An American Family History

Nathan Powers

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

Nathan Powers was born in March, 1748 in Quabbin, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. His parents were Jeremiah Powers and Hannah Fiske.

He married Anna Clark on May 30, 1770 in Brimfield, Massachusetts. Anna was born on February 4, 1750/51.

Their children included:
Captain Clark Powers (1771),
Captain Chester Powers (1774),
Anna Powers Stone (1776),
Mercy Powers (1779-1783),
Captain Nathan Powers (1782-1824),
Daniel Powers (1784-1815),
Captain Nathaniel Powers (1788-1865), and
Mercy Powers Brown Walker (1791). 

Nathan died July 30, 1804. Anna died on October 12, 1822.

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.
Greenwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts was incorporated in 1749 and dissolved in 1938. It was renamed from Quabbin in 1754 .

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
  • In 1662 Hampshire County, Massachusetts was formed from the western section of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Parts of the original county became Hampden, Franklin, Berkshire and Worcester Counties.