William Owens

April 1886–
Laurel, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William

When William Owens was born in April 1886, in Laurel Creek, Clay, Kentucky, United States, his father, Pleasant Owens, was 34 and his mother, Rachel McFadden, was 29. He married Mollie Johnson on 10 August 1906, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1900.

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William Owens
Mollie Johnson
Marriage: 10 August 1906

Spouse and Children


    Mollie Johnson


10 August 1906
Laurel, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Pleasant Owens


    Rachel McFadden




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 6

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Age 31

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (3)

  • William Owens in household of Pleasant Owens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Owen, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Wm Owens, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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