CHARLES HENRY OWSLEY was born in Blaston Hall, Leicestershire, England on 15 December 1846, the son of William Poyntz Mason Owsley (1812-1868) and brother of John Cuming owsley (1851-1926) and Stephen Poyntz Owsley (1857-1933). He died 25 August 1935 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. He was educated at Allesly Park College, Coventry, England during 1858-1862, and served his apprenticeship as an architect in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales in 1864-1868. In 1868, he immigrated to Canada and in 1869 to Weathersfield Township, Trumbull County, Ohio where he bought a farm. He began practicing architecture in Youngstown in 1878 and in 1885 formed a partnership with Louis Boucherle in the firm Owsley & Boucherle, in which association he remained until his retirement in 1911. He was married in 1868, in Abergavenny, Wales to Mary Jane Williams, daughter of George Williams. (See The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, 39: 571-572.) Mary was born 1846 in England and died before 1910.

1. Henry Farrer Owsley, born c1871 in Trumbull Co., OH. Married to Gertrude Fowler.

     1-1. Gertrude Owsley.

     1-2. Margaret Owsley.

     1-3. Natalie Owsley.

     1-4. Harriet Owsley.

2. Louisa Owsley, born 1 Feb 1875 in Trumbull Co., OH; died Nov 1974 in Akron, Summit Co., OH. Married to Edward William Beadle.

3. William Mason Owsley, born c1877 in Trumbull Co., OH. Married 1st to Amelia Raeberg, 2nd to her sister Mary Raeberg.

     3-1. Ruth Owsley, born c1911 in Maryland.

4. Charles Frederick Owsley, born 10 Jan 1880 in Mineral Ridge, Trumbull Co., OH; died 17 Mar 1953 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co., OH. Married to Katherine Isabella McKelvey. She was born 23 May 1882 in Ohio and died 15 Apr 1966 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co.

     4-1. Katherine Owsley. Born c1907 in Trumbull Co., OH.

     4-2. Richard Poyntz Owsley, Born 13 Feb 1908 in Trumbull Co., OH, died Oct 1986 in Palm Beach Co., FL. Reprinted Harry Bryan Owsley's 1890 The Owsley Family in England and America in 1979.

     4-3. Martha M. Owsley. Born c1910 in Trumbull Co., OH, died before 1920.

     4-4. Charles Owsley. Born 12 Sep 1910 in Trumbull Co., OH, died 11 June 1997 in Thomasville, Thomas Co., GA.

     4-5. Mary Jane Owsley. Born c1912 in Trumbull Co., OH.

5. Martha Mancell Owsley, born 1882/7 in Mineral Ridge, Trumbull Co., OH. Married to Strickland Kneass (born 10 Aug 1889, died Apr 1967 in Worcester Co., MA). In 1920 she was living with her father.