Biography of Chas H. Owen
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Owen, Chas H. a resident of Volney for half a century, was born in Onondaga, Onondaga county, April 28, 1827. He is a son of Daniel H. and Priscilla J. Owen, who removed from Onondaga to Hastings in 1835. Charles was engaged in the transportation of grain by canal from Oswego to New York until 1861, when he joined the army and served until the close of the war. Since that time he has been principally engaged in farming, and is now operating a dairy farm of 333 acres with W. S. Nelson of Fulton. In 1850 he married Harriet Curtis, daughter of the late Abner H. Curtis of Fulton, who was well known as a boot and shoe dealer in Hannibal and Fulton. They had one daughter, Idaletta, who was born in 1856 and died in 1858. They have by adoption one daughter, Mary Lois. Charles has always been a Democrat.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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