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David Dale Owen
Birth: Jun. 24, 1807
New Lanark
South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Nov. 13, 1860
New Harmony
Posey County
Indiana, USA

Scientist. He was a leading nineteenth-century American geologist. He resided in New Harmony, Indiana, a town purchased by his father, social reformer Robert Owen, in 1825 from the Rappites. From there he headquartered federal geological surveys and the first official state geological surveys of Arkansas, Indiana and Kentucky. The Smithsonian Institute followed his recommendations as to the rock used to build their original museum building. 
Family links: 
  Robert Owen (1771 - 1858)
  Caroline Charlotte Neef Owen (1815 - 1894)
  Alfred Dale Owen (1841 - 1903)*
  William Herschel Owen (1847 - 1898)*
  Nina Dale Parke Stilwell Owen (1879 - 1964)*
  Robert Dale Owen (1801 - 1877)*
  William Owen (1802 - 1842)*
  Jane Dale Owen Fauntleroy (1805 - 1861)*
  David Dale Owen (1807 - 1860)
  Richard Owen (1810 - 1890)*
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Maple Hill Cemetery
New Harmony
Posey County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Aug 27, 2000
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- Libby Talley
 Added: Nov. 14, 2012
I was just reading your survey of Indiana. I never knew that a geologist visited my ancestors. You were going to write about their experiences with milk sickness, but you never got the chance. It sounds like you had a very exciting, fulfilling life. R...(Read more)
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