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Samuel Owings

Birthplace: Baltimore, MD, USA
Death: Died in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Richard Owings
Husband of Urath Randall Owings
Father of Beale Owings; Samuel Owings, Jr; Rachel Stevenson; Urath Randall Owings; Thomas Owings, Sr., and 5 others
Brother of Rachel Wilmot; Catherine Owings; Richard Owings, II; John Owings, I; Ruth Owings and 5 others
Half brother of Henry Lewis Owings, Capt.

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About Samuel Owings

Samuel became one of the principal land-owners in Baltimore County, Maryland, having patented 300+ acres in Baltimore County and having large tracts of land in Frederick County as well. He was one of the Commissioners under the act of the Asembly of 1741 to purchase a site for St. Thomas Church, Garrison Forest. He was one of the vestry of the new parish from 1750-52 and register from 1753-57. He was made an Associate Justice of the Baltimore County Court on Feb. 27, 1743 and was aJustice of the Peace from 1744-68. He represented Baltimore County in the lower house of the Maryland General Assembly from 1758-61. His will was dated Nov. 16, 1772.

Sources: OWINGS AND ALLIED FAMILIES 1685-1985, compiled by Addison D. and Elizabeth S. Owings, Gateway Press, Inc., 1985. See also St. Thomas Parish Register (Maryland) p.10; St. Paul's Parish Register, v. I, p. 100; Maryland Land Patents at Hall of Records; Land Patent, liber E.I. #2, folio 829; "Maryland Historical Magazine," v. 25, #4, p. 394; Baltimore Co. Wills, liber 40, folio 392; Ibid., v. 5. p.70; "Urath Randall Owings' Bible Record," MARYLAND HISTORICAL MAGAZINE, v. 29, #4, pp 322-23.

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Samuel Owings's Timeline

April 1, 1702
Baltimore, MD, USA
May 9, 1731
Age 29
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
August 17, 1733
Age 31
St Thomas Parish, Garrison Forest, Maryland, USA
May 2, 1736
Age 34
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
June 26, 1738
Age 36
Garrison Forrest, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
October 18, 1740
Age 38
Baltimore, MD, USA
April 17, 1743
Age 41
St Paul Episcopal Church, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
February 16, 1744
Age 41
St Thomas Parish, Garrison Forest, Maryland, USA
July 16, 1749
Age 47
St Thomas, Baltimore, Maryland, USA