Beverly Basil OWENS b 1814 SC (Laurens or Abbeville area) m Jane GIBSON in TN, Coffee/Franklin. abt 1839. They located to Independence AR by 1850, White River Township, Independence Cy.Traveled with families of Gipson,Cherry, and Brannon.
Sister to Beverly Basil OWENS -
Permelia Owens Brannan : Born 5-5-1818 in Abbeville South Carolina Died 4-5-1892 in Athens Texas, buried Meredith Campground Cemetery Married John Byrd Brannan 1836, Hockersville (Alto), TN Children: Beverly Basil Brannan, John Brannan, James Brannan, David Crawford Brannan, Stamps Brannan, Mattie Brannon and Williamson Brannon.
Brother to Beverly Basil OWENS -
Benjamin Wiley OWENS: Birth: 7 SEP 1818 in South Carolina Death: 14 OCT 1884 in Alameda Co, CA Marriage to Jane MOORE 23 NOV 1847 in Independence Co, Arkansas
Children -- 1.Leonora OWENS 2.Caroline OWENS 3 Mary OWENS
Benjamin Wiley OWENS was a Sonora Pass Pioneer,left Independence County AR and headed West to Calif. in 1853.Traveled with the Moore family.
Children of Beverly Basil OWENS and Jane GIBSON : Independence CO AR
Sarah b 1839 m F. M. BARNETT Margaret b 1841 m Hendy C. LONG John b 1843 m 1.Mary E. WELLS m 2.Manda FROST Benjamin W b 1846 m Alice William b 1849 m Sarah Thomas Jefferson b 1851 m Rhoda KEENY Francis Marion b 1856 m Sarah CHERRY Martha b 1859 m T. J. HOLCOMBE
Jane GIBSON b 1823 Franklin Cy TN, was the daughter of John GIBSON and Margaret MATHEWS,and grand daughter to Ezekial MATHEWS and Rebecca JONES. MyOWENS - GIBSON line is SC>TN>AR