Nettie White Owen

5 October 1867–25 August 1946 (Age 78)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Nettie White

When Nettie White Owen was born on 5 October 1867, in Virginia, United States, her father, William P Owens, was 27 and her mother, Bettie A Owens, was 25. She married Walter Stuart Paxton about 1888, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Hamilton Twp, Cumberland, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 25 August 1946, at the age of 78, and was buried in Cartersville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Stuart Paxton
Nettie White Owen
Marriage: about 1888
William Louis Paxton
Warren Owen Paxton
Carroll Thompson Paxton
Arthur Wright Paxton
Walter Blanks Paxton
James R Paxton

Spouse and Children

    Walter Stuart Paxton



about 1888
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William P Owens


    Bettie A Owens




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Some derive this name from the Irish name Eogan, signifying "youth." Others think it comes from the name Eugenius or from the name Owain, signifying "apt to serve or minister." Owein is an Anglo-Norman form of Owen.

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Sources (3)

  • Nettie Owen in household of William Owen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nellie Paxton in household of Walter S Paxton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nettie Paxton in household of W S Paxton, "United States Census, 1920"

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