Nephy Owens

24 March 1844–3 October 1927 (Age 83)
McCracken, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nephy

When Nephy Owens was born on 24 March 1844, in McCracken, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Owens, was 25 and his mother, Catherine Ann Williams, was 24. He married Elizabeth Ann Campbell about 1859, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 3 October 1927, in Bruneau, Owyhee, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bruneau, Owyhee, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nephy Owens
Elizabeth Ann Campbell
Marriage: about 1859
Emily Ann Owens
Mary Catherine Owens
Elizabeth Jane Owens
Robert Nelson Owens
Jerome William Owens
Isabella A Owens
Louzetta Amy Owens
Josephine Maude Owens
Elmer Nephi Owens
Polly K Owens
Georgia Lenore Loveridge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1859Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries - 1864: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Owyhee, Idaho, United States
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 22
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Nephi Owens 1844-1927

    Catherine Ann (Williams) and Robert Owens were married on the 22nd of October 1837, in Franklin County, Ohio. They moved around quite often. They were in Madison County, Indiana, Whitt County then Ga …

    Sources (19)

    • Nephi Owens, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Nephi Owens in entry for William Jerome Owens, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Nephi Owens, "United States Census, 1870"

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