I am still trying to determine last name of Stephens first wife Elizabeth.My aunt indicatetd her grandmother Martha Emma Catherine Owens told her that my aunts great or great-great grandmother come from Ireland during the potato famine.My aunts other great grandmother, Elizabeth Owens was born in TN according to the 1860 census.
Descendants of Stephen Allen and Elizabeth
Generation No. 1
1.STEPHEN3 ALLEN(SILAS2, CHRISTOPHER1)1 was born Abt. 1817 in Providence, Rhode Island.He married ELIZABETH.She was born Abt. 1821.
Children of STEPHEN ALLEN and ELIZABETH are:
2. i. SARAH4 ALLEN, b. Abt. 1845.
ii. LYDIA ALLEN, b. Abt. 1843.
iii. SUSAN ALLEN, b. Abt. 1846.
iv. OSCEOLA ALLEN, b. Abt. 1850.
Generation No. 2
2.SARAH4 ALLEN (STEPHEN3, SILAS2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born Abt. 1845.She married JAMES MARSHALL OWENS2, son of ZADOC OWENS and ELIZABETH.He was born Abt. 1840.
Children of SARAH ALLEN and JAMES OWENS are:
3. i. MARTHA EMMA CATHERINE5 OWENS, b. September 14, 1868, Humphreys County, Tn; d. July 03, 1959, Blytheville, Arkansas.
ii. NANCY OWENS, b. Abt. 1865.
Generation No. 3
3.MARTHA EMMA CATHERINE5 OWENS (SARAH4 ALLEN, STEPHEN3, SILAS2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born September 14, 1868 in Humphreys County, Tn, and died July 03, 1959 in Blytheville, Arkansas.She married WILLIAM BANTEAU CHANDLER October 26, 1890 in Hurricane Mills, Humphreys County, Tn, son of TYRE CHANDLER and ROSANNAH HARPER.He was born December 29, 1861 in Hickman County, Tn, and died February 26, 1926 in East Prairie, Mo.
Notes for MARTHA EMMA CATHERINE OWENS:
Aunt Joy said she remembered her grandmother telling her that either her great or great-great grandmother immigrated from Ireland as a bond servant during the Irish Potato Famine.
Children of MARTHA OWENS and WILLIAM CHANDLER are:
i. WILLIAM MCDOWELL6 CHANDLER, b. August 07, 1891; d. August 30, 1941.
ii. RUBY FRANCES CHANDLER, b. January 16, 1893; d. August 06, 1967.
iii. DAN ALLEN SR. CHANDLER, b. May 30, 1895; d. September 24, 1960.
iv. MARY ETHEL CHANDLER, b. July 14, 1895; d. March 30, 1985.
v. MAUDE REA CHANDLER, b. November 11, 1903.
vi. ALPHA OMEGA CHANDLER, b. February 24, 1907, Huffman Ark.; d. July 22, 1959, Blytheville, Ark; m. (1) SIDNEY EARL CHANDLER; b. July 03, 1890, Madison County, Jackson, Tn; d. January 11, 1938, Memphis, TN. V.A. Hospital3; m. (2) DOCK HULL WILLS, 1945.
More About SIDNEY EARL CHANDLER:
Cause of Death: Emphysema.
1.Sistler, Byron and Sistler, Barbara (Trans.), 1850 Census - Tennessee, Volumes 1- 8,(Evanston, IL: Byron Sistler & Associates, Inc., 1974), Humphries County, House 654, Allen, Stephen 33 m 27 RIElizabeth 29 f Lydia 7 f TnSarah 5 f Susan 4 f Osceola 10 mos m Dickson, Nancy 13 f .
2.1880 Census - Tennessee, Humphries County, Tn 4th District Waverly, Owens, James M21TNMHead
3.Pemiscot County, Missouri cemetary inscriptions, Vol IV, pg 47, Sidney E. Chandler ?-Jan 11 1938, MO Pvt. 1 cl. Q. M., Corps WWI.