Mary Ellen Owens

1851–22 October 1889 (Age 38)
Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Owens was born in 1851, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States as the daughter of George W Owens and Martha Caroline Pancake. She married Morris Miller Marshall on 30 April 1875, in Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Independence Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 22 October 1889, in Green Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Nodaway, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morris Miller Marshall
Mary Ellen Owens
Marriage: 30 April 1875
Julia Belle Marshall
Carrie L. Marshall
Virgil Allen Marshall
Morris Elmer Marshall
Nellie Mary Marshall
Mattie Ella Marshall

Spouse and Children

30 April 1875
Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    George W Owens


    Martha Caroline Pancake




World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 0

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 9

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Mary E Marshall in household of Morris Marshall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary in entry for Nellie Mary Graff, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mary Ellen Owens, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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