Ada T. H. (Ada Tower Heath) Owsley Collection,   1856-1960, and undated
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History

Biography:

Ada Tower Heath Owsley (Born circa 1900?) was the daughter of William B. and Caroline Tower Heath. During World War I, Ada served as a Red Cross Secretary in France. After the war, she married Merrit J. Owsley. Together, they had a son named William, born in 1924. Ada and her family lived in Ionia, Michigan.

Ada’s father, William B. Heath, was the son of Alfred Heath. Her mother, Caroline, was the daughter of Angelo E. and Abbie Lovell Tower. Abbie’s siblings were Louis S. Lovell and Nellie Lovell (Mrs. John Thompson). (This information is from the collection.)

IMargaret Heath, Ada’s sister, married Maxwell H. Webber (1896-1937), son of George W. Webber (1825-1900), who served as a U.S. Representative in Congress, 1881-1883. (See Michigan Biographies, p. 417)