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Alexander Johnston McDowell

Male 1788 - 1871  (83 years)


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  • Name Alexander Johnston McDowell  [1, 2
    Born 1788  New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1789  [4
    Died 6 Dec 1871  Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I20981  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2020 

    Father Dr. John McDowell,   b. 1750, Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1825, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Martha Johnston,   b. New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F12354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Sheldon,   b. Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843 
    Married 19 Jul 1814  Jefferson County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    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."
    Children 
    +1. Lydia Lucretia McDowell,   b. 4 Jul 1825, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1904, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F12481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2984] Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910, on familysearch.org., death certificate of his daughter Lucretia.

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

    3. [S2988] "The McDowell Family." Notes and Queries, Historical, Biographical, and Genealogical, Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, Annual Volume, 1899, ed. William Henry Egle. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Harrisburg Publishing Company, 1900.

    4. [S2231] 1870 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com.

    5. [S4431] Find a Grave page for Alexander J McDowell., year only.

    6. [S4431] Find a Grave page for Alexander J McDowell.

    7. [S2849] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, on ancestry.com.