Alphius Owens 45, Tampa Owens 44, Alphius Owens 19, Joseph Owens 17, Anna
Owens 15, William Owens 11 and Nicholas Owens 8. Gr 460-63 NC NC
Nicholas Owens; b. circa 1841 at Grainger Co, TN; m. Adalene Pratt Mar
18, 1861; m. Nancy Elizabeth Davis Feb 19, 1866.
Note: Owens, Nicholas age 82 B NC fa Alf-?- Owens (NC) mo Martha Owens
(NC) d 1922 #23
William; bur; "There is no listing in the cemetery book for a William
Owens b ca 1838. In the HEath Chapel Cemetery there is a William Owens
listed but no birth or death dates are given. It only says, Co B 8 Tenn
Cav, which was the unit he served in during the civil war;" d; There is a
William Owens age 74 b Tn, fa & mo not given, died 1914 # 193
"Tennessee Vital Statistics Grainger Co TN;" m (2nd slr). Mrs. Zuba
Evans; b. circa 1840 at Grainger Co,
( Susan (Roach)+ Hamilton Mallicoat parents of J.J.Mallicoat--SLR) all
born Grainger Co. TN
Mary R. Owens the oldest child of Robert and Nancy (Mayes) Owens married
James J Mallicoat on December 1866. James J Mallicoat birth was listed
Henry A. Owens the second oldest child of Robert and Nancy Owens married
Elizabeth Mallicoat around 1868.
Susann Mallicoat b 14 March 1823 - d 4 June 1885 and is buried in the
Logan/Duff cemetery . the cemetery is about 1/2 mile south of Turner
Cemetery in Washington Township. She is buried next to Henry A. Owens b
18 Feb.1850 -d 21 Jan 1900.
1860 Jefferson County, Tennessee 228-442...he married Susan( Roach)
Mallicoat 1866 in Grainger Co. TN.
C. C. Nance (m) age 60, E. (f) age 50, J. (f) age 17, Wm. 13, H. (m) age
12,Geo. 7, J. WATSON (m) 6 and R. STONE (m) age 3.
Susan Roach that married C.C. Nance in
1866 was the dau of Green and Margaret (McDaniel) Roach . She was
also the same one who md Hamilton S. Mallicoat..and he died in 1859,and
she was a widow on 1860 census where she lives near Green Roach and next
door to John Roach Jr....pg 445..
John A. ROACH B;ca: 1835 per 1840 and 1850 Census Grainger
Co.TN ( who I believe) is the rightful heir of the John ROACH and Sarah
(Romans) below, John A. ROACH M:2 Nov 1854 Grainger Co. TN. Elizabeth
HANCOCK, they had a Daughter Martha Jane Roach B: 1855/6 and then
Elizabeth died (?)...., John A.ROACH M: 2 July1859
to Amanda DYER on the 1860 Grainger Co.TN census: John ROACH 25, Amanda
20,and Martha Jane (?) age 4,
I have the( original) hand written by John himself(?) Will of John ROACH
and Sarah (Roman) dated:31 Dec 1872, also have other estate records that
mention Jasper Newton as son of John dated Dec 1st 1873
The Will lists wife: Sarrah six sons, William, Absolum, James, Alfred, John , David grandaughter :living with them, Martha Jane ROACH, and another girl by the name of Nancy Jane HODGES, John Roach wants it understood, that these girls are to be left in his or his widows care until they Marry, the Executer is A.S.ROACH. Witnessed : C. J. Morgan (?).J.N. Roach
Pension was denied at various times and he had to get depositions from various
He states he is the brother of William. He is 62 years old and is a
farmer in Rutledge. He says William worked for their brother, John and
for their brother in law James James house. There was a year or two that
William lived in Anderson County several years before the war, but came
back to the Rutledge area. When the war broke out several of them were
captured and taken to a Rebel prison. These included the following Owens
brothers: Alpheus, Joseph, John, and William. Nicholas wasn't captured. I
think they had started to Kentucky, but am not sure. Nicholas joined the
Union in 1861, but William stayed behind until 1863. When William came
home hurt......Alpheus met him in the woods where the confederate could
not find them. He was moved around so he could not be found.
She states she is 57 years old. She is a houskeeper in Daisy Del Grainger
Tennessee. She was married some years before the war. William worked for
her husband. James. A good many were captured, who had started to
Kentucky. She says they were all nearly starved when they came home from
the war. She thinks he first went to their brother, John's. He stayed 2
-3 years with her after comming out of the army until he married.
Doyal in Grainger Tennesse is where she lived and was a housekeeper. She
lists her age as 90. She was the 2nd of 12 children. She was married in
1819. After their father died William stayed around with his brothers and
sisters. After William came out of the army he kept a grocery and drank a
good deal of liquor. She never heard of him being drunk. She says he was
treated by a Dr. Legg.
She is 61 years old and a housekeeper. She was the sister to John Owens'
wife. She said William went to Rutledge and worked at a Saloon after the
She is 47 years old and a housekeeper. She is the daughter of William's
brother, John. She said William stayed with them a long time after he was
hurt at the battle of Kingsport. She said there were 5 - 7 bones that
came out of his arm (one that was as long as her finger). She said he had
them in a box.
He was about 53 years old. They were not real sure of their ages. He was a farmer in Rutledge. He was a member of CO C or G of 2nd TN Calvary. He thinks he enlisted in November of 1862 and was discharged in 1865. He saw William in the hospital in Nashville while he himself was on leave. He said there was a lot of measles going around the prison. He states that he and William were younger than the rest (of their siblings) and were together a great deal.
There are other depostions not entered, some from Wm himself and one from bro-in-law John Roach taken in 1873 .........................................................................................................................
Note: Nicholas Owens and Nancy Elizabeth Davis listed in the Grainger
Co., Tn Cemetery Records, South of Clinch Mountain are: Sunrise
Cemetery:( near Rutledge,Grainger Co. TN) Nicholas Owens Co G 2 Regt Tenn
Cav November 23, 1841 February 14, 1922 death record note: OWENS,Nicholas
age 82..Fa: Alphus Owens (NC) Ma:MarthaOwens(NC)..this is
in-correct..Martha was 2nd wife and they had no children..Tempa was Ma:
of all 12 Nancy Elizabeth Davis, wife of N. Owens March 4, 1843 March 21,
1920 Age 77 yrs 17 days
(Nicholas) Civil War: enlisted in Civil War in Nov , 1862.
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