John OWEN

Male 1735 - 1843  (107 years)


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  • Name John OWEN  [1, 2
    Born 16 Apr 1735  Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History OWEN, John Born 16 Apr. 1735. [1741] Died 24 Feb. 1843 [Feb. 6, 1843 aged 102] while a resident of the Town of Carroll aged 107 years, 10 months and 8 days. He was a native of Windsor, CT, a soldier in the early French War, and in the American Army throughout the Revolution. It is related that he was with General Wolf at Quebec in 1759 and with Col. Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga. He served as private in Capt. Nathaniel Buel's Co., Col Hinman's Regt. CT Militia, May to Dec. 1775. As private in Capt. Roger Moore's Company and Col. Fisher Day's Regt. CT Militia, May to Oct. 1776 and July and August 1777 and as private in Capt. Archelaus Buel's Co., CT Militia Oct. 1777. He came from Susquehanna Valley, NY to Warren, PA in 1806 and in 1808 located in the town of Poland, Chautauqua Co., NY. In 1816 he sold his farm and settled in the town of Carroll and at one time kept a tavern at Fentonville. He is mentioned in the Pension List of 1840 as residing with Reuben Owens in Carrol. He was the maternal grandfather of the late Gov. Fenton of Jamestown. His wife Lydia, born at Sunderland, CT 30 Jan 1773, died 7 Nov. 1851 aged 78 years, 9 months, and 8 days. WARREN, PA - WARREN CEMETERY 
    Died 24 Feb 1843  Carroll, Chautauqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5th Street Cem, Warren, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2269  Clancy Ancestors
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2014 

    Father Aaron OWEN,   b. 1696, Simsbury, Hartford, Colony Of Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1747, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Miriam Meriham WRIGHT,   b. 14 Nov 1710, Lebanon, New London, Colony Of Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1751, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1732  Lebanon, New London, Colony Of Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1624  Group Sheet

    Father Aaron OWEN,   b. 1696, Simsbury, Hartford, Colony Of Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1747, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Miriam Meriham WRIGHT,   b. 14 Nov 1710, Lebanon, New London, Colony Of Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1751, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1733  Franklin, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F845  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Johanna Joanna PHELPS,   b. 31 Jul 1743, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1787, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 31 May 1768  Salisbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ebenezer Eben OWEN,   b. 16 May 1769, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Conewango, Warren Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +2. John OWEN,   b. 23 Dec 1771, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1857, Cannonsville, Delaware Co., Colony Of New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Ethan OWENS,   b. 8 Dec 1774, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1849, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Aaron OWENS,   b. 23 Oct 1776, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1846, Bainbridge, Chenango Co., New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +5. Heman OWEN,   b. 8 Dec 1779, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Tompkins, Delaware Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2014 
    Family ID F1621  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Johanna Joanna PHELPS,   b. 31 Jul 1743, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1787, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 31 May 1768  Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ebenezer Eben OWEN,   b. 16 May 1769, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Conewango, Warren Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +2. John OWEN,   b. 23 Dec 1771, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1857, Cannonsville, Delaware Co., Colony Of New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Ethan OWENS,   b. 8 Dec 1774, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1849, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Aaron OWENS,   b. 23 Oct 1776, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1846, Bainbridge, Chenango Co., New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +5. Heman OWEN,   b. 8 Dec 1779, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Tompkins, Delaware Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F843  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Sarah,   b. 1750,   d. 1787  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1782 
    Last Modified 12 May 2014 
    Family ID F1931  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Sarah,   b. 1750,   d. 1787  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1782 
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F1016  Group Sheet

    Family 5 Lydia GILSON,   b. 30 Jan 1773, Sunderland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1851, Pine Grove, Warren Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Aug 1787  Sunderland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth “Betsey” OWEN,   b. 23 Mar 1788, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1832, Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. Elsie OWEN,   b. 8 Jul 1790, Lunenburg, Greene, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1875, Fentonville, Chautaqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Ira OWENS,   b. 16 Feb 1793,   d. 1848  (Age 54 years)
     4. Phoebe OWEN,   b. 23 Jul 1795, Amenia, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1866, South Valley Twp, Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Emeline OWENS,   b. 1797
     6. Marcia OWENS,   b. 26 Jul 1798,   d. 25 Mar 1867  (Age 68 years)
    +7. Reuben OWEN,   b. 12 Jul 1800, Delaware Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1871, Fentonville, Chautaqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Sally OWEN,   b. 20 Oct 1802, Delaware Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1882, Farmington Twp, Warren, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2014 
    Family ID F1932  Group Sheet

    Family 6 Lydia GILSON,   b. 30 Jan 1773, Sunderland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1851, Pine Grove, Warren Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Aug 1787  Sunderland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Pauline SWEET,   b. 14 Nov 1859, Red Rock, N Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth “Betsey” OWEN,   b. 23 Mar 1788, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1832, Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     3. Sarah M SWEET,   b. 30 Nov 1849, Red Rock, N Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elsie OWEN,   b. 8 Jul 1790, Lunenburg, Greene, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1875, Fentonville, Chautaqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Ira OWENS,   b. 16 Feb 1793,   d. 1848  (Age 54 years)
     6. William W SWEET,   b. 8 Jun 1852, Red Rock, N Y Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1922, Gilman, Iroquois Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     7. Phoebe OWEN,   b. 23 Jul 1795, Amenia, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1866, South Valley Twp, Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Emeline OWENS,   b. 1797
     9. Marcia OWENS,   b. 26 Jul 1798,   d. 25 Mar 1867  (Age 68 years)
    +10. Reuben OWEN,   b. 12 Jul 1800, Delaware Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1871, Fentonville, Chautaqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. Sally OWEN,   b. 20 Oct 1802, Delaware Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1882, Farmington Twp, Warren, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F1017  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S155] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records Vol. 1-55, (Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.).

    2. [S174] (Philadelphia 1941), pg 70.