POWERS FAMILY MOTTO:

per crucem ad coronam

By the Cross to a crown

POWERS COAT OF ARMS

POWERS FAMILY HISTORY

FATHER POWER b. 1800?, m. MOTHER POWER, b. 1800?.

Second Generation

3. MICHAEL POWER b. 1820'S, IRELAND, m. FEB 7, 1836, in CARRICKBEG R.C. CHURCH-REV JOHN MULLINS, WITNESS:MICHAEL CLEARY & BRIGID CAVANAUGH, BRIGID MULLINS POWER, b. 1820's?, IRELAND, (daughter of MR MULLINS and MRS MULLINS).

Third Generation

4. MARTIN POWER b. CHURCHTOWN HILL CO. WATERFORD IRELAND, Baptized FEB 8, 1842, CARRICKBEG R.C. CHURCH-REV M. L. FOGARTY, Married FEB 1, 1871, in CHAPEL OF CARRICKBEG REVMIKE/NICK PHELAN, WITNESSES, MICHAEL LOUGHLIN & KATE BROPHY were witnesses, ELLEN AGNES HONAN POWER, b. 1841, BALLYCLOUGH CO. WATERFORD IRELAND, (daughter of LAURENCE HONAN and G. DROHN HONAN) d. 1876-1895, IRELAND. MARTIN died 1876-95, IRELAND.

5. JAMES M. POWERS b. 1856, COUNTY WATERFORD, IRELAND, m. NOV 29,1888, in ST JOSEPHS REV THOMAS CARROLL, BLIZZARD NOV 30,1888 PG 1 COL 3, MARY A.( MARIA?) ECK POWERS, b. NOVEMBER 1860, GERMANY, PARENTS BORN IN GERMANY, d. SEPT 10, 1933, OIL CITY?, buried: OLD ST JOES LEFT SIDE ROW 22 PG 12. JAMES died JUNE 15,1899, MANNING ST OIL CITY, buried: OLD ST JOES LEFT SIDE ROW 22 PG 12.

6. MICHAEL THOMAS POWERS b. IRELAND, APRIL 5, 1857, CARRICKBEG R.C. CHURCH-REV R HENEBRY, m. (1) JANUARY 17,1888, in ST JOSEPHS BY FATHER THOMAS CARROLL, MARY (MOYNEHAN?) MINIHAN POWERS, b. DECEMBER 1863, IRELAND, (daughter of JOHN MINIHAN and MARY MINIHAN) d. JAN 5,1911, AT 9PM AT HOME AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS, buried: OLD SAINT JOSEPH CEMETERY OIL CITY, m. (2) 1911, KATHERINE LENEHAN POWERS. MICHAEL died SEPT 25, 1919, OIL CITY, buried: SEPT 27, 1919, ST. JOSEPHS CEMETERY.

Fourth Generation

7. MICHAEL J. POWERS b. APRIL 15,1873, IRELAND CO.WATERFORD CARRICK-ON-SUIR RVR, m. APRIL 19,1899, in ST JOSEPH'S CHURCH-V REV P.J.SHERIDAN, MARY LONERGAN POWERS, b. NOV 1873, IRELAND, (daughter of MARTIN LONERGAN and CATHERINE LONERGAN) d. OCTOBER 18,1938, OIL CITY, buried: CALVARY CEMETARY SECTION II ROW 9. MICHAEL died MARCH 15,1948, MSGR POWERS-LAST RITES, buried: MARCH 18,1948, CALVARY CEMETARY SECTION II ROW 9.

8. CATHERINE AGNES "AUNTIE" POWERS McGUIRE b. MAY 11, 1874, IRELAND CO.WATERFORD CARRICK ON SUIR RVR, m. 1894, MARTIN McGUIRE, b. 1884, IRELAND. CATHERINE died JAN 15,1957, 82 YEARS OLD MSGR POWERS-LAST RITES, buried: JAN 18,1957, CALVARY CEMETARY SECTION II D-14.

9. BRIDGET MARY POWERS SHANAHAN b. MAY 11, 1874, IRELAND,CO.WATERFORD CARRICK-ON-SUIR RVR, m. OCT 4,1899, in ST JOSEPHS CHURCH REV P.J. SHERIDAN, THOMAS JOSEPH SHANAHAN, b. DEC 24, 1877, SIVERLY PARENTS BORN IN IRELAND, (son of CORNELIUS SHANAHAN and ELLEN S. FORAN SHANAHAN) d. JAN 3,1945, OIL CITY JAKE STEFFEE-FUNERAL DIRECTOR, buried: JAN 6,1945, CALVARY CEMETERY SECTION II ROW 12. BRIDGET died AUGUST 28,1949, 9 GLENVIEW AVE HOME OF SON THOMAS, buried: SEPT 1,1949, CALVARY CEMETERY SECTION II ROW 12.