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Mahala Jane Owens
Born: July 15, 1826 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
Died: May 14, 1908 in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle Co., Kentucky
Mahala Jane Owens, the daughter of Allen Owen and Mary Kilbourn was born July 15, 1826 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
The father of Allen Owen was David Owen. David Owen served for three years in the North Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War. He was in Col. Benjamin Cleveland's Company at the Battle of King's Mountain on October 7, 1780. He served under Col. Daniel Morgan at the Battle of Cowpens on January 17, 1781. He also served with Captain William Lenoir in and around Wilkes County, NC. (National Archives Rev. War Pension Records, M-804, Roll 1855.)
"The King's Mountain Men" by Kathrine Keogh White, 1924, includes application papers for some of the persons seeking the benefit of the pension law of 1832. The application for William Lenoir is on pages 124-131.
White pg 125
White pg 126
White pg 127
White pg 128
White pg 129
White pg 130
White pg 131
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