Eleazar Owens

#109, (14 November 1857-26 June 1928)
Last Edited18 Sep 2022
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 emigrated from United Kingdom circa 1877 on the 'Earl Dalhousie.2' Eleazar arrived at Sydney on 7 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 Alicelived 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 Eleazar Owens was the publican of the Royal Hotel in 1901 at Mandurama, New South Wales.8
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 liquor' on 4 February 1905 at Mandurama, New South Wales.9 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.10,11,12,13

Reputedly he found a large nugget of gold.1

Eleazar, as the father of the bride, along with Alice attended the wedding of Ivy and Don Bourke, a successful and charismatic salesman, in a Presbyterian ceremony at the house of Eleazar Owens on Tuesday, 11 April 1911 at Mandurama, New South Wales. Ivy was 21 and her husband Don was 34.. . Don and Ivy went on to have three known children together.14,15

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.16

Eleazar died on 26 June 1928 at at 'Amaroo' 60 (now 34) Addison Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly at age 70.17

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1857BirthTyn y wern, Llancynfalin, Wales1,2
1877Emigratn-newUnited Kingdom2
1877Immigratn-newSydney2
Occupation3,4
1886Marriagethe house of John Kenworthy, in Carcoar, New South Wales4
1891ResidenceMandurama, New South Wales
1901OccupationMandurama, New South Wales8
1902Occupation-hide18
1902Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales18
1903Occupation-hide19
1903Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales19
1905Note CR CRMandurama, New South Wales9
1905OccupationMandurama, New South Wales10,11,12,13
1906Occupation-hideMandurama, New South Wales20
1906Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales21
1908Occupation-hide11
1908Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales11
1909Occupation-hide12
1909Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales12
Note memo only CR CR1
1911Residence-hideMandurama, New South Wales
1928Death at 'Amaroo' 60 (now 34) Addison Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly17

Family

Alice Harrison (c 1865-a Mar 1921)
Children

Citations

  1. [S314] Information supplied by Margery Hill (South Yarra) to Tim Hill (Chadstone), 1986.
  2. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/32351648/person/…
  3. [S2] New South Wales, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1959 No.18958.
  4. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1886 No.4580.
  5. [S1] New South Wales, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1890 No.9716.
  6. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/32351648/person/… (for exact date).
  7. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No. 5080.
  8. [S31] Sand's Directory,NSW, Australia (various dates), 1901 p.778.
  9. [S672] The Carcoar Chronicle, New South Wales, Australia, 1905 'MANDURAMA.', The Carcoar Chronicle (NSW : 1863 - 1943), 27 January, p. 2, viewed 22 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article102633456
  10. [S31] Sand's Directory,NSW, Australia (various dates), 1906 (p.103C).
  11. [S199] Australia - Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Carcoar, 1908.
  12. [S199] Australia - Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Carcoar, 1909.
  13. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No. 5080.
  14. [S37] Unknown newspaper,.
  15. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No.5080.
  16. [S668] The Sunday Times [Sydney], Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 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
  17. [S268] The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 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
  18. [S199] Australia - Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Mandurama, 1902.
  19. [S199] Australia - Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Mandurama, 1903.
  20. [S31] Sand's Directory,NSW, Australia (various dates), 1906 p. 103c.
  21. [S199] Australia - Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Macquarie, Subdivision of Mandurama, 1906.