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  • ID: I43
  • Name: Ralph Newman Powers
  • Surname: Powers
  • Given Name: Ralph Newman
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 Jul 1896 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI
  • Death: 14 Oct 1965 in Flint, Genesee, MI of Heart Attack
  • Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Genesee Co., MI
  • _UID: DD64CFBB99B92C478F458301B2ADC3B4BE4E
  • Note:
    Certified Copy of Record of Birth State of Michigan / County of Calhoun / Record No. 340
    Date of Birth: Julyl 27, 1896
    Name of Child: Ralph Powers / Male / White
    Birthplace: B.C. City (Battle Creek)
    Parents: Wm. Powers, Residence: B.C. City
    Ada Powers, Residence:___
    Birthplace of Each: Canada (sic)
    Occupation of Father: Carpenter
    Date of Record: July 15, 1897
    1900 MI Census - Calhoun Co., Battle Creek Twp., Battle Creek City #269

    POWERS, William S., head, w/m, b. Aug 1859, mar 22 years,Can/Can/Can
    " Addie, wife, w/f/, June 1864, 4ch/3living, MI/Scotland/New York
    " , Ward S., son, May 1893, Mich/Can/Mich
    " , Ralph N., son w/m/July 1896, single, Mich/Can/Mich
    " , Addie M., daughter, w/f/Feb 1898, single, Mich/Can/Mich
    MOOR, Cynthia, mother-In-Law, w/f, Dec 1829, wid, 6ch/3living,NY/NY/NY
     By 1910, the William S. Powers family was back in Lapeer County and were enumerated on the 1 910 Federal Census on Wednesday, April 27, 1910, in Dryden Township in Lapeer County. Belo w is some extracted information from the 1910 Census:
    Powers, William S., 50, Mar. 21 yrs, to U.S. 1881, Na
    " , Adda M., Wife, F/W/45, M, 21 yrs, 7 children
    " , Ward S., Son, M/W/16, Single
    " , Ralph N., Son, M/W/13, "
    " , Adda M. Daughter, F/W/12, Single
    " , Cynthia J., Daughter, F/W/9, Single
    " , Marion G., Son, M/W/3, Single
    1930 Flint City Directory
    Powers, Ralph (Beatrice) auto worker h 1530 Colorado

    WWI Registration Card (6-5-1918)
    Age 21
    1205 S. Saginaw Street, Flint, MI
    DOB: July 27, 1896
    Birthplace: Battle Creek, MI
    Father's Birthplace: Canada
    Name of Employer: Ira Van Kleek - Farm - R.F.D. 2
    Nearest Relative: Addie Powers, 1205 S. Saginaw Street
    Physical Description: blue eyes, brown hair
    1940 MI Genesee Co., Flint
    1706 Beach Street
    ED 85-164, Page 4A
    Ralph Powers, polisher at auto factory

    Name: Ralph Powers
    Age: 43
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Michigan
    Marital Status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Home in 1940: Flint, Genesee, Michigan
    View Map
    Street: Beach Street
    House Number: 1706
    Farm: No
    Inferred Residence in 1935: Flint, Genesee, Michigan
    Residence in 1935: Same Place
    Resident on farm in 1935: No
    Sheet Number: 4A
    Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 84
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Ralph Powers 43
    Jessie Powers 39
    William Powers 14
    Ralph Powers 12
    Richard Powers 10
    Barbara Ann Powers 8
    Genesee Co., MI, Deeds
    Liber "501", Page 455
    21 November 1929
    John L. Pierce, Secretary [ Windiate-Pierce-Davison Co.]
    Ralph N. & Beatrice Powers (wife)
    Lot #494 of Homedale
    Burton Twp Subsection of Sec 5, now part of City of Flitn..fulfillment of land contract [date d] 13 May 1925.....
    Witnesses: E. Louise Jennings & Esther Parsell
    Name: Ralph Powers
    Birth date: 27 Jul 1896
    Birth place: Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan
    Gender: Male
    Race or color (on document):
    Father name: Wm Powers
    Father birth place: Canada
    Age of father:
    Mother name: Ada Powers
    Mother birth place: Canada
    Mother age:
    Christening date:
    Christening place:
    Additional relatives:
    Death date:
    Age at death:
    Film number: 2322567
    Digital GS number: 4206356
    Image number: 1073
    Frame number:
    Reference number: item 2 p 391 rn 340
    Collection: Michigan Births 1867-1902
  • Change Date: 29 Jan 2013 at 15:20:03

    Father: William S. Powers b: 27 Aug 1859 in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
    Mother: Addie More b: 26 Jun 1864 in Lapeer Co., MI

    Marriage 1 Beatrice Cameron b: 4 Jul 1900 in Sterling, Arenac, MI
    • Married: 29 Mar 1924 in Flint, Genesee, MI
    • Note:
      Genesee Co., MI
      March 29, 1924
      Volume II, Page 138, Record #6909
      Ralph N. Powers, 27, white, Flint, MI, Mi, factory worker
      William S. Powers/Addie Moore - No- March 29, 1924, Flint, MI
      Jessie B. Cameron, 23, Flint, MI, MI, factory worker
      Donald Cameron/Anna Cameron - No-
      John W. McCue, Minister
      Witnesses: Marion G. Powers, Flint & Flora Cameron, Flint
      Groom name: Ralph N. Powers
      Groom race (on document):
      Groom age: 27 years
      Groom birth year: 1897
      Groom birth place: Michigan
      Bride name: Jesse B. Cameron
      Bride race (on document):
      Bride age: 23 years
      Bride birth year: 1901
      Bride birth place: Michigan
      Marriage type:
      Marriage date: 29 Mar 1924
      Marriage place: Flint, Genesee, Michigan
      Father of groom name: Wm. S. Powers
      Mother of groom name: Addie Moore
      Father of bride name: Donald Cameron
      Mother of bride name: Anna Cameron
      Marital status:
      Groom previous wife name:
      Bride marital status:
      Bride previous husband name:
      Additional relatives:
      Film number: 2342762
      Frame number:
      Digital GS number: 4210108
      Image number: 31
      Reference number: v 3 p 26 rn 6909
      Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
    1. Has Children Richard Newman Powers b: 17 May 1929 in Genesee, Michigan, USA
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