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Family: Alexander Johnston McDowell / Mary Sheldon (F12481)

m. 19 Jul 1814


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  • Father | Male
    Alexander Johnston McDowell

    Born  1788  New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Dec 1871  Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  19 Jul 1814  [1, 2]  Jefferson County, Ohio  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Dr. John McDowell | F12354 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Martha Johnston | F12354 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary Sheldon

    Born  1802  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1843   
    Buried    Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Roderick Sheldon | F13860 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Sheldon | F13860 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Lydia Lucretia McDowell

    Born  4 Jul 1825  Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Dec 1904  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Eli Todd Tappan | F12400 
    Married  4 Feb 1851  Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930, on ancestry.com, indexes the 30 Aug 1814 issue of the American Mercury of Hartford, Connecticut, which reported that Alexander McDowell and Mary Sheldon married in Steubenville, Ohio in August 1814, and that she was a daughter of "the late Roderick of Hartford."

  • Sources 
    1. [S2849] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, on ancestry.com.

    2. [S4430] U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930, on ancestry.com.