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Dower/Dauer family tree from France
Posted by: Richard Shaffer Date: February 17, 2001 at 09:18:00
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My uncle gave me a copy of his family tree to share on the internet. The reason I bring the Dauer spelling to this site is as the story goes, the original name from France was Dauer, but the spelling got transformed by Joseph Dower, in the 1870-80's when he registered to vote and it was supposedly spelled as it sounded.

       Johannes Adam Dauer - married to Eva Rosina Gerber, child was Johannes Dauer,bn 3-21-1794, Wife Salomea Bressel bn 1-6-1800.

       Children were #1 Magdalena Dauer 3-27-1819, Married, Joseph Waller. #2 Anthony Dauer, bn,1-31-1821, #3 Anne Marie Dauer, 1-6-1827, #4Rosina Dauer, bn 3-18-1829, #5 Phillip Dauer, bn 10-18-1838, #6 Joseph Dower,bn 2-28-1842, wife Emily Coombs, bn 2-11-1854.

       The children of Joseph #6 were; #1 Joseph Henry Dauer, bn 9-12-1875, died 4-18-1907, wife was Mary Frances Chapman. #2 Estella Josephine Dauer, bn 12-7-1877, spouse - Edward Fagan.
#3Edward Peter Dower, bn 5-18-1880, died 1882, #4 Mary Edith Dower, bn 12-25-1882, #5 Elsie Mae Dauer,bn 12-17 1885, spouse George A Tolman, #6 Clara Bell Dauer #7 Herbert Phillip Dauer,bn6-6-1894, wife, Mary Rigossi, bn 11-29-1897. They had one child William Dower,bn 7-13-1920, wife, Velma Farmer, bn, 4-15-1921, They had Marlene Roberta Dower,bn, 3-25-1948.


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