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OWENS b. ~1876 Poultney, Vt.

Posted: 8 Jan 2005 12:58PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 31 Aug 2006 12:01PM GMT
Surnames: JONES, OWENS, PHILLIPS, WATTS, FALLON, WILLIAMS, ELDRIDGE
Hi Jean, Seeking birth, marriage and death dates/places of 2 sons of Morris + Elizabeth JONES OWENS:
William R. OWENS b. ca 1876 Poultney, VT, later of Granville, NY, and Edward P. OWENS b. ca 1877 Poultney, VT, later of Claremont, NH. OBITUARY [partial] of their mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Owens in 1918. The death of Mrs. Elizabeth OWENS, relict of Morris OWENS, occurred at her home on York Street on Wednesday afternoon, at the advanced age of almost 86 years. <precept>

Deceased was born in Corris, Merionethshire, North Wales, on May 2, 1832, and came to America at the age of 19. She and Mr. OWENS were residents of North Poultney [Vt.] for several years, where he died in the Fall of 1876, and in the following Spring Mrs. OWENS and her children moved to this village and into the house where she had constantly lived for forty-one years. <precept>

All of her 8 children were still living at her death: Rowland T. OWENS and Mrs. W.G. PHILLIPS of this village, Mrs. Mary JONES of St. Louis, Mrs. Susie WATTS of New York, Mrs. John FALLON of Flushing, L.I. Miss Margaret OWENS of New Rochelle, NY, William R. OWENS of Granville, NY and Edward P. OWENS of Claremont, NH.

She was one of a family of 13 children - two of whom still survive, a sister in London and another in Granville, Mrs. Joseph WILLIAMS.

Rev. John OWENS of Fair Haven officiated. The bearers were four grandsons, Raymond, Arthur, Fred PHILLIPS and Newton OWENS, and two grandsons by marriage, Charles ELDRIDGE and Eleazer JONES.

From THE POULTNEY JOURNAL, Poultney, VT., FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 5, 1918, page 1.

This is my second great aunt. THANKS to V.A. for this obituary lookup.
Jan Jordan
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