Oscar Lavon Owens

3 September 1910–4 August 1993 (Age 82)
Bradleyton, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States

The Life of Oscar Lavon

When Oscar Lavon Owens was born on 3 September 1910, in Bradleyton, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States, his father, Rubin F Owens, was 39 and his mother, Sarah B. Crysell, was 41. He married Grace J. Skipper on 12 March 1938, in Florida, United States. He lived in Rutledge, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United States for about 50 years. He died on 4 August 1993, in Sumter, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Butler, Alabama, United States.

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Oscar Lavon Owens
Grace J. Skipper
Marriage: 12 March 1938

Spouse and Children

12 March 1938
Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings




    John Leonard Owens


    Lester Paschal Owens


    Exa Owens



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 2

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 22

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: patronymic from Owen , with English patronymic -s.2 Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain ( see McEwen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar L Owens, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Oscar Owens in household of Reuben Owens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Osea Owens in household of Ruben Owens, "United States Census, 1930"

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