- Hilliard Thomas Owens birth 1820. Hilliard married Elizabeth "Betsey" Owens
(birth 1820) on 15 December 1840.
Source: Marriages of Early Edgecombe Co., NC 1733-1868, by Ruth Smith
Williams & Margarette Glenn Griffin: Owens, Hilliard - Elizabeth (Betsey) Owens, 15
Dec. 1840, Rial Edwards, (w) John Norfleet, Clk.
(Reference International Genealogy Index IGI O 1133 United States Edgecombe
Co. North Carolina. Surname Fich Nixon - Page Batch Film 8212005.)
Hilliard and Elizabeth had the following children:
i. Levi Owens b 1848
ii. Andrew J Owens b 1849. Andrew married Elizabeth Owens (License issued
on Nov. 21, 1873) Male: 24, Wilson Co. resident, Female 18, Wilson Co.
resident. Marriage performed by Elbert Felton, J. P. on November 23, 1873 at Saratoga
Twp. Witness: Benjamin Gay, Nath Moore and Levi Owens.
iii. Elverson Ivey Owens b 1852. Married Married Mary Johnson on December
19, 1875. Male 23 Wilson Co. resident, Female age 22 Wilson Co. resident.
Marriage performed by B.H. Boykin, M.G. at Saratoga Wittness: B.L. Owens, N.D.
Owens and R.A. Rogers.
Elverson and Mary following children:
a. Hilliard Owens birth ca. 1867
b. John J. Owens birth ca. 1870
c. Mc. E. Owens birth ca 1873
d. J. B. Owens birth ca. 1880
iv. Jane Owens b 1853
v. Thomas Owens birth 1857, died 1926. Thomas married Fanny Galloway Owens
birth 1868, died 1948. Thomas and Fanny had the following children:
a. Johnnie Andrews Owens birth ca 1899 married Letha Estelle Evans in 1923.
Johnnie and Letha had the following children:
Lizzie Mae Owens birth 1924. Lizzie married Mr. Cobb.
Agnes Louise Owens birth 1926. Agnes married Mr. Cobb.
Dorothy Christine (Cindy) Owens birth 1930. Cindy married Mr. Moye.
Mattie Lee Owens birth 1932. Mattie married Mr. Cox.
Linda Ann Owens birth 1944. Linda married Mr. Wooten.
vi. Annie Owens 1859
vii G. F. Owens 1864
viii Elizabeth Owens married Mr. Baker.
This is what I have on Hilliard Owens and wife Betsy. I have not yet entered
it into my database. Some my Owens information is confusing and needs to be
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