Charles Elmer Ownby

5 May 1897–4 November 1994 (Age 97)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Charles Elmer

When Charles Elmer Ownby was born on 5 May 1897, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Ownby, was 36 and his mother, Dicy Whaley, was 26. He married Ethel Brackin on 10 August 1919, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 1, Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 4 November 1994, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Cedar Springs Cemetery, Bradley, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Elmer Ownby
Ethel Brackin
Marriage: 10 August 1919
Dicie Josephine Ownby
Sherrell D. Ownby
Blanche Ownby
Myrtle Edith Ownby
Edna Ownby
Dowe N. Ownby

Spouse and Children

10 August 1919
Tennessee, United States


    Dicie Josephine Ownby


    Sherrell D. Ownby


    Blanche Ownby


    Myrtle Edith Ownby


    Edna Ownby


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Variant of Owenby .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charlie Ownby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlie Ownby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charley E Ownly in household of Isaac Ownly, "United States Census, 1900"

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