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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Wilburn Clinton Powers: Birth: 13 MAY 1916 in Moore County, Bennett, North Carolina, USA. Death: 18 AUG 2009 in Penney Retirement Community in Penny Farms, FL.

  2. Beuna Mae Powers: Birth: 4 JAN 1918 in Moore Co. NC USA. Death: 5 JUL 2008 in Chatham Hospital Inc. Siler City

  3. Vida Belle Powers: Birth: 1921 in Moore Co. NC USA. Death: 1994

  4. Person Not Viewable


Sources
1. Title:   County Heritage, Inc. PO Box 34 Waynesville, NC 28786 Copyright 2005 The Moore County Heritage Book Committee County Heritage, Inc.
Page:   Charles Herbert-Sarah Purvis Powers

Notes
a. Note:   is father's farm that had been in the family for Generations. They had two other sons who died at birth. they have 14 Grandchildren-26 Great-Grandchildren and 5 Great-Great-Grandchildren. They were known to work hard as most farmers did during that day. When farming was slow Herbert would help cut right of ways for highways in a time before there were bulldozers and other heavy equipment. This would create extra money for the family. Herbert also raised layer chickens and sold eggs. The feed he used for them came in beautiful printed sacks. He would give them to the ladies to make dresses -aprons and other things. He was a very special person to be around and everyone loved him.
Note:   Charles Herbert and Sarah Purvis Powers lived on land that was part of h
b. Note:   e. They built their home in Near highfalls in Moore County. The land was part of his Father's farm that had been in the family for generations. He and Sarah were very successful as a farmer and homemaker.
Note:   They were married on the Moore-Chatham County line close to Sarah's hom


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