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Gershom Powers, Jesse Thompson 1800s

Gershom Powers, Jesse Thompson 1800s

Posted: 6 Aug 2009 3:32AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 7 Aug 2009 12:30PM GMT
Surnames: Powers, Thompson, Hatch
I am researching the tombstone names in what appears to be a family plot at the North Street Cemetery in Auburn, New York. It includes my g. g. g. grandfather Gershom Powers d. 1831, wife Chloe d. 1818; Jesse Thompson, d. 1834 and wife Elizabeth, d. 1835; and a Hatch family whose tombstones I can't read but looks like wife and 2 children. Can anyone tell me the relationships among the Powers, Thompsons and Hatches?

Re: Gershom Powers, Jesse Thompson 1800s

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 5:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 14 Oct 2009 5:34PM GMT
Surnames: Powers, Hatch
There is a much earlier query in this forum that refers to Eliza Hatch as Gershom Powers' wife. That query is copied below.

Gershom Powers is also my g.g.g.grandfather (Hi cuz!) and I have his wife as Chloe St. John, d.Feb. 10, 1818 (2 weeks after the birth of her son, St. John Powers), buried Auburn, NY. My source is the Amos H. Powers book, Powers Family, 1884. I believe the information was contributed by Gershom's son, William Gershom Powers, since he personally knew Amos.

So we can infer that Eliza Hatch, if she was indeed married to Gershom Powers, must have been married to him after the death of Chloe St. John and before Gershom's death in 1831.
I don't have any idea who the Thompsons are.

Steve Nelson

Original post:
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John Olson Posted: 25 Jan 1998 6:00AM
Classification: Query
Surnames:
Originally posted: 11 Nov. 1996

Looking for much more about Eliza HATCH, Born 23 Feb. 1800. Died 11 July 1885. who married Gershom POWERS sometime before 1831 (the year of his death), and married William Beatty ROCHESTER on 9 April 1832 in Auburn, Cayuga Co. NY.

John Olson, 447 S. 15th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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