Mary Elizabeth Owens

26 September 1857–7 January 1936 (Age 78)
Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Owens was born on 26 September 1857, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, her father, Rev. Martin Owens, was 34 and her mother, Arthusa Williams, was 33. She married John Joseph Brown on 1 October 1875, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 4, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 3, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 7 January 1936, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Providence Cemetery, Quail, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Brown
1840–1906
Mary Elizabeth Owens
1857–1936
Marriage: 1 October 1875
Jennie Brown
1876–1878
Brown
1883–1900
Cordelia Brown
1878–1936
Lizzie May Brown
1880–1955
Mollie G. Brown
1882–1961
Brown
1884–1884
Leona Brown
1885–1959
Myrtle Ann Brown
1890–1966
Pleasant C Brown
1893–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 October 1875
Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 4

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: patronymic from Owen , with English patronymic -s.2 Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain ( see McEwen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary B Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary L Brown in household of John J Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Owens in household of Martin Owens, "United States Census, 1860"

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