Owens, George Welshman, 1786-1856Alternative names
George Welshman Owens (1786-1856) was the son of Owen Owens (1751-1814), a native of Wales. He married Sarah Wallace (1789-1865). Their children were Mary Wallace Owens (1819-1903), Sarah J. Owens (1820-1900), John Wallace Owens (1821-1862), George Savage Owens (1825-1897), Margaret Wallace Owens (1829-1925), and Richard W. Owens. George Savage Owens married Elizabeth Gordon Wayne (1825-1903). Their children were Sallie G. Owens (1851-1920), George Welshman Owens (1853-1924), Annie W. Owens 91854-1925), Elizabeth W. Owens (1856-1940), Maggie W. Owens, (1857-1941), Julia C. Owens (1859-1930), Virginia S. Owens (1861-1936), William Wayne Owens (1863-1917), Clifford W. Owens (1865-1891), and J. Floyd Owens (1870-1925). Margaret Wallace Owens married Dr. James Gray Thomas. Their children were Sallie J. Thomas (1866-1925), Maud Bedford Owens (1868-1917), and Margaret Gray Thomas (1871-1951), known as Meta. As the last surviving member of the family, she bequeathed the Owens-Thomas house to the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences to be operated as a house museum.
From the description of Owens and Thomas family papers, 1837-1954. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 123765637
- Decedents' estates
- England (as recorded)
- Savannah (Ga.) (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)