Thomas Owens Descendants

Descendants of Thomas Owens (1777 - 1852)

This Page is dedicated to the descendants of Thomas OWENS, son of Edmund OWENS, and his wife Elizabeth ROGERS, daughter of Thomas ROGERS and Jane CHAMBERS. Thomas was born in 1777 in South Carolina and died in 1852 in Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana. Elizabeth was born in 1782 in South Carolina and died after 1852 in Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana. Thomas and Elizabeth are both buried in Reeves Graveyard in Robb Township, Posey County, Indiana.

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2001 Lon Mason
Last Modified 16 Dec 2016

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Military Records

First Generation

Thomas OWENS and Elizabeth ROGERS had the following children:

  1. James Henry OWENS (Thomas) born in Dec 1803 in North Carolina and died 3 April 1869 in Illinois. On 20 Oct 1822 in Posey County, Indiana he married (1) Sarah "Sally" COX, daughter of Jesse COX Sr and Elizabeth MURPHY. Sally was born in Aug 1803 in North Carolina and died 19 Dec 1836 in Posey County, Indiana. Sally is buried in the Cox Cemetery, Robb Township, Posey County, Indiana. On 18 Aug 1837, in Posey County, Indiana, James married (2) Elizabeth WILKINS. Elizabeth was born in Oct 1822 in Indiana and died in 1904. James is buried in the Baptist Cemetery, Kenney, DeWitt County, Illinois.
  2. Rachel OWENS (Thomas) born 6 Jun 1805 in Kentucky and died 5 Jan 1880 in Posey County, Indiana. On 18 Mar 1819 in Posey County, Indiana she married Felix J MILLS, son of David Alexander MILLS Sr and Mary SUMMERS. Felix was born 12 Aug 1799 in Wilkes County, Georgia and died 4 Sept 1873 in Posey County, Indiana. Rachel and Felix are both buried in Tim Downen Cemetery, Posey County, Indiana.
  3. Mary OWENS (Thomas) who on 22 Oct 1826 in Indiana married John COX.
  4. Margaret OWENS (Thomas) born 1812/1813 in Posey County, Indiana and died 21 Jul 1884. On 10 Jul 1835 in Posey County, Indiana she married Enoch W AXTON. Enoch was born 1810/1811 in Kentucky.
  5. Jane OWENS (Thomas) born 1811 in Indiana and died 12 Apr 1860. On 13 Dec 1827 in Posey County, Indiana married Richard M REAVES. Richard was born in 1805 in Kentucky. Jane and Richard are both buried in the Reeves Graveyard, Robb Township, Posey County, Indiana.
  6. Ann OWENS (Thomas) born 1813 in Indiana and died 30 Aug 1896, in Ridgeway Township, Gallatin County, Illinois. On 21 May 1831 in Posey County, Indiana she married (1) Michael Baker GIVENS. Michael was born about 1809 and died 3 Feb 1841. On 28 Jan 1846 in Posey County, Indiana she married (2) George Tillman DOWNEN Sr. George was born 17 Oct 1805 in Tennessee and died 1880 in Posey County, Indiana. George is buried in Tim Downen Cemetery, Posey County, Indiana.
  7. Sarah (Susannah) OWENS (Thomas) born 28 Feb 1825 and died 20 Jul 1897. On 25 Mar 1838 in Posey County, Indiana she married Benjamin ANDERSON. Benjamin was born 1815 in Butler County, Pennsylvania and died 25 Nov 1886 in Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana. Sarah (Susannah) and Benjamin are both buried in Bethsadia Cemetery, Robb Township, Posey County, Indiana.