Friday, August 10, 2012

#7432 - Mary E. Powers

Mary E. Powers (#7432 in the Richmond family book) was the daughter of Cyrus H. S. and Nancy (Richmond) Powers.  She was born on August 10, 1850.  In 1860 she was living in Bureau County, Illinois.

1860 IL Bureau
Powers, Cyrus S. H., 44, b. NY
", Nancy, 42, b. NY
", Julia, 20, b. NY
", John, 19, b. NY
", Philena, 15, b. NY
", James R., 12, b. NY
", Eliza, 10, b. NY [Mary]
", Cyrus, 6, b. NY
", William, 2, b. IL
Clemens, Eli, 20, b. NY
", James, 17, b. NY

Ancestry's page stated that Mary E. Powers' spouse was named Hagan.  Thomas Hagan married Mary E. Powers in Afton, Union County, Iowa, on September 18, 1872.

United States Census, 1880
Name: Thomas Hagen
Residence: Spalding, Union, Iowa
Birthdate: 1840
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Relationship to Head: Self
Spouse's Name: Mary E. Hagen
Spouse's Birthplace: New York, United States
Father's Birthplace: Indiana, United States
Mother's Birthplace: England
Occupation: Farmer
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Thomas Hagen M 40 Illinois, United States
WIFE Mary E. Hagen F 29 New York, United States
Martin Hagen M 17 New York, United States
Frank Hoblitf M 10 New York, United States

Iowa State Census, 1885
Name: Thomas Hagan
Event Place: Spaulding, Union, Iowa
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: 1841
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Thomas Hagan M 44
Mary E Hagan F 34
Kely Thurston F 16

Mary E. Hagan died on October 10, 1894, intestate and without issue (see court case Hagan v. Powers).

Thomas Hagan remarried in 1896:

Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992
Groom's Name: Thomas Hagan
Groom's Birth Date: 1840
Groom's Birthplace: Jolit, Ill.
Groom's Age: 56
Bride's Name: Celia Ann Middleton
Bride's Birth Date: 1862
Bride's Birthplace: Muscatine Co., Iowa
Bride's Age: 34
Marriage Date: 05 Apr 1896
Marriage Place: Adair, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: Barney Hagan
Groom's Mother's Name: Hannah Mason
Bride's Father's Name: Henry Middleton
Bride's Mother's Name: Olive V. Doolittle
Groom's Marital Status: Widowed
Bride's Marital Status: Single

Thomas and Celia Hagan were still living in Iowa in 1900.

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