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Re: John Downing b. 1836
Posted by: Dean Ira Cox Date: March 31, 2001 at 21:02:12
In Reply to: John Downing b. 1836 by Terryl Funkhouser of 637

Hi, i have John as a first cousin of my
ancestor William Wesley Downing who
was born July 1831 and settled in Edgar Co.ILL.

William Wesley Downing was a son of
Nathaniel Riley Downing and Katherine Skidmore grandson of William Downing and
Nancy Middleton

i have the John you seek as a son of
Joshua L.Downing and ?

check 1850 census of Verm Co.Indiana

William Downing born 1775 Sussex County DE
died 1822 Verm Co.Ind. m.Nancy Middleton
had following children:
1.Nancy born 1798 DE
2.Joshua L.
3.Johnathan W. born 1806 MD
4.Nathaniel Riley born 1808 MD
5.William born abt 1810-1814 Franklin Co.OH.

as for Joshua i dont have his first marriage
his second marriage is recorded in Verm.Co,
he died before 1850 his widow living in
Verm County Indiana

Nathaniel died before 1837 Indiana

William moved to Coles County Ill then

Johnathan died in 1849 Indiana

Nancy lived to a very old age, one of the
oldest living people in Verm County Indiana


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