Louisa L Owen

Female1 November 1838–1 May 1922

Brief Life History of Louisa L

When Louisa L Owen was born on 1 November 1838, in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Luther S Owen, was 29 and her mother, Clarissa Allen, was 23. She married Mulford Jesse Sweet about 1870, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 1 May 1922, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mulford Jesse Sweet
Louisa L Owen
Marriage: about 1870
Sarah E. Sweet
Jessie Gertrude Sweet

Sources (10)

  • Louisa Sweet, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louisa L. Sweet, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Louisa L. Sweet, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1870St. Lawrence, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade

    Age 10

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 


    Age 25

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

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Owain, from Latin Eugenius (see Eugene ). This Welsh personal name is cognate with Old Irish Eogán, see 2 and 3.

    Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’. See McEwen .

    Irish: from Ó hEoghain, ‘descendant of Eoghan’. See Ewen .

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

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