James Colegrove Owen

11 October 1825–26 January 1914 (Age 88)
Sunderlinville, Hector Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of James Colegrove

When James Colegrove Owen was born on 11 October 1825, in Sunderlinville, Hector Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Nathaniel Moore Owen, was 29 and his mother, Pamelia Colegrove, was 21. He married Mary Whipple about 1844. He lived in Green River Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1850 and Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 26 January 1914, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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James Colegrove Owen
Sariah Rawson
Marriage: 1 June 1851
James Albert Owen
William Franklin Owen Sr
Joseph Henry Owen
Daniel Warren Owen
Horace Nathaniel Owen
Sarah Emily Owen
Mary Elizabeth Owen
Charles Hanford Owen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1851Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 25
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    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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    James Colegrove Owen

    James Colegrove Owen 1825 - 1914 James Owen Biography By Lois Tucker, 1981 James Owen was born October 1, 1825 in Sunderlinville, Potter County, Pennsylvania, the eldest of eleven children born to …

    Sources (50)

    • James Owens in household of Isaac Clark, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James Owen in entry for Charles H Owen and Mary Jane Taylor, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James Owens in entry for Nathaniel H. Owens, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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