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An American Family History

Jeremiah Powers

 
"He was a man of prominence during the
French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars."
 

Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was first settled in 1686 by English settlers and was the the location of the Native American village called Nashoba Plantation

Quabbin was also called Quaker Plain and Narragansett. Quabbin is now under the Quabbin reservoir.

Jeremiah Powers was born about 1710 in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Thomas Powers and Mary Harwood.

He married Hannah Fiske in 1730. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Jeremiah and Hannah Powers.

He died on June 2, 1801 in Greenwich. He was buried in Quabbin Park Cemetery with his wife Hannah

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Children of Jeremiah Powers
and Hannah Fiske
  • Hannah Powers White
  • Captain Jeremiah Powers, II
  • Eunice Powers Bridges
  • Captain Isaac Powers
  • Aaron Powers
  • Esther Powers Gibbs
  • Elizabeth Powers Davis Griswold
  • Nathan Powers
  • Susannah Powers Hinds
  • Colonel Thomas Powers
  • Old Style Calendar
    Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.

    Children of Thomas Powers
    and Elizabeth
  • Joseph Powers
  • Elizabeth Powers Farr
  • and Mary Harwood
  • Phineas Powers
  • Ephraim Powers
  • Jane Powers Davis
  • James Powers
  • Jeremiah Powers
  • Greenwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts was incorporated in 1749 and dissolved in 1938. It was renamed from Quabbin in 1754 .
     

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    from The Revolutionary Ancestry of the Members of the Warren and Prescott Chapter by Massachusetts Daughters of the American Revolution. Warren and Prescott Chapter, Boston

    Of another great-grandfather of these members, Jeremiah Powers, one of the early settlers of Concord, Mass., and who later helped to found the town of Greenwich, Mass., it is stated, "He was a man of prominence during the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars." Whether he was ever enrolled in the army has not yet been ascertained.

     

    DNA match with other descendant in this line.
    Walter Powers
    Thomas Powers
    Jeremiah Powers
    Elizabeth Powers Davis
    Eunice Davis Dwinnell
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Sr.
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Jr.
    Victoria Dwinnell Miller
    Robert Wilson Miller, Sr.
    Robert Wilson Miller, Jr.

    Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was settled early by the English as a frontier outpost of  the Massachusetts Bay Colony.