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David OWENS
(1759-1822)
Winifred MULLINS
(1766-1842)
Spencer MULLINS
(ca 1775-1853)
Mary KING
(-aft. 1860)
Wesley OWENS
(1801-1876)
Louis A. MULLINS
(ca 1802-bef. 1860)
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Cecilia "Celia" OWENS
(1839-1908)

 

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Madison Crawford "Matt" OWENS

Cecilia "Celia" OWENS 738,830
  • Born: 27 April 1839, Freedom, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 2,831,832
  • Marriage: Madison Crawford "Matt" OWENS on 7 May 1863 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky 829
  • Died: 18 November 1908, Freedom, Rockcastle County, Kentucky at age 69 831,832
  • Buried: 19 November 1908, Roberts/Old Freedom Cemetery, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 831,832,833
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  More Information:

1850 United States Federal Census, Wesly Owins [sic] household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 738: Celia was living with her parents. She was listed as Cely Owins, age 11, born in Kentucky.

1860 United States Federal Census, Wesley Owens household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 834: Celia was living with her father. She was listed as Cela Owens, age 18, born in Kentucky.

1870 United States Federal Census, Madison C. Owens household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 835: Celia was living with her husband. She was listed as Celia Owens, age 26, born in Kentucky.

1880 United States Federal Census, Madison Owens household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 836: Celia was living with her husband. She was listed as Cela Owens, wife, age 39, born in Kentucky.

1900 United States Federal Census, Mat Owens household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 546: Celia was living with her husband. She was listed as Celia Owens, wife, age 59, born May 1841 in Kentucky. [This birthdate conflicts with the date on her headstone.]


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Newspaper Clipping: Mt. Vernon Signal on 26 February 1904 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 837 Mrs. M. C. Owens, of the Freedom section has been very sick of Lagrippe [probably Influenza].


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Newspaper Clipping: Mt. Vernon Signal on 11 March 1904 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 838 Mrs. M. C. Owens is better at this writing. [Gillis and M. F. Craig mentioned in the clipping are Celia's sons-in-law.]


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Newspaper Clipping: Mt. Vernon Signal on 10 July 1908 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 839 Mrs. M. C. Owens, who has been sick for the past fifteen months, is no better.


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Newspaper Clipping: Mt. Vernon Signal on 13 November 1908 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 840 Mrs. M. C. Owens, of the Freedom section, is very low and we understand that there is no chance for her recovery. [This was just 5 days before she died.]

Obituary: Published in the Mt. Vernon Signal on 20 November 1908 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. 833 Mrs. M. C. Owens, after an illness of several weeks, died at her home near Freedom church Tuesday morning. The burial took place yesterday in the family burying ground. To the aged husband and the children, we extend our heartfelt sympathy in this their hour of great bereavement.

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Grave Marker: Celia Owens, Roberts/Old Freedom Cemetery, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. 832 N3720' 25.4" - W08423'28.9"


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Celia married Madison Crawford "Matt" OWENS, son of Alfred OWENS and Rebecca "Becky" MULLINS, on 7 May 1863 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.829 (Madison Crawford "Matt" OWENS was born on 4 June 1836 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky,831,841,842 died on 21 March 1920 in Freedom, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 842,843,844 and was buried in Roberts/Old Freedom Cemetery, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 831,842.)

  

Marriage Bond: 7 May 1863, Cecelia Owens and M. C. Owens, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Principal - M. C. Owens; Surety - Mason Roberts. The 2nd page of the bond (age, parents, occupation, etc) and marriage certificate was not completed. It's possible that the actual wedding was on the 8th (the day after the bond was signed).

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Photo: Matt & Celia, 1901.




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