Alfred Owen

1878–1945 (Age 67)
Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Owen was born in 1878, in Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Owen, was 33 and his mother, Margaret John, was 29. He married Margaret Williams in 1903. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1945, at the age of 67.

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Alfred Owen
Margaret Williams
Marriage: 1903
William Robert Owen

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Williams




    William Robert Owen


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 12

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 22

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

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 (3)

  • Alfred Owens in household of William Owens, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Alfred Owens in household of William Owens, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alfred Owens in household of William Owens, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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