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Finding Our Warrick County, IN Ancestors

Owens, B. F.

Transcribed from the book "History of Warrick County" by Goodspeed, Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885, p. 171-172, submitted by Judy.

"B.F. Owens, a native of Virginia, was born July 25, 1839, a son of Matthew and Katie (Sowders) Owens. In 1858 he came to Warrick County, Ind., where he has been engaged in agricultural pursuits to the present time. In 1865 he moved on the farm owned by Jacob Johnson, with whom he is living at the present time, caring for the estate and looking after the best interests of Mr. Johnson, besides attending to the duties of his own farm. Mr. Owens was married May 17, 1859, to Minerva Wilson, who died in May, 1961, having borne one daughter, that lived to be married, but is now deceased. March 29, 1863, he was united in matrimony with Irene Hall, by whom he is the father of nine children, named Matte, Thompson J., Everett A., Effie A., Minnie A., Harry D., Dora Estella, Josie L. and Mamie. Mr. Owens is a Democrat, and he and wife belong to the Baptist Church."

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