States: Ohio: Wood
The Pembers have a long family line and there is even a book published on them. I have some info if you are interested. Here is Elizabeth's obituary:
Obit: Pemberville Leader, Friday, April 6, 1900, p. 1, c. 3
Mrs. Elizabeth Powers died on Wednesday morning, March 28, at 9:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Catherine Muir, aged 89 years, 4 months and 16 days. Funeral services were held at her late home on Friday forenoon. Rev. Osborne, of Pemberville, conducted the services. Miss Elizabeth Rhodobaugh born November 12, 1810, near Harrisburg, Pa. She came to Ohio at the age of 12 years, with her parents, and lived in Medina county until she came to Wood County in 1831, in which year she was united in marriage to Carlisle Pember, who died in 1848. In 1852 she married James Powers, who died in 1870. She united with the Methodist Epis-copal church at the age of 15 years and was a faithful member for 74 years. She was a member of the M. E. church at Pemberville at the time of her death. She leaves three children-Mrs. Catherine Muir, of this place; Mrs. Harriet Madden, of To-ledo, and Peter Powers of Gibsonburg, fifteen, grandchildren, twenty-six great and eight great-great grandchildren mourn her departure.
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