Arthur Owen (Owens) (1767 - 1844)

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Birthplace: Lunenburg, Virginia, United States
Death: Died
Managed by: Susan Laine Kirkland
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About Arthur Owen (Owens)

Prince Edward County, Virginia Marriage Bonds:

Know all men by these presents that we Arthur Owen of Montgomery County and Daniel Kelley of Prince Edward County are held firmly bound unto his Excellency Beverley Randolph Esq. Governor of the Commonweatlth of Virginia in fifty pounds current money is to be paid to our said Governor and his successors, To the which payment well and truly be made We do bind ourselves our heirs Executors & Administrations jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this twenty fifth day of October 1792. The condition of this obligation is such, Whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solomenized between the said Arthur Owen and Lucy Kelley (Spinster) daughter of William Kelley of Prince Edward County. Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be ... else to remain in full force and virture. Arthur Owen SEAL Daniel Kelly SEAL

Deed in Kentucky south of Green River, Wayne County, Arthur Owens on Little South Fork in 1828.

Kentucky Tax Roll--1809 Owens, Arthur, 2 horses, no acreage

1810-1813 Arthur is on the tax rolls, but no acreage

1814-1823 Arthur Owens, 1 white poll

1824 Arthur Owens, 1 white poll & 2 horses

1825-1830 Arthur is on the rolls

Arthur was in court May 1826 to renew bond as Constable of Wayne Co, KY. He was in court May 1828 as defendant in small claim of money and in same month he resigned as Constable.

Montgomery County, VA deed: Dated 2nd June 1804: Arthur Owen & Lucy his wife sell for $500 114 acres, 2 parcels, one was 50 acres willed to Arthur Owens by David Owen decd and the other 64 acres. Beginning at spring on south side of Roanoak. Wit: Daniel Owen Signed: Arthur Owen, Lucy (X) Owen

Recorded: Oct Court 1804

Wayne County, Kentucky deeds vol E:443

Dated 22 Sep 1831

Arthur Owens, William Owens and Polly his wife of Wayne Co, KY sold for $100 on waters the little South Fork containing over 100 acres by survey. Mention of conditional corner made between Arthur Owens and Christian Steel.

Wm (X) Owens, Arthur Owens recorded 7 Oct 1831

A list of taxable property in the district of John Robinson, Commissioner, formerly the upper district of Botetourt County and now the lower of Montgomery for the year 1790: Arthur Owens, Barnet Owens, David Owens, Elias Owens

Will recorded 22 Sep 1844 St. Clair Co, IL p. 289-90.

In the name of God, Amen. I Arthur Owen of the County of Saint Clair, & State of Illinois, being weak in body and in bad health but sound mind and disposing memory & understanding (praise be to God for it) considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and to the end I may be better prepared to leave this world whenever it shall please God to call me hence, do therefore make and declare this is my last will and testament in manner following (that is to say) first I commend my soul to Almighty God my creator hoping for the full pardon of all my sins and to enjoy everlasting happiness in the heavenly kingdom through Jesus Christ my Savior. My body I commit to the earth at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named and as to my earthly estate and effects it is my desire that all my debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as conveniently may be.

I will and bequeath to my daughter Purlissa one feather bed, bed stead & bedding.

I will and bequeath to my son Peter one Roan Horse.

I will and bequeath to every child not herein named one dollar.

I will and bequeath to my beloved wife all the rest of my estate personal and real.

Arthus Owen (X) his mark

Signed sealed & delivered in presence of

William H. Mitchell Tilghman H. West

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Arthur Owen's Timeline

1767
January 18, 1767
Lunenburg, Virginia, United States
1805
1805
Age 37
Virginia, United States
1811
1811
Age 43
Wayne County, KY, USA
1844
August 14, 1844
Age 77
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