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Alan Owston

Alan Owston

Male 1853 - 1915  (62 years)

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  • Name Alan Owston 
    Born 7 Aug 1853  Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 28 Aug 1853  Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Nov 1915  Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Lung Cancer 
    Notes 
    • Alan Owston left England for the fareast while quite young. He was a collector of Asian wildlife as well as a businessman and yachtsman. An article in the June 1998 issue of National Geographic Magazine outlined his collecting.

      He married Shimada Rei Jkao about 1880 in Japan and one child resulted from this marriage; Susie Owston was born 20 Dec 1879 in Yokohama and died 4 Oct 1970 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. She married Rev. Wilford Mann 5 Oct 1896 in Dexter, Maine and their had : Muriel Mann (28 Oct 1898 New Jersey - 31 Oct 1982 San Antonio, Texas); Alan O. Mann (1 Feb 1907 - 18 Nov 1983 Washington D.C.).

      Alan Owston married Kame (Edith) Miyahara about 1893 in Japan. Kame was born 2 Mar 1875 in Yokohama and she died 12 Oct 1923 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. They had the following children, all born in Yokohama: May Owston (3 Dec 1893 - 2 Nov 1986 Victoria, B.C., Canada); Minnie Owston (30 Aug 1896 - 19 Dec 1983 Victoria, B.C., Canada); Harriet Owston (27 Jul 1900 - 24 Aug 1939 Los Angeles, California, USA); Francis Alan Owston (6 May 1904 - 13 Jan 1994 New Westminster, B.C., Canada); Alan Merry Owston (5 Feb 1907 - 9 Jan 1937 Elk Bay, B.C., Canada); Dorothy Amaryllis Owston (17 Oct 1911 - 24 Sep 1997 Comox; B.C., Canada); Jonathon Merry Owston (17 Oct 1911 - 6 Sep 1979 Powell River, B.C, Canada.); Infant Son Owston (5 Nov 1913 - 9 Nov 1913 Yokohama, Japan). May, Minnie, nor Alan married. Only Harriet was married and had children; she married William Gillett Portus in San Bernardino, California 3 Feb 1923 and they had three children: Marguerite May Portus, Robert Alan Owston Portus and Ruth Marianne Portus.
    Person ID I21  Stedman Families of the United Kingdom
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2006 

    Father Rev. Francis Owston, MA,   b. 13 Aug 1819, Great Driffield, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1908, Layer Breton, Essex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Eliza Stedman,   b. 11 Jul 1824, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1916  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1850  Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to the IGI, Eliza Stedman and Franics Owston were married at St. Nicholas Church, Guildford.
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Shimada Rei Jkao,   b. ____, ____, ____, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1893 
    Married Abt 1879  ____, ____, ____, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susie Owston,   b. 20 Dec 1879, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1970, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2006 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kame "Edith" Miyahara,   b. 2 Mar 1875, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1923, Vancouver, ____, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1893  ____, ____, ____, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. May Owston,   b. 3 Dec 1893, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1986, Victoria, ____, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Minnie Owston,   b. 30 Aug 1896, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1983, Victoria, ____, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Harriet Owston,   b. 27 Jul 1900, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1939, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     4. Francis Alan Owston,   b. 6 May 1904, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1994, New Westminster, ____, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Alan Merry Owston,   b. 5 Feb 1907, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1937, Elk Bay, ____, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     6. Dorothy Amaryllis Owston,   b. 17 Oct 1911, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1997, Comox, ____, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     7. Jonathon Merry Owston,   b. 17 Oct 1911, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1979, Powell River, ____, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Son Owston,   b. 5 Nov 1913, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1913, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2006 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Aug 1853 - Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Aug 1853 - Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1879 - ____, ____, ____, Japan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1893 - ____, ____, ____, Japan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Lung Cancer - 30 Nov 1915 - Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Link to Google Earth
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