Rosetta Jane Owen

21 January 1840–18 December 1926 (Age 86)
Forsyth, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Rosetta Jane

When Rosetta Jane Owen was born on 21 January 1840, in Forsyth, Georgia, United States, her father, Michael Wiley Owens, was 21 and her mother, Mary Ann Quarles, was 18. She married George Wilkes Stovall on 6 January 1859, in Forsyth, Monroe, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in District 841, Forsyth, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Chestatee, Forsyth, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 December 1926, in Forsyth, Georgia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wilkes Stovall
1838–1930
Rosetta Jane Owen
1840–1926
Marriage: 6 January 1859
John Clinton Stovall
1855–1942
William Wiley Stovall
1859–1916
Thomas Jefferson Stovall
1861–1923
Charles Allison Stovall
1868–1945
Edward B. Stovall
1870–1935
Alice Isadora Stovall
1872–1959
Walter Louis Stovall Sr.
1875–1955

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861
Age 21
Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863
Age 23
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

(1997: 25394;2007: 47372; 2010: 61630)Welsh: from the personal name Owain, from Latin Eugenius (see Eugene ). This Welsh personal name is cognate with Old Irish Eogán, see 2 and 3.Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’. See McEwen .

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

Possible Related Names

Owens
Eugene

Sources (17)

  • R J Stovall in household of George W Stovall, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rosetta J Stovall in entry for Walter L Stovall and Mary Alice Woodliff, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rosa Jane Owen in entry for J C Stoveall, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943"

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