Philip OWENS

Date of Birth: 
c 1861
Date of Death: 
4 Sep 1931

It is not known where Philip was born.

He married Bridget Heartready (born in 1859) in 1887.

They had four daughters.

Two of the son-in-laws (Arthur Bruck/Brooke and John Cornwall) served in WW1.

The first record of Philip's working life is as a labourer at Shannon.

For the next several years he was a road overseer in Levin. By 1908 he was in Nelson as a labourer.

By this time he and Bridget were living in separate towns.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Philip Owens, Bridget Heartready, Bridget Helena Owens, James Edward McNamara, Mary Johana Owens, Arthur Bruck, Arthur Brooke, Kathleen (Katey) Owens, John Henry Cornwall, Annie Owens, Edmund Morris.