Leoda Haney

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

The Life Summary of Leoda

When Leoda Haney was born on 22 March 1880, in Hawkins, Wood, Texas, United States, her father, Isaac Lawson Haney, was 28 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

  • Marriage
    30 June 1900Ellis, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    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.
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1881: Tom Green, Texas, United States 1885: Midland, Texas, United States [Spreads across Midland and Martin counties]
    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

    Scottish or Irish: perhaps a variant of Irish Heaney .Americanized form of Norwegian Hanøy, a habitational name from any of the four farmsteads so named, from Old Norse hathna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock's comb in shape) + øy ‘island’.Americanized form of any of several like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Odie Owen in entry for Owen, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Leata Owen, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Oda Haney, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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