First Generation

James Rush Owings

James Rush Owings

1. James Rush OWINGS was born 1844 in OH. He was the son of Thomas Owings. James died 31 Mar 1888 in Quincy, Adams, IL and was buried 2 Apr 1888 in Franklin Cem., Mendon, IL. Entered 7/25/1992 from family group 30. Death Cert 5112 – 1876-1890. Married to Celia E. Anderson. See information from Stackhouse, Phil listed under James’ father, Thomas C. M. Jeffries/Jefferies – which gives as date of birth for James Rush Owings – Mar 1847.

1900 Census; Franklin Township, Clermont, OH, E.D. 28/38, p.4 – had him living with wife Mary who was b. in OH August 1860, and their 6 children all born in OH. James married Celia E. ANDERSON on 6 Sep 1877.

They had the following children:
2 M i. Charles OWINGS was born Nov 1880 in OH.
3 M ii. William OWINGS was born Feb 1884 in OH.
4 M iii. Harris OWINGS was born Jul 1886 in OH.
5 F iv. Marena OWINGS was born Jan 1890 in OH.
6 F v. Annie B OWINGS was born Apr 1894 in OH.
7 F vi. Ina OWINGS was born Jun 1896 in OH.

The Owings History was provided to the Adams County ILGenWeb Site by James Bishop.