Owens Bible


Owens Family Bible

Submitted March 20, 1998 by:
Victoria Genealogical Society
Box 45031 Mayfair Postal Outet
Victoria, BC
V8Z 7G9
(250) 360-2808
Web Site: http://www.islandnet.com/vgs/homepage.html

The original bible was donated to the Victoria Genealogical Society in March 1998, by the City
of Esquimalt Archives. No background on this family was included, but VGS may do some research at a later
date. The following transcript is typed from photocopies of the pages in the bible.

Surnames found in this record:
CALDER (clergy)
CROZIER (clergy)
LIGHTBODY (witness)
MCKEA[G?] (witness)


[page 1]

This certifies
that James Owens
of Bangor, Ireland
and Anna Lightbody
of Bangor, Ireland
were united by me in the
Bonds of Holy Matrimony
at St. Ann's Church Belfast on the 21st day of
July in the year of our Lord 1878
In the Presence of
Thomas McKeag Signed
Sarah Lightbody Rev. J. B. Crozier. B. A.

[page 2]


James Owens, married July 30th 1904
to Florence Winnifred Wilson at Victoria B.C. at St. Mark's Church
Mary Jane Owens married Nov 8th 1911 to
Thomas Tennant Hutchison @ St Mark's Church, Victoria
Maude Ethel Owens, married Feb 24th 1920
to John Munro at Victoria, B.C.
Robert Owens, married Sept 14th 1920
to Grace Costin at Victoria B.C.
Eunice Mae Owens, married at Victoria B.C.
[written in margin] - Daughter of Mr & Mrs J. Owens Jr.
on Sept 2nd 1939 to Arthur Robert Hewitt of Victoria B.C.
Mary Patricia Hutchison, married on Feb 5th 1943
at St John's Church, Victoria to Raymond McLaurin Lamont
John A. D. Munro, January 28th 1945 [no bride name given]
Mary Patricia Lamont to Thomas Phillip
Chappell July 5th 1967. Oak Bay
United Church by Rev. Calder

[page 3]


James H. Owens. Born Febry 27th 1858 at Ballymena, Co Antrim, Ireland
Anna Owens. Born March 26th 1860 Bangor, Co Down, Ireland
Mary Jane Owens. Born Jany 28th 1880 "
James Owens. Born April 30th 1882 "
Robert Owens. Born Feby 18th 1885 "
Norman Allan Owens. Born July 25th 1887 at Toronto, Ontario
Maude E. Owens. Born March 11th 1890 "
Elwood Desmond Owens born Dec 12th 1908 at Victoria, BC
Eunice May Owens born May 1st 1912 "
Doreen Anna Owens born Dec 10th 1917 "
John Annandale Duncan Munro, born Nov 10th 1920 at Ocean Falls, BC
Mary Patricia Hutchison, born Feb 5th 1923 Victoria, BC
Kathleen Ann Munro born November 12th 1947 at Detroit, Mich
John Robert Munro, born Dec 13 1945 [Detroit crossed out] Chicago, Ill

[page 4]


Elwood Desmond Owens, Sept 2nd 1910
aged 1 yr 8 mos
James Kennedy Owens, Oct 16th 1912 at Victoria
aged 54 years
Anna Owens, May 8th 1920 aged 60 yrs and [?]
John Munro, Aug 25, 1947 at Chicago, Ill
James Owens,April 24th 1949 at Victoria, BC
St. Joseph's Hospital
Maude E. Munro, Dec 19th 1956 Seattle
Mary Jane Hutchison, Sept 13, 1958 - Victoria
Robert Owens, June 24th 1959, Victoria
Thomas L.[or T.?] Hutchison, Aug 25th 1959 Victoria
Thomas Philip Chappell, Oct 31st 1992 Campbell River

[page 5]


Mrs Mary J. Hutchison, Many Floral trubutes
T. T.[?] Hutchison & Pat & Ray, & cards from her
many friends & her help. May mom rest in peace
T. F. Hutchison. Dad had many floral tributes
& cards from friends. His funeral was all
Masonic. God be with he and mom now &
love them both.
Phil's funeral was very beautiful by the
Elks, lots of cards & flowers.

[page 5]


James Owens 40 Mary Owens age 16
Anna Owens 38 James Owens age 15
Robert Owens 13
Norman A Owens 11
Maude E. Owens 8