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Joshua Owen (1671 - 1729)

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Joshua Owen
Born in Llangelynin, Merioneth, Walesmap
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Brother of [half] and
Husband of — married in Burlington, New Jerseymap
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Died in Springfield, Burlington, New Jerseymap
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Joshua Owen was born on March 19, 1659. He married Martha Shinn on February 1, 1696, in Burlington, New Jersey. They had one child during their marriage. He died on March 14, 1728, in Springfield, New Jersey, at the age of 68.[1]


  1. Colonial Families of Philadelphia, Vol1, P386-387
  • Judith M. Olsen, "LIPPINCOTT 5 Generations of the Descendants of Richard & Abigail LIPPINCOTT" Publication: Name: Gloucester County Historical Society Woodbury, NJ 1982;
  • New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817 [1]
  • - Joshua Owens [2]
  • U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [3]
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 (Marriage) [4]
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 (Marriage) [5]
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 (Marriage) [6]
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 (Marriage Intention) [7]


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Joshua Owen is listed in Magna Carta Ancestry as a Gateway Ancestor, but is not currently in a trail to a Magna Carta Surety Baron that has been reviewed/approved by the Magna Carta project. See Base Camp for more information about Magna Carta trails. ~ Noland-165 06:16, 24 November 2018 (UTC)
Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 4 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), Vol I, pp xxiii-xxix

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On 9 Sep 2017 at 14:53 GMT Clair McClure wrote:

Owen-5812 and Owen-546 appear to represent the same person because: These two appear to be the same person. They have the same birth and death dates, plus are married to Martha Shinn.

On 24 Feb 2017 at 01:48 GMT Kelly Hardcastle wrote:

Owen-884 and Owen-546 appear to represent the same person because: The husband of Martha Shinn is well documented in various family books as Joshua Owen. The sources are listed on her profile.

On 6 Mar 2015 at 17:18 GMT PM Eyestone wrote:

The Magna Carta project has identified a suggested line for this Gateway Ancestor and will be starting a trail to a Magna Carta surety baron.

If you're interested in getting involved or following our progress, you can do so at the Magna Carta Base Camp.

Joshua is 39 degrees from Graham Chapman, 23 degrees from Janet Wild and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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