Louisa (Wilson) Power

Louisa Eliza (Wilson) Power (1819 - 1897)

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Louisa Eliza Power formerly Wilson aka Willson
Born in Montgomery County, Kentuckymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Bath County, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bath County, Kentuckymap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Aug 2016
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Louisa Willson married John Power 11 April 1838 in Bath County, Kentucky. Uriah Willson gave consent for his daughter to marry. Witness: John McDonald and Joshua S. Power.[1]

Louisa Power was age 42, born KY in the 1860 census of Bath County, Kentucky. [2]

US Census 1880, Bath County, Kentucky, Louisa Powers was age 62, wife, living in the household of John POWERS, age 69 [3]

Obituary, Owingsville, Kentucky, 1 April 1897. Mrs. Louisa Powers died Sunday at her home near old Pittsburgh. Funeral from the home Monday by Elder B.F. Parker. Burial in the family burial ground near the home. She was 78 years old lacking by only a few days. Member of the Christian Church at White Oak for 40 years. Left seven children: W.W. of Owingsville, J.H. and W.B. of near the old home, Mrs. George A. Deatly, Mrs. Kate A. Gillon and Mrs. James H. Wilson and Mrs. R.T. Colliver, all living at or near the old home. Odessa. [4]


  1. "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954,"(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5ZH-NLQ), John Power and Louisa Willson, 11 Apr 1838; citing Bath, Kentucky; FHL microfilm 273,004.
  2. "United States Census, 1860 Bath County, Kentucky", (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZY1-DPR), Louisa Power in entry for John Power, 1860.
  3. US Census Wyoming, Bath, Kentucky Family History Library Film 1254402 NA Film Number T9-0402 Page Number 274A
  4. Owingsville Outlook, (Owingsville, Kentucky) Thu 01 Apr 1897

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Marriage consent by Uriah Wilson for his daughter Louisa to marry John Power
Marriage consent by Uriah Wilson for his daughter Louisa to marry John Power


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