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Jane Choate[1, 2, 3]

Female 1820 - 1877  (57 years)


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  • Name Jane Choate 
    Birth 1816  [4
    Born 1820  Saint Landry, Evangeline parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census Aug 04, 1860  Lynchburg, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Jan 23, 1877  Columbus, Colorado county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Citizens Cemetery, Columbus, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • -
      1860 census, TX, Harris, Lynchburg, p. 31, (M653-1296, p.361)
      Aug 4, 1860, HH 225/222
      Jno Owens, 45, M, W, ???, $10000, $15257, LA
      Jane  "  , 40, F, W, LA
      JDW  "  , 14, M, (all children b. TX)
      JT  "  , 17, F
      AFR  "  , 11, F
      CBW  "  , 9, F
      MPC  "  , 7, F
      SE Thomas, 28, M, W, --, $--, $10000, TX
      C Bundick, 19, M, W, laborer, $2800, $1000, TX
      MP Casey, 27, M, Q, contractor RR, VT
      MH  "  , 23, F, W, VT
      FF  "  , 4, M, ILL
      WW  "  , 3, M, ILL
    Person ID I42600  mykindred
    Last Modified Dec 29, 2007 

    Father Thomas J. Choate,   b. circa 1779, Natchez District, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 17, 1840, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Jane Dalton,   b. circa 1793,   d. 1843, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Apr 10, 1809  Saint Landry, Evangeline parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • They settled below the town of  Harrisburg (present day Harris Co.) on Vince's Bayou.  Mr.
      Choate is mentioned several time in the reminisces of an early Texas resident, Mrs. Dilue Rose Harris, who lived in Harris County as a child in the 1830's.
    Family ID F15194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Earle,   d.
    Married Apr 1836 
    Notes 
    • They had no children.
      Jane initiated divorce proceedings against him and the divorce was declared final on May 2, 1839 by Harris Co. District Court. Jane took back her maiden name and married John Owens on April 16, 1840. James Earle and Jane Choate held their courtship in secret because Thomas Choate refused to let Earle see his daughter and so they eloped.
    Family ID F15413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jonathan Daniel "John" Owens,   b. 1809, Assumption parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 05, 1864, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Apr 16, 1840  Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane T. Owens,   b. circa 1843, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1866  (Age ~ 22 years)
    +2. Jonathan Daniel Waters Owens,   b. May 18, 1846, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 06, 1910  (Age 63 years)
     3. Anna Frances R. Williams Owens,   b. 1849, Fort Bend county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 30, 1885  (Age 36 years)
     4. Clara Byne Waters Owens,   b. Oct 1850, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865  (Age ~ 14 years)
     5. Mary Ella Owens,   b. circa 1852, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
     6. Margaret Perkins Coward "Maggie" Owens,   b. Feb 26, 1853, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 27, 1924  (Age 71 years)
     7. Harriet Alice Sadell Owens,   b. May 30, 1855, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
    Family ID F15404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Whittington, Carol, email of APR 15, 2002.

    2. [S770] Glass, George W. -- notes.

    3. [S157] Whittington, Carol, email of APR 16, 2002.

    4. [S773] Glass, George, 1945 letter.

    5. [S136] 1860 US federal census, 1860 census, TX, Harris, Lynchburg, p. 31, (M653-1296, p.361).

    6. [S753] Martin, Shawn Choat.