Owen Runnells

1752–29 February 1776 (Age 24)
Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Owen

Owen Runnells was born in 1752, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States. He married Susanna Whitney on 23 July 1774. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 29 February 1776, at the age of 24.

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Owen Runnells
1752–1776
Susanna Whitney
1756–1836
Marriage: 23 July 1774
Molly Runnels
1775–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 July 1774
children

(1)

    Molly Runnels

    Female1775–Female

World Events (4)

1760

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
1764

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1764: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): probably a variant of Rundell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Owen Runnels, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Owen Brunnels in entry for Molly Brunnels, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Owen Runnels in entry for Molley Runnels, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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