Lelia L Owens

Female14 December 1869–18 January 1896

Brief Life History of Lelia L

When Lelia L Owens was born on 14 December 1869, in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Oscar Owens, was 37 and her mother, Alice F. Calvert, was 29. She married Wesley Claypole Meeker on 24 December 1891, in Labette, Labette, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Liberty Township, Labette, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Labette, Labette, Kansas, United States in 1895. She died on 18 January 1896, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Claypole Meeker
Lelia L Owens
Marriage: 24 December 1891
Alice A. "Jean" Meeker

Sources (8)

  • T T Owens, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Lelia L Owens, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Lillie Meeker in household of Wesley Meeker, "Kansas State Census, 1895"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1891Labette, Labette, Kansas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1870: Labette, Kansas, United States

    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

    Age 8

    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Owen , with post-medieval excrescent English -s.

    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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