Birth: 16 APR 1741 in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut

Baptized: 2 Sep 1744 Lebanon, New London, Connecticut

 

Military: 1761
Note: Served in the French and Indian War in the Tenth Company, Second Regiment from Connecticut under Colonel Nathan Whiting and Captain Samuel Elmer

1st Marriage: 31 May 1768 to Joanna Phelps Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut

Birth of Son: 16 May 1769
Name: Ebenezer Owen
Place: Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut

Birth of Son: 23 Dec 1771
Name: John Owen
Place: Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut

Birth of Son: 10 JUN 1774
Name: Ethan Owen

 

Military: 1775
Note: Served in the American Revolution. He enlisted from Salisbury, CT under Captain Nathaniel Buel and responded to alarms on short tours. In 1792 he removed to Carroll, NY where he received a pension and where he died.

 

 

Birth of Son: 23 Oct 1776
Name: Aaron Owen
Place: Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut

Birth of Son: 8 Dec 1779
Name: Heman Owen
Place: Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut

2nd Marriage: Aug 1787 to Lydia Gilson

Birth of Daughter: 20 Mar 1788
Name: Elizabeth Mary Owen

Birth of Daughter: 8 Jul 1790
Name: Elsie Owen
Place: Lunenburg, , New York

Birth of Son: 16 Feb 1793
Name: Ira Owen

Birth of Daughter: 23 Jul 1795
Name: Phoebe Owen

Birth of Daughter: 1997
Name: Emeline Owen

Birth of Daughter: 26 JUL 1798
Name: Marcia Owen

Birth of Son: 12 Jul 1800
Name: Reuben Owen

Birth of Daughter: 20 Oct 1802
Name: Sally Owen

Death: 24 Feb 1843 in Carroll Township, Chautaqua, New York

 

Inscription: “John Owens A Soldier of the French & Revolutionary War born at Salisbury, Conn. Apr. 16, 1735 died at Carroll (?) NY Feb. 24, 1843 aged 107 years 10 m’s. 8 days.”

Buried: Oakland, Warren Co, Pennsylvania

Click here to see parents: Aaron Owen and Meriham Wright

Lydia Gilson

Birth: 30 Jan 1773 Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts

Death: 7 Nov 1851 in Pine Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania

Click here to see parents: John Gilson and Patience Graves

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