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Descendants of
William McDowell Jr and Frances McCown

 

 

By Ernest David Rayburn


1. William1 McDowell Jr, born 6 Aug 1782 in South Carolina; died 29 Apr 1854 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Camden Cemetery, Camden, Wilcox, Alabama, son of William McDowell Sr and Catherine Tomlinson. He married on 30 Apr 1812 to Frances McCown, born 12 Jan 1796 in Darlington Dist, South Carolina; died 14 Oct 1863 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Camden Cemetery, Camden, Wilcox, Alabama, daughter of John McCown and Sarah Cusack.

Notes for William McDowell Jr
SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 226 Family Article "William McDowell, Sr. -
"William McDowell, Sr. was the first of the McDowell family in America. He was a Scot who came from Ireland to North Carolina and subsequently to Jeffrey's Creek in Darlington District, South Carolina. William McDowell Sr. was a loyal friend of his adopted country and suffered much from the Tories. He married Catherine Tomlinson on May 12, 1768. Their children were: Mary, b. 28 Oct 1769; Margaret b. Feb 4, 1773; Elizabeth b. April 10, 1775; John b. 16 Jul 1777; Lucy, b. Nov 22,1779; William Jr. b. Aug 6, 1782; and Isabella b. Jul 16, 1784 ......"
" .... William McDowell, Jr. was married on April 30, 1812 to Frances McCown, daughter of John and Sarah McCown. Frances was born January 12, 1796 and died October 4, 1857. William moved to Alabama in 1835 and died April 29, 1854. Children of William McDowell and Frances McCown were (1) John Robert b. 10-29-1813, d. 1-24-1897; (2) David Adelbert Kennedy b. 10-26-1836, d. 5-11-1911; (3) Caroline b. 3-9-1839, d. 3-8-1903 who married David McIntosh; (4) Elizabeth Louisa b. 2-18-1820, d. 8-9-1858 married Ferrin Baldwin. Other children, which did not survive to adulthood, were William Tomlinson, James Drayton.

CENSUS: 1850 Wilcox Co., Alabama, 3 December 1850; Page 403B; Dwlg 874 - Fam 974 -
Wm McDowel South Carolina
Francis 52 South Carolina
Isabella 22 South Carolina
Martha 19 South Carolina
David 14 Alabama
Caroline 11 Alabama
Nathan  James Alabama

SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 35; Wilcox County, Alabama -
Guardians Bond:
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County )
Know all men by these presents That we William McDowell, D. Kennedy & J. R. McDowell are held and firmly bound unto John A. Jackson Judge of the Probate Court of said County and his successors in Office in the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars for the due and faithful payment of which sum will and truly to be made, we bind Ourselves, Our Heirs, Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents.
Sealed with Our seals and dated this 14th day of January 1851
The Condition of the above Obligation is such That whereas the above bound William McDowell has been duly appointed Guardian of the person and Estate of Margaret C. W. McDowell a Minor. Now therefore should the said William McDowell will and truly do and perform all the duties which are or may be by law required of him as such Guardian then the above Obligation to be null and void, else to remain in full force and effect,
Wm. McDowell /L.S./
David Kennedy /L.S./
J. R. McDowell /L.S./
Approved Jay 14, 1851
Jno A. Jackson Judge


SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 249 & 250; Wilcox County, Alabama -
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF WILLIAM McDOWELL:
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County )
I William McDowell of the County and state aforesaid being convinced that I must die and now being sound in mind do make this my last Will and testament to wit:
To my wife Frances McDowell I give or will all my landed estate during her natural life after her decease to my son D. A. K. McDowell. I give or will the above mentioned landed estate.
Secondly: To my Wife Frances McDowell I give or will all my stock to have forever consisting of Horses Hogs & Cattle of all descriptions. Also I give to her all my household and Kitchen furniture all of my Wagons Carts and farming tools of every description, I give to her my pleasure Carriage and Buggy, I give to her all the produce of my farm, Cotton excepted which shall or may be made this year 1854, I give to her the folowing named Negroes George, Jerry, Dick, Drina, Kelly, Anny, Cella, Reane, Tiny, Kate, Marjain, Rhoda; - Next I will next that all my debts be paid and lastly I will all my remaining property consisting of negroes and Money, Notes, &c to my Children namely John R. McDowell, Louisa E. Baldwin Sarah Isabella McDowell, Martha W McDowell D A K McDowell, Margaret Caroline McDowell to be divided equally between them January 1855. I hereby appoint My Wife Frances McDowell my Executrix.
Signed in presence of us April 25, 1854 )
Wm McDowell
Witnesses: H. B. Farish, Allen McIntosh, Jno D. Pilkington)

