Mabel May Planck (1882-1921)

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Mabel May Planck Powers
Powers, Mabel Plank.JPG
Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs
Born: Sep 1882 of Eden, Indiana
Died: 1 Oct 1921 Carpenteria, California
Father: Joseph Ludwig Planck
Mother: Alice M. Schreck
Siblings: Orley Ray Planck
Sybil Planck
Mabel May Planck
Casper Planck
Gordon Gix Planck
Hazel Planck
Wallace Wadsworth Planck
Spouse: Maurice Alva Powers
Married: 1 Oct 1906 Petoskey, Michigan
Children: Doris Irene Powers
William Scott Powers
Josephine Powers
Sybil Marian Powers


Petoskey Evening News, Saturday, September 17, 1921:


Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Powers have received word that their daughter in law, Mabel Plank Powers, wife of Maurice A. Powers, has died in a hospital in Santa Barbara, Calif., following an operation for appendicitis.

Mrs. Powers was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Planck, former Harbor Springs residents.

She grew to womanhood here and had many friends who will regret to learn of her death.

Beside her husband she is survived by three children two daughters and a son, her father and mother, two brothers and two sisters.


  • 1900 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan:
Planck, Joseph L.
, Mabel, daughter, white, female, Sept 1882, 17, single, Ind, OH, Ind, At School
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
POWERS, Maurice A. & PLANCK, Mable
Date: 10/1/1906
Liber: 3
Folio: 230
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Groom's Name: Morrice A. Powers
Groom's Age: 21 years
Groom's Birth Date: 1885
Groom's Birthplace: Michigan
Groom's Father: P. A.
Groom's Mother: Marsha Chappin
Bride's Name: Mable Blank
Bride's Age: 23 years
Bride's Birth Date: 1883
Bride's Birthplace: Indiana
Bride's Father: Joseph
Bride's Mother:
Marriage Date: 01 Oct 1906
Marriage Place: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Film Number: 2342673
Digital Folder Number: 4208688
Image Number: 600
Reference Number: v 2 p 92 rn 138
  • 1910 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan, 226
Powers, Maurice, head, 25, married 1, OH, Can, OH, Plummer
, Mable, wife, 25, married 1, 0 kids, Ind, PA, Ind
Date: OCT 1, 1921
Jim Powers
also letter from Jim to Joanne & Arnold Howse.