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Power, Lawson S.

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Power, Lawson S.
March 14, 2007 06:06PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B, 1887
Fleming County

LAWSON S. POWER was born in Fleming County, Ky., July 14, 1826, and is the
ninth in a family of thirteen children born to John and Sarah (Seybold)
Power. John Power, a native of Virginia, and a son of Joseph Power, was
born November 30, 1787, was a farmer by occupation, and died October 4,
1840, a member of the Baptist Church. Mrs. Sarah Power was a daughter of
Jasper and Nancy (Carroll) Seybold, originally from Virginia. She was born
September 11, 1793, and died January 15, 1867. Lawson S. Power was reared
on a farm and educated in the common schools. He has always been engaged in
agricultural pursuits. He served in the Union army, Company H, Tenth
Kentucky Cavalry, thirteen months, being detailed to hospital work. In 1867
he married Mrs. Ruth Seybold, widow of Joshua Seybold, and a daughter of
Daniel Carr, of Pennsylvania, and of German descent. She died April 18,
1886, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Power is a member of
the Baptist Church.

Power Seybold Carroll Carr

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