Mary M. Kern Owens

November 1, 1788– , 1845

Born in Rowan County, North Carolina; daughter of Katharine Riblin and Adam Kern Sr. Possibly died at Montrose, Lee County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Mary Margaret Kern Garrard, comp., The Kern Family of Rowan County, North Carolina, Nicholas County, Kentucky; Boone, Clinton, Lawrence, Monroe Counties, Indiana; Hancock County, Illinois; Lee County, Iowa (Noblesville, IN: M.M.K. Garrard, 1968), 17, 42. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 4:2698–2699. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Nov. 2013), Mary M. Kern LZL4-FDS . 1840 U.S. census, Township 66 (Montrose), Lee Co., Iowa Territory, p. 199, Widow Owens, NARA.