James Byeram Owens

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James Byeram Owens (1816 – August 1, 1889) was a prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Fairfield County, South Carolina and later moved to Florida. He was the brother-in-law of Ethelbert Barksdale and the grandfather of John Wellborn Martin. He was elected to represent Florida in the Provisional Confederate Congress from 1861 to 1862.[1]