Herman P Owens

20 January 1879–October 1965 (Age 86)
Texas Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life of Herman P

When Herman P Owens was born on 20 January 1879, in Texas Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, Allen P. Owen, was 43 and his mother, Nancy A. White, was 35. He married Edna Pearl Harris on 17 October 1903, in Kalamazoo Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cooper, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Alamo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died in October 1965, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Alamo Center Cemetery, Alamo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Herman P Owens
Edna Pearl Harris
Marriage: 17 October 1903
Lillian Irene Owen

Spouse and Children


    Edna Pearl Harris


17 October 1903
Kalamazoo Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States


    Lillian Irene Owen


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 2

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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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Sources (3)

  • Herman P Owen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herman P Owen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hermon P Owens in household of Allen Owens, "United States Census, 1880"

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