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Descendants of John Owens
*indicates direct line

Generation No. 1

1. *JOHN1 OWENS was born Abt. 1710 in Maryland, and died 1787 in Booths Creek, Marion County, West Virginia. He married MATHS TANACHARISSON Abt. 1745. She was born 1730 in Seneca Nundawaono, and died 1773 in Booths Creek, Marion County, West Virginia.

Notes for JOHN OWENS:
Jun 1787 - Killed & Scalped at Booths Creek, Marion County, West Virginia

More About JOHN OWENS and MATHS TANACHARISSON:
Marriage: Abt. 1745

Child of JOHN OWENS and MATHS TANACHARISSON is:

2. i. *JOSEPH TURNER2 OWENS, b. Abt. 1755, Booths Creek, Marion County, West Virginia; d. 1830, Booths Creek, Marion County, West Virginia.

 

Generation No. 2

2. *JOSEPH TURNER2 OWENS (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1755 in Booths Creek, Marion County, West Virginia, and died 1830 in Booths Creek, Marion County, West Virginia. He married SARAH CALDWELL 1795. She was born 1757 in Marion County, West Virginia.

More About JOSEPH OWENS and SARAH CALDWELL:
Marriage: 1795

Children of JOSEPH OWENS and SARAH CALDWELL are:

3. i. *JOSEPH H.3 OWENS, b. 20 Jul 1816, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 05 May 1864, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

ii. ELIZABETH OWENS.

iii. VINCENT OWENS.

 

Generation No. 3

3. *JOSEPH H.3 OWENS (JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 20 Jul 1816 in Tyler Co, West Virginia, and died 05 May 1864 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. He married JOANNA DAVIS 10 Feb 1838/39 in Tyler County, WV, daughter of HENRY DAVIS and ELIZABETH BROWN. She was born 06 Jun 1818 in Marion County, WV, and died 25 Jan 1888 in Tyler Co, West Virginia.

More About JOSEPH OWENS and JOANNA DAVIS:
Marriage: 10 Feb 838/39, Tyler County, WV

Children of JOSEPH OWENS and JOANNA DAVIS are:

i. CLEMENT BAXTER4 OWENS, b. 28 Sep 1852, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 01 Jun 1903, Tyler Co, West Virginia; m. ROSA E. WILLIAMSON, 16 Nov 1884, Tyler County, WV; b. 25 Sep 1848, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. Feb 1908, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

More About CLEMENT OWENS and ROSA WILLIAMSON:
Marriage: 16 Nov 1884, Tyler County, WV

ii. ELIZA ANN OWENS, b. Abt. 1849, Tyler Co, West Virginia; m. DAVID HART, 02 Apr 1868.

More About DAVID HART and ELIZA OWENS:
Marriage: 02 Apr 1868

iii. ISABELLA OWENS, b. 06 May 1840, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 06 Jul 1907, Tyler Co, West Virginia; m. MICAJAH "CAGE" W. GRIMM, 03 Nov 1857, Tyler County, WV; b. 27 Dec 1833, Green County, PA; d. 12 Jun 1884, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

More About MICAJAH GRIMM and ISABELLA OWENS:
Marriage: 03 Nov 1857, Tyler County, WV

iv. SALINA FRANCES OWENS, b. 30 Oct 1852, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 19 Feb 1940, Tyler Co, West Virginia; m. MORTAVILLE THOMAS HAMILTON, 06 Dec 1877, Tyler County, WV; b. 16 Aug 1851, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 27 Jun 1921, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

More About MORTAVILLE HAMILTON and SALINA OWENS:
Marriage: 06 Dec 1877, Tyler County, WV

4. v. *JOHN TURNER OWENS, b. 28 Feb 1844, Tyler County, West Virginia; d. 25 Nov 1920, Tyler County, West Virginia.

5. vi. ULYSSES ERWIN OWENS, b. 14 Aug 1846, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 30 Apr 1919, Wood County, West Virginia.

6. vii. HAMILTON DUTY OWENS, b. 31 Mar 1856, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 04 Aug 1931, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

viii. KATHERINE OWENS, b. 01 Dec 1858, Tyler Co, West Virginia; m. W. S. MUSGRAVE, 10 Jun 1880, Tyler County, WV.

More About W. MUSGRAVE and KATHERINE OWENS:
Marriage: 10 Jun 1880, Tyler County, WV

ix. WILLIAM OWENS, b. 1842.

