Caroline Owen

3 June 1804–13 September 1840 (Age 36)
Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Owen was born on 3 June 1804, in Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, George Owen, was 36 and her mother, Chloe Pinney, was 29. She married Gilbert A. Allen on 20 November 1823, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 September 1840, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert A. Allen
1800–1856
Caroline Owen
1804–1840
Marriage: 20 November 1823
Gilbert Owen Allen
1825–1848
James Owen Allen
1826–1897
Katherine Owen Allen
1828–1828
Catharine Owen Allen
1830–1922
Frederic Owen Allen (1)
1832–1832
Frederic Owen Allen
1833–1891
Edward Luther Allen
1835–1920
Male Allen
1836–1836

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1823
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1767–1822Male

    Chloe Pinney

    Female1774–1861Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 15

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. 

Name Meaning

Some derive this name from the Irish name Eogan, signifying "youth." Others think it comes from the name Eugenius or from the name Owain, signifying "apt to serve or minister." Owein is an Anglo-Norman form of Owen.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Caroline in entry for Gilbert Owen Allen, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Caroline Owen in entry for Gilbert Allen, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Caroline Owen, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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