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Martha Jane Orley Powers

March 5, 1824– , 1857

Probably born in Butler County, Ohio; daughter of Lydia and Daniel Orley. Probably died at Greenbush, Warren County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 319, Martha Powers. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 5:2954. 1860 U.S. census, Greenbush, Warren Co., Illinois, p. 16, Martha J. Powers, NARA. Barry Holt, “Great Overview of the Family,” Will of Aaron Powers, Aug. 7, 1857, (, accessed Aug. 2013).