David Owens

about 1785–
Delaware, United States

The Life of David

When David Owens was born about 1785, in Delaware, United States, his father, William Owens, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Mifflin, was 35.

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William Owens
1752–1815
Elizabeth Mifflin
1750–
William H. Owens
1777–1840
David Owens
1785–
Matthew Owens
1785–1822
Edmund H Owens
1794–1830

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787

Age 2

Delaware was the first state to ratify the federal Constitution -- December 7, 1787, becoming the first state in the Union
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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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