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Griffith Owen

colonial leader , surgeon , clergyman

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