This is not my line, so I haven't confirmed any of this info. Hopefully it will just get you started. William E. Owen b. abt 1859Il d.3/21/1922Il(Girard) md. Sarah J. Berry on 12/2/1885 in Macoupin Co.
Williams Parents***? The 1860 Census(Macoupin Co) list these people in one household: A.M. Owen age 64 b.NC Jane age 62 b.NC Andrew age 24 b.Tenn*** Mary age 22 b.Tenn*** James M. age 3 b.Il William age 1 b.Il*** Mary E. age 17 b.Il
The 1850 Macoupin Co. Census Andrew M. Owen age 53 b.NC Jane age 51 b.NC Andrew age 16 b.Tenn*** Mary E. age 8 b.Ill Thomas Cummings age 4 b.Il John Cummings age 2 b.Il
The 1920 Census does list Williams mother living with him. She is listed as Mary M. age 85(widow). There is a Mary Melvina Owen that died 3/21/1925 in Girard, Il. Good Luck!