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Arthur Owen

Male Bef 1723 - 1778  (> 54 years)


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  • Name Arthur Owen 
    Born Bef 15 Oct 1723  [1
    Christened 15 Oct 1723  Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baptism of Arthur Owen (1723-1778) and Martha Andrews (1724-1780)
    Baptism of Arthur Owen (1723-1778) and Martha Andrews (1724-1780)
    Baptism record from St Margaret's Church in Topsham which contains the baptism of Arthur Owen ( 1723 - 1778 ), son of Thomas Owen ( 1689 - ca 1753 ) and Sarah ?, and for Martha Andrews ( 1724 - 1780 ), daughter of Robert Andrews and Mary Heath ( 1696 - ). In 1745 Arthrur and Martha would marry.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Mar 1761  Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    shipwright 
    Occupation Jun 1764  Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    shipwright 
    Died 1778 
    AltDeath 1787 
    Notes 
    • !ID= OW 14
      CD:15 Oct 1723 - PAR0009
      CP:Topsham, Devonshire, England
      MD:16 Jun 1745
      MP:Topsham, Devonshire, England
      drowned on trip from London to Topsham/Liverpool, 1778 - PER0205
      was a shipbuilder in Topsham, in business in 1735
    Person ID I9298  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2016 

    Father Thomas Owen,   b. 1689, Exeter, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1753  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Sarah ? 
    Family ID F3688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Andrews,   b. Abt Mar 1724, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Sep 1780, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1745  Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Marriage record for Arthur Owen ( 1723 - 1778 ) and Martha Andrews (1724-1780)
    Marriage record for Arthur Owen ( 1723 - 1778 ) and Martha Andrews (1724-1780)
    Marriage record from St Margaret's Church in Topsham for Arthur Owen ( 1723 - 1778 ), son of Thomas Owen ( 1689 - ca 1753 ) and Sarah ?, and Martha Andrews ( 1724 - 1780 ), daughter of Robert Andrews and Mary Heath ( 1696 - ).
    Children 
     1. Sarah Owen,   b. Abt Aug 1746,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Owen,   b. Abt Dec 1747, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Martha Owen,   b. Abt Mar 1749, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Apr 1749, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Jane Owen,   b. Abt Feb 1750, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Thomas Owen,   b. Abt Jul 1752, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1823, Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     6. Arthur Owen,   b. Abt Dec 1753, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Jul 1754, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     7. Arthur Owen, G-L177/PF3359,   b. Bef 8 Jul 1756, Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1823, Shipyards, Lot 49, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)
     8. Martha Owen,   b. Abt Dec 1757, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Mar 1758, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     9. Martha Owen,   b. Jul 1761,   d. Oct 1777  (Age ~ 16 years)
     10. John Owen,   b. Abt Jul 1763, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Mellony Owen,   b. Abt Dec 1766, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F3666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 15 Oct 1723 - Topsham, , Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1745 - Topsham, , Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shipwright - Mar 1761 - Topsham, , Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - shipwright - Jun 1764 - Topsham, , Devon, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2962] Electronic: FindMyPast - Devon Baptisms, 15 February 2016; Arthur Owen, Topsham, Anglican, 1417A/PR/1/5.

    2. [S2858] Electronic: England- - Apprenticeship Records (thegenealogist.co.uk), Reference:IR 1/54, Arthur Owen, master shipwright, 25 Mar 1761.
      Apprenticeship Records
      Masters Name Arthur Owen
      Masters Trade Shipwright
      Masters Abode Topsham
      Apprentice Name William Lamacrate
      Date of Duty 10th May 1761
      Date of Indenture 25th March 1761
      Term 7 Years
      Reference IR 1/54
      Apprenticeship Fee £10 0s 0d

    3. [S2858] Electronic: England- - Apprenticeship Records (thegenealogist.co.uk), Reference:IR 1/55, Arthur Owen, master shipwright, 26 Jun 1764.
      Apprenticeship Records
      Masters Name Arther Owen
      Masters Trade Shipwright
      Masters Abode Topsham, Devon
      Apprentice Name William Ashton
      Date of Duty 2nd June 1764
      Date of Indenture 26th June 1764
      Term 7 Years
      Reference IR 1/55
      Apprenticeship Fee £12 12s 0d

    4. [S2903] Vital Stats: England, Devon, Marriages (findmypast.com), 15 February 2016; Martha Andrews and Arthur Owen, Topsham, Jun 1745.
      First name(s) Martha
      Last name Andrews
      Age -
      Birth year -
      Marriage year 1745
      Marriage date 16 Jun 1745
      Place Topsham
      Spouse's first name(s) Arthur
      Spouse's last name Owen
      Spouse age -
      County Devon
      Denomination Anglican
      Country England
      Archive South West Heritage Trust
      Archive reference 1417A/PR/1/6
      Record set Devon Marriages
      Category Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
      Subcategory Marriages & divorces
      Collections from United Kingdom


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