Martha Alice Chaffee (1860-1931)

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Martha Alice Chaffee
Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs
Born: 1 Apr 1859 Tippecanoe, Ohio
Died: 10 Mar 1931 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Perry Philander Chaffee
Siblings: Martha Alice Chaffee
Philander P. Chaffee
Vinney Chaffee
Bernard Chaffee
Sidney Chaffee
Menty Chaffee
Loretta Chaffee
Spouse: Perry Andrew Powers
Married: 4 Mar 1874 Stanton, Michigan
Children: Elton Andrew Powers
Edward Clifford Powers
Maurice Alva Powers
Mabel Luella Powers
Donald Charles Powers

Martha Alice Chaffee was born 1 April 1859 at Tippecanoe, Ohio.

Her father is Perry Philander Chaffee.

Martha married Perry Andrew Powers on 4 March 1874 at Stanton, Montcalm, Michigan.

Their children are Elton Andrew Powers, Edward Clifford Powers, Maurice Alva Powers, Mabel Luella Powers and Donald Powers.

Martha died 10 March 1931 at Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan. She is buried at the Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan.


  • Marriage: Montcalm County, Michigan, Early Marriages, Groom Index:
Names: Powers, Perry A. & Chafy, Martha
Date: 4 Mar 1873
Page: 45
Book: A
  • 1880 Federal Census, Crystal, Montcalm, Michigan
Powers, Perry A.
, Martha, wife, married, female, white, 20, OH, Keeping House, OH, OH
  • 1900 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Powers, Perry A.
, Martha A, wife, white, female, Apr,1859,41, married 27 years, OH, OH, OH
  • 1910 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan, 56
Powers, Perry O.
, Martha A, wife, 52, married1, OH, OH, OH
  • 1920 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Powers, Perry
, Martha A., wife, female, white, 61, married, OH, US, US
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search Deaths:
POWERS, Martha Alice
Date: 3/10/1931
Liber: 5
Folio: 215
Place of Death: Petoskey, Michigan
POWERS, Martha
Date: 16 Mar 1931
Sec: E
Lot: 56
  • Death variant: 10 Mar 1931
  • Melching, William Andrew, Family Records
  • Source: Ancestry World Tree: Powers Family:
Jim Powers
also letter from Jim to Joanne & Arnold Howse.