Lillian May Powley

Female 1877 - 1943  (66 years)


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  • Name Lillian May Powley 
    Born 4 Apr 1877  Camden Twp. Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Lilla "Lillie" May Powley 
    Reference Number 92 
    Died 20 Jul 1943  Ingham, Michigan (Lansing Sparrow Hospital) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00573  Julie Batzloff
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2021 

    Father John Benjamin S. Powley,   b. 19 Oct 1840, Kington Twp., Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1925, Ionia County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Francis Lavina Vannest,   b. 6 Jun 1839, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1921, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1861  Gate-vincent, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 92 
    Notes 
    • In the 1900 census she reported being married 39 years, and having had 7 children of whom 5 were living. A brief history of the Vannest Family can be found in "Gladwin History, Now & Then", Gladwin Hist. Soc. 1990, pg 172, as follows: "James Vannest (1794-1878) lies in a Canadian grave. Elizabeth Card Vannest (1794[?]-1893) is in Ridge Cemetery. Siblings [their children] Elisha, Patty & Mina, stayed in Canada. Mina married Sylvester Cronk. John Vannest (1819), Vannanders Vannest (1820), Lavina [Frances] Vannest (1840), Elizabeth Jane Vannest (1846) and William Vannest all settled in the Gladwin area."
    Family ID F0366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frank W. Simmons,   b. 11 Apr 1865, Tamworth, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1973, Michigan, (Belding Community Hospital) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 108 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1904  Tamworth, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • When they were married, they were residents of Portland Twp, Frontenac Co, ON, CAN.
    Children 
     1. Archibald Gordon Simmons,   b. 15 Sep 1907, Verona, Frontenac County, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN, ?? Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Frank M. Simmons, Jr.,   b. 22 Jun 1909, Sterling, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1996, Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan (Ionia's Heartland Healthcare Center) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Georgiana F. Simmons,   b. Abt 1914, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
     4. Woodrow W. Simmons,   b. Abt 1915, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN
     5. Frederick Lawrence Simmons,   b. 17 Feb 1916, Ionia County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1969, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F0484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • She worked as a dressmaker (info. from C. F. Prong)