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

John Owen

1787 - 1841

 
 
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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 on U.S. 15/501 near Hanks Street, on the right when traveling south. 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 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Rencher (here, next to this marker); Henry A. London (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Manly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Johnston Blakeley (approx. 7.6 miles away); Granville Grant (approx. 8.5 miles away); Ramsey's Mill (approx. 8.7 miles away); Charles D. McIver (approx. 14.1 miles away); Elizabeth Cotten (approx. 14.3 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 Salisbury Street, Pittsboro, North Carolina.
 
Also see . . .
John Owen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
2. John Owen Marker

1. John Owen. North Carolina History Project webpage. (Submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 

2. North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - John Owen. (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. National Governors Association - North Carolina Governor John Owen. (Submitted on July 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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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
Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
4. Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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