Catherine Jane Owens

Brief Life History of Catherine Jane

When Catherine Jane Owens was born in 1872, in Blaenau-Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Owen D Owens, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Hughes, was 27. She married Alfred Edward Wignall on 4 July 1900, in Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Festiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in 1953, in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Alfred Edward Wignall
Catherine Jane Owens
Marriage: 4 July 1900
Alfred Owen Wignall

Sources (10)

  • Catherine Owens in household of Owen Owens, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Catherine Jane Owens, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Catharine Jane Owens, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Owen , with post-medieval excrescent English -s.

Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain (see McEwen ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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