Humphrey OWEN of Pen y gareg, Gent.
(Abt 1720-1806)
Catherine ANWYL
(Abt 1722-1802)
William OWEN of Braich-goch, Gent.
Elizabeth JONES
Evan OWEN of Braichgoch Farm


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Margaret EDWARDS

Evan OWEN of Braichgoch Farm

  • Born: 1802, Llanidloes, Montgomery, Wales
  • Christened: 3 Jul 1802, Llanidloes, Montgomery, Wales 1
  • Married: 8 May 1838, Llanwrin, Montgomery, Wales 2
  • Died: 12 Oct 1879, Braichgoch Farm, Corris, Merioneth, Wales 3

  Orthographic variation: OWENS

  Research Notes:

Illegitimate son of William Owen of Talyllyn and Elizabeth Jones of Talyllyn (baptismal record)


Sole Executor and Residuary Legatee of his father's Will (written 1839, proved 1840), called therein the "current tenant of Braichcoch".


In 1841 Evan Owen (35) farmer, and wife Margaret (30) were living in Braichcoch, Corris, Tal-y-llyn Merioneth.

In 1851 Evan Owens (47) of Llandlos Montgomery, farmer of 418 acres employing 2 labourers, and wife Margaret (45?) of Dolgelley Merioneth were living in Braichcoch Talyllyn Merioneth.

In 1871 Evan Owens (68) of Llandloes Montgomery, farmer of 200 acres employing 3 men, and wife Margaret (66) of Dolgelley Merioneth, were living in Braichcoch, Tal-y-llyn Merioneth


"Owen—Oct. 12, Mr. E. Owen, Braichgoch Farm, Corris, aged 77."

The North Wales Express, 17 October 1879, p. 1

  Marriage Information:

Evan married Margaret EDWARDS, daughter of Edward EDWARDS, on 8 May 1838 in Llanwrin, Montgomery, Wales. (Margaret EDWARDS was born in 1805 in Dolgelley, Merioneth, Wales and died on 7 Oct 1879 at Braichgoch Farm, Corris, Merioneth, Wales, aged 74 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Evan Owen, full age, bachelor, farmer, of Braichgoch Talyllyn, son of William Owen, farmer, and
Margaret Edwards, full age, of Fronfelen, daughter of Edward Edwards, shoemaker

Married by Banns

Witnesses: Hugh Owen, Mary Edwards


1 Llanidloes Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Llanwrin Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 3, no. 5.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Dolgelly district, 4th Quarter, vol. 11b, p. 287.

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