Bio: Owen, Alonzo H. (1848 - ?)

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Surnames: Owen, Brahn, Patterson, Charter, Bretct, Hoffman


----Source: 1881 History of Northern, Wisconsin

 ALONZO H. OWEN, farmer, Merrillan, is a native of Canada. Left there in 1848, and came to Wisconsin, where he worked in a saw mill and at lumbering, in Portage County. Came from there to Merrillan, Dec. 11, 1877; made it his residence ever since. Enlisted in the late war, in Co. K, 25th Regt. Wis. Vol. Inf., in August, 1862, and served three years in the Army of Tennessee. Was married in August, 1865, to Miss Mary A. Brahn, who was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They have four children—Lettie B., Charles A., Paul W. and Minnie B.

1870 Federal Census, Brooklyn, Green Lake, Wisconsin

Alonzo Owen
estimated birth year: 1849
gender: Male
age in 1870: 21y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Wisconsin
home in 1870: Wisconsin, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Fred Bretct M 35y Prussia
Minnie Bretct F 33y Prussia
Minnie Bretct F 8y Prussia
Amelia Bretct F 6y Prussia
Robert Bretct M 4y Prussia
Lena Bretct F 2y Prussia
Shubal D Owen M 47y Pennsylvania, Estate: $14,000, personal $$2,400,  farmer
Mary Owen F 47y Pennsylvania, keeps house
Alonzo Owen M 21y Wisconsin, works on farm
Charles Owen M 19y Wisconsin, works on farm
Frances Owen F 15y Wisconsin, at school
Mary J Owen F 14y (1856) Wisconsin, at school
Emma Owen F 12y Wisconsin, at school
Elmer Owen M 10y Wisconsin, at school

1880 Federal Census, Alma, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 278

Alonzo H. Owen, married American male farmer
spouse's birthplace : Wisconsin, United States
father's birthplace : Massachusetts, United States

Household Members
self Alonzo H. Owen M 40 Canada
wife Mary A. Owen F 34 Wisconsin, United States
daughter Lycetta Owen F 14 Wisconsin, United States
son Carl E. Owen M 11 Wisconsin, United States
son Paul Owen M 8 Wisconsin, United States
son Ferdinand Owen M 4 Wisconsin, United States
daughter Minnie B. Owen F 2 Wisconsin, United States
other George Patterson M 20 Wisconsin, United States
other Truman Charter M 22 Wisconsin, United States

Michigan Marriage Records

Chas. A. Owen
groom's age: 43 years
groom's birth date: 1867
groom's birthplace: Wisconsin
bride's name: Barbara Hoffmann
bride's age: 26 years
bride's birth date: 1884
bride's birthplace: Milwaukee, W.
marriage date: 07 Aug 1910
marriage place: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan
groom's father: Alonzo Owen
groom's mother: Mary Brahn
bride's father: Andrew Hoffmann
bride's mother: Anna



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