Mary Owen

10 December 1822–19 December 1847 (Age 25)
Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Owen was born on 10 December 1822, in Oswego, New York, United States, her father, Jesse Owen, was 35 and her mother, Anna Winter, was 36. She married Julius W. Marsh about 1842, in Randolph, Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 19 December 1847, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

Julius W. Marsh
Mary Owen
Marriage: about 1842

Spouse and Children

about 1842
Randolph, Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, United States




Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Owen


    Anna Winter




    Clarissa Owen


    Eliza Owen


    Anna Owen


    Joel Winter Owen


    Francis Ashbury Owen


+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Some derive this name from the Irish name Eogan, signifying "youth." Others think it comes from the name Eugenius or from the name Owain, signifying "apt to serve or minister." Owein is an Anglo-Norman form of Owen.

Possible Related Names

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Owen - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Mary Owen

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