Janet Owens

3 September 1823–
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

When Janet Owens was born on 3 September 1823, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Jacob Owen, was 26 and her mother, Grizal Mcdonald, was 16.

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Jacob Owen
1797–
Grizal Mcdonald
1807–
Janet Owens
1823–
Jacob Owens
1825–

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World Events (3)

1830

Age 7

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 9

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1843

Age 20

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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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