April 05, 2004

James Hughes (Hews) Nancy

James Hughes or Hews, Nancy, R5350, BLW #36537-160-55, VA Line, sol lived in Culpeper Co VA at enl, sol m Nancy Powers 14 Mar 1839 in DeKalb Co GA & sol d there 6 Feb l852 & wid appl for BLW 23 Aug 1855 in Lumpkin Co GA aged 80 a res of Cobb Co GA, wid appl for pension on 28 Oct 1856 Fulton Co GA a res of DeKalb Co GA, a Joseph & Nancy A. Powers were witnesses to wid's aff'dt in 1855, sol & wid had been m by one Josiah Powers a JP but no relationship was stated, a daughter Nancy Hughes signed p.o.a. on 22 Apr 1852 in Laurens Dist SC as heir of dec'd wid, sol had appl 15 Jan 1845 DeKalb Co GA aged 86 & stated after the Rev he lived in VA, NC, SC & GA

Posted by JHSGran at April 5, 2004 08:32 AM

Joseph Power was the son of John Power and Sarah Woodall. He first married Isabella Belue. He second married Nancy Garrett at some point after his first wife died in 1848.
I don't have a clue as to who Josiah was.
I am a descendant of Joseph's half brother, Alexander Power.
A. D.

Posted by: A. Deason Smith at April 21, 2004 10:30 PM