 

Generation No. 4

4.*JOHN TURNER4 OWENS (JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 28 Feb 1844 in Tyler County, West Virginia, and died 25 Nov 1920 in Tyler County, West Virginia. He married RACHEL MARY PARISH 25 Dec 1865 in Tyler County, West Virginia, daughter of CALDER PARISH and MARGARET DAVIS. She was born 10 May 1845 in Marion County, West Virginia, and died 10 Feb 1926 in Tyler County, West Virginia.

More About JOHN OWENS and RACHEL PARISH:
Marriage: 25 Dec 1865, Tyler County, West Virginia

Children of JOHN OWENS and RACHEL PARISH are:

i. MARIA ELLEN5 OWENS, b. 04 Oct 1866, Tyler County, West Virginia; d. 1957, Tyler County, West Virginia; m. JOHN JEFFERSON TETRICK, 10 Jun 1899, Tyler County, WV; b. 29 May 1867.

More About JOHN TETRICK and MARIA OWENS:
Marriage: 10 Jun 1899, Tyler County, WV

ii. ROBERT E. LEE OWENS, b. 20 Nov 1867, Tyler County, West Virginia; d. 09 Jul 1939, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

iii. MARY A. OWENS, b. 1869, Tyler County, West Virginia.

7. iv. *FRANCIS RUHAMA OWENS, b. 28 Jul 1871, Tyler County, West Virginia; d. 15 Oct 1957, Tyler County, West Virginia.

v. CALDER H. OWENS, b. 07 Aug 1874, Tyler County, West Virginia; d. 14 Feb 1883, Tyler County, West Virginia.

Notes for CALDER H. OWENS:
Died of Diptheria at age 8 yrs., 6 mos.

8. vi. WILLIAM WALDO OWENS, b. 1877, Tyler County, West Virginia; d. 04 Feb 1939, Tyler County, West Virginia.

9. vii. JAMES H. OWENS, b. 01 Jan 1879, Tyler County, West Virginia; d. 07 May 1952, Pleasants County, West Virginia.

viii. CELIA OWENS, b. 12 Dec 1880, Tyler County, West Virginia; m. DIFENBAUGH.

ix. MAUDE B. OWENS, b. 27 Sep 1883, Tyler County, West Virginia; m. WOODS.

x. MARGARET ANN OWENS, b. 17 Aug 1887, Tyler County, West Virginia; m. GEORGE CROSS.

 

5. ULYSSES ERWIN4 OWENS (JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 14 Aug 1846 in Tyler Co, West Virginia, and died 30 Apr 1919 in Wood County, West Virginia. He married JULIA A. MUSGRAVE 13 Nov 1873 in Tyler County, WV. She was born 02 Nov 1857 in Tyler Co, West Virginia, and died 10 Nov 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia.

More About ULYSSES OWENS and JULIA MUSGRAVE:
Marriage: 13 Nov 1873, Tyler County, WV

Child of ULYSSES OWENS and JULIA MUSGRAVE is:

i. IDA E.5 OWENS, b. 1875, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 10 Apr 1920, Harrison County, West Virginia.

 

6. HAMILTON DUTY4 OWENS (JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 31 Mar 1856 in Tyler Co, West Virginia, and died 04 Aug 1931 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. He married MARY MADELINE (MOLLIE) MUSGRAVE 10 Jun 1880 in Tyler County, WV. She died 1955 in Tyler Co, West Virginia.

More About HAMILTON OWENS and MARY MUSGRAVE:
Marriage: 10 Jun 1880, Tyler County, WV

Children of HAMILTON OWENS and MARY MUSGRAVE are:

i. GILBERT SMITH5 OWENS, b. 08 Feb 1889, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 11 Mar 1961, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

ii. MARTIN TROY OWENS, b. 17 Aug 1881, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

iii. AMY J. OWENS, b. 09 May 1883, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

 

Generation No. 5

7. *FRANCIS RUHAMA5 OWENS (JOSEPH TURNER4, JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 28 Jul 1871 in Tyler County, West Virginia, and died 15 Oct 1957 in Tyler County, West Virginia. She married DOCTOR OTTIS WILCOX 04 Jul 1894 in Tyler County, WV, son of MARION WILCOX and SUSANNAH SNIDER. He was born 25 Sep 1873 in Tyler County, WV, and died 1950 in Tyler County, WV.

