Eleazar Owens

#109, (14 November 1857-26 June 1928)
Eleazar Owens c1900
(source: Malcom Cocks)
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Eleazar was born on Saturday, 14 November 1857 at Tyn y wern, Llancynfalin, Wales.1,2

Eleazar emmigrated from United Kingdom circa 1877 on the 'Earl Dalhousie.2' Eleazar arrived at Sydney on 17 May 1877.2

He was a miner.3,4

He married Alice Harrison, in a Presbyterian ceremony at the house of John Kenworthy on Wednesday, 26 May 1886 at Carcoar, New South Wales.4 Eleazar, aged 32 and Alice Harrison became the parents of Ivy Pearl Owens on Saturday, 23 November 1889 at Mandurama, New South Wales.5,6 Eleazar and Alice lived in 1891 at Mandurama, New South Wales. It is most likely that the Owens family lived in Mandurama from the birth of Ivy up to and beyond her marriage in 1911.7
Mandurama c1900
(Source: Collection: Carcoar, Burraga and Mandurama, New South Wales, ca. 1900 http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an24507990)
Photograph by Lumme


Eleazar Owens purchased the publican's booth at the Mandurama Races which would 'guarantee that the public will have good licquor' on 4 February 1905 at Mandurama, New South Wales.8 In the later part of his life Eleazar made a living as a publican of the Royal Hotel. However, by the time his youngest child Ivy married in 1911 he had retired.9,10,11,12 Reputedly he found a large nugget of gold.1 Eleazar, as the father of the bride, attended Ivy Pearl Owens and Don Bourke's wedding at the house of Eleazar Owens on Tuesday, 11 April 1911 at Mandurama, New South Wales.13,14

Eleazar and Alice visited at Brighton Hotel in the Sydney suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands in February 1921 along with their daughter Ivy and son Owen (along with their spouses) as well as Joe Hill and his wife Mary.15

Eleazar died on 26 June 1928 at at 'Amaroo' 60 (now 34) Addison Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly at age 70.16

Children of Eleazar Owens and Alice Harrison

Children
Last Edited13 Oct 2013

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1857BirthTyn y wern, Llancynfalin, Wales1,2
c 1877Emmigratn-newUnited Kingdom2
1877Immigratn-newSydney2
Occupation3,4
1886Marriagethe house of John Kenworthy, in Carcoar, New South Wales4
1891ResidenceMandurama, New South Wales
1903Occupation-hide17
1903Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales17
c 1905OccupationMandurama, New South Wales9,10,11,12
1906Occupation-hideMandurama, New South Wales18
1906Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales19
1908Occupation-hide10
1908Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales10
1909Occupation-hide11
1909Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales11
Biography1
1911Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales
1928Death at 'Amaroo' 60 (now 34) Addison Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly16

Citations

  1. [S314] Margery Hill.
  2. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/32351648/person/…
  3. [S2] NSW Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1959 No.18958.
  4. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1886 No.4580.
  5. [S1] NSW Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1890 No.9716.
  6. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/32351648/person/… (for exact date).
  7. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No. 5080.
  8. [S672] The Carcoar Chronicle, 1905 'MANDURAMA.', The Carcoar Chronicle (NSW : 1863 - 1943), 27 January, p. 2, viewed 22 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article102633456
  9. [S31] Sand's Directory, Sydney & NSW 1906 (p.103C).
  10. [S199] Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Carcoar, 1908.
  11. [S199] Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Carcoar, 1909.
  12. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No. 5080.
  13. [S37] Unknown newspaper.
  14. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No.5080.
  15. [S668] The Sunday Times [Sydney], 1921 'TEA-TABLE GOSSIP.', Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930), 27 February, p. 13, viewed 20 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article123245197
  16. [S268] The Sydney Morning Herald, 1928 'Family Notices.', The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), 27 June, p. 12, viewed 24 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article16475513
  17. [S199] Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Mandurama, 1903.
  18. [S31] Sand's Directory, Sydney & NSW 1906 p. 103c.
  19. [S199] Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Mandurama, 1906.