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Owen Genealogy and Owen Family History Information

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  • Abigail Owen (1734 - 1812)
  • Abigail Clarke (1681 - 1720)
  • Abigail Andrews (1790 - 1879)
  • Col. Abraham Owen (1769 - 1811)
    Owentown, KY is named after him. Read the story here. Killed at the battle of Tippecanoe in the fall of 1811- War gathered due to the discontent of the Indians under their great leader Tecumseh a one...
  • Agnes Cocke (deceased)

About the Owen surname

The name is of ancient Welsh origin, possibly coming from the Irish word eon or uan which means "lamb". The name "Owens" is often found in the Irish counties of Dublin and Antrim, in many cases of the landed and titled classes.