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Joanna Owens (Jennings)

Also Known As: "Jone", "Jane"
Birthplace: Surry, Virginia
Death: Died in Henrico, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Edmund Jennings, M.P. and Margaret Jennings
Wife of Bartholomew Owen and Thomas Brookes
Mother of Katherine Proctor; Robert Owen; Thomas Owen Jr; William Owen, I; Martha Owen and 1 other
Sister of Anne Bledsoe; Elizabeth Beckwith; Mary Jennings; Jonathan Jenings; William Jennings and 2 others

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About Joanna Owens

Alternate data, omitted at time of merge on 12-2-09 and 12-8-09:

Birth Date(s): 1635, 1652, 1651

Death Date(s): 1695, 5/10/1691

•Name: Joanna "Jone" JENNINGS

•Sex: F

Birth: ABT 1650 in Surrey Co., VA

•Death: AFT 1700 in Henrico Co., VA


It is believed that Joanna was the daughter of Edmond Jennings, however there is some question about her surname as some believe that she is the daughter of Christopher Lewis. After Bartholomew's death, she married Thomas Brookes and moved to Henrico County, VA, taking her sons William and Robert with her. 

Marriage 1 Bartholomew OWEN b: ABT 1619 in Steventon Parish, Berkshire, England •Married: ABT 1666 in Surrey Co., VA


1. Katherine OWEN b: ABT 1667 in Southwarke Parish, Surrey Co., VA

2. Robert OWEN b: ABT 1668 in Southwarke Parish, Surrey Co., VA

3. Thomas OWEN b: ABT 1671 in Southwarke Parish, Surrey Co., VA

4. William OWEN b: ABT 1673 in Southwarke Parish, Surrey Co., VA

Marriage 2 Thomas BROOKES

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Joanna Owens's Timeline

Surry, Virginia
Age 13
Southwark Parish, Surry County, Virginia Colony
Age 15
Southwarke Parish, Surry County, Virginia
March 1673
Age 20
Southwarke, Surry Co., VA
Age 27
Southwarke Parrish, Surry, Virginia
Age 27
May 20, 1691
Age 38
Henrico, Virginia