George Owen

7 July 1842–
Kingsclere, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Owen was christened on 7 July 1842, in Kingsclere, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Owen, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Hedges, was 25.

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Family Time Line

James Owen
1815–1894
Sarah Hedges
1817–1858
George Owen
1842–
John Thomas Owen
1849–1897
Walter Owens
1843–
William Owens
1844–
Christian Owen
1845–1931
Thomas Owen
1846–

Parents and Siblings

    James Owen

    Male1815–1894Male

    Female1817–1858Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Some derive this name from the Irish name Eogan, signifying "youth." Others think it comes from the name Eugenius or from the name Owain, signifying "apt to serve or minister." Owein is an Anglo-Norman form of Owen.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • George Owen, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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