Mary Owens

about 1756–
Caroline, Maryland, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Owens was born about 1756, in Caroline, Maryland, United States, her father, Thomas Owens, was 36 and her mother, Ann LeCompte, was 26.

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Thomas Owens
1720–1762
Ann LeCompte
1730–1767
William Owens
1752–1815
John Owens
1754–
Mary Owens
1756–

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World Events (3)

1774

Age 18

Historical Boundaries - 1774: Caroline, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Caroline, Maryland, United States
1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 20

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: patronymic from Owen , with English patronymic -s.2 Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain ( see McEwen ).

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

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