Second Generation


2. Rev. Peter Powers was born on 29 February 1728 in Dunstable, New Hampshire, USA. He was educated in Harvard College. He served in the military in Revolutionary War. Peter died on 13 June 1800 at the age of 72 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Month of death also reported as May. He was buried in Old Settler's cemetery, South Deer Isle. Came to Deer Isle about 1785 from Newbury, Vermont (Now Hanover , NH).

Haskell, daughter of Nathan Haskell and Lucy Torrey, was born (date unknown). Connie Wiberg says her name is Martha Hale. Must resolve.

Rev. Peter Powers-5674 and Haskell-5673 had the following children:

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Nathan H. Powers died after 1886. Lived in Orland.

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Rev. Jonothan Powers died in 1807 in Penobscot, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was born in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

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iii.

Powers-6310.

Rev. Peter Powers and Martha Hale were married on 22 June 1756 in Sutton, New Hampshire, USA. Martha Hale, daughter of Jonathan Hale and Susannah Tuttle, was born on 25 June 1737 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. She died on 23 January 1802 at the age of 64 in Newbury, Vermont, USA. She was buried in Old Settler's cemetery, South Deer Isle. Marker only. Martha was buried in Newbury, Vermont, USA.

Rev. Peter Powers-5674 and Martha Hale-9158 had the following children:

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Peter Powers was born on 19 October 1757. He died on 8 September 1776 at the age of 18 in Army.

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Martha Powers was born on 24 May 1759. She died on 16 October 1782 at the age of 23. Unmarried.

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iii.

Damaris Powers-9200.

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iv.

Stephen Powers-9201.

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v.

Jonathan Powers-9203.

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vi.

Samuel Powers-9202.

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vii.

John Powers was born on 13 December 1767. He died on 18 April 1778 at the age of 10.

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viii.

Prescott Powers-9204.

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Hale Powers was born on 22 December 1771. Unmarried.

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x.

Dr. Moody B. Powers Sr.-5625.

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xi.

Nancy Powers died in Youth.

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xii.

Peter Powers died in Youth.

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xiii.

Anna Powers-9209.

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xiv.

Betsy Powers-9210.