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John B. Ownby

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 03, 1857 (66)
Greenbrier, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: The Glades, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Ownbey and Joanna Ownbey
Husband of Mary Jane Ownby and Mary Jane Ownby
Father of George Ownby; Nicholas H. Ownby; David Ownby; Rachel Ogle; George Ownbey and 2 others
Brother of Ambrose Owenby; Anister Koone; William Ownbey; Susanna Koon; Sims Ownbey and 1 other

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About John B. Ownby

· John Ownby lived with his parents in Rutherford County, North Carolina, later Buncombe County, North Carolina


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· In 1833, John Ownby and his family migrated to Sevier County, Tennessee from Buncombe County, North Carolina. They made their home in the Glades community, 2nd Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee. Here John Ownby lived until his death.




· John Ownby and his family were listed in the 1840 and 1850 Federal Census of Sevier County, Tennessee. Listed as John Ownsby in 1840 census.






· An interesting story about John Ownby at the time of his death was told by his grandson, Samuel Ownby. It is:


"...Mother told me this story and I don't think my mother would tell me something that wasn't true. Mother said that the day before Grandfather Ownby died he walked from his house to the store, that he told the people in the store that he would die about that same time on the following day. The next day at about the time he had told them this, he layed down on the bed, talked as fast as he could, telling his family how to live, what to do, etc., then turned his face to the wall & died."




· John Ownby was buried in Proffitt Cemetery in the Glades.

Individual Report for John Ownby

Name: John Ownby

Gender: M

Birth: 4 Apr 1791

Place: Rutherford County, North Carolina 1

Died: 3 Sep 1857

Place: Greenbrier, Sevier County, Tennessee

Place: Proffitt Cemetery, Sevier County, Tennessee

Father: James Ownby (1761-1850)

Mother: Joanna Sims (1761-1852)

Spouse: Mary Jane "Granny" Coone (1793 - 1881)

Married: 17 Feb 1812

Place: Rutherford County, North Carolina

Children: 1 Nicholas H. Ownby (1812-1883)

2 Mary Ownby (1814-1886)

3 David Ownby (1816-1889)

4 Rachel Ownby (1818-1881)

5 James S. "Big Cadger Jim" Ownby (1820-1897)

6 Sarah Elmira "Sally" Ownby (1822-1922)

7 John B. Ownby (1824-1899)

8 Ownby (1826- )

9 George Ownby (1828-1914)

10 Ownby (1830- )

11 Madison Ownby (1832-1861)

1850 United States Federal Census

  

1840 United States Federal Census 
  

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John B. Ownby's Timeline

1791
April 4, 1791
Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
1812
December 11, 1812
Age 21
Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
1816
January 24, 1816
Age 24
Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
1818
1818
Age 26
Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
1820
1820
Age 28
1827
October 30, 1827
Age 36
Black Mountain, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
1828
October 1828
Age 37
Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
1857
September 3, 1857
Age 66
Greenbrier, Sevier County, Tennessee, United States
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