Elsie Owens

Female23 August 1892–July 1970

Brief Life History of Elsie

When Elsie Owens was born on 23 August 1892, in Platte, Missouri, United States, her father, Granville Green Owens, was 46 and her mother, Mary Alice Sample, was 36. She married William Lewis Clark on 18 January 1908, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. She lived in Woodward, Oklahoma, United States for about 15 years and Center Township, Woodward, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died in July 1970, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Woodward, Oklahoma, United States.

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John Benjamin Kornele
Elsie Owens
Marriage: about 1915
Ruth D Kornele

Sources (10)

  • Elsie Kornele in household of John B Kornele, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Clark, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Elsie Kornele in household of John B Kornele, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1915
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1901 · City Hall Built

    Age 9

    The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 21

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Owen , with post-medieval excrescent English -s.

    Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain (see McEwen ).

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

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