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William OWEN
(ca 1672-)
William OWEN
(-bet. 1785/1788)
David OWENS
(1759-1822)

 

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Winifred MULLINS

David OWENS 444
  • Born: 21 September 1759, Halifax County, Virginia
  • Marriage: Winifred MULLINS on 16 December 1780 in Wilkes County, North Carolina 752
  • Died: 1822, Rockcastle County, Kentucky at age 63
  • Buried: Rockcastle County, Kentucky 755
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Revolutionary War Military Service: According to his Rev. War pension application (North Carolina - R16881), David served as a private for 3 years in the North Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War. He was in Col. Benjamin Cleveland's Company at the Battle of King's Mountain on 7 Oct 1780. He served under Col. Daniel Morgan at the Battle of Cowpens on 17 Jan 1781. He also served with Capt. William Lenoir in and around Wilkes County, North Carolina until the spring of 1782. This pension application was made in 1850 by his surviving children & lists the 12 sons and 1 daughter listed here as his children. It appears the application was not approved but descendants of David's have been admitted to the DAR based on his service.

State Census: 1787 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, David Owens household. 887 David was listed in the North Carolina state census in Capt. Judd's District. The household contained 1 male between 21 & 60 [David]; 2 males <21 or >60 [Elisha & Morton], 2 females [Winifred and Wilmoth].

1790 United States Federal Census, David Owin household, Wilkes County, North Carolina: David's household consisted of 1 male >16 [David], 4 males <16 [Elisha, Morton, Martin & possibly Isham], 2 females [Winifred & Wilmoth], & 2 slaves.

1800 United States Federal Census, David Owen household, Wilkes County, North Carolina: David's household consisted of 4 males <10 [Samuel, Allen, Webster & Burton], 2 males 10-16 [Morton & Martin], 1 male 16-26 [Elisha], 1 male 26-45 [David], 1 female 10-16 [Wilmoth], 1 female 26-45 [Winifred]. [Isham would have been 10 in 1800 but is said to have died young so he likely died before 1800.]

1810 United States Federal Census, David Owen household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky: David's household consisted of 5 males under 10 [John, Logan, Alfred, Wesley & Burton], 2 males 10-15 [Webster & Allen], 1 male 16-25 [Samuel], 1 male 45+ [David] and 1 female 26-44 [Winifred].

1820 United States Federal Census, David Owen household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky: David's household consisted of 2 males under 10 [unknown], 2 males 45+ [David & unknown], 1 female under 10 [unknown], 2 females 10-16 [unknown] and 1 female 45+ [Winifred]. These age breakdowns don't add up. In 1820 David's sons John, Logan and Alfred should have been at home and listed as 2 males 10-16 and 1 male 16-26.


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David married Winifred MULLINS, daughter of Henry MULLINS and Mary "Polly" TERRY, on 16 December 1780 in Wilkes County, North Carolina.752 (Winifred MULLINS was born on 30 March 1766, died on 26 February 1842 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky and was buried in Rockcastle County, Kentucky 753.)

  

Marriage Bond: 16 December 1780, David Owen and Winifred Mullins, Wilkes County, North Carolina 752 David along with John Robins were bondsmen.

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