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From: Steve Coker <>
Subject: [PRATHER-L] Prathers and Daniel Owens
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 1998 14:41:30 -0500


Jimmie,

Here is all the information I find regarding Daniel Owens and his three Prather
wifes.

b = born d = died
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PARENTS & PROGENY BORN - DIED NOTES
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Basil (Bazel) Prather 1748 - 1832 b Prince George MD
Priscilla Swearington 1747 - b MD
Archelaus Prather 1766 - 7/05/1850 d before this date?
John Prather 1768 - 11/18/1823 d Laurens SC
Josiah Prather II 1770 - 2/ /1824 b Laurens SC
Martha Prather 1772 - 2/ /1829 d Laurens SC
Verlinda Prather 1774 - after 1831 d Merriwether GA
Abarilla Prather 1775 - 3/22/1856 d Park Co IN
Brice Prather 1776 - 2/ /1859 d Wayne Co TN
Hollaway Prather 1/23/1777 - 11/28/1846 d Fayette Co IL
Basil Prather Jr 6/26/1783 - 7/01/1835 d Lake Vidalia IL
Hanna Prather 1788 - after 1860 d Tippah Co MS
King Prather 1790 - / /1836 d Randolph Co AL
Mary Prather 3/10/1795 - 3/19/1830 d Wayne Co TN
Priscilla Prather - by 1832 d Laurens SC
Rutha Prather - 12/11/1829 d before this date?

Basil Prather & Priscilla Swearington are both listed as having died in Laurens,
SC. All of the children except Archelaus are listed as being born in Laurens,
SC. No more information is found on Priscilla Swearington.

Basil Prather's parents are John Prather and Abarilla Hyatt. Abarilla Hyatt
remarried to Reuben Flanagan after John Prather died and moved from Maryland to
Newberry District, SC with her five Prather children. Abarilla had two more
children named Reuben Flanagan Jr and Fanny Flanagan.

Reuben Flanagan Jr. and Brice Prather married sisters Ann Thomas Flewellyn and
Martha Flewellyn.

Fanny Flanagan married Henry Owings (Owens). They had sons Daniel Owens and
Henry Owen Jr.

On March 3, 1800, Brice Prater bought 200 acres on Duncan Creek from Abarilla
Flanagan, widow, and her son-in-law and daughter Henry and Fannie Owings.

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John Prather / /1768 - 11/18/1823 d Laurens Co SC
Mary Ann Adair / /1776 - / /1822 d Laurens Co SC
James Prather / / - / / b Laurens Co SC
Milly Prather / / - / / b Laurens Co SC
daughter Prather / / - / / b Laurens Co SC
Archibald Prather / / - / / b Laurens Co SC
Martha Prather / / - / / b Laurens Co SC
Mary Polly Prather 5/21/1808 - 2/06/1882 d Troup Co GA
Nancy Prather / / - / / d Troup Co GA
Priscilla Prather / / - / / d Troup Co GA

John Prather and Mary Ann Adair are both listed as born and died in Laurens Co
SC.

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Mary Polly Prather 5/21/1808 - 2/06/1882 b Laurens Co SC
Nancy Prather / / - / / b Laurens Co SC
Priscilla Prather / / - / / b Laurens Co SC
Daniel Owens / /1790 - 12/10/1883 b Newberry SC
Martha Owens / /1837 - / / b Troup Co GA
Daniel Lafayette Owens / /1838 - / / b Troup Co GA
Mary Frances Owens 1/11/1839 - 4/17/1916 d Troup Co GA
Willis D. Owens / /1842 - / / b Troup Co GA
Hannah D. Owens / /1843 - / / b Troup Co GA
Nancy Priscilla Owens 11/09/1845 - 9/09/1923 d Troup Co GA
Joshua M. Owens 11/26/1847 - 3/07/1918 d Mountville GA
Oncy C. Owens / /1849 - / / b Troup Co GA
Jesse P. Owens 4/04/1851 - 10/15/1918 b Troup Co GA

Daniel Owens married Mary Polly Prather on 3/10/1836. It is also reported that
the three sisters Mary, Nancy, and Priscilla all married Daniel Owens. All
three sisters are listed as born in Laurens Co SC and died in Troup Co GA.

Daniel Owens parents were Fanny Flanagan and Henry Owens Sr., a Revolutionary
War veteran. Fanny Flanagan was the half-sister of Basil Prather, the
grandfather of Mary, Nancy, and Priscilla Prather.

Daniel had a brother named Henry Owen Jr. who died in South Carolina in 1834.
Henry Owen Jr. had at least four children who were Anthony Owen, Eleanor Owen,
Margaret Owen, and Dr. Henry W. Owen (born 1822).

Joshua M. Owens was a C.S.A. Veteran Co A 37th GA Regiment.

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Daniel Lafayette Owens / /1838 - / / d Troup Co GA
Isabella McAndrews / /1843 - 6/30/1927
Mary Owens / / - / / b Troup Co GA
Willis Owens / / - / / b Troup Co GA

Daniel married Isabella 1/31/1861 in Troup Co. GA. Isabella was the daughter of
William McAndrews and a Miss Bass.

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Jesse P. Owens 4/04/1851 - 10/15/1918 b Troup Co GA
? wife / / - / /
Lilla Owens / / - / /

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Source: The unpublished work of Harold Othell Miller, 24005 US Hwy 76, Newberry,
SC 29108 (803) 276-8453.

It is left up to the reader to verify or disprove the above information.

Hope that helps,

Steven J. Coker

http://www.wp.com/Coker/prater.html
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/2780

Jimmie Owens wrote:
>
> STEVE-
>
> How fascinating.
> Do you have any information on this fella, DANIEL OWENS, who married
> three sisters?
> If nothing else, perhaps you could share how he managed to do that?
>
> Thanks.
> Jimmie Owens
> Berkeley CA

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