Humphrey ap Hugh of Llwyn du
(Between 1600/1603-1664)
Elizabeth verch John Powell of Gadfa, Rhiwargor
(1593/1607-)
Captain Rowland Vaughan of Caer-gai, Merioneth
(Abt 1590-1667)
Jane Price Heiress of Trev Brysg
Owen Humphrey of Llwyn du
(1625-1699)
Margaret Vaughan
(1630-1699)
Rebecca Owen
(Abt 1663-1697)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Robert Owen of Fron Gch near Bala

Rebecca Owen 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1663, Llwyn du, Llwyngwrill, Llangelynin, Merionethshire, Wales
  • Marriage (1): Robert Owen of Fron Gch near Bala in 1678
  • Died: 23 Aug 1697, Merion Twp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States about age 34

  Research Notes:

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 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."


Rebecca married Robert Owen of Fron Gch near Bala, son of Owen ap Evan of Vron Gch farm and Gainor John, in 1678. (Robert Owen of Fron Gch near Bala was born in 1657 in <Fron Gch, Penllyn, Merionethshire, Wales> and died in 1697.)


Sources


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

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," p.171. (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," p.171.


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