Owen Ernest Ayers

1907–1975 (Age 68)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Owen Ernest

When Owen Ernest Ayers was born on 8 May 1907, in New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Simon Ayers, was 42 and his mother, Lavina Twaddle Ayers, was 32. He married Mable Alberta Pelkey on 18 November 1931, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Andover, Victoria, New Brunswick, Canada in 1931 and Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1975. He died on 10 December 1975, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Owen Ernest Ayers
Mable Alberta Pelkey
Marriage: 18 November 1931
Thomas Owen Ayers

Spouse & Children

18 November 1931
Maine, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Simon Ayers


  • Lavina Twaddle Ayers




  • Romie Earlon Ayers


  • Almira Ayers


  • unknown Eyars


  • Male1907–1975Male

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Owen E Ayers in entry for Mr Thomas O Ayers, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Owen E Ayers in household of Simon Ayers, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Owen E Ayers, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"

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