An American Family History

Colonel Thomas Powers

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Colonel Thomas Powers was born October 5, 1752 in Greenwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. His parents were Jeremiah Powers and Hannah Fiske.

He married Mary Hinds on January 19, 1774. Mary was born on September 25, 1752 in Greenwich. She was the daughter of of Nehemiah and Sarah Hinds. Thomas' sister Susannah Powers married Mary's brother, Captain Joseph Hinds.

Their children included:
Thomas Powers (1774-1824, married Susan Converse),
Mary (Polly) Powers (1775-1849),
Warren Powers (1777),
Sally Powers Hepburn (1779),
Ezra Powers (1780),
Eunice Powers Walker (1781-1828, married William Walker),
Erastus Powers (1784),
Belara Powers Wardwell (1785, married Stephen Wardwell),
Captain Joseph Powers (1786-1853),
Anna Powers Newcomb (1788, married Calvin Newcomb), and
James Powers (1789).

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