Alma Arcie Owens

24 August 1904–29 April 1995 (Age 90)
Callaway, Callaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alma Arcie

When Alma Arcie Owens was born on 24 August 1904, in Callaway, Callaway, Missouri, United States, her father, James Arthur Owens, was 26 and her mother, Susan Frances Lakey Owens, was 23. She had at least 2 sons with William McKinley Barnes. She lived in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Whittier Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 29 April 1995, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McKinley Barnes
Alma Arcie Owens
Junior William Barnes
Lonnie Eugene Barnes

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    Susan Frances Lakey Owens




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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Alma Barnes in household of William Barnes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alma A Barnes in household of William M Barnes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma Owen in household of James A Owen, "United States Census, 1910"

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