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William Harrison Owston
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Birth: Jun. 25, 1839
Delaware County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1926
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Son of William Owston and Jane Spink.

The 1832 year of birth on tombstone is in error and doesn't agree with other records.

1850 US Census has him as being 11 (1839).
1860 US Census has him as being 21 (1839).
1870 US Census has him as being 39 (1828).
1880 US Census has him as being 41 (1839).
1895 KS Census has him as being 64. (1831).
1900 US Census has birth as June 1839.
1905 KS Census has him as being 64 (1841).
1907 Marriage record has him 68 on his last birthday (1839).
1910 US Census has him as being 70 (1839).

During the American Civil War, he joined the 4th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry on 16 October 1861, transferred to the 4th Ohio Battalion on 5 June 1864 and mustered out 13 September 1864.

Listed among 10 members of the West Berlin, Ohio Presbyterian Church who moved to Kansas in the 1880s.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Owston (1803 - 1866)
  Jane Spink Owston (1802 - 1853)
 
 Spouses:
  Katherine Brundage Owston (1840 - 1919)
  Melinda Catherine Wertz Owston (1845 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Clarence Andrew Owston (____ - 1949)*
  George Washington Owston (1869 - 1948)*
  Howard Luellan Owston (1871 - 1953)*
  Chancy Bradley Owston (1875 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Owston Maxwell (1825 - 1851)*
  Martha J. Owston Kruck (1830 - 1898)*
  William Harrison Owston (1839 - 1926)
  Charles Vickerman Owston (1845 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wildmead Cemetery
Nickerson
Reno County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Dr. James M. Owston
Record added: Jul 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39029262
William Harrison Owston
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William Harrison Owston
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William Harrison Owston
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Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
 
 
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