Henry Clay Owen

3 January 1867–20 February 1956 (Age 89)
Bibb, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Clay

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.

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Henry Clay Owen
Emma Adams Fancher
Marriage: 24 December 1895
Tommie Theresa Owen
Madeline "Dutch" Owen
Catherine Owen
Waverly Whitfield Owen
Pattie Sue Owen

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 1
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1871 · ""
Age 4
Historical Boundaries - 1871: Jefferson, Alabama, United States
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted
Age 28
Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Owain, probably a borrowing in Roman times of Latin Eugenius ( see Eugene ), but possibly of more ancient Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic Eoghan.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’ ( see McEwen ).

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

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Sources (19)

  • Clay Owens in household of Reuben Owens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clay Owens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clay Owen, "United States Census, 1900"

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