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Wesley C Owens
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1825
Scott County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1913
Scott County
Tennessee, USA

Obituary from The West Union Association United Baptists' Minutes 1893-1946:

"Wesley Owens, born October 3, 1825, and Caroline Adkins, born July 1, 1827, were married October 16, 1844. Both were corpse at the same time and were buried on the same day. Wesley departed this life February 6, 1913 at 5:45 PM, and Caroline February 7th at 6:15 AM. Both were members of the Baptist Church about thirty-nine years and were members of the Mt. Zion Church at the time of their departure and had been for many years. The Mt. Zion Church held services for about 5 years from its organization in Mr. Owens' dwelling house, or until the present church was built. Both were pious and devoted members and left bright evidence of a home in heaven. Mr. Owens had been blind for a number of years. Both left this world saying their sufferings were over and were bidding farewell. They leave six children and a host of friends to mourn their absence, but we feel our loss is their eternal gain."
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Caroline Adkins Owens (1827 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  John Alred Owens (1845 - 1928)*
  George Washington Owens (1847 - 1926)*
  Doctor W Owens (1847 - 1933)*
  Drewsey Owens (1850 - 1931)*
  Francis Marion Owens (1859 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: MILITARY SERVICES: Served during the Civil War in East Tennessee Mounted Guard, Company A.
 
Burial:
Owens-Posey Cemetery
Scott County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Dorothy Young Campbell
Record added: Jun 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37873518
Wesley C Owens
Added by: Dorothy Young Campbell
 
 
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- Della Phillips Harper
 Added: Oct. 20, 2014
My GGGG Grandfather.
- sheena^78
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014
You were my Great Great Grandpa, father of my Great Grandpa Rev George Washington Owens.
- Dorothy Young Campbell
 Added: Sep. 1, 2009
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