Proof of Will:
The State of Alabama, Wilcox County
Probate Court, Special Term May 26th 1854 -
H. B. Farish, Allen McIntosh & Jno D. Pilkington subscribing Witnesses to the foregoing Will of Wm McDowell dec'd personally appeared in open Court and after being duly sworn depose and say that the foregoing is the last Will and testament of Wm McDowell dec'd so far as they know or believe, that they severally saw the said Wm McDowell sign the same and heard him declare that it was his last Will and testament, that they severally on the day of the execution of said Will to Wit the 25th April 1854 in the presence of each other and in the presence and at the request of the said Wm McDowell, signed their names as Witnesses thereto; that at the time of signing publishing and declaring the same by the said William McDowell to be his last Will and testament he was of sound and disposing mind and memory and over the age of twenty one and said Will was executed in Wilcox County.
H. B. Farish
A. McIntosh
John D. Pilkington

Sworn to & subscribed in open Court )
this 26th May A.D. 1854 )
Jno A. Jackson Judge c )

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SOURCE: Probate Minutes Vol. #9, Orphans Court, Wilcox County, Alabama - Page 163 & 164
ESTATE OF WILLIAM McDOWELL - FINAL SETTLEMENT
Probate Court Special Term June 18th 1855
Estate of )
William McDowell dec'd ) Be it remembered that on this day before the Probate Court of Wilcox County, came Francis McDowell Executrix & c of William McDowell decd. as also appeared Ferrin Baldwin in right of his wife Louisa E. and John R. McDowell who is hereby appointed Guardian for the Minor heirs of said Estate. And the said Francis McDowell Executrix as aforesaid having at a previous term of this Court filed an account between herself and said estate charging herself with all the assetts received as such executrix and giving herself credit with such vouchers and written evidences as she relies on to sustain the credit side of said account for a final Settlement of said Estate. And she prays the Court now at this day to audit & examine said accounts and to State and allow the Same and render decrees thereon.

To Ferrin Baldwin and Louisa E. his wife for the use of the said Louisa E. the Sum of Twenty one Hundred & Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars which is hereby assessed and decreed as her distributive share of said estate and which the said Francis McDowell is hereby decreed to pay over to them c.

To John R. McDowell the Sum of Twenty one hundred and Twenty Six 97/199 Dollars which is hereby assessed and decreed as his distributive Share of said estate, and which the Said Francis McDowell is hereby decreed to pay over to him c.

To Sarah J. McDowell the Sum of Twenty one Hundred & Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars which is hereby assessed & decreed as her distributive Share of said estate, which the Said Francis McDowell is hereby decreed to pay over to her c.

To Martha W. McDowell the Sum of Twenty one Hundred & Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars which is hereby assessed & decreed as her distributive Share of said Estate which the said Francis McDowell is hereby decreed to pay over to her c.

To David A. K. McDowell a minor by his Guardian John R. McDowell the Sum of Twenty one Hundred & Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars which is hereby assessed & decreed as his distributive Share of said Estate & which the said Francis McDowell is hereby decreed to pay over to him by his Guardian aforesaid.

To Caroline McDowell a minor by her Guardian John R. McDowell the Sum of Twenty one hundred and Twenty six 97/100 Dollars which is hereby assessed and decreed as her distributive Share of said estate, and which the Said Francis McDowell is hereby decreed to pay over to her by her Guardian aforesaid.

