John OWEN of Crafnant, Gent.
John JONES of Ynyscain, Gent.
John OWEN of Crafnant, Gent.
Elizabeth JONES
(Abt 1754-1834)
Owen OWEN of Crafnant, Gent.
(Abt 1784-1837)


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Catherine ROBERTS

Owen OWEN of Crafnant, Gent.

  • Born: Abt 1784, Criccieth, Caernarvonshire, Wales
  • Married: 20 Dec 1806, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Buried: 16 Feb 1837, Llanfair-juxta-Harlech, Merioneth, Wales 2

  Research Notes:

In 1827 Owen Owen of Crafnant was a witness to the Will of Catherine Lewis of Dolbebin, widow. In 1829, he was one of those who took inventory of her goods and chattels, rights and credits. 4

In 1833 Owen Owen of Crafnant was a witness to the Will of Morgan Jones of Dolbebin in the Parish of Llanbedr, farmer. 4


Owen Owen of Crafnant died aged 53 years (burial record)


Abstract of the Will of Owen Owen of Crafnant in the Parish of Llanfair-juxta-Harlech in the County of Merioneth, written 12 Oct 1836, proved 22 Nov 1837.

Gives and bequeaths £5 to his wife Catherine Owen.

Gives and bequeaths £5 to his son Robert Owen.

Gives £5 to his son William Owen.

All the rest, residue and remainder of his personal estate he gives and bequeaths to his eldest son John whom he nominates, constitutes and appoints sole Executor of his last will and testament.


Witnesses: John Williams [of] Mellar? Crafnant, Humphrey Prees? of Tyn ŷ -------- 3

  Marriage Information:

Owen married Catherine ROBERTS, daughter of Robert ROBERTS of Dolserau Uchaf, Gent. and Mary LLOYD, on 20 Dec 1806 in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales. (Catherine ROBERTS was christened on 18 Mar 1778 in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales and was buried probably on 16 Jun 1858 in Llanfair-juxta-Harlech, Merioneth, Wales, aged 81 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Owen Owens, bach., Llanfair, Merioneth to Catherine Roberts, sp., Dolgellau, Merioneth

Marriage Bond: 19 Dec 1806 (Bangor A 39/176 )


Owen Owen of the Parish of Llanfair and Catharine Roberts of this Parish

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Maurice? P------, Elizabeth Roberts


1 Dolgellau Parish Register, Marriages, p. 116, no. 422.

2 Llanfair Juxta Harlech Parish Register, Burials, p. 20, no. 154.

3 B / 1837 / 188 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

4 Catherine Lewis was the mother of Morgan Jones. Owen's father, John Owen of Crafnant, was a witness to the Will of Morgan Jones's father, John Morgan of Dolbebin.

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