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Pittsboro in Chatham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Owen

1787 - 1841

 
 
John Owen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
1. John Owen Marker
Inscription. Governor, 1828 - 1830; state legislator; and Whig Party leader. His grave is 400 yards W.
 
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 12.)
 
Location. 35° 43.346′ N, 79° 10.63′ W. Marker is in Pittsboro, North Carolina, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsboro Street (U.S. 15/501) and Hanks Street, on the right when traveling south on Hillsboro Street. Touch for map. Marker is in front of First Citizens Bank. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Hanks Street, Pittsboro NC 27312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Rencher (here, next to this marker); Henry A. London (within shouting distance of this marker); Hall-London House (within shouting distance of this marker); James I. Waddell (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Heroes (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Law Office of Charles Manly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Manly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tory Raid (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsboro.
 
Regarding John Owen. John Owen is buried in Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church Cemetery, 204 West
John Owen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
2. John Owen Marker
Salisbury Street, Pittsboro, North Carolina.
 
Also see . . .  John Owen. North Carolina History Project webpage. (Submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernmentNotable Persons
 
John Owen Marker in front of First Citizens Bank image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
3. John Owen Marker in front of First Citizens Bank
John Owen & Abraham Rencher markers<br>at Hanks and Hillsboro Streets image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2018
4. John Owen & Abraham Rencher markers
at Hanks and Hillsboro Streets
Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
5. Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
John Owen's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2018
6. John Owen's Tomb
Governor John Owen's grave is in Saint Bartholomew's Churchyard under an old holly tree.
John Owen<br>Aged 55<br>died October 9, A.D. 1841 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2018
7. John Owen
Aged 55
died October 9, A.D. 1841
John Owen, (1828-1830) image. Click for full size.
North Carolina State Archives
8. John Owen, (1828-1830)
This portrait of Governor John Owen is part of The General Negative Collection in the State Archives of North Carolina.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.   4. submitted on May 3, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.   6, 7. submitted on May 3, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   8. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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