Nedra Bernice Owen

Brief Life History of Nedra Bernice

When Nedra Bernice Owen was born on 17 June 1917, in Portland, Sumner, Kansas, United States, her father, Walter William Owen, was 49 and her mother, Anna Theresa Trebbe, was 35. She married Lloyd Roland Miller in 1943. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Guelph, Sumner, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Guelph Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 2013, in Alamo, Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Roland Miller
1919–1997
Nedra Bernice Owen
1917–2013
Marriage: 1943
Randy Dean Miller
1952–2014

Sources (15)

  • Neva Owens in household of Walter M Owens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997
  • U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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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