Thereupon came the said Frances McDowell and filed receipts in full for the above decrees - which receipts, were ordered to be recorded and the decrees Satisfied. Said Receipts are in words and figures following to wit:

Received Camden 18 June 1855 of Mrs. Francis McDowell Executrix & c of William McDowell decd The Sum of Twenty one Hundred and Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars being full payment Satisfaction and discharge of a decree this day recorded in the Probate Court of Wilcox County Ala on the final Settlement of the Estate of William McDowell decd in favor of David A. K. McDowell by his Guardian John R. McDowell. Received also from Francis McDowell Executrix as aforesaid the Sum of Twenty one Hundred and Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars being full payment Satisfaction and discharge of a decree rendered in the Probate Court of Wilcox County Ala, on the final Settlement of the Estate of William McDowell, decd in favor of Caroline McDowell a Minor by his Guardian.
John R. McDowell
John R. McDopwell Guardian
for David Caroline McDowell

Rec'd of Francis McDowell Executrix & c. of William McDowell dec'd the Sum of Twenty one Hundred and Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars being in payment of a decree this day rendered in the Probate Court of Wilcox County in favor of Martha W. McDowell and against the said Francis McDowell Executrix as aforesaid
June the 18th 1855
A. M. W. McDowell

Rec'd of Francis McDowell Executrix c of William McDowell decd the Sum of Twenty one Hundred and Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars being in payment of a decree this day rendered in the Probate Court of Wilcox County in favor of John R. McDowell and against the said Francis McDowell Executrix as aforesaid.
June 18, 1855
Jno R. McDowell

Received of Francis McDowell Executrix & c of the estate of William McDowell dec'd the Sum of Twenty one Hundred & Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars being in payment of a decree this day rendered in the Probate Court of Wilcox County in favor of Ferrin Baldwin & Elizabeth L. his wife against the said Francis McDowell Executrix as aforesaid. June 18/55.
Ferrin Baldin
E. L. Baldwin

Rec'd of Francis McDowell Executrix & c. of Estate Wm McDowell decd the Sum of Twenty one Hundred & Twenty Six 97/100 Dollars being in payment of a decree this day recorded in the Probate Court of Wilcox County in favor of S. J.l McDowell against the said Francis McDowell Executrix as aforesaid.
June 18, 1855
S. J. McDowell

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SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell Cemetery, Wilcox County, Alabama; downloaded 10/26/2006 from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/capellcemetery.htm -
McDowell, William Sr. b. Aug 6, 1782, d. April 29, 1854

SOURCE: Find A. Grave Web Site, record added by Bob Baldwin Apr 30, 2002 - downloaded 10/27/2006 from http://www.findagrave.com/ - Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama -
William McDowell, Jr.
b. Aug 6, 1782 Darlington Dist, South Carolina
d. Apr 29, 1854 Wilcox Co., Alabama
Burial: Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama
Husband of Frances McCown. Father of 11 children including Elizabeth Louisa McDowell who married Ferrin Baldwin

Notes for Frances McCown

CENSUS: 1860 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Western Division; P. O. Prairie Bluff; 13 Sep 1860; Pg 1169A; Dwlg 460 - Fam 458 -
Frances McDowell 65 F Farmer 8,000 2,145 South Carolina
Martha 16,000 South Carolina

SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 209; Wilcox County, Alabama -
Executrix Bond
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County ) Know all men by these presents that we Francis McDowell are held and firmly bound unto John A. Jackson Judge of the Probate Court of said County, and his successors in office in the penal sum of Ninety thousand Dollars, for the due and faithful payment of which sum will truly to be made, we bind ourselves our heirs, Executors and Administrators, Jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated the 21st day of May A. D. 1854.
The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Francis McDowell has been duly appointed Executrix of the last will and testament of William McDowell late of Wilcox County, Dec'd. Now therefore should the said Francis McDowell will and truly do and perform all the duties which are or may be required of her by law as such Executrix, then this obligation to be void. Else to be and remain in full force and effect.
Francis McDowell
J. R. McDowell
Ferrin Baldwin
J. L. Pritchett

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell Cemetery, Wilcox County, Alabama; downloaded 10/26/2006 from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/capellcemetery.htm -
McDowell, Frances, wife of William McDowell Sr. b. Jan 12, 1796, d. Oct 14, 1863. Frances was born in Darlington Dist., SC

