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George Vincent OWEN (1920-2000)

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George Owen on his wedding day

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George Vincent Owen

George Vincent OWEN,1 son of John OWEN (1879-1970) and Rachel Elizabeth BURLEY (1883-1963), was born on 13 March 1920 in Wollongong, NSW. He was named George after his father's brother George who was wounded on the original Anzac Day in World War I and who later died as a result of those wounds.2 He was a school principal . He became a school principal later in life and was the youngest ever principal appointed in Australia (at that time).3 In 1992 he was diagnosed with the medical condition stroke.4 He resided at 6/26 Richmond Ave in Dee Why, NSW. The dates are not known but it was after he was divorced from his wife Marie.5 In 1992 he resided in Bayview, NSW. As a consequence of his stroke he moved into a nursing home there.4

he died (aged 80) on 2 September 2000 at Minkara Nursing Home 10 Minkara Rd in Bayview. A death notice was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 5 September 2000. That notice states George was late of Minkara, formerly of Narrabeen and Dee Why.6,7

 

It is known that George hand-built two homes by himself in the Dee Why district of Sydney, NSW.2

 

Marie Joan QUESSY1 and George Vincent OWEN had the following children:

 

Kenneth OWEN

Gregory OWEN

Anne-Marie OWEN

Citations

1{S0036}, Researcher : OWEN (nee QUESSY), Marie (0129) : re OWEN. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0015} 1992, Interview : NEWTON (nee OWEN), Sylvia May (0080). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0036}, Researcher : OWEN (nee QUESSY), Marie (0129) : re OWEN. Cit. Date: 3 September 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
5{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: 23 October 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Address found in his mother's address book
6{S0199}, Internet : General. http://www.truelocal.com.au/business/minkara-nursing-home/bayview. Cit. Date: 4 October 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
7{S0520}, Ryerson Index : Death : OWEN, George Vincent (0084). Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014