1. James Rush OWINGS was born 1844 in OH. He was the son of Thomas Owings. James died 31 Mar 1888 in Quincy, Adams, IL and was buried 2 Apr 1888 in Franklin Cem., Mendon, IL. Entered 7/25/1992 from family group 30. Death Cert 5112 – 1876-1890. Married to Celia E. Anderson. See information from Stackhouse, Phil listed under James’ father, Thomas C. M. Jeffries/Jefferies – which gives as date of birth for James Rush Owings – Mar 1847.
1900 Census; Franklin Township, Clermont, OH, E.D. 28/38, p.4 – had him living with wife Mary who was b. in OH August 1860, and their 6 children all born in OH. James married Celia E. ANDERSON on 6 Sep 1877.
They had the following children:
2 M i. Charles OWINGS was born Nov 1880 in OH.
3 M ii. William OWINGS was born Feb 1884 in OH.
4 M iii. Harris OWINGS was born Jul 1886 in OH.
5 F iv. Marena OWINGS was born Jan 1890 in OH.
6 F v. Annie B OWINGS was born Apr 1894 in OH.
7 F vi. Ina OWINGS was born Jun 1896 in OH.
The Owings History was provided to the Adams County ILGenWeb Site by James Bishop.