Alonzo Newman Owens
(1846-1931)
Florence Amelia Eaton
(1852-1914)
John Albert Owen
(1872-1955)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Rosa Manett Wollen

John Albert Owen 2 3 4

  • Born: 3 May 1872, Mill Township, Lancaster, NE 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Rosa Manett Wollen on 24 Jul 1894 in Mill Township, Lancaster, NE 1
  • Died: 26 Apr 1955, Watsonville Junction, Monterey, CA at age 82 3 4
  • Buried: Salinas: Garden of Memories Memorial Park, Monterey, CA 4

   Another name for John was John Owens.5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of Event Description: His death record states 3 May 1872, on his WWI draft card he wrote 3 May 1873., 3 May 1873 and Mill Township, Lancaster, NE. 2

2. Census in 1910 in Richland Township, Saunders, NE. 6 The 1910 census recorded John A. Owen, farmer, 36, married for 16 years to wife Rosa, 36. She had birthed 6 children by 1910, all alive then. Living with them: Irene, 14; son Lonnie, 13; Charlie, 11; son Milo, 9; and daughter May, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Nebraska except John's parents in Pennsylvania, and Rosa's father in Indiana and mother in Missouri.

3. Military Draft: World War I: John Albert Owen, 12 Sep 1918, Fullerton, Nance, NE. 7

4. Occupation: draying at Sidders & Stipluses on 12 Sep 1918 in Fullerton, Nance, NE. 7

5. Census in 1920 in Middle Creek Township, Lancaster, NE. 8 The 1920 census recorded John Owen, farmer, 46, living with wife Rosa, 40; daughter May, 15; Lucy, 11; Gladys, 9; Johnie, 7; Alva, 5; and Fay, 2 years 4 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Nebraska except John's parents in Pennsylvania, and Rosa's father in Pennsylvania and mother in Missouri.

6. Death Certificate: John Albert Owen, b.3 May 1872 Nebraska, d.26 Apr 1955 Monterey California, mother's maiden name Eaton, father's surname Owens., 26 Apr 1955, , Monterey, CA. 3


John married Rosa Manett Wollen, daughter of James M. Wollen and Julia C. Christian, on 24 Jul 1894 in Mill Township, Lancaster, NE.1 (Rosa Manett Wollen was born on 26 Jan 1872 in Beatrice, Gage, NE,9 10 died on 23 Mar 1947 in , Monterey, CA 9 10 and was buried in Salinas: Garden of Memories Memorial Park, Monterey, CA 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Nebraska, Marriages, 1855-1995</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X5Z8-RD3 John Owen and Rose Wollen, 24 Jul 1894.

2 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/29JJ-KMY John Albert Owen, 1917-1918; citing Merrick County, Morrill County, Nance County Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States M1509.

3 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Monterey, John Albert Owen, 26 Apr 1955, mother's maiden name Eaton, father Owens.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95873999.

5 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8YF-B6S John Owens in household of Alonzo Owens, Mill, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States; citing sheet 255A, family 3, NARA microfilm publication T9-0751.

6 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Richland, Saunders, Nebraska; Roll: T624_855; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0152; FHL microfilm: 1374868.

7 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/29JJ-KMY John Albert Owen, 1917-1918; citing Merrick County, Morrill County, Nance County Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.

8 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Middle Creek, Lancaster, Nebraska; Roll: T625_995; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 87; Image: 972.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95874082.

10 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Monterey, Rosa Mannett Owen, father's surname Wallace, 23 Mar 1947.



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