DESCENDANTS OF JOHN OWENS

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Stella Cotrill and Don Norman

 

1.JOHN OWENS

 

      John Owens was born in Ireland about 1745 and died about 1779 in Booth's Creek in present day Marion County WV. His spouse is unknown.

 

Children of John Owens.

 

  2.  (1). John                     b.c.     1770

        m. Sarah ----

 

3.        (2). David

 

4.        (3). George

 

 

2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

      John Owens, a son of John Owens, was born about 1770 in present day Marion County WV and died in Tyler County WVA.  He married Sarah ---- About 1795.

     

Known children of John and Sarah Owens.

 

  5.  (1). Ruth                     b.        1796    d.       1858

         m. Joseph K. Ankrom  1820

 

  6.  (2). Thomas                   b.        1802

         m. Sarah Ann ----

 

  7.  (3). Joseph H.                b. Jul 20 1816    d. May  5 1864

         m. Joanna Davis Feb 10 1839

 

 

5.RUTH OWENS    2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Ruth Owens, a daughter of John and Sarah Owens, was born in 1796 in Tyler County VA (WV) and died there in 1858.  She married Joseph K. Ankrom in 1820 in Tyler County. Joseph, a son of Aaron and Mary (Marley ) Ankrom, was born in 1804 in Tyler County, and died there June 9, 1877.

     

Children of Joseph K. and Ruth (Owens) Ankrom.

 

  8.  (1). Daniel Alexander         b.        1822

 

  9.  (2). John                     b. Nov 25 1826    d. Apr 21 1898

        m. Hester Ann Davis  Aug 13 1847

 

 10.  (3). David Alexander          b.        1828

         m. Clarissa Ankrom

 

 11.  (4). Lindsey                  b.c.      1830

         m. Rachel Tuet

 

 12.  (5). Sarah                    b.c.      1832

 

 13.  (6). Elizabeth                b.        1838

 

  

6.THOMAS OWENS   2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Thomas Owens, a son of John and Sarah Owens, was born in 1802 in Tyler County VA (WV). He married Sarah Ann ----- about 1827 in Tyler County.  She was born about  1812.

     

Children of Thomas and Sarah Ann Owens.

 

 14.  (1). Isaac                    b.        1828

         m. Mary Luzanna Ripley

 

 15.  (2). Louisa                   b. Dec    1830

         m. John Forrester Sep 8 1857

         m. Freeman Howell Sep 26 1876

 

 16.  (3). Caroline                 b.        1834

   m. Frederick Cordis  (1825-     )

 

 17.  (4). Thomas Jr.               b. Nov 26 1836

         m. Ruth Ann Ankrum Sep 1874

 

 18.  (5). George Washington        b.        1839

          m. Mary Ellen Thompson

 

 19.  (6). Josephus “Joseph”        b.        1842

         m. Isabel Thompson

 

 20.  (7). Mary Frances             b.        1844

   m. ----- Reed

 

 21.  (8). John Thomas              b. Dec    1847

   m. Rachel Parrish  (1856-     )

 

 22.  (9). Lorenza                  b. Mar    1848

        m. Melvina Ankrum

 

 23. (10). John Rufus               b.        1852

 

 

7.JOSEPH H.     2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Joseph H. Owens, a son of John and Sarah Owens, was born July 20, 1816 in Tyler County VA (WV) and died there May 5, 1864. He married Joanna Davis February 10, 1839 in Tyler County. Joanna, a daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Brown) Davis,  was born June 10, 1818 in Harrison County VA and died January 25, 1888 in Tyler County WV.

     

Children of Joseph H. and Joanna (Davis) Owens.

