Thomas Owings 1
- Born: 18 Oct 1740
- Christened: St. Paul's Church, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
- Marriage (1): Ruth Lawrence on 27 Nov 1760 in St. Thomas Parish, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
- Died: 23 Aug 1822 at age 81
From http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/southern/owings.html :
Thomas Owings, b. Saturday, 18 Oct. 1740 at 8 a.m., christened at St. Paul's; d. 23 Aug. 1822; m. 27 Nov. 1760 in St. Thomas Parish Ruth LAWRENCE, daughter of Levin Lawrence, Jr. Ruth d. 27 July 1827. Thomas was given "Timber Level" by his father, and resided in his house there, called "The Meadows", in Soldiers' Delight Hundred, Balt. Co. Inherited 200 ac. of "Timbered Level", "Sapling Hill", and 50 ac. of "Pleasant Garden". Had a fulling mill in the Garrison Forest, one mile from Owings' Mill. On 6 June 1776 he was commissioned a first lieutenant in Capt. Alexander Well's Battalion of Soldiers' Delight Militia. In Aug. 1777 he was promoted to Capt. He is said to have been at the Battle of Brandywine and at Valley Forge. They had 12 children: Levin Lawrence, Samuel, Thomas Beal, Betsey, Isaac, David (b. 8 Apr. 1773; d. 12 Jul. 1778), Susanna, Ruth, Jesse, Ann, Levi, Herod (b. 2 Oct. 1786; d. 6 Sept. 1798), Matilda.
Thomas married Ruth Lawrence on 27 Nov 1760 in St. Thomas Parish, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States). (Ruth Lawrence died on 27 Jul 1827.)