Owen Fenton Towery

Owen Fenton Towery[1, 2]

Male 1878 - 1964  (86 years)

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  • Name Owen Fenton Towery 
    Born 11 Apr 1878  Hazel Green, Madison Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1938  Thorndale, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 5 Jun 1964  Rockdale, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 7 Jun 1964  Salty Cemetery, Salty, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID P20413  Robert Jackson
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2020 

    Father Jepthiah Towery,   d. date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elvira Phillips,   d. date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mariah 'Ellen' Jackson,   b. 20 Jan 1882, Salty, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1938, Salty, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1901  Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Conrad O. Towery,   b. 1 Feb 1902, Hazel Green, Madison Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1988, Rockdale, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. A. C. Towery,   b. 2 Jun 1904, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1977, Austin Hospital, Austin, Travis, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     3. Leon C. Towery,   b. 14 Jan 1907, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1965, Thorndale, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     4. Norma Ellen Towery,   b. 24 May 1909, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1998  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     5. Philip Towery,   b. 5 Aug 1912, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1991, Thorndale, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     6. Rufus 'Mark' Towery,   b. 23 Jun 1915, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1997, Thorndale, Milam Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F6144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1910 Census Justice Precinct 8, Milam Co., Texas
      Towery, Owen F head M W 32 M1 AL VA AL
      Towery, Ellen wife F W 27 M1 4ch:4lvg TX Al FL
      Towery, Conrad son M W 9 S AL AL TX
      Towery, A. C. son M W 5 S AL AL TX
      Towery, Leon son M W 3 S TX AL TX
      Towery, Norma dau F W 11/12 S TX AL TX

      1920 Census Justice Precinct 8, Milam Co., Texas
      Towery, O. F. head M W 41 M AL US US
      Towery, Ellen wife F W 38 M TX Al FL
      Towery, Conrad son M W 17 S AL AL TX
      Towery, A. C. son M W 15 S AL AL TX
      Towery, Leon son M W 13 S TX AL TX
      Towery, Norma dau F W 10 S TX AL TX
      Towery, Filip son M W 7 S TX AL TX
      Towery, Mark son M W under 1 S TX AL TX
      Jackson, A. J. father-in-law M W 75 M AL AL FL
      Jackson, Sara Jane mother-in-law F W 71 M FL SC SC

      Obituary found at http://www.geocities.com/milamco/milam-975to.htm
      Owen F. Towery of Salty Community. Age 86. Died ?/1964 (Friday) at Boswell Rest Home in Rockdale. Services held (Sunday) at the Salty Church. Burial in Salty Cemetery. Rev. W. J. Chambers, of the Lampasas Primitive Baptist Church, officiated.
      He was BORN 4/11/1878 in Hazel Green, Alabama and came to Texas, settling in the Salty Community in 1897. Married Miss Mariah Ellen Jackson at Salty in 2/3/1901. He was a farmer and followed that vocation until ill health forced him to retire a numberof years ago following a stroke in 10/1959. He had been bedridden and spent the past 2 years in Boswell Rest Home. Preceded in death by his wife on 10/7/1938. Member of New Salem Primitive Baptist Church since the early 1900's.
      SURVIVORS: 5 sons, Conrad and A. C. Towery, both of Rockdale; Leon and Philip Towery of Thorndale, Mark Towery of Salty; daughter, Mrs. Don Caffey of Salty; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.

  • Sources 
    1. [S347984850] Obituary or Newspaper Death Notice, 1938 Andrew J. Jackson in his Notes.

    2. [S347984850] Obituary or Newspaper Death Notice, Owen F. Towery 1964 obit in his Notes.

    3. [S347984850] Obituary or Newspaper Death Notice, Mariah Ellen Jackson 1938 obit in her Notes.

    4. [S347984873] Death Certificate.



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