John Powers
and Sarah Leech

John Powers b abt 1804 d 4 Feb 1885; s/o John Michael Powers and Elizabeth Unknown. John Powers m. 8 Sept 1831 to Sarah Sallie Leech b 26 Apr 1810 Rockbridge Co VA; d/o Jacob Leech and Nancy Dougherty. Children of John Powers and Sarah Sallie Leech;

1. Nancy Jane Powers b abt 1833 Russell Co VA; m. Samuel Sutherland b 1820 Russell Co VA; s/o Henry S Sutherland and Agnes LaForce.

2. John Powers b abt 1834 Russell Co VA

3. Elizabeth Powers b abt 1835 Russell Co VA; m. 14 Jan 1858 Russell Co VA to James Harvey Ramey Colley b abt 1840 Russell Co VA; s/o James Jim Colley and Delilah Ramey.

4. George Washington Powers b 9 Jul 1836 Russell Co VA d 19 Jan 1914; m. 22 Dec 1857 Russell Co VA to Martha Colley b 1840 Russell Co VA; d/o James Jim Colley and Emma Ferrell.

5. Francis Marion Powers b 1838 Russell Co VA

6. Calvin Morgan Powers b 1838 Russell Co VA

7. James Harvey Powers b 14 Jul 1841 Russell Co VA d 14 Feb 1918; m. abt 1863 to Elizabeth Sutherland b 1 Mar 1845 Russell Co VA; d/o Henry Sutherland and Margaret Counts.

8. William Patton Powers b 1842 Russell Co VA d abt 1863

9. Charles Carter Powers b 8 Jun 1845 Russell Co VA d Jan 1920 Russell Co VA; m. 2 Jan 1866 Russell Co VA to Nancy Artrip b 9 Feb 1843 Russell Co VA d 14 May 1915 Russell Co VA; d/o William H Artrip and Mary Pop Sutherland.

10. Margaret Powers b 1846 Russell Co VA; m. 12 Jan 1869 Russell Co VA to J Harvey Barton b 1847 Buchanan Co VA; s/o John Barton and Ruth Unknown.

11. Thomas Jefferson Powers b 1849 Russell Co VA; m. Mary Cook

12. Mary Powers b 1851 Russell Co VA d 1926; m. 25 Feb 1868 Russell Co VA to Christopher Christly Kiser b 1846 Russell Co VA d 10 Oct 1896; s/o Henry Kiser and Mary Polly Kiser.

13. Henry Powers b 1854 Russell Co VA; m. 13 Nov 1871 Russell Co VA to Louisa Kiser b 1852 Russell Co VA; d/o James Marshall Buck Jim Kiser and Elizabeth Betsy Burchett.

14. Louvisa Powers b 18 Sept 1857 Russell Co VA d 30 Jul 1901; m. 12 Jun 1884 Russell Co VA to John Henry Jessee b 16 Jun 1860 Russell Co VA d 7 Aug 1921; s/o Stanford Lea Jessee and Sarah Sallie Fuller.


John Powers
and Margaret Rasnake

John Powers b abt 1804 d 4 Feb 1885; s/o John Michael Powers and Elizabeth Unknown. John Powers m. 4 Oct 1866 Russell Co VA to Margaret Rasnake b 1836 Russell Co VA d 11 Oct 1883 Russell Co VA; d/o Elijah Rasnake and Elizabeth Lillian Skeens. Children of John Powers and Margaret Rasnake;

1. Eliza Powers

2. Russell Powers b 10 Dec 1867

3. Vincent Powers b abt 1869 VA

4. Virginia Powers b 1872

5. Archibald Powers b 1882


Margaret Rasnake
and James Harvey Breeding

Margaret Rasnake b 1836 Russell Co VA d 11 Oct 1883 Russell Co VA; d/o Elijah Rasnake and Elizabeth Lillian Skeens. Margaret Rasnake m. James Harvey Breeding b 1 Mar 1834 Russell Co VA; s/o Elijah Breeding and Susannah Artrip. Children of James Harvey Breeding and Margaret Rasnake;

1. Albert Ab Breeding b 24 Apr 1856 Russell Co VA

2. Elizabeth Breeding b 1857 Russell Co VA

3. Isabelle Sis Breeding b 1864 Russell Co VA


1850 Russell Co VA Census
10 64 64 Powers John 46 M Farming Wythe Co. VA
11 64 64 Powers Sarah 41 F Rockbridge Co. VA
12 64 64 Powers Nancy Jane 17 F Russell Co. VA
13 64 64 Powers Elisabeth 15 F Russell Co. VA
14 64 64 Powers Geo W. 13 M Russell Co. VA
15 64 64 Powers Francis M. 12 M Russell Co. VA
16 64 64 Powers James H. 9 M Russell Co. VA
17 64 64 Powers Calvin M. 12 M Russell Co. VA
18 64 64 Powers William P. 8 M Russell Co. VA
19 64 64 Powers Charles C. 6 M Russell Co. VA
20 64 64 Powers Margaret 4 F Russell Co. VA
21 64 64 Powers Thomas J. 1 M Russell Co. VA

1870 Buchanan Co., VA Census. Name: John Powers Age in 1870: 63 Birth Year: abt 1807. Birthplace: Virginia. Home in 1870: Sand Lick, Buchanan, Virginia. Race: White. Gender: Male. Post Office: Grundy. Value of real estate: Household Members:
1870 Buchana Co VA Census
Name Age
John Powers 63
Margarett Powers 37
Henry Powers 18
Louicia Powers 16
Albert Powers 13
Elisabeth Powers 11
Russell Powers 2
Vincent Powers 2/12


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