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
Caroline Owen
Marriage: 20 November 1823
Gilbert Owen Allen
James Owen Allen
Katherine Owen Allen
Catharine Owen Allen
Frederic Owen Allen (1)
Frederic Owen Allen
Edward Luther Allen
Male Allen

Spouse and Children

20 November 1823
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Chloe Pinney




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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