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|Abstract||Robert B. Owens (1871-1953) was an Episcopal rector at churches in various North Carolina communitites. The collection is a volume containing a nearly complete record of sermons preached and baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and funerals performed by Owens, at churches in Charlotte, Rocky Mount, Oxford, Salisbury, and other North Carolina communities, and related records of church attendance.|
|Creator||Owens, Robert B. (Robert Bruce), 1871-1953.|
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Robert B. Owens (1871-1953) was an Episcopal rector at churches in various North Carolina communitites. Owens was born in Cleveland, N.C., to Joseph F. Owens and Elizabeth Barber Owens. He was ordained deacon at St. Luke's in Salisbury, N.C., 1892, and priest in 1896. He later was a rector at St. Paul's in Iredell County, N.C., 1896-1897; St. Stephen's in Oxford, N.C., 1897-1903; Church of the Good Shepherd, Rocky Mount, N.C., 1906-1916; and Church of the Holy Comforter, Charlotte, N.C., 1916-1946.Back to Top
The collection contains a nearly complete record, 1891-1951, of sermons preached and baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and funerals performed by Robert B. Owens, an Episcopal rector at churches in Charlotte, Rocky Mount, Oxford, Salisbury, and other North Carolina communities, and related records of church attendance. Funeral records, 1893-1948, list age and cause of death. There is also a list of men from Holy Comforter Church, Charlotte, N.C., who served in World War I and World War II and a brief biographical record of Robert B. Owens.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top