Arkie Leona Owens

Female3 November 1889–22 May 1964

Brief Life History of Arkie Leona

When Arkie Leona Owens was born on 3 November 1889, in Yellville, Marion, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Spencer Owens, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Caroline Duren, was 29. She married Morean Andrew Gesell on 22 March 1922, in Marion, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States in 1954 and Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, United States in 1966. She died on 22 May 1964, at the age of 74.

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Morean Andrew Gesell
Arkie Leona Owens
Marriage: 22 March 1922

Sources (11)

  • Arkie Gesell in household of A Moreen Gesell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arkie Owens, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Arkie Owens in household of James S Owens, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1922Marion, Arkansas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    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.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries 1899: Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 20

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Owen , with post-medieval excrescent English -s.

    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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