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John Jasper Owen
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1828
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 17, 1906
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA

John Jasper Owen was born in Anderson County, SC. He married Elizabeth Watson of Anderson (daughter of Maria Smith & Willard Watson). After settling in Franklin County, Ga. JJ was a farmer,a member of Masonic Lodge 186 in Carnesville, and belonged to Hebron Presbyterian Church. He enlisted as Captain of Co. G, 29th Ga. Infantry, CSA in Sept. 1861. He was promoted to Major on Jan 19, 1864, after the Battle of Chickamauga. He resigned under a surgeon's certificate on Nov. 18, 1864. He divorced Elizabeth Watson in the 1880's. He later married Nancy Parker, and moved to Bienville Parish, Loiuisiana, where he lived the rest of his life. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nancy M Parker Owen (1847 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Major, Mason
 
Burial:
Camp Ground Cemetery
Bienville
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Cheryl Manley
Originally Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
Record added: Sep 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58139688
John Jasper Owen
Added by: John Hinton " Johnny"
 
John Jasper Owen
Added by: John Hinton " Johnny"
 
 
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- rbt
 Added: Nov. 6, 2011
Captain, then Major, Co. G, 29th Ga. Infantry CSA
- Cheryl Manley
 Added: Sep. 8, 2010
 
 
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