Forrest Meeker Powers
and Mary Polly Alley
Forrest Meeker Powers b abt 1796 VA; s/o Jonas Powers and Lucy Sperry. Forrest Meekers Powers m. Mary Polly Alley b abt 1796 VA; d/o Joseph Alley and Sarah Jane Green. Children of Forrest Meeker Powers and Mary Polly Alley;
1. Jonas Powers b 1 Sept 1820 Scott Co VA d 1 Oct 1899 Wayne Co WV; buried Mt Vernon Cemetery Wayne Co WV; m. 1848 to Sarah Ann Reynolds b 14 Mar 1833 Scott Co VA d 2 Sept 1892 Wayne Co WV; buried Mt Vernon Cemetery Wayne Co WV; d/o Noah Milburn Reynolds and Mary Chaney Stone. (1860 Wise Co VA Census). Jonas Powers was a Union Soldier in the 39th KY Mounted Infantry.
2. George Washington Powers b 1830 Scott Co VA d 11 May 1909 Roane, WV; m. 22 Sept 1854 to Catherine Kennedy b 1932 Grayson Co VA; d/o James Isaac Kennedy and Elizabeth Martin.
3. Rachel Jane Powers b 28 Feb 1828 VA d 15 Oct 1881; m. Pleasant Kennedy b 4 Mar 1831 d 17 Feb 1916
4. Joseph Draper Powers b 20 May 1833 VA; m. 26 Sept 1854 to Sarah Alley
5. Wade Hampton Powers b abt 1837 VA; m. Mary Chaney Reynolds b 8 Mar 1852 d 3 Apr 1926 Huntington, Cabell Co WV; d/o Noah Milburn Reynolds and Mary Chaney Stone. Children of Wade H Powers and Mary Reynolds; i. Noah Powers ii. Chaney Powers iii. Minnie Powers
1850 Russell Co VA Census
35 886 Powers Forest M. 54 M Farmer 5000 VA
36 886 Powers Mary 54 F VA
37 886 Powers George 22 M Farmer VA
38 886 Powers Joseph D. 18 M Farmer VA
39 886 Powers Wade H. 13 M VA