Sarah Jane Owen

Female14 March 1742–2 June 1812

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Owen was born on 14 March 1742, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, Rowland Owen, was 37 and her mother, Prudence Powell, was 34. She married Jonathan Strattan on 16 November 1763, in Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 2 June 1812, in her hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Strattan
Sarah Jane Owen
Marriage: 16 November 1763
Job Strattan
Eber Strattan
Owen R Stratton
Noah Stratton
Eli Strattan
Jonathan Stratton
Prudence Stratton
Caleb Strattan
William Strattan
Naomi Stratton

Sources (2)

  • Sarah J. Owen Strattan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jonathan Stratton in "A Book of Strattons."

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1763Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 33

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 34

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 38

    "Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

    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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