Captain Richard Owings "the Settler"
Rachel Beale
(Abt 1662-Bef 1729)
Justice Thomas Randall
(Abt 1685-1722)
Hannah Bale
Samuel Owings [Sr.]
Urath Randall
Samuel Owings Jr.


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1. Deborah Todd Lynch

Samuel Owings Jr. 1 2

  • Born: 17 Aug 1733
  • Christened: St. Paul's Church, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Deborah Todd Lynch on 6 Oct 1765
  • Died: 11 Jun 1803, <Owings Mills>, Maryland, United States at age 69

  Research Notes:

From :

Samuel Owings, Jr., b. Friday, 17 Aug. 1733, at 12:00, christened at St. Paul's; d. 11 June 1803; m. 6 Oct. 1765 Deborah Todd LYNCH (d. 1810), daughter of William Lynch (d. 1751) and neice of Edward Dorsey (1718-1760), son of Caleb Dorsey; received 250 ac. in Balt. Co. from his father in 1772-73; res at "Ulm" near Reisterstown Rd (now Owings Mills), St. Thomas Parish, Balt. Co. Inherited, in addition, "Lewis's Fancy", 150 ac. of "Timbered Level", 50 ac. of "Pleasant Garden", and personalty. Samuel was Anglican, a miller, planter, merchant, and land speculator. He was lauded as the "hydraulic expert of his time" and built at least 3 mills at Gwynn's Falls in Balt. Co. Served in the Lower House 1771, and 1786-87. His estate included 24 slaves, 248 oz. of plate, 177 chocolate pans, saw mills, grist mills, coopers' houses and shops, warehouses, bank stock, land along the Ohio River, and at least 5,200 acres in Balt. Co. Had children: William, Urath, Samuel, Eleanor, Sarah, Rebecca (b. 12 Jan. 1776; d. 12 Aug. 1828), Deborah, Frances, Mary, Ann, and Beal.

  Noted events in his life were:

of: Owings Mills.

Samuel married Deborah Todd Lynch, daughter of William Lynch and Elinor Dorsey of Hockley, on 6 Oct 1765. (Deborah Todd Lynch died in 1810.)


1 Website - Genealogy,

2 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 49.

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