma M. Powell, female, housewife, widowed, spouse J.S.S. Powell; b 2 June 1851, Polk co, Ore; father David Lewis (b Ky); mother Mary Jones (b Ky); d 13 May 1929, Rt 5, Salem, of Falls City, age 77y 11m 11d; lived in town 1m 7d; bur Smith; informant Mrs Lester Kearns, Rt 5, Salem
Mrs Emma Lewsis Powell, aged 77, died Monday evening, May 13, at the home of her niece, Mrs Lester Kearns, at Salem. The funeral will be held today at Henkle’s chapel, Dallas, with interment at Smith’s cemetery near Lewisville. Mrs Powell was born June 22, 1851, at Lewisville and lived there the greater part of her life until she moved to Valsetz two years ago. She was ill only two months before her death in Salem Monday. Her parents, Mary and David Lewis, crossed the plains to Oregon in early pioneer times. Lewisville was named for her father, David Lewis. She married John S.S. Powell June 29, 1867, and was the mother of 15 children, six of whom survive. Mrs Powell was a member of the Christian church at Falls City and was a devout member and an ardent Christian worker during the years of her life. She is survived by four daughters and two sons: Mrs J.J. Kreitzer, C.E. Powell and W.C. Powell, all of Valsetz; Mrs W.T. Brown of Airlie; Mrs C.B. Culver of Portland and Mrs L.D. Baldwin, Tenino, Wash; one sister, Mrs Lena Graves, Dallas; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Itemizer Observer, Thursday, May 16, 1929, 5:4
Powell Emma Lewis His Wife 1851-1929 [shares marker with John S.S. Powell]
OSBH DC (1929 Marion co) #408 Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, 1849-1879, page 38 1880 OR CENSUS (Benton Co, Muddy, ED 11, FA#148) 1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Sidney, ED 140, sheet 12B) Itemizer Observer, 16 May 1929, 5:4
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