William Edward Owings

14 February 1855–23 November 1925 (Age 70)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Owings was born on 14 February 1855, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Long Owings, was 33 and his mother, Mary Mitchell, was 32. He married Leona Angeline Akins ( Akin) about 1878, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Grayson, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 23 November 1925, in Grady, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Grady, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Owings
1855–1925
Leona Angeline Akins ( Akin)
1862–1920
Marriage: about 1878
Thomas Charles Owings
1880–1953
James Edward Owings
1882–1935
Eulia Mae Owings
1894–1935
Fannie Long Owings
1887–1927
Johnie Owings
1887–1935
Ollie Mae Owings
1889–1954
Sarah Jane Owings
1892–1947
Johnnie Owings
1895–1935
William George Owings
1897–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1878
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Mary Ann or Margaret Owings

    Female1843–1918Female

    Martha Jane Owens

    Female1845–1931Female

    Nancy Long Owings

    Female1847–1920Female

    James K. P. Owings

    Male1850–1908Male

    Male1855–1925Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 6

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish or Welsh Owens .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Owen in household of William L Owen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William E Owens, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William E Owings, "United States Census, 1910"

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