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John Carroll Power
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1819
Flemingsburg
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1894
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Custodian at the National Lincoln Monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois from 1874 to 1894. Mr. Power was on duty the night of November 7, 1876, when "ghouls" attemted to steal the body of President Lincoln. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah A. Harris Power (1824 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 25
 
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Record added: Apr 13, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 21260
John Carroll Power
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John Carroll Power
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
John Carroll Power
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
 
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- mj
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015
Thank you for your service.
- Tricia Power
 Added: Dec. 24, 2014

- R I P
 Added: Sep. 19, 2014
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