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Posted: 13 Aug 2000 8:43AM GMT
Edited: 8 Jul 2001 8:03PM GMT
Looking for information on the family of Emma Owenby Mayes. Her parents were James and Cloe Owenby.Emma was born Jan. 19, 1853 in Springfield,Tenn. Her early life was spent in Tenn. Her entire schooling was spent at Ward Seminary at Nashville, Tenn. Her parents moved to Union City,Tenn. after the closing of the War.
This is all that I have, other than her life as Dr. F.A.Mayes wife in SE. Mo.Please help me with this. thank you,Leah

Owenby family tree

rosan cable (View posts)
Posted: 29 Nov 2000 1:39PM GMT
I am looking for information about the Owenby/Owensby family line that originated in Tenn. and moved to the Dallas and Laclede Counties in Missouri. My great grandmother's name is Stella May Owensby (married Henson)[BD 12-1881} whose parents' names are Angeline Butcher Owensby and Lorenzo Dow Owensby. I have newspaper clippings found in family stuff that lists a Don W. Owensby as running for Congressand his father was a J. W. Owensby {abt. BD 1874]. I am trying to find out how these two link together as well as any info about the Owensbys of Missouri. I am posting this notice on BOTH Owenby and Owensby message boards as they are linked families. And I have alot of information about Amos and Mary Surrin Ownbey from Tenn. from Sevier, Tenn. during the 1830s.

Owenby family of MO/Tn

Posted: 30 Nov 2000 11:40AM GMT
Edited: 8 Jul 2001 8:03PM GMT
My Owenby line is;
Emma Owenby was born Jan. 19, 1855 in Springfield,Tn. She died on Nov. 5, 1946. She was the daughter of James and Chloe Owenby. She married Dr. Farquhard A. Mayes on Nov. 24, 1874 in Union City,Tn. I have alot on my Mayes line , but this is the extent for my Owenby line. Any additions would be welcome.

My Owenby Surname correction

Posted: 20 Jan 2001 6:38AM GMT
Edited: 8 Jul 2001 8:03PM GMT
I have discovered that my Owenby line previously posted is spelled"Ownby" Thank You Rick for the help! I will be glad to share what I have, or have learned.

Ownby - Sevier Co. , TN

Posted: 23 Apr 2001 7:19AM GMT
Edited: 16 Jan 2003 10:18PM GMT
I was wondering if we can possible connect re: Franklins, I am looking for James Franklin b Aug 12 1857 d Oct 25, 1929 who married Martha Ellen or Ellen Ownby b May 14, 1857 d July 8, 1929. Daughter Minnie b Aug 25, 1924 and Cora Ellen Franklin b Feb 28 1897 both from Sevier Co. TN.

Re: Owenby family tree

Posted: 13 Nov 2001 10:44AM GMT
Classification: Query
I have Lorenzo Dow Owenby in my family....son of Amos Owenby and Mary Tunis. The families came from NC and VA. Our shared ancestors would be my 5ggp...Johnny Owenby and Nannie Porter.

Re: Ownby - Sevier Co. , TN

rosan caable (View posts)
Posted: 22 Nov 2001 6:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
I will keep your notice regarding the Franklins in my notes and will email you directly if i find out any info--sorrry i didn't reply earlier--for i have neglected to make time for gene lately?\!

Re: Owenby family tree

rosan (View posts)
Posted: 22 Nov 2001 6:35AM GMT
Classification: Query
YES! we do share ancestors. I am not able to check the names Johnny Owenby and Nannie Porter at this moment but I will within the next week. email me with any questions you might have that i can look for while researching my info--I would like to know what info you have regarding the whereabouts of the owenby familly during the VA and NC periods. Do you have any info also on more family names, etc?

Re: Ownby - Sevier Co. , TN

Donna Bishop- England (View posts)
Posted: 22 Nov 2001 8:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: England, Denison, Hendrix, Green, Morrow, Franklin, Owens, Pate, Ogle, Helton, Huskey etc.
Thanks for keeping me in mind. I have a new email address - email:

Yhanks again,

Re: Owenby family tree

Posted: 27 Mar 2003 2:53AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 14 Aug 2003 11:07PM GMT
Catherine Ownby married John Edgar in 1851. They are my great grandparents. In the process of tracing them back, I think, to Johnie Ownby and Nannie Porter, I get stymied in the Powell Stamper Ownby morass. Can you clear this up?? Many thanks, Geo
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