Owen, Edward Thomas (1839-1913)

Family

Edward was born on 25 December 1839 at New Works, Shropshire. I have not been able to identify his parents.

Edward emigrated to USA, arriving in January 1884.

He married Ellen Underhlll (abt1836-1880) in early 1868 in the Stoke Damerel Registration District, Devon. Census returns identify two children,

  • Nellie Saveria (b abt1869)    
  • Louisa Adeline (1870-1960) – married Ralph Sylvester Dietterich, a pattern maker at iron foundry (1900), in 1895

He married Sarah Ann Evans (1852-1922) in early 1881 at Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan Records identify six children.

  • Bertha (b1881)
  • Eva (1882-1955) – a teacher (1930); married John Henry Hileman, a grinder at steel mill (1930), in 1925
  • William Gladstone (1886-1854) – a tin smith (1910)
  • Gerald Millard  (1888-1953) – a labourer (1940)
  • Madeline Ellen (1889-1946) – a saleslady (1900), married Francis W Coll, an auto-painter (1920), in 1910
  • Ernest Dudley (1892-1970) – a car builder (1910)

Edward died on 19 October 1913 at Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

Circuits

  • 1863 Abergavenny
  • 1864 Weymouth
  • 1865 Plymouth
  • 1867 Torquay &c
  • 1868 Rochford
  • 1869 Grays
  • 1870 Gravesend
  • 1871 Gloucester
  • 1872 Belfast
  • 1874 Stratford
  • 1876 Redditch
  • 1877 Church Stretton
  • 1878 Welshpool
  • 1880 Merthyr Tydfil
  • 1881 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Note: In Leary he is listed as Thomas Owen.

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