James Owen Conway

Male6 December 1893–1966

Brief Life History of James Owen

James Owen Conway was born on 6 December 1893, in Atherton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Violet Kate Boreham from April 1922 to June 1922, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1966, at the age of 73.

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James Owen Conway
Violet Kate Boreham
Marriage: from April 1922 to June 1922

Sources (4)

  • James Owen Conway in household of William Pugh Conway, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • James O Conway, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • James Owen Conway in household of Wm Pugh Conway, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from April 1922 to June 1922Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • World Events (8)

    1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

    Age 8

    The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.


    Age 15

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 21

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Padraig, Aileen, Donal, James Patrick, Kieran, Brigid, Cliona, Colm, Conley, Declan, Delma.

    Irish: Anglicized form adopted for several different Irish names pronounced similarly, such as Mac Conmidhe (see McNamee ), Ó Conbhuide ‘descendant of the Yellow Hound’ (see Conboy ), and Ó Connmhaigh or Mac Connmhaigh ‘descendant (or son) of Connmhach’, a personal name meaning ‘head smasher’ (see Convey ).

    Welsh: habitational name from Conwy formerly Conway, a fortified town on the coast of north Wales, itself named for the river on which it stands. Some Welsh families of this name claim alliance with Conyers .

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

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