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Robertson & Surrounding Counties Families
Posted by: steven meredith (ID *****7091) Date: November 24, 2007 at 09:47:20
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Benjamin Stadford or Stanford Owens married Ella ?

They had
William " Bill" Stadford Owens born abt. 1879 ?
William died August 1915 Franklin Robertson County TX . He's buried in the Nesbitt Robertson County TX Cemetery. He married Rosa Lee Otwell Owens McMahon.
2. Emmerline ? She married Arthur Cleveland " Ed" McMahon. Arthur McMahon was Rosa Lee Otwell Owens 2nd husband.
3. Benjamin Owens born July 27,1891 & died August 1, 1891 & his grave is just right of his brother William S. Owens in the Nesbitt TX Cemetery.
They lived in Robertson,Falls,Limestone Van Zandt,Kaufman Counties.

I think this could be my family.
1900 Census TX Robertson County TX ED# 121 Sheet 7 A 7th June 1900 Lines 12-17
Owens, Benjamin - Head -W/M May 1861-39 (Age)- M(Married)-
20(# yrs. married)- Born: Texas Father Born Tennessee
Owens Ellen- Wife-W/F-Jun 1860- 40(Age)-M (married)-
20 ( # yrs. married) - has bore 6 children/4 children living at Census/
Born Arkansas Father- Born Arkansas Mother Born Arkansas
--- Bill- Son- W/M- Sept 1885- 14 ( Age) - S(Single)
--- Mary- StepDaughter- W/F- June 1875-24(Age)-S(Single)-
--- Ema- Daughter-W/F-Aug 1883- 16(Age)-S(Single)-
--- Ellen- Daughter-W/F-Apr 1893- 7(Age)- S(Single)-

Children Born: Texas Father Born: Texas Mother Born: Arkansas

William S. Owens & Rosa Lee had:
1. Onnie Thomas Owens born Nov. 29,1897 Franklin Robertson County TX. He married Lillian Etta Gibbs in Dec. 19,1915 in Groesbeck Limestone County TX. Her parents were Robert " Bob" Leigh Gibbs & Emma M. Wright.

2. Finnie Curtis Owens b. Oct. 1,1914 Victoria TX. He Died in Oct. 3, 2000 in Frankston TX & buried Highland Cemetery Van Zandt County TX.

William " Bill" Owens wife Rosa Lee Otwell married to Arthur C. McMahon.
They had a daughter names Arthur Leona McMahon born Aug. 22,1920 TX. She married 1st husband Adison Ada Bunch. He is Buried in Edgewood TX. Her 2nd husband ? Mr. Byrum.
I think she may live in Terrell TX the last time my great uncle told me.
There was another daughter named Lou Ella.
Arthur 's parents were John Henry McMahon & Lucinda "Lucy" Jane Owen. Lucinda Jane Owen was born March 9, 1850 in TX and died June 2, 1925 TX and buried Nesbitt Cemetery in Robertson County TX.
Lucinda Owen's parents were Anthony Foster Owen & Lusinda.

Anthony Foster Owen had a son named Leonard George Owen who had a son named Anthony Foster Owen that married Rushie Belle Otwell in Calvert Robertson County TX, She was a sister to Rosa Lee Otwell Owedns McMahon. Rosa Lee & Rushie Otwell's parents were William Flecther Otwell & Rhoda Jane Sheppard Otwell Morgan.

Would love to exchage information with anyone on these families.
Steven Meredith
1800 Druid Lane
Fort Worth TX 76112


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