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Thomas Owen

Thomas Owen

Male 1795 - 1860  (64 years)

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  • Name Thomas Owen 
    Born 12 Oct 1795  Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 4 Aug 1796  Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • by Rev Thomas DeBrisay
    Gender Male 
    AltDeath 4 Apr 1860 
    Occupation Shipbuilder.  [1
    Died 6 Apr 1860  Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 9 Apr 1860  Old Protestant Cemetery, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In Memory of Thomas Owen Esq. Postmaster General of the Island Died April 6, 1860 aged 63 years
      Also his son (..?)
    Notes 
    • !ID= OW 1475

      NAME:Thomas Owen - HFN0004 CEM0016
      IP:University Ave cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI
      OCC:Postmaster-General of PEI
      age 63
      DD:6 Apr 1860 - HFN0004 (St Paul, Charlottetown)

      BD:12 Oct 1795 - BOK0004 p719
      BP:Malpeque (Princetown), PEI
      OCC:Postmaster-General for 18 years (1842-1860?)
      WIF:Ann Campbell
      educated in common schools in Malpeque (Princetown), engaged in mercantile
      pursuits

      CD:4 Aug 1796 - PER0205
      CP:Princetown, PEI by Rev Thomas Desbrisey
      DD:4 Apr 1860
      not Postmaster General for part of 1858 & 1859; moved from Georgetown to
      Charlottetown in 1854; had houses in Charlottetown, Cardigan & Georgetown; had
      shipbuilding business with brother Arthur; worked for John Cambridge for a
      while, Cambridge came to Island as land agent for Mr. Clarke, later owned 20%
      of the Island; was High Sherriff of King's Co for a while, had his horse's
      tail cut off by unknown people

      Thomas Owen, proposed by William Graham, seconded by William Bearistor, elected
      to represent King's County in the General Assembly, Dec 18, 1824 - 84 votes to
      lead the polls - newspaper (?)

      NOTES:Deputy Postmaster General 29 November 1845 -
      Postmaster General 23 July 1851 - (Benjamin Davies was PMG 3 August 1858!ID= OW 1475

      NAME:Thomas Owen - HFN0004 CEM0016 IP:University Ave cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI OCC:Postmaster-General of PEI age 63 DD:6 Apr 1860 - HFN0004 (St Paul, Charlottetown)

      BD:12 Oct 1795 - BOK0004 p719 BP:Malpeque (Princetown), PEI OCC:Postmaster-General for 18 years (1842-1860?) WIF:Ann Campbell educated in common schools in Malpeque (Princetown), engaged in mercantile pursuits

      CD:4 Aug 1796 - PER0205 CP:Princetown, PEI by Rev Thomas Desbrisey DD:4 Apr 1860 not Postmaster General for part of 1858 & 1859; moved from Georgetown to Charlottetown in 1854; had houses in Charlottetown, Cardigan & Georgetown; had shipbuilding business with brother Arthur; worked for John Cambridge for a while, Cambridge came to Island as land agent for Mr. Clarke, later owned 20% of the Island; was High Sherriff of King's Co for a while, had his horse's tail cut off by unknown people

      Thomas Owen, proposed by William Graham, seconded by William Bearistor, elected to represent King's County in the General Assembly, Dec 18, 1824 - 84 votes to lead the polls - newspaper (?)

      NOTES:Deputy Postmaster General 29 November 1845 - Postmaster General 23 July 1851 - (Benjamin Davies was PMG 3 August 1858
    Person ID I9353  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2016 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F3690  Group Sheet

    Family Ann Campbell,   b. 18 Aug 1802, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1892, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1821 
    Children 
     1. Lemuel Cambridge Owen,   b. 1 Nov 1822, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1912  (Age 90 years)
     2. Thomas Owen,   b. 26 Mar 1824, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1869, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. George William Owen,   b. 15 Sep 1825, New London, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1906, Auckland, , , New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Margaret Owen,   b. 21 Mar 1827, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1905, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. William Arthur Owen,   b. 9 Apr 1830, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1851  (Age 21 years)
     6. Mary Louisa Owen,   b. 30 Mar 1833, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1895, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. Elizabeth Lee Owen,   b. 11 May 1835, Cardigan River, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1901  (Age 66 years)
     8. Charles Owen,   b. 1 Apr 1837, Cardigan River, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1929, Georgetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     9. Lydia Ann (Annie) Owen,   b. 30 Dec 1838, Cardigan, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1847  (Age 8 years)
     10. Martha Jane Owen,   b. 26 May 1841, Cardigan, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1902, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     11. Alfred Wallace Owen,   b. 19 Apr 1843, Cardigan River, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1917, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     12. Frances (Fanny) Isabel Owen,   b. 19 Aug 1847, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1920, New Westminster, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F3708  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1795 - Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Aug 1796 - Princetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Apr 1860 - Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Apr 1860 - Old Protestant Cemetery, Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Thomas Owen & Ann Campbell
    Thomas Owen & Ann Campbell
    Thomas Owen ( 1795 - 1860 ), s/o Arthur Owen & Elizabeth Lee, m. Ann Campbell ( 1802 - 1892 ), d/o George Campbell & Ann Cameron
    Thomas Owen (1795-1860)
    Thomas Owen (1795-1860)
    Thomas Owen ( 1795 - 1860 ), son of Arthur Owen & Elizabeth Lee, married Ann Campbell ( 1802 - 1892 ), daughter of George Campbell & Ann Cameron.

    This photo is from an unlabelled portrait painting that was believed to be an Owen. Comparison with the photo of Thomas Owen and Ann Campbell leaves little doubt that it is of Thomas Owen.

  • Sources 
    1. [S565] Info: David Hunter.

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

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


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