SOURCE: Find A. Grave Web Site, record added by Bob Baldwin Apr 30, 2002 - downloaded 10/27/2006 from http://www.findagrave.com/ - Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama -
Frances McCown McDowell
b. Jan 12, 1798 Darlington Dist, South Carolina
d. Oct 14, 1863 Camden, Wilcox, Alabama
Wife of William McDowell. Married 4-3-1812 in South Carolina. Daughter of John McCown
Sarah Cusack
Burial: Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama

Children of William McDowell Jr and Frances McCown were as follows:
2 John Robert2 McDowell, born 29 Oct 1813 in South Carolina; died 7 Feb 1897 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married Harriet Sellers.
William Tomlinson2 McDowell, born 31 Oct 1815 in Darlington Dist, South Carolina; died 28 Aug 1849 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Camden Cemetery, Camden, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
10/22/2006 from web site: : http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, William T. b. Oct 31, 1815 d. Aug 28, 1849. Son of Wm & Frances McDowell. He was born in
Darlington Dist. SC

Elizabeth Louisa2 McDowell, born 18 Feb 1820 in Darlington Dist, South Carolina; died 9 Aug 1858 in Monroe, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. She married Ferrin Baldwin.
5 iv James H "Drayton"2 McDowell, born 21 Nov 1822 in Darlington Dist, South Carolina; died 1848 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Camden Cemetery, Camden, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
10/22/2006 from web site: : http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, James H., son of William & Frances McDowell b. Nov 21, 1822 d. ____ 1848.

6 Samuel2 McDowell, born 19 Dec 1824 in Darlington Dist, South Carolina; died 9 May 1848 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Camden Cemetery, Camden, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
0/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, Samuel, son of William Frances McDowell b Dec 19, 1824 d. May 9, 1848

7 Sarah Isabella2 McDowell, born 1828 in South Carolina.
8 Martha W2 McDowell, born 24 Oct 1834 in South Carolina; died 22 Aug 1876 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone Inscription, Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama "In Loving Remembrance of
MARTHA McDOWELL Oct 24, 1834 Aug. 22, 1876 Blessed are the pure in heart"
9 viii David Adelbert Kennedy2 McDowell, born 26 Oct 1836 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 11 May 1911. He married Millie Elizabeth Bell.
10 Evander H2 McDowell, born 27 Apr 1838 in Darlington Dist, South Carolina; died 26 Oct 1842 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Camden Cemetery, Camden, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/] McDOWELL, Evander
H., son of Wm & Frances McDowell b. April 27, 1838 d. Oct 26, 1842

+  11   x    Margaret Caroline Warberton2 McDowell, born 9 Mar 1839 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 8 Mar 1903. She married David Angus McIntosh.

Generation 2

2. John Robert McDowell (William1), born 29 Oct 1813 in South Carolina; died 7 Feb 1897 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married on 9 Aug 1854 Harriet Sellers, born 22 Dec 1821 in North Carolina; died 24 Jan 1897 in Wilcox, Alabama, daughter of Samuel Sellers and Alice Cook.

Notes for John Robert McDowell
CENSUS: 1850 Wilcox Co., Alabama, 14 Oct 1850; Page 363; Dwlg 264 - Fam 264 -
Jno. R. McDowel 36 M Farmer 3000 South Carolina
Living alone

CENSUS: 1860 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Western Division; P. O. Prairie Bluff; 13 Sept 1860 Pg 1169A; (Ancestry.com image 55 of 75); Dwlg 458 - Fam 458 -
John R. McDowell 45 M Farmer 26,250 50,350 South Carolina
Harriet 38 F North Carolina
James P. 16 M Alabama (Pritchett)
Sallie P. 14 F Alabama (Pritchett)
John C. Pritchard 12 M Alabama (Pritche Daniel C. Pritchard 10 Mp Alabama (Pritchett)
Samuel W. McDowell 2 M Alabama
Lula McDowell 1/12 F Alabama
George Demuth 25 Carpenter Germany

COMMENT:
a. The Prichard [Pritchett] children in this hh are children of Harriett (Sellers) (Pritchett) McDowell from her first marriage to J. W. Pritchett.