 

 24.  (1). Isabella                 b.        1840

 

 25.  (2). William H.               b.        1842

 

 26.  (3). John Turner              b.        1844

 

 27.  (4). Elysses Irwin            b.        1846

 

 28.  (5). Elizabeth “Eliza Ann”    b.        1849

 

 29.  (6). Clement Baxter           b. Sep 26 1852

 

 30.  (7). Salina Frances           b. Nov 30 1853

 

 31.  (8). Hamilton Davis           b. Mar 31 1858

 

 32.  (9). Lee                      b. Nov 20 1867

 

 33. (10). Catherine                b. Dec  1 1869

 

 

14.ISAAC OWENS    6.THOMAS OWENS   2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Isaac Owens, a son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Owens, was born in 1828 in Tyler County.  He married Mary Luzanna Ripley.  She was born 1829 in Tyler and died July 6, 1868.

     

Child of Isaac and Mary Luzanna (Ripley) Owens.

 

 34.  (1). Samuel      

         m. Elsie Dawson

 

 

15.LOUISA OWENS   6.THOMAS OWENS   2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Louisa Owens, a daughter of Thomas and Sarah Ann Owens, was born in December 1830 in Tyler County WV.  She married John Forrester September 8, 1857 in Tyler County. John, a son of John and Barbara Forrester, was born November 1828 and died about 187.

Louisa married Freeman Howell September 26, 1876 in Tyler County.  He was born in 1848.

     

Children of John and Louisa (Owens) Forrester.

 

 35.  (1). Andrew                   b.        1856

 

 36.  (2). Barney A.                b. Jul 29 1858

 

 37.  (3). Joshua                   b. Jun    1860

 

 38.  (4). John W.                  b.        1864

 

 39.  (5). Isaac                    b. Jul    1869

 

 

17.THOMAS OWENS JR.   6.THOMAS OWENS   2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Thomas Owens Jr., a son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Owens, was born November 26, 1836 in Tyler County VA (WV).  He married Ruth Ann Ankrum in September 1874 in Tyler County, WV. Ruth, a daughter of Nelson and Sarah (Maine) Ankrom, was born 1842 in Tyler County and died November 1, 1914 in Bearsville, WV.

     

Children of Thomas Jr. and Ruth Ann (Ankrum) Owens.

 40.  (1). Lorengle Dowell          b. Jul  7 1875

 

 41.  (2). Sarah Emeline            b. Oct 14 1874

 

 42.  (3). Rachel Matilda           b. Nov 25 1879

 

 43.  (4). Ingram                   b. Jan 23 1881

 

 44.  (5). Infant                   b. Nov  7 1883

 

 

18.GEORGE WASHINTON OWENS    6.THOMAS OWENS   2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

George Washington Owens, a son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Owens, was born in 1839 in Tyler County VA.  He married Mary Ellen Thompson. She was born 1851 in Tyler County.

     

Child of George Washington and Mary Ellen (Thompson) Owens.

 

 45.  (1). Sarah Ann                b. Oct  6 1867    d. Dec  9 1867

 

 

19.JOSEPHUS OWENS     6.THOMAS OWENS   2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Josephus “Joseph” Owens, a son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Owens, was born in 1842 in Tyler County VA (WV).  He married Isabel Thompson. Isabel, a daughter of Levi and Mary (Riggs) Thompson, was born about 1845 and died October 25, 1895.

     

Children of Josephus and Isabel (Thompson) Owens.

 

 46.  (1). Sarah Martha Owens       b. Jun 18 1867

 

 47.  (2). Samantha                 b. Oct    1870

 

 48.  (3). Thomas J.                b. Oct    1870

 

 49.  (4). Joseph C.                b.        1875

 

 50.  (5). Emma Catharine           b.        1875

 

 51.  (6). George W.                b.        1877

 

 52.  (7). Lemuel                   b. Sep 12 1880

 

 

20.MARY FRANCES OWENS    6.THOMAS OWENS   2.JOHN OWENS   1.JOHN OWENS

 

Mary Frances Owens, a daughter of Thomas and Sarah Ann Owens, was born in 1844 in Tyler County VA.  She married ----- Reed.

     

Child of ---- and Mary Frances (Owens) Reed.

 

 53.  (1). Charles W.               b. Apr  8 1869

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Cotrill Stella, “Descendants of John Owens”