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Rhoda MOSS (1825-1907)

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Rhoda Owen (nee Moss)

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William David OWEN

Rhoda MOSS1 was born on 1 September 1825 in Friston, Suffolkshire.1,2,3 Rhoda's parents were John MOSS (b. c.1799 Freston, Suffolk; d. 4 Sep 1859) and Susanna BARBER (b. c.1803 Freston, Suffolk; d. 19 Nov 1858 Freston, Suffolk).1,4 Rhoda married William David OWEN on 16 July 1842 in London, Middlesex (pre-1888).5 On 16 March 1845 she was a follower of the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith . She and William converted to the religion and were baptised together. She remained active in the Church throughout her life.3

before 1868 she and William David OWEN lived in London.1

she migrated from England to Salt Lake City, Utah in USA arriving in 1868. She and William arrived in Salt Lake City on 2 September 1868.3

William and Rhoda had 13 children :

- William David OWEN (b. 20 Sep 1843 England; d. 1 Jul 1916). He married Marianne SANDERS on 5 Nov 1865 Utah, USA. They had 11 children. (Marianne b. 28 Mar 1846 Bishop's Stortford, England; d. Oct 1933; Migrated to USA 3 Jun 1864 on the "Hudson")

- Mary Ann OWEN (b. 9 Dec 1845 London; d. Jul 1935). She married Thomas R JACKSON and they had 5 children

- Rhoda OWEN (b. 1 Nov 1847 London, Middlesex; d. 3 Jul 1931 in Nephi, Juab, Utah) She married Henry Ulric FORREST 1867 Salt Lake City and they had 5 children)

- Horatio OWEN (b. 20 Sep 1849 London, Middlesex; d. Feb 1852 in London, Middlesex)

- Lavina OWEN (b. 6 Nov 1851 London, Middlesex; d. 19 May 1852 in London, Middlesex)

- Silina OWEN (b. 3 May 1853 London, Middlesex; d. 14 May 1854 in London, Middlesex)

- Alice Caroline OWEN (b. 4 Jun 1855 London, Middlesex, England; d. 7 Jun 1863 in London, Middlesex)

- Alvin Cyrus OWEN (b. 24 Jul 1857; d. 25 Nov 1906). He married Margaret Ann HARVEY, Sarah NAYLOR and Alice ELLIS

- Susan Elizabeth OWEN (b. 16 Mar 1859 London, Middlesex; d. 6 Mar 1863 London, Middlesex)

- Clarissa OWEN (b. 11 Sep 1861 Bermondsey, Surrey; d. 1 Jun 1917 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA). She married James JENKINS 1887 Nephi, Juab, Utah, USA and they had 2 children)

- Sarah OWEN (b. 23 Jul 1864 Bermondsey, Surrey; d. 31 Dec 1946). She married George LUFF and John COLEMAN

- Daniel Whitney OWEN (b. 5 Mar 1867 London, Middlesex; d. 22 Nov 1937 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA). He married Margaret 'Maggie' KENDALL and they had 6 children

- Rosina OWEN (b. 29 Aug 1869 Logan, Cache, Utah, USA; d. 9 Oct 1870 Utah, USA.1,6

Rhoda died (aged 82) on 6 November 1907 in Salt Lake City.2,7 She was buried on 10 November 1907 in Salt Lake City.2

 

William David OWEN3 was the son of David Morgan OWEN (1765-1850) and Elizabeth TAYLOR (1770?-1860).

Citations

1{S0394}, Biography : OWEN, William David (1454) and MOSS, Rhoda (1491) (https://869789182725854870-a-edparkerfamily-org-s-sites.googlegroups.com/a/edparkerfamily....). Cit. Date: 21 March 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0199}, Internet : General. http://home.comcast.net/~zkeith.phillips/family1/aqwg32.htm. Cit. Date: 21 March 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Rhoda MOSS [Parents] was born 1 Sep 1825 in Friston, Suffolk, England. She died 6 Nov 1907 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut and was buried 10 Nov 1907 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut. "
3{S0199}, Internet : General. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lcowen/OWEN/william_david_owen1.htm. Cit. Date: 24 October 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0199}, Internet : General. http://home.comcast.net/~zkeith.phillips/family1/aqwg32.htm. Cit. Date: 21 March 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "John MOSS was born about 1799 in Freston, Suffolk, England. He died 4 Sep 1859. John married Susanna BARBER.
Susanna BARBER was born about 1803 in Freston, Suffolk, England. She died 19 Nov 1858 in Freston, Suffolk, England. Susanna married John MOSS"
5{S0199}, Internet : General. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lcowen/OWEN/william_david_owen1.htm. Cit. Date: 24 October 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "They were married in London on July 16, 1842, he being 32 years old and she was 17. His late marriage may be attributed to his long service in the British Navy"
6{S0199}, Internet : General. http://home.comcast.net/~zkeith.phillips/family1/aqwg32.htm. Cit. Date: 21 March 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
7{S0394}, Biography : OWEN, William David (1454) and MOSS, Rhoda (1491) (https://869789182725854870-a-edparkerfamily-org-s-sites.googlegroups.com/a/edparkerfamily....). Cit. Date: 21 March 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "... passed away about 1906 or 1907"

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014