Pearl Janney

Brief Life History of Pearl

When Pearl Janney was born on 26 February 1885, in Georgia, United States, her father, William M Janney, was 44 and her mother, Julia A. Case, was 35. She married William Thomas Owens on 15 November 1902, in Cheatham, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 9, Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 5 July 1941, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Robertson, Tennessee, United States.

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William Thomas Owens
Pearl Janney
Marriage: 15 November 1902
Willie Pearl Owens
Elizabeth Owens
Julia Ann Owens
Arnold Owens
Virginia Owens
William Thomas Owens

Sources (16)

  • Paralee Janney in household of William Janney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pearl Janney, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Pearl Owens, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): from a diminutive of the Middle English personal name Jan(e) (see Jayne ).

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

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