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James Wilson Owston
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1809, Scotland
Death: Jun. 4, 1858
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Born in North Leith, Midlothian, Scotland.

James Wilson Owston was a carpenter by trade but also ran the Owston's Exchange Hotel in Pittsburgh.

In 1853, he was elected on the Whig ticket as Inspector of the 4th Ward of Pittsburgh.

Died in the Marine Hospital in Allegheny City, PA.

OBITUARY JAMES WILSON OWSTON
Pittsburgh Daily Dispatch
June 5, 1858

On Friday morning, June 4, James W. Owston, aged 48 years. The friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral this morning at 10:00 a.m. from the residence of Thomas Owston, 97 Fourth Street.


 
 
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 Parents:
  William Owston (1778 - 1857)
  Frances Wilson Owston (1782 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Hill Owston (1809 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Frances O. Owston (____ - 1847)*
  Jane F Owston (1835 - 1847)*
  William John Owston (1838 - 1891)*
  Elizabeth C. Owston Smith (1840 - 1875)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Owston (1804 - 1874)*
  William Owston (1807 - 1892)*
  James Wilson Owston (1809 - 1858)
  Frances Janet Owston Sutherland (1815 - 1902)*
  Charles Paget Herbert Owston (1817 - 1858)*
  Mary Ann Margaret Owston Smith (1819 - 1909)*
  Euphemia Owston Smith (1824 - 1892)*
  John Gillon Owston (1826 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Allegheny Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 20
 
Created by: Dr. James M. Owston
Record added: Dec 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32362688
James Wilson Owston
Added by: Dr. James M. Owston
 
James Wilson Owston
Added by: Dr. James M. Owston
 
James Wilson Owston
Added by: Dr. James M. Owston
 
 
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