Robert OWEN[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1657 - Abt 1697  (40 years)


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  • Name Robert OWEN 
    Born 1657  Fron Gôch, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 11
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 8DA 10MO 1697  Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 7, 8
    Buried 10DA 10MO 1697  Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 11
    • Owen, Robert; burial.4
      [Quaker Meeting Records; 1681-1935]
    Person ID I4126  Blythe Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2016 

    Father Owen AP EVAN,   b. Bef 1636, Rhiwlas, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1st mo. 6 1678, Fron Gôch, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Mother Gainor JOHN,   b. Bef 13 Sep 1629, Gwern y Brychdwn, Nant Y Friar, Llandderfel Parish, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1678  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married Aft 1636  [12
    Family ID F4889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca HUMPHREY,   b. Bef 1678, Fron Gôch, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 23DA 8MO 1697, Merion, Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)  [6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13
    Married 11DA 1MO 1678/9  Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16
    • Extract from the marriage settlement contract for the marriage of Robert Owen and Rebecca Owen (Humphrey), executed the 1st mo. 6, 1678 between Gainor John, mother of Robert Owen and Owen Humphrey, father of Rebecca Owen (Humphrey):
      Owen Humphrey de Llwundu to Robt Owen de vron goch comt Penllin, gener. (gentleman), dated as above, is extant.
      Rowland Ellis, Edward Vaughan, John ap Thomas, Cadwallader Thomas - witnesses.
      [Merion in the Welsh Tract]

      Transcription of the marriage certificate:
      Be it Knowen by these p'sents unto all whom it may concern that upon the eleventh day of the first month 1678-9 Robt. Owen eldest son of Owen ap Evan (deceased) late of Vron gôch in the comot of :enlin & in the County of Merioneth hath taken Rebeccah Owen first daughter of Owen Humphrey of Llwyn du in the Comt. of Talybont in the County aforsd to be his wife & that by the free Assent & consent of their parents & near relations & friends of the truth, And that according to the example & practice of primitive Christians followers of the truth. And the sd Rebeckah in like manere hath taken sd Robt. Owen to be her husband The day & yeare above written in the P'esence & sight of us the witnesses hereunder written.
      Owen Humphrey her father, Caddr Thomas, Rowland Ellis, Hugh Robert, Humphrey Owen, Rowland Owen, Edward Vaughan, Ellis Rees, Evan John, Rees Evan, John Thomas, John Humphrey, Humphrey Reynolds, John Howell, Daniel Samuel, Rees John, John William, John Owen, Joseph Samuel, Richard Humffrey, Elizabeth Thomas, Hannah (Prichard?), Ellin Rees, Gwen Rees, Anne Owen, Elizabeth Owen, Gainor John, Lydia Samuel, Gobeithia, Elizabeth Owen
      [Merion in the Welsh Tract]
    Marriage certificate of Robert and Rebecca Owen
    Marriage certificate of Robert and Rebecca Owen
    Marriage certificate of Robert and Rebecca Owen
    Children 
     1. Gainor OWEN,   b. 26DA 8MO 1688, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1742, Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Evan OWEN,   b. Mar 1682, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     3. Elizabeth OWEN,   b. 1687, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10th mo. 22 1753, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Owen OWEN,   b. 12th mo. 21 1690, Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8th mo. 5 1741, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John OWEN,   b. 12th mo. 26 1692, Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Robert OWEN,   b. 7th mo. 27 1695, Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1730
     7. Rebecca OWEN,   b. 1st mo. 14 1697, Merion, Merion, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 19DA 9MO 1697, Merion, Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F4892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1657 - Fron Gôch, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11DA 1MO 1678/9 - Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The Owen house.
    The Owen house.
    The Owen house.
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    00154.jpg
    Owen, Robert; signature.jpg
    Owen, Robert; signature.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S716] Owen, Robert; Burial Record; Merion Meeting Graveyard (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S779] Evan Family History (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S811] Sally Wister's Journal (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S2058] Surname Index 'O' of Colonial Families of Philadelphia, PA (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S931] The Magna Carta Sureties, 1215 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S6687] Colonial families of Philadelphia; Vol. 2 (Reliability: 2).
      Colonial families of Philadelphia; Vol. 2

    7. [S6942] US, Quaker Meeting Burials 1681-1685., 284-285 (Reliability: 2).
      US, Quaker Meeting Burials 1681-1685.

    8. [S6949] US, Quaker Monthly Meeting Records, 1681-1935; pg 46., 40 (Reliability: 2).
      US, Quaker Monthly Meeting Records, 1618-1935; pg 46.

    9. [S5461] Merion in the Welsh Tract (Reliability: 2).
      Will of Robert Owen of the Welsh tract of Pennsylvania.

    10. [S7548] Owen, Robert; Will, Will of Robert Owen; 1697 (Reliability: 2).
      Will of Robert Owen of the Welsh tract of Pennsylvania.

    11. [S5461] Merion in the Welsh Tract (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S1004] The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S5545] Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants, Extract - WhitneyGen.org (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S723] Owen, Joshua; Burial Record; Merion Meeting Graveyard (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S6939] US Quaker Meeting Records; 1681-1935., 306-307 (Reliability: 2).
      US Quaker Monthly Meeting Records 1681-1935.

    16. [S6983] US, Merion Monthly Meeting Records; Burials 1681-1935; 45., 45 (Reliability: 2).
      US, Merion Monthly Meeting Records; Burials 1681-1935; 45.