Elizabeth Owen

30 January 1812–1881 (Age 68)
Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Owen was born on 30 January 1812, in Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Owen, was 36 and her mother, Ann Harris, was 35. She married William Hawkins on 26 June 1842, in Chartham, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Chartham, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. She died in 1881, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Hawkins
Elizabeth Owen
Marriage: 26 June 1842
Sarah Ann Hawkins
John Hawkins
Mary Jane Hawkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1842Chartham, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 3
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 11
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 21
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    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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    Sources (22)

    • Elizabeth Hawkins in household of William Hawkins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Elizabeth Hawkins in household of William Hawkins, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elizabeth Owen, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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