Notes for FRANCIS RUHAMA OWENS:

1930 Federal Census
States that Ruhama's first name is Francis

Doc O Wilcox 56, Francis R Wilcox 58, Paul N Wilcox 25, Troy C Wilcox 20

Notes for DOCTOR OTTIS WILCOX:

D. O. Wilcox was NOT a doctor, Doctor was his first name.

1910 Federal Census
Doe o Wilcox 38, Hame t Wilcox 38, Laura O Wilcox 15, Joseph E Wilcox 8, Paul w Wilcox 5, Claude T Wilcox 0/12

More About DOCTOR WILCOX and FRANCIS OWENS:
Marriage: 04 Jul 1894, Tyler County, WV

Children of FRANCIS OWENS and DOCTOR WILCOX are:

10. i. *LAURA OLIVE "DEE"6 WILCOX, b. 1895, Tyler County, WVa.; d. 28 Aug 1968, Glendale, WVa..

11. ii. PAUL NEWMAN WILCOX, b. 06 Sep 1904, Tyler County, WV; d. Mar 1979, Parkersburg, WV.

12. iii. JOSEPH E. WILCOX, b. 05 Jan 1908, Tyler County, WV; d. 06 Sep 1989, Florida.

13. iv. CLAUDIS TROY WILCOX, b. 28 Mar 1910, Tyler County, WV; d. 13 May 1980, Bevard, Florida.

 

8. WILLIAM WALDO5 OWENS (JOSEPH TURNER4, JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 1877 in Tyler County, West Virginia, and died 04 Feb 1939 in Tyler County, West Virginia. He married ORPHA J. DARNELL. She was born 23 Jan 1881 in Tyler Co, West Virginia, and died Dec 1967 in Tyler Co, West Virginia.

Children of WILLIAM OWENS and ORPHA DARNELL are:

i. JESSIE E.6 OWENS, b. 1909, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

ii. RAYMOND J. OWENS, b. 1912, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

iii. KENNETH R. OWENS, b. 1917, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

iv. CLESS C. OWENS, b. 1919, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 14 May 1983.

v. MARY M. OWENS, b. 1921, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

vi. IRIS IRENE OWENS, b. 1924, Tyler Co, West Virginia; d. 28 Aug 2007; m. JOHN HIGHTLAND.

Notes for IRIS IRENE OWENS:
Iris Owens Hightland (08/30/07)

Iris Irene Owens Hightland, 83, Fillmore, formerly of Ft. Pierce, Fla. and Dundalk, Md., died Tuesday, Aug. 28 at her residence. Born in Tyler County, W. Va., she was the daughter of William M. and Orpha Darnell Owens. She married John Hightland, and he preceded her in death...

9. JAMES H.5 OWENS (JOSEPH TURNER4, JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 01 Jan 1879 in Tyler County, West Virginia, and died 07 May 1952 in Pleasants County, West Virginia. He married ORA WILLIAMSON.

Child of JAMES OWENS and ORA WILLIAMSON is:

i. DONZEL6 WILLIAMSON.

 

Generation No. 6

10. *LAURA OLIVE "DEE"6 WILCOX (FRANCIS RUHAMA5 OWENS, JOSEPH TURNER4, JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 1895 in Tyler County, WVa., and died 28 Aug 1968 in Glendale, WVa.. She married CHARLES ALDEN CARSE 1921 in Tyler County, WV, son of CHARLES CARSE and MARY MCKNIGHT. He was born Feb 1894 in Tyler County, WVa., and died 27 Dec 1979 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.

More About CHARLES CARSE and LAURA WILCOX:

Marriage: 1921, Tyler County, WV


Death of one spouse: 28 Aug 1968, Glendale, WVa.

Children of LAURA WILCOX and CHARLES CARSE are:

i. *MORRIS SIBONEY7 CARSE, b. 22 May 1924, Tyler County, WVa.; d. 04 Sep 1992, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio; m. LOUISE JEAN KIDDER; b. 24 Aug 1929, East Liverpool, Ohio.

More About MORRIS CARSE and LOUISE KIDDER:
Divorce: Abt. 1980, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio

ii. MARGARET FRANCIS CARSE, b. 22 Jun 1926, Tyler County, WVa.; m. ALBERT THOMAS BILLINGTON; b. 1924.

