Evan ap Robert Lewis of Vron Gch farm, Lord of Rhiwlas
(Abt 1585-)
Jane
Owen ap Evan of Vron Gch farm
(Bef 1636-1669)
Gainor John
(-Abt 1682)
Robert Owen of Fron Gch near Bala
(1657-1697)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Rebecca Owen

Robert Owen of Fron Gch near Bala 1 2 3

  • Born: 1657, <Fron Gch, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales>
  • Marriage (1): Rebecca Owen in 1678
  • Died: 1697 at age 40

  Research Notes:

Married Rebecca Humphrey in 1678

Source: Welsh Settlement of Pensylvania by Charles H. Browning (Philadelphia, 1912), p. 283

From the book Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry, edited by Thomas Allen Glenn (Philadelphia, 1902), provided by books.google.com, p. 48, Footnote 3:

"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:

Removed to: Merion, Pennsylvania, 1690.


Robert married Rebecca Owen, daughter of Owen Humphrey of Llwyn du and Margaret Vaughan, in 1678. (Rebecca Owen was born about 1663 in Llwyn du, Llwyngwrill, Llangelynin, Merionethshire, Wales and died on 23 Aug 1697 in Merion Twp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.)


Sources


1 Browning, Charles H, Welsh Settlement of Pensylvania. (Philadelphia: William J. Campbell, 1912.), p. 283.

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

3 The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. (Vol. 13. Philadelphia: Publication Fund of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1889.), Glenn, Thomas Allen, "Owen of Merion," pp. 169-175. (Digitized by Google)

4 The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. (Vol. 13. Philadelphia: Publication Fund of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1889.), Glenn, Thomas Allen, "Owen of Merion," pp. 169-175.


Home | Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Site was Created 30 Oct 2017 with Legacy 9.0 from Millennia