When Henry Clay Owen was born on 3 January 1867, in Bibb, Alabama, United States, his father, Reuben Owen Jr., was 26 and his mother, Theresa Frances Fancher, was 31. He married Emma Adams Fancher on 24 December 1895, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sixmile, Bibb, Alabama, United States for about 40 years and Election Precinct 6 Six Mile, Bibb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 February 1956, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.
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 .
Irish: from Ó hEoghain, ‘descendant of Eoghan’. See Ewen .
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