 

11. PAUL NEWMAN6 WILCOX (FRANCIS RUHAMA5 OWENS, JOSEPH TURNER4, JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 06 Sep 1904 in Tyler County, WV, and died Mar 1979 in Parkersburg, WV. He married ORPHA SARAH JACKSON 03 Jan 1932, daughter of HARRY JACKSON and MAE KING. She was born 17 Mar 1912 in Graysville, Ohio, and died 22 May 2005 in Parkersburg, WV.

Notes for ORPHA SARAH JACKSON:

Orpha S. Wilcox

Orpha Sarah Wilcox, 93, of Parkersburg was called home to be with her Lord on Sunday, May 22, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg. She was surrounded by her loved ones in her passing.  Orpha was born March 17, 1912, in Graysville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Harry F. and Mae King Jackson. She grew up in Middlebourne/Tyler County. She was a member of the Calvary Memorial Church. She enjoyed hosting and attending many of her clubs: Garden Club, Homemakers, sewing, canasta and the Rebecca's. Orpha also enjoyed working at Misty Manufacturing on Saturdays.

She is survived by her only son, Ottis F. Wilcox and his wife, Marge, of Parkersburg, with whom she made her home; two granddaughters and their husbands, Pamela and Pete Myers and Becky and Ron Cheuvront, all of Parkersburg; five great-grandchildren, Matthew, Samantha and Ryan Cheuvront, Adam Myers and wife, Allys, and Rebecca Myers, all of Parkersburg; several nieces and nephews; and her loving pet of many years, Gretchen. On Jan. 3, 1932, Orpha was united in marriage to Paul Newman Wilcox, who died in 1979. In addition to Paul, she was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Janice Wilcox; her two brothers, Dean T. Jackson and Robert Jackson; and one sister, Ruth Jackson Farrell.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, with Pastor Rob Collins officiating. Orpha will be laid to rest beside her husband, daughter and other family members at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Parkersburg. The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. today and until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Orpha was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed. Perhaps she will always be known as a dedicated mother and caregiver to her late daughter, Janice, for 60 years. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. James Spychalski, Hospice, and the third floor staff at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital for their thoughtfulness, hospitality and for making Orpha's last five days as peaceful and comfortable as possible.

More About PAUL WILCOX and ORPHA JACKSON:
Marriage: 03 Jan 1932

Children of PAUL WILCOX and ORPHA JACKSON are:

i. JANICE K.7 WILCOX, b. 28 Dec 1939, Parkersburg, WV; d. 09 Dec 2000, Parkersburg, WV.

ii. STILLBORN WILCOX, b. Unknown, Tyler County, WV; d. Unknown, Beechwood Cemetery, Tyler County, WVa.

iii. OTTIS FRANKLIN WILCOX, m. MARJORIE ANN LIGHT, 1953, Wood County, West Virginia.

More About OTTIS WILCOX and MARJORIE LIGHT:
Marriage: 1953, Wood County, West Virginia

 

12. JOSEPH E.6 WILCOX (FRANCIS RUHAMA5 OWENS, JOSEPH TURNER4, JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 05 Jan 1908 in Tyler County, WV, and died 06 Sep 1989 in Florida. He married GEORGIA WADE.

Children of JOSEPH WILCOX and GEORGIA WADE are:

i. NORRIS7 WILCOX.

ii. RUTH WILCOX.

iii. JACK WILCOX.

 

13. CLAUDIS TROY6 WILCOX (FRANCIS RUHAMA5 OWENS, JOSEPH TURNER4, JOSEPH H.3, JOSEPH TURNER2, JOHN1) was born 28 Mar 1910 in Tyler County, WV, and died 13 May 1980 in Bevard, Florida. He married MARGARET (WILCOX).

Notes for CLAUDIS TROY WILCOX:

Death Notice
Name: Claudis Troy Wilcox
Death Date: 13 May 1980
County of Death: Brevard
State of Death: Florida
Age at Death: 70 Race: White
Birth Date: 28 Mar 1910

Children of CLAUDIS WILCOX and MARGARET (WILCOX) are:

i. LINDA LOU7 WILCOX.

ii. DANNY WILCOX.

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Sources: Ten Mile and it's Descendants
                Tyler County, WV (census, birth, marriage & death records)
                Wood County, WV (birth, marriage & deach records)

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