SOURCE: 1860 Wilcox Co., Alabama Slave Census; transcribed by Tom Blake Feb 2002; downloaded 10/26/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ajac/alwilcox.htm
McDOWELL, John 46 slaves (Page 551B)

CENSUS: 1870 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden; P. O. Camden; 30 Aug 1870; Pg 183A; (Ancestry.com image 69 of 79); Dwlg 681 - Fam 681 -
McDowell, Jno R 62 M W Farmer 60,000 25,000 South Carolina
- , Harriet 47 F North Carolina
Pritchett, D. S. 19 M W None 10,000 250 Alabama
- , Samuel 10 M W At School Alabama [Samuel W. McDowell]

CENSUS: 1880 Wilcox Co., Alabama; East Camden; ED 189; (Ancestry.com image 39 of 52); Dwlg 378 - Fam 397 -
McDowell, Jno R W M 66 - Farmer South Carolina South Carolina South Carolina
, Harriett W F 58 wife Keeping house North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 226 Family Article "William McDowell, Sr. -
" .... John Robert McDowell married Harriet Sellers, daughter of Alice Cook b. 6-24-1788 d. 2-7-1846 and Samuel Sellers b. 9-23-1788 d. 8-23-1852 on August 9, 1854. Harriett b. 12-22-1821 d. 1-24-1897 was first married to J. W. Pritchett. John Robert died February 7, 1897 and Harriett died January 24, 1897 .... John Robert and Harriet's children were Frances b. 7-3-1856 d. 10-4-1859 and Samuel William b. 8-4-1858 d. 1-22-1900. Samuel William McDowell married Julia Zimmerman Tait b. 11-17-1860 d. 8-15-1907 on September 16, 1879. Julia was the daughter of Narcissa Goree and Major Felix Tait. ...." Article submitted by S. David Godbold Jr of Gulf Shores, AL and Nancy McDowell Godbold Mirkheshti of Marietta, GA.

SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 34; Wilcox County, Alabama -
Guardians Bond:
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County )
Know All men by these presents That we John R. McDowell, W. J. Pritchett, Wm McDowell & Alen McIntosh are held and firmly bound unto John A. Jackson Judge of the County Court of said County, and his successors in office in the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars for the due and faithful payment of which sum will and truly to be made, we bind Ourselves, Our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with Our Seals and dated this 14th day of January 1851. The Condition of the above Obligation is such That whereas the above bound John R. McDowell has been duly appointed Guardian of the Estate of David A. K. McDowell a Minor. Now therefore should the said John R. McDowell will and truly do and perform all the duties which are or may be by law required of him as such Guardian then the above Obligation to be Null and void else to remain in full force and effect.
J. R. McDowell /L.S./
Wm J. Pritchett /L.S./
Wm McDowell /L.S./
A. McIntosh /L.S./
Approved Jany 14, 1851
J. A. Jackson Judge

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded 10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, John Robert b. Oct 29, 1813 d. Feb 7, 1897

Notes for Harriet Sellers
CENSUS: 1850 Wilcox Co., Alabama; 15 Oct 1850; Pg 367B; Dwlg 327 - Fam 327 -
W. J. Pritchett 38 M Farmer 2000 South Carolina
Harriette 27 F South Carolina
James 7 M Alabama
Sarah 4 F Alabama
John 2 M Alabama
Daniel 10/12 M Alabama
Robert Jones 15 M Alabama

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded 10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, Harriet Sellers b. Dec 22, 1821 d. Jan 24, 1897

Children of John Robert McDowell and Harriet Sellers were as follows:
12 i Frances M3 McDowell, born 3 Jul 1856 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 4 Oct 1859 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, Frances M. b. July 3, 1856 d. Oct 4, 1857. Dau of J. R. & Harriet McDowell

+ 13 ii Samuel William3 McDowell, born 4 Aug 1858 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 22 Jan 1900 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married Julia Zimmerman Tait.
14 iii Harriet Louisa "Lula"3 McDowell, born 29 Aug 1860 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 8 Sep 1864 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, Harriet Louisa b. Aug 29, 1860 d. Sept 8, 1864


4. Elizabeth Louisa McDowell (William1), born 18 Feb 1820 in Darlington Dist, South Carolina; died 9 Aug 1858 in Monroe, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. She married on 1 Dec 1836 in Wilcox, Alabama Ferrin Baldwin, born 1815 in, North Carolina.

