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 Flora J <I>Powers</I> Whitney

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Flora J Powers Whitney

Birth
Palermo, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death
1 Nov 1916 (aged 54)
Mexico, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial
Mexico, Oswego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
120205888 View Source


Flora Powers was the daughter of Silas Powers 1808 and Mary Dobbs. At the age of about 9 she was adopted by George Marsh. Her father died in 1871, her mother died in 1867.

Flora taught school in Vermillion, Oswego County, and in New Hartford and Utica,Oneida County, New York.

Flora married George B Whitney, the son of James R Whitney and Caroline Adams, on July 6, 1909, in New Hartford, Oneida, New York. It was his second marriage.

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Oswego Daily Palladium: Saturday, November 4, 1916

Obituary -- Mrs. George B. Whitney.

MEXICO, Nov. 4. -- Mrs. George B. Whitney, aged fifty-four years, died on Thursday evening. Mrs. Whitney has been an invalid for the past two years. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Silas Powers, of Palermo. At the age of nine years she was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George Marsh. Surviving her are her husband, her foster-mother, Mrs. Marsh, of Oswego; two sister, Mrs. Clarence Hubbard, of this village, and Mrs. Mary Eastwood, of Michigan, and a brother, Hiel Powers, of Fulton. Funeral services will be held at her late home on Sunday at two p.m. The Rev. David L. Roberts, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial in Village cemetery.


Flora Powers was the daughter of Silas Powers 1808 and Mary Dobbs. At the age of about 9 she was adopted by George Marsh. Her father died in 1871, her mother died in 1867.

Flora taught school in Vermillion, Oswego County, and in New Hartford and Utica,Oneida County, New York.

Flora married George B Whitney, the son of James R Whitney and Caroline Adams, on July 6, 1909, in New Hartford, Oneida, New York. It was his second marriage.

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Oswego Daily Palladium: Saturday, November 4, 1916

Obituary -- Mrs. George B. Whitney.

MEXICO, Nov. 4. -- Mrs. George B. Whitney, aged fifty-four years, died on Thursday evening. Mrs. Whitney has been an invalid for the past two years. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Silas Powers, of Palermo. At the age of nine years she was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. George Marsh. Surviving her are her husband, her foster-mother, Mrs. Marsh, of Oswego; two sister, Mrs. Clarence Hubbard, of this village, and Mrs. Mary Eastwood, of Michigan, and a brother, Hiel Powers, of Fulton. Funeral services will be held at her late home on Sunday at two p.m. The Rev. David L. Roberts, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial in Village cemetery.


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