William Edward Owings

Male14 February 1855–23 November 1925

Brief Life History 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 C. Mitchell, was 32. He married Leona Angeline 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 Cemetery, Grady, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Owings
Leona Angeline Akin
Marriage: about 1878
Thomas Charles Owings
James Edward Owings
Eulia Mae Owings
Fannie Long Owings
Ollie Mae Owings
Sarah Jane Owings
Mary Jane"Johnie" Owings Poston
Johnnie Owings
William George Owings

Sources (11)

  • William Owen in household of William L Owen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edward William Owings - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Edward William Owings
  • William Edward Owings, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1878Grayson, Texas, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 7

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    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

    English: variant of Owens .

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

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