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Arthur Owen, G-L177/PF3359

Arthur Owen, G-L177/PF3359

Male Bef 1756 - 1823  (> 66 years)

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  • Name Arthur Owen 
    Suffix G-L177/PF3359 
    Born Bef 8 Jul 1756  Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 8 Jul 1756  Topsham, , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AltBirth 28 Jul 1756  [1
    • based on date (8 Jun 1823) and age (66 yrs 10 mos 11 days) of death
    AltDeath 5 Jun 1823  Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Shipbuilder.  [2
    Died 8 Jun 1823  Shipyards, Lot 49, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 11 Jun 1823  Old Protestant Cemetery, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Old Anglican Cemetery Elm Avenue, Register of Burials 1805 to 1826 (included with cemetery transcript for above cemetery, Lot 33, 10B

      Arthur Owen of Malpeque, d. June 8; bur. June 11, 1823. AE 67 (Corner's Inquest)
    Arthur Owen (1756-1823)
    Arthur Owen (1756-1823)
    Here are deposited / the remains of
    Arthur Owen Esq / of Prince Town
    who departed this life the 8th day / of June 1823 in the 67 year of his / age
    His sons as a tistimony of his / great worth have inscribed / this to his memory

    {a much more recent incription as she was buried in Princetown}
    His wife
    Elizabeth Lee / 1762 - 1833
    Notes 
    • !ID= OW 147

      NAME:Arthur Owen - HFN0004 (St Paul, Charlottetown)
      ID:11 Jun 1823
      LIVED:Malpeque(Princetown), PEI age 67
      DD:1823
      IP:University Ave, Charlottetown, PEI

      CD:8 Jul 1756 - PAR0009
      CP:Topsham, Devonshire, England
      PARN:Arthur and Martha Owen
      BD:23 Jul 1756

      BD:27 Jul 1756 - BOK0022 p127
      DD:8 Jun 1823
      WIF:Elizabeth Lee
      MD:abt 1787 - p254
      BP:Topsham, Devonshire, England

      DD:8 Jun 1823 - CEM0016
      LIVED:Princetown, PEI age 67 years

      born in Devonshire, England; shipbuilding in Topsham - BOK0004 p719 emigrated to Alberton, PEI in 1780; shipbuilding on the Island married Elizabeth Lee in London

      Emigrated to PEI, returned to England, married Elizabeth Lee, returned to PEI in 1789/99 settling at Princetown, may have left oldest son with grandparents in London; married at St. Martins in the Fields (no record); work for Hill of Topsham; came after a quarrel over property after father's death - PER0205

      will written 12 Mar 1823, probate 8 Aug 1823 - Arthur Owen, of Princetown; mentions wife

      Elizabeth, sons George, John and Arthur - WIL0012

      Arthur, born 1756, Topsham, Devonshire, of Welsh descent, came to the Island
      in 1788. He landed and built ships at Cascumpeque (Alberton). The plant was
      destroyed by fire. He moved to Princetown prior to Aug. 04, 1796.
      Additional information on the Owen family including those descendants not
      shown here may be obtained from Cavendish,Its History,Its People, by Harold
      H. Simpson.
    Person ID I9305  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2016 

    Father Arthur Owen,   b. Bef 15 Oct 1723,   d. 1778  (Age > 54 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F3666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Lee,   b. 4 Sep 1761, , , Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1833, Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1786  Tower Hamlets, London, , Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage Certificate for Arthur Owen & Elizabeth Lee
    Marriage Certificate for Arthur Owen & Elizabeth Lee
    Arthur Owen and Elizabeth Lee were married at St Mary, Whitechapel, London, England on 2 July 1786
    Children 
     1. Arthur Lee Owen,   b. 29 Feb 1788, London, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1860, Brookfield/Georgetown Rd, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Martha Owen,   b. 25 Nov 1790, Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1863, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Sarah Sophia Lee Owen,   b. 20 Jan 1792, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Owen,   b. 27 May 1794, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1860, , Lot 18, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Thomas Owen,   b. 12 Oct 1795, Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1860, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Ann Owen,   b. 23 Jul 1797, Cascumpeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1855, Dalhousie, , New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. John Owen,   b. 25 Feb 1799,   d. 18 Jul 1868, Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     8. Elizabeth Lee Owen,   b. 22 Apr 1802, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1874, Lower Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F3690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Bef 8 Jul 1756 - Topsham, , Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 8 Jul 1756 - Topsham, , Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1786 - Tower Hamlets, London, , Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAltDeath - 5 Jun 1823 - Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jun 1823 - Old Protestant Cemetery, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S222] Archives: Harold H Simpsons Papers, File 18: Owen family.

    2. [S565] Info: David Hunter.

    3. [S819] Bibles: Various Family Bibles, George & Ann Lee Bible (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S2459] Cemetery: PE, various, Elm Ave Cemetery.

    5. [S2241] Parish: England, London, London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mary, Whitechapel, Register of marriages, P93/MRY1, Item 031.


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