Betty Maude Owen

1924–2007 (Age 83)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Betty Maude

When Betty Maude Owen was born in 1924, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Preston Owen, was 41 and her mother, Thelma Turner, was 29. She married Cooksey Batson on 14 May 1945, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 7, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 7, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died in 2007, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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Cooksey Batson
Betty Maude Owen
Marriage: 14 May 1945

Spouse and Children

14 May 1945
Davidson, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings



    J Preston Owen




    Joseph G Owen


    C Faye Owen


World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 7

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Owain, probably a borrowing in Roman times of Latin Eugenius ( see Eugene ), but possibly of more ancient Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic Eoghan.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’ ( see McEwen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bettie M Owen in household of John P Owen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bettie M Owens in household of J Preston Owens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty Owen, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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