John Ellis Jr. Owens

14 December 1934–27 July 1986 (Age 51)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John Ellis Jr.

When John Ellis Jr. Owens was born on 14 December 1934, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Ellis Owens, was 22 and his mother, Dorothy Chaney, was 19. He married Daisy Rebecca Roman in June 1956, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 27 July 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 51, and was buried in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Ellis Jr. Owens
Daisy Rebecca Roman
Marriage: June 1956
Derrick Maurice Owens

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 1
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act
Age 1
This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 14
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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 (2)

  • John Owens, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

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