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Griffith Owen

Griffith Owen, Welsh colonial leader, clergyman, surgeon. member Pennsylvania Colonial Assembly, 1686-1690; member Pennsylvania Provincial Council, 1690-1717; member most important coms. of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, usually chairman.

Background

  • Owen, Griffith was born in 1647 in Wales. Son of Robert and Jane Vaughan) Owen.

  • Education

    • At least 3 children.

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania Colonial Assembly, 1686-1690. Member Pennsylvania Provincial Council, 1690-1717. Member most important coms. of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, usually chairman.

    Connections

    • Married second, Sarah Saunders, 1704.
    • father: Robert Owen
    • mother: Jane Vaughan) Owen
    • spouse: Sarah Saunders
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    Born 1647
    Died August 19, 1717
    (aged 70)
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