Florence L. Owen

11 December 1868–
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Florence L.

When Florence L. Owen was born on 11 December 1868, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, Jonathan Owen, was 29 and her mother, Nancy A Hunsucker, was 23. She lived in Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Owen
1839–1894
Nancy A Hunsucker
1845–1925
Amanda E. Owen
1862–1933
Ida Belle Owen
1866–1867
Florence L. Owen
1868–
Hettie Owen
1871–1966
John William Owen
1874–1955
Albert Lewis Owen
1875–1879
Oliver Frederick Owen
1879–1919
Walter Franklin Owen
1882–1950
Elmer Curtis Owen
1885–1885
Anna May Owen
1886–

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World Events (8)

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 1

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Florence F Owens in household of Jonathan Owens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florence F Owen in household of Joseph T Stone, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flora Owen in household of Jonathon Owen, "United States Census, 1880"

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