Rebecca Owen 1 2 3
- Born: Abt 1663, Llwyn du, Llwyngwrill, Llangelynin, Merionethshire, Wales
- Marriage (1): Robert Owen of Fron Gôch near Bala in 1678
- Died: 23 Aug 1697, Merion Twp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States about age 34
Wife of Robert Owen, of Merion.
Source: Welsh Settlement of Pennsylvania by Charles H. Browning, Philadelphia, 1912, p. 151.
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 Gôch, near Bala, in the Comôt 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."
Rebecca married Robert Owen of Fron Gôch near Bala, son of Owen ap Evan of Vron Gôch farm and Gainor John, in 1678. (Robert Owen of Fron Gôch near Bala was born in 1657 in <Fron Gôch, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales> and died in 1697.)