Notes for Elizabeth Louisa McDowell
CENSUS: 1850 Wilcox Co., Alabama; 9 Oct 1850; Pg 361A; (Ancestry.com image 33 of 132); Dwlg 230 - Fam 230 -
Ferene Baldwin           35 M Farmer 1500 North Carolina
Elizabeth 30 F South Carolina
Washington 12 M Alabama
Aron 10 Alabama
Francis 8 Alabama
Benjamin 6 M Alabama
Martha 1 F Alabama
Caroline 1 F Alabama

SOURCE: Find A. Grave Web Site, record added by Bob Baldwin Apr 30, 2002 - downloaded 10/27/2006 from http://www.findagrave.com/ - Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama -
Elizabeth Louisa McDowell Baldwin
b. Feb. 18, 1820 South Carolina
d. Aug 9, 1858 Monroe Co., Alabama
Wife of Ferrin Baldwin. Married 12-1-1836 in Wilcox Co. Alabama
Daughter of William McDowell and Frances McCown
Burial Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama

Children of Elizabeth Louisa McDowell and Ferrin Baldwin were as follows:
15 i William Washington3 Baldwin, born 1838 in Wilcox, Alabama.
16 ii Aaron3 Baldwin, born 1840 in Wilcox, Alabama
17 iii Francis3 Baldwin, born 1842 in Wilcox, Alabama.
18 iv Benjamin3 Baldwin, born 1844 in Wilcox, Alabama.
19 v Elizabeth Hyde3 Baldwin, born 22 Feb 1847 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 24 May 1848 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Find A. Grave Web Site, record added by Bob Baldwin Apr 30, 2002 - downloaded 10/27/2006 from
http://www.findagrave.com/ - Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama
Elizabeth Hyde Baldwin b. Feb 22, 1847 Wilcox County d. May 24, 1848 Wilcox County Daughter of Ferrin
Baldwin and Elizabeth Louisa McDowell

20 vi Martha3 Baldwin, born 1849 in Wilcox, Alabama
21 vii Caroline3 Baldwin, born 1849 in Wilcox, Alabama.

9. David Adelbert Kennedy2 McDowell (William1), born 26 Oct 1836 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 11 May 1911. He married Millie Elizabeth Bell, born 1842, died 17 Mar 1878, daughter of Francis Bell and Nancy Julia Richards.

Notes for David Adelbert Kennedy McDowell
SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 226 Family Article "William McDowell, Sr. -
" ..... David Adelbert Kennedy McDowell b. 10-26-1836 d. 5-11-1911 married Millie Elizabeth Bell b. 1842 d. 3-17-1878 ..... Millie's parents were Nancy Julia Richards and Francis Bell. ...."

CENSUS: 1860 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Western Division; P. O. Prairie Bluff; 13 Sept 1860; Pg 1171A; (Ancestry.com image 57 of 75); Dwlg 472 - Fam 469 -
David McDowell 22 M Farmer 10,000 19, 278 Alabama
Living alone

CENSUS: 1880 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden; 30 June 1880; ED 189 Pg 51/335A; (Ancestry.com image 51 of 52); Dwlg 491 - Fam 551 -
McDowell, D. A. K. W M 43 - Alabama South Carolina South Carolina
, J. Fannie W F 12 dau At school Alabama Alabama Alabama
, John R W M 10 son At school Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Wm E W M 6 son Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Milley W F 4 dau Alabama Alabama Alabama

CENSUS: 1900 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden; 6 June 1900; ED 124 Pg 129A; (Ancestry.com image 5 of 44); Dwlg 36 - Fam 39 -
McCaskey, John Head M W Dec 1852 47 M 17 Alabama North Carolina Alabama
, Mrs. Fannie J wife F W Oct 1866 33 M 17 6-2 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Millie B dau F W Sep 1883 16S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, David A son M W ? 1893 7 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
McDowell, David K. Father-I-L M W Oct 1836 63 W Alabama South Carolina South Carolina

