John Rufus Owens

21 July 1866–10 August 1949 (Age 83)
Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John Rufus

When John Rufus Owens was born on 21 July 1866, in Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, John P Owen, was 39 and his mother, Bethania Linville, was 29. He married Mary Alice Hunter on 6 February 1890, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dakota, Turner, Georgia, United States in 1910 and Westfield Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 10 August 1949, in Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Rufus Owens
1866–1949
Mary Alice Hunter
1868–1945
Marriage: 6 February 1890
Zebede E Owens
1891–1892
Elizabeth Owens
1892–1985
Ceilia Owens
1894–1973
Mecie Mae Owens
1897–1980
Isom Reid Owens
1900–1987
Ulysses Lee Owens
1904–1944
Nora Mary Owens
1905–1996
Lessie M Owens
1909–
Equilla Boyd Owens
1910–1994

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1890Surry, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1877 · Last Troops Leave
    Age 11
    In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 24
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Owen
    Owings
    Ownes

    Sources (52)

    • John Owens, "United States Census, 1910"
    • John Owens in entry for Le Le Love and Celie Owens, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • John Owens in household of John H Owens, "United States Census, 1870"

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