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  • ID: I1634
  • Name: John Owen
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Owen
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 Dec 1624 in Wales 1
  • Death: 1 Feb 1698 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Conn. 1
  • Burial: Congregational Church Cem., Windsor, Hartford, Conn. 1 1
  • Occupation: A Founder Of Windsor, Conn. 1
  • _UID: 0ABC393670495746B9E9FD6C331D51F32AA8
  • Change Date: 28 Jun 2002
  • Note:
    John OWEN - b. Dec. 25, 1624, Wales; d. Feb. 18 (or 1?), 1698/9, Windsor, CT. His gravestone by the Congregational Church in Windsor reads "John Owen aged 76 years dyed February ye 18th: 1698." However, Windsor town records indicate he was born Dec. 25, 1624, and died Feb. 1, 1698/9. John may have been at New Haven, CT in 1642, but was certainly at Windsor in 1650 when he purchased a lot 12 rods by 29 rods, and married. He signed a petition to establish Killingworth in 1663, was sexton of the meeting house in 1666, was paid for clapboarding for the meeting house in 1668, and contributed to the poor in 1676. One source reports he was the son of Richard OWEN and Johanna PITT. He married Oct. 3, 1650 at Windsor, CT.


    Windsor (town, Connecticut), town, Hartford County, northern Connecticut, at the junction of the Connecticut and Farmington rivers. It is a residential and industrial community near Hartford with many corporate offices and commercial enterprises. A trading post was established here in 1633 by an expedition from Plymouth Colony. The community, the first English settlement in Connecticut, was initially known as Matianuck and in 1637 was renamed for Windsor, England. The town was never officially incorporated. Population (1980) 25,204; (1990) 27,817.



    "Windsor (town, Connecticut)," Microsoft(R) Encarta(R) 98 Encyclopedia. (c) 1993-1997 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.




    Father: Richard Owen b: 1595 in Oswestry, England
    Mother: Johanna Pitt b: Abt 1599 in Oswestry, England

    Marriage 1 Rebecca Wade b: 1629
    • Married: 3 Oct 1650 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Conn. 1
    • Change Date: 14 Aug 2010
    Children
    1. Has Children Obadiah Owen b: 10 Jan 1703 in Windsor, Hartford, Conn.

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: The Pettypooletree ged file, started in 1999 from J Poole's research in 1986.
      Title: (The Pettypoole Tree GEDCOM file was submitted by J H Poole, Jr.; rjpoole1@juno.com.) This is an internet Ged file of the compliled genealogical research of John h. Poole, Jr., started in 1986. It was gathered from many individual family informants: such Margaret Mills McGehee, Mabel McGehee Lillie, Marie Parent Poole, Theodora Poole Rogers, Margaret Ann McGehee Samuel, Rev. Pool, Virginia Lobdell Jennings, Margaret Brokaw, Hughrene McCrainie, Judith Williams Coates, Mr. & Mrs. Lamar "Ollie" Poole, Gilbert Mills, Mr. & Mrs. Keller McKowen, Dolph McKowen, Inez Hatley Hughes, Polly Poole Craig, Liz Poole Miesch and many other internet databases. To them all, I deeply owe them my thanks.
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