Labon Owen

Male6 September 1820–7 December 1887

Brief Life History of Labon

Labon Owen was born on 6 September 1820, in North Carolina, United States. He married Elizabeth A. Lowe on 7 January 1848, in Stewart, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Quitman, Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 1197, Quitman, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 7 December 1887, in Georgetown, Quitman, Georgia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Quitman, Georgia, United States.

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Labon Owen
Elizabeth A. Lowe
Marriage: 7 January 1848
John D. Owen
James Duncan Owen
Albert Mathew Owen
Kisiah Jane Owen
Mary E. Owen
George Labon Owen
Isabelle Rebecca Owen
Minnie L. Owen

Sources (10)

  • Laban Owens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alfonzo Laban Owen - Government record: birth-name: Alfonzo Laban Owen
  • Laban Owens, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1848Stewart, Georgia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 10

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


    Age 26

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Owain, from Latin Eugenius (see Eugene ). This Welsh personal name is cognate with Old Irish Eogán, see 2 and 3.

    Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’. See McEwen .

    Irish: from Ó hEoghain, ‘descendant of Eoghan’. See Ewen .

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

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