Hugh ap David of Llwyn du, Llwyngwrill, Llangelynin, Talybont
(Abt 1566-Bef 1649)
Catherine verch Rhydderch ap Sion of Abergynolwyn
(Abt 1584-)
John Powell of Gadfa, Llanwddyn, Montgomeryshire
(Abt 1567-1636)
Sibill verch Hugh Gwyn of Peniarth
Humphrey ap Hugh of Llwyn du
(Between 1600/1603-1664)
Elizabeth verch John Powell of Gadfa, Rhiwargor
Owen Humphrey of Llwyn du


Family Links

1. Margaret Vaughan

2. Elizabeth Thomas
3. Jane

Owen Humphrey of Llwyn du 1 2

  • Born: 1625, <Llwyn du>, Llangelynin, Talybont, Merionethshire, Wales
  • Christened: 13 Apr 1629, Llangelynin Parish, Talybont, Merionethshire, Wales
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Vaughan in 1681 in London, England
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth Thomas
  • Marriage (3): Jane
  • Died: 1699, Llangelynin Parish, Talybont, Merionethshire, Wales at age 74

   Another name for Owen was Humphrey Owen of Llwyn du.

  Research Notes:

2nd son and heir of Humphrey ap Hugh.

From Welsh Settlement of Pensylvania, p. 151:

"[John Humphrey and Samuel Humphrey] were brothers to Owen Humphrey, of Llwyn du, 1625-1695, a J. P. in Merioneth, and a prominent Friend, who was the father of Rebecca, wife of Robert Owen, of Merion [Pennsylvania], and Elizabeth, wife of John Roberts..."
From Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry, p. 48:

"Issue [of Humphrey ap Hugh]:...
3. Owen, bapt. in Llangelynin Church, 13 April, 1629; of whom presently [see footnote 3, p. 48]..."

Footnote 3, p. 48:
"Owen Humphrey, second son and heir of Humphrey ap Hugh, inherited Llwyn du. He married Margaret, daughter of ______________, and had, among other issue, some of whom removed to Pennsylvania, a daughter, Rebecca, who married, 1678, Robert Owen, of Fron Gch, near Bala, in the Comt of Pennlyn, Merionethshire. Robert and Rebecca Owen removed to Pennsylvania in 1690 and settled in Merion Township, where they died 1697, leaving besides daughters, male issue as follows; Evan Owen, Provincial Councillor, Judge of Court of Common Pleas, etc.; Owen Owen, High Sheriff of Philadelphia County and Coroner; John Owen High Sheriff of the County of Chester, Member of Assembly and Trustee of the Loan Office; and Robert Owen, who married Susanna, daughter of William Hudson, Mayor of Philadelphia. The second Robert Owen's daughter, Hannah, married, first, John Ogden, by whom she had a son, William Ogden, who left issue, and, secondly, Joseph Wharton, of Walnut Grove, by whom she had, besides other children, Robert Wharton, Mayor of Philadelphia, Captain of First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry."

  Noted events in his life were:

Converted: to the Quaker faith, Bef 1662, [Llwyngwril], Merionethshire, Wales. 3 by Richard Davies of Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, who was a famous Quaker minister. Davies wrote an account of his travels in North Wales, and states that in 1662 Owen, his father, and his brothers Samuel and John Humphrey "continued faithful, serviceable men in their country, kept meetings in their houses, and many were gathered to the Lord among the rocks and muontains in those parts."

Justice, 1678.

Owen married Margaret Vaughan, daughter of Captain Rowland Vaughan of Caer-gai, Merioneth and Jane Price Heiress of Trev Brysg, in 1681 in London, England. (Margaret Vaughan was born in 1630 in Llangelynn <Llanuwchllyn>, Montgomeryshire, Wales, christened in Llanwdhlyn <Llanuwchllyn> Parish, Merionethshire, Wales and died on 22 Sep 1699 in Llwyngwril, Llangelynin, Merionethshire, Wales.)

  Marriage Notes:

Source: - Marsha Barnes

Owen next married Elizabeth Thomas. (Elizabeth Thomas was born about 1631 in <Llangelynn, Montgomeryshire, Wales>.)

Owen next married Jane.


1 Browning, Charles H, Welsh Settlement of Pensylvania. (Philadelphia: William J. Campbell, 1912.), p. 151, 286.

2 Glenn, Thomas Allen, ed, Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry. (Philadelphia: (Privately Printed), 1902.), p. 48.

3 Richard Davies, An Account of the Convincement, Exercises, Services, and Travels, of that Ancient Servant of the Lord, Richard Davies with Some Relation of Ancient Friends, and of the Spreading of Truth in North Wales, fifth ed; London: 1794(Google Books ( : downloaded 5 Jul 2014), 59.

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