Owen Ellis

1813–Male
Monroe, Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of Owen

When Owen Ellis was born in 1813, in Monroe, Amherst, Virginia, United States, his father, Owen Evan Ellis, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Eagen, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Owen Evan Ellis
1793–1871
Elizabeth Eagen
1785–1868
Owen Ellis
1813–
Thomas Ellis
1825–
Elizabeth E. Ellis
1827–
John Eagan Ellis
1814–1872
Phillip R Ellis
1815–1852
Harvey Henry Ellis
1818–1870
Elijah Ellis
1820–1893
Hannah Jane Ellis
1823–1866
Virginia Jane Ellis
1824–1904
Franklin Knox Ellis
1828–1903
Mary E. Ellis
1829–1861
Marion F Ellis
1829–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 11

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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