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Asa Powers

Male 1742 - 1816  (73 years)


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  • Name Asa Powers 
    Born 25 Nov 1742  Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Land/House say 1763 (Age 21)  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    History 1788  [4, 10
    Asa Powers represented Shutesbury at the Massachusetts Convention of 1788 convened to decide on the Federal Constitution. He voted Nay. 
    Census 1790 (Age 48)  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Land/House 25 Apr 1790 (Age 48)  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1800 (Age 58)  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1810 (Age 68)  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Will 10 Jun 1816 (Age 74)  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Died 8 Aug 1816  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Probate/Proved 24 Dec 1816  Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Siblings 5 Siblings 
    Person ID I2340  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2021 

    Father Reuben Powers,   b. 28 Apr 1714, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Azubah Wheeler,   c. 18 Jun 1727, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Nov 1741  Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Reuben was 27 years - Azubah was 14 years
    Family ID F1824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Resinah Wheeler,   b. 14 Oct 1739, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1821, Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Marriage Intent 14 Jul 1764  Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married Dec 1764  New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 10, 11
    Age at Marriage Asa was 22 years - Resinah was 25 years. (Were Married 51 years). 
    Children 5 children 
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: This is the date from the family record. The Shutesbury vital records record his birth as 14 November 1742. [10]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1742 - Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - say 1763 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Intent - 14 Jul 1764 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Dec 1764 - New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Capt. Asa Powers - 30 Jan 1766 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Almira Powers - 16 Jan 1768 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Levina Powers - 17 Aug 1771 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Tripena Powers - 15 Dec 1775 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robert Powers - 30 Aug 1776 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 25 Apr 1790 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 10 Jun 1816 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1816 - Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 24 Dec 1816 - Hampshire County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S783] 1790 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Year: 1790; Census Place: Shutesbury, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Series: M637; Roll: 4; Page: 527; Image: 573; Family History Library Film: 0568144.

    2. [S782] 1800 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Year: 1800; Census Place: Shutesbury, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Series: M32; Roll: 15; Page: 674; Image: 114; Family History Library Film: 205614.

    3. [S507] 1810 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Year: 1810; Census Place: Shutesbury, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: 19; Page: 231; Image: 00243; Family History Library Film: 0205627.

    4. [S2131] anonymous. "Ratification of the Federal Constitution by Massachusetts", (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume I, 1847).

    5. [S2133] Biographical Review Publishing Company. Biographical Review: This Volume Contains Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens of Franklin County, Massachusetts, (Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Company, 1895).

    6. [S670] Essex Institute. Vital Records of New Salem, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1927).

    7. [S687] Felton, Cyrus. A Genealogical History of the Felton Family, (Malborough, Massachusetts: Pratt Brothers, 1886).

    8. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Marriage Intention Record of Resinah Wheeler and Asa Powers.

    9. [S914] Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015).

    10. [S678] McTeer, Frances Davis and Frederick C. Warner. "Descendants of Reuben Powers of Shutesbury, Mass", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, October 1969).

    11. [S676] Pratt, Melvyn. Report to Eddy Family Reunion 1997, (Polo Alto, California: manuscript, 1997).