Mary Owen

Femaleabout 1792–after 1850

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Owen was born about 1792, in Virginia, United States. She married Daniel Harless on 21 February 1829, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Madison, Madison, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died after 1850, in Madison, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Harless
Mary Owen
Marriage: 21 February 1829
Charlotte Harless
Joseph Harless
Rebecca Elizabeth "Jane" Harless
Caroline Harless
Mary Polly Harless
Nancy C Harless
Jane Harless
David Harless

Sources (7)

  • Mary Harless, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Or May Owen, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mary Owen [HARLESS] in “The descendants of Peter Simmons, Brunswick County, Virginia” by Gwen Boyer Bjorkman [SECOND WIFE OF DANIEL HARLESS]

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1829Madison, Alabama, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 2

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 8

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 16

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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