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John Owens

Male 1843 - 1908


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  • Name  John Owens  [1, 2, 3
    Born  16 Dec 1843  near Morning Sun, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  1844  [6
    • Per cemetery records at Louisa County, he was born in 1844.
    Census  1880  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (Married to Sarah S., living with her and children: Edward L., Lola M., Della M., "Birta" C., Jennie C., Earnest M., and Earl E. Owens:) Line Number 33, Dwelling Number 56, Family Number 58: John Owens, white, male, age 35, head of household, married, occupation farmer, born in Ohio, father born in Tennessee, mother born in (nothing listed)
    Iowa State Census  1885  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • (Married to Sarah S., living with her and children: Edward L., Lola M., Della M., Bertie C., Jennie C., Miller, Earl E., George C., and Nellie Owens:) Line number: 2, Dwelling number: 137, Family number: 137: John Owens, 73 Township, Range 3, Section 30; Address NE NW; age 42, male, married, occupation farmer, born in Ohio, father's nativity: native, mother's nativity: native, subject to military duty, entitled to vote
    Iowa State Census  1895  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (John was listed, apparently, with his wife Sarah and children: Bertis C., Jennie C., Earnest M., Earl E., Nellie, and George Owens. Taken from ancestry.com text records, not in order by family groups:) John Owens, age 51, born in Ohio, white
    Census  1900  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • (Married to Sarah S., living with her and children: B. C., Earl E., and Nellie Owens:) Line number 52; dwelling number 452, family number 465: John C. Owens, head of household, white, male, born in December 1843, age 56, married, married for 33 years, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio, occupation farmer, could read, could write, could speak English, rented home, a farm (not a house), number of farm in schedule: 136
    Died  16 Aug 1908  near Newport, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Cause: cancer of the stomach 
    Buried  17 Aug 1908  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Obituary  20 Aug 1908  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    The Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • John Owens Passes Away.

      John Owens died at his home near Newport, this county, Sunday morning, August 16th. He had been sick for some months with cancer of the stomach. The funeral services were held from the Presbyterian church at Wapello Monday of this week, conducted by Reverend Beane of Winfield. The interment was at Wapello cemetery. Mr. Owens was born near Morning Sun, Ohio, December 20, 1843, and was 65 years of age at Ihe time of his death. He was united in marriage to Sallie Foster at College Springs, Ohio, in 1867. They came to Iowa in 1869, and this vicinity has been their home for a number of years. The widow and nine children are left to mourn the death of a good husband and father.

      Mr. Owens was at the time of his death a ruling elder in the Presbyterian church at Wapello. He was a brother of D. S., R. O. and Joe Owens of this city.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [11
    • Name: John Owens; Sex: M; Born: 1844; Died or Buried: 1908; Age: 64; Buried: Wapello (township = Wapello); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page W-81; Notes: 1844-1908; husband of Sarah
    Person ID  I4785  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Sarah Sayres Foster,   b. 28 Jan 1846, Marlton, Burlington County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1934, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Nov 1866  Morning Sun, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alt. Marriage  1867  College Springs, , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Cora Owens,   b. 13 Aug 1867, Morning Sun, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1868
    >2. Edwin Leon Owens,   b. 14 Sep 1868, Morning Sun, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1955, Clearfield, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lola May Owens,   b. 6 May 1870, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1953, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Della Maude Owens,   b. 6 Mar 1872, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1955
     5. Burtus Clement "Bert" Owens,   b. 9 Jan 1874, near Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1963, Creston, Union County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jennie Clara Owens,   b. 10 Sep 1875, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1958, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Earnest Miller "Miller" Owens,   b. 20 Oct 1877, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1957, Creston, Union County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Earl Emerson Owens,   b. 7 Nov 1879, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1968, Henry County Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. George Clyde "Clyde" Owens,   b. 31 Aug 1881, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1969, Clearfield, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Nellie Lura Owens,   b. 25 Aug 1884, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1969, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F494  Group Sheet

  • Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    John Owens Passes Away
    John Owens Passes Away
    The obituary of John Owens. John was born in Morning Sun, Ohio, in 1843, later moved to the Morning Sun, Iowa, vicinity, and died near Newport, Iowa, on August 16, 1908, of cancer of the stomach. He was married to Sarah Sayres Foster (1846-1934) and the father of ten children.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8376] Moyers, Nellie Lura (Owens) - Obituary, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 11, April 4, 1969; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S543] World Connect - The Family of William Owens, Born in County Cork, Ireland: cbeck17, (last updated: Thu Mar 4 19:37:01 2004, contact: Connie Knox Beck) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 123-124 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Des Moines County, Iowa; Yellow Spring Township, taken 4/25/1910, Sutro Library, San Francisco, California, microfilm roll #400

    5. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 90, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 21B, page number: 140; enumeration date: June 23, 1900

    6. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Page 6, Supervisor's District 1, Enumeration District 127, Sheet 472B; Enumerated on June 5, 1880

    8. [S929] 1885 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa, page 307; IA1885_222

    9. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa

    10. [S542] Owens, John - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, page 4, August 20, 1908; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).