Richard Lemmons Owings

Richard Lemmons Owings

Birth
Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Death 11 Jun 1902 (aged 89)
Circleville, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Circleville, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 134218557 · View Source
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Kit Carson's comrade

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Richard L. Owings. Born October 14, 1812. Died June 11, 1902. Only a few months ago The Tribune gave a brief sketch of this aged veteran of the Mexican War .... He leaves a widow nearly 67 years of age and three sons, Richard L., living in Grant county, Indiana, Nathan A., thought to be at Oaks, N.D., and W. F., living two and one-half miles north of Circleville. Capt. Owings was born near Baltimore, Md., but while very young his parents moved to Muskingham county Ohio. When twenty-one years of age he adventurous spirit led him to the west. Where he joined Kit Carson with whom he trapped, fought wild animals and Indians. He later served in the Mexican War as Captain of Co. A., Fremont's Battalion California Volunteers. He returned to Indiana and on March 5, 1854 he married Miss Emily Miller. In 1872 he came to Jackson county where he has since lived ....
The Tribune, June 13, 1902.

Richard Lemmons Owing. Was born October 14th, 1812 in Baltimore county, Maryland, died June 11th, 1902, aged 89 years, 27 days. He was married to Emily Miller, March 5th, 1854 in Grant Co. Indiana. To them were born four children three of whom with the wife and mother survive him ....
The Soldier Clipper, June 12, 1902.

THE LAST PATHFINDER, Richard L. Owens, comrade of Kit Carson, Scout and guide for Fremont, Dies at His Home Near Circleville, Jun 11 .... [A half page account of the adventures of Richard Owings in the west.] The Holton Signal, June 18, 1902.

Circleville. July 20. Mrs. Owings left Tuesday afternoon for Indiana where she will make her home with her sister since the death of Mr. Ownings. Her son, Frank accompanied her to Kansas City.
The Tribune, August 1, 1902.
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  • Created by: Donna Londeen
  • Added: 11 Aug 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 134218557
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Lemmons Owings (14 Oct 1812–11 Jun 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 134218557, citing Circleville Cemetery, Circleville, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Donna Londeen (contributor 46515409) .