James Byeram Owens

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James Byeram Owens
Member of the Provisional C.S. Congress
from Florida
In office
February 4, 1861 – February 17, 1862
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Born c. 1816
Fairfield County, South Carolina
Died 1889
Marion County, Florida
Resting place Evergreen Cemetery,
Ocala, Florida
Nationality American
Occupation Farmer, minister
Religion Baptist

James Byeram Owens (c. 1816 – 1889) was an American politician. He served as a member of the Provisional C.S. Congress from Florida, 1861 to 1862.


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 Martin.

See also[edit]


  • "Mrs. James B. Owens". The Ocala Evening Star. November 21, 1907. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Position established
Member of the Provisional C.S. Congress
from Florida

Succeeded by
Position abolished