Leoda Haney

22 March 1880–31 December 1968 (Age 88)
Hawkins, Wood, Texas, United States

The Life of Leoda

When Leoda Haney was born on 22 March 1880, in Hawkins, Wood, Texas, United States, her father, Isaac Lawson Haney, was 29 and her mother, Mary Mollie Myrick, was 27. She married James Wiley Owen on 30 June 1900, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Britton, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 31 December 1968, in Midland, Midland, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Midland, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wiley Owen
Leoda Haney
Marriage: 30 June 1900
Richard L Owen
Neta Esta Owen
Jimmie Lee Owen
Robert Samuel Owen

Spouse and Children

    James Wiley Owen



30 June 1900
Ellis, Texas, United States


    Richard L Owen



    Jimmie Lee Owen


    Robert Samuel Owen


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: probably a variant of Hanney .2 Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McHaney .3 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hanøy, a habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from Old Norse haðna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock's comb in shape) + øy ‘island’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cleo Owen in household of J W Owen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oda L Owens in household of James W Owens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oda Haney in household of Isaac Haney, "United States Census, 1900"

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