On 27 Aug 1757 at the age of 49 in Coos County, New Hampshire, Peter passed away. He was laid to rest at the Congregational Church Cemetery in Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. The inscription on his stone reads,
Here lies buried the body of Capt. Peter Powers who departed this life on the 27th of August An Dom 1757, in the 51 year of his age. He was the first settler in this town with a family. Moved in 1731. 
Note While living at Dunstable, N.H., he received the commission of Capt. ofMilitia from Gov. Wentworth
Date: ABT MAY 1728
Place: Dunstable (now (?) Nashua), Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Note: After his marriage he moved to that part of Dunstable, N.H., now known asNashua, N.H.
Place: Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Note: during the summer and fall of 1730 he made the first clearing and builtthe first house in what is now Hollis, N.H. His wife and two childrenmoved in January 1731. The site of his dwelling was about 1½ milesnorthwest of the Hollis meeting house.
Date: 15 JUN 1754
Place: Rumford now (?) Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Note: In 1754 Capt. Peter Powers (of Hollis, N.H.), Lt. James Stevens andEnsign Ephraim hale (both of Townsend) were appointed by the GeneralCourt of N.H. to lead a company to explore the area now known as CoosCo., N.H. The company redezvoused at Concord, N.H. which was thencalled Rumford, N.H., and started on 15 June 1754. They went as farnorth as Israel's River, Lancaster, N.H. The report was neverpublished, but was given in later years to the Conn. Historical Societyat Hartford, Conn.
In 1755 he raised a company of men to march under Col. Joseph Blanchardagainst the French forts at Crown Point, N.Y.
Marriage 20 April 1728 Chelmsford, Middlesex County Massachusetts
↑ Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 28 June 2020), memorial page for Capt Peter Powers (29 Dec 1707–27 Aug 1757), Find a Grave Memorial no. 43536010, citing Congregational Church Cemetery, Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Mike and Terri Taylor/Mike4920 (contributor 48140009) .https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43536010
Source: S125 Title: A Genealogical Record of the Power(s) Families, Format: unpaginated Abbreviation: Gen. Rec. of Powers Fams. Author: Powers, Franklin E. Publication: the author, Aurora, Colo., 1974 Repository: #R2 Call Number: 929.273 P872pf
Repository: R2 Name: Family History Library Address: City: Salt Lake City State: Utah Country: -United States
Source: S336 Title: Wheat Genealogy: Descendants of Moses Wheat of Concord, Massachusetts andof Francis Wheat of Maryland Abbreviation: Wheat Gen. (1960) Author: Wheat, Silas Carmi; Scranton, Helen Love Publication: 1960
Source: S402 Title: Daughters of the American Revolution National Society Lineage Application Abbreviation: Isabella Marena (Powers) Crutchett D.A.R. Lineage Application Author: Crutchett, Isabella Marena (Powers) Repository: #R322
Source: S98 Title: Dr. Gilman Frost's Genealogical Records of Hanover, New Hampshire,Format: 15 microfilm reels Abbreviation: Dr. Frost's Gen. Recs. of Hanover Author: Frost, Gilman DuBois Publication: Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1972
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