Jacob Owen

27 September 1802–about 1887 (Age 84)
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Owen was born on 27 September 1802, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Amasa William Owens, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Osborne, was 39. He married Isabelle Williams about 1833, in Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Scott Township, Adams, Ohio, United States in 1860 and North Utica, Utica Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died about 1887, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Owen
1802–1887
Isabelle Williams
1806–
Marriage: about 1833
Robert Owen
1833–1899
Martha Owen
1835–
Sarah Owen
1837–1885
Harriet Owen
1839–1898
Charles Owen
1841–1866
Joseph Owen
1846–1901

Spouse and Children

    Male1802–1887Male

    Isabelle Williams

    Female1806–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1833
Adams, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    Robert Owen

    Male1833–1899Male

    Martha Owen

    Female1835–Female

    Sarah Owen

    Female1837–1885Female

    Harriet Owen

    Female1839–1898Female

    Charles Owen

    Male1841–1866Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803

Age 1

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Jacob Owen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Owens in household of Joseph Owens, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob Owen, "United States Census, 1860"

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