CENSUS: 1910 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden; 20 Apr 1910; ED 144 Pg 5B; (Ancestry.com image 10 of 50); Dwlg 103 - Fam 103 -
McDowell, David Head M W 72 Wd Alabama South Carolina South Carolina
, W. E. son M W 38 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
McCaskey, Julia F dau F W 43 M1 23 6-2 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Millie Belle g-dau 24 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, D. R. g-son 17 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 34; Wilcox County, Alabama -
Guardians Bond:
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County )
Know All men by these presents That we John R. McDowell, W. J. Pritchett, Wm McDowell & Alen McIntosh are held and firmly bound unto John A. Jackson Judge of the County Court of said County, and his successors in office in the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars for the due and faithful payment of which sum will and truly to be made, we bind Ourselves, Our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with Our Seals and dated this 14th day of January 1837. The Condition of the above Obligation is such That whereas the above bound John R. McDowell has been duly appointed Guardian of the Estate of David A. K. McDowell a Minor. Now therefore should the said John R. McDowell will and truly do and perform all the duties which are or may be by law required of him as such Guardian then the above Obligation to be Null and void else to remain in full force and effect.
J. R. McDowell /L.S./
Wm J. Pritchett /L.S./
Wm McDowell /L.S./
A. McIntosh /L.S./
Approved Jany 14, 1837
J. A. Jackson Judge

SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 275; Wilcox County, Alabama -
Guardians Bond:
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County ) Know all men by these presents that We John R. McDowell, J. D. Pritchett and Felix Tait are held and firmly bound unto John A. Jackson Judge of the Probate Court of said County and his successors in office in the penal sum of Twenty five thousand Dollars; for the due and faithful payment of which sum Will and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 25th day of November A. C. 1854.
The Condition of the above obligation is such that Whereas the above bound John R. McDowell has been duly appointed Guardian of David A. K. McDowell a Minor; Now therefore should the said John R. McDowell Will and truly do and perform all the duties which are or may be required of him by law as such Guardian then this obligation to be void, else to be and remain in full force and effect.
J. R. McDowell /Seal/
J. D. Pritchett /Seal/
Felix Tait /Seal/
Approved
John A. Jackson Judge & c

Children of David Adelbert Kennedy McDowell and Millie Elizabeth Bell were as follows:
+ 22 i Julia Frances "Fannie"3 McDowell, born 29 Oct 1866 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 25 Jan 1944 in Wilcox, Alabama. She married John Wesley McCaskey Jr.
22A ii David Adelbert McDowell, born July 17, 1868 d. Aug 9, 1871; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama.
23 iii John R3 McDowell, born 1870 in Wilcox, Alabama.
24 iv William E3 McDowell, born 1874 in Wilcox, Alabama.
25 v Millie Bell3 McDowell, born 1876 in Wilcox, Alabama.

11. Margaret Caroline Warberton2 McDowell (William1), born 9 Mar 1839 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 8 Mar 1903. She married David Angus McIntosh, born abt 1828 in Mississippi, son of Angus McIntosh and Jennett McRae.

Notes for Margaret Caroline Warberton McDowell

CENSUS: 1870 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden; P. O. Camden; 7 Aug 1870; Pg 155A; (Ancestry.com image 13 of 79: Dwlg 139 - Fam 139 -
McIntosh, David 42 M W Farmer 9000 1400 Mississippi
, Carr W 30 F W Keeping House Alabama
, William A 11 M W School Alabama
, Jinnie E 10 F W School Alabama
, David 8 M W School Alabama
, Loula 6 F W Alabama
, John R 4 M W Alabama

CENSUS: 1880 Wilcox Co., Alabama; East Camden; 25 June 1880; ED 189 Pg 331A; (Ancestry.com image 43 of 52); Dwlg 402 - Fam 422 -
McIntosh, David W M 54 - Farmer Mississippi South Carolina South Carolina
, C. W. W F 41 wife Keeping house Alabama South Carolina South Carolina
, David W M 17 son At School Alabama Mississippi Alabama
, Lou W F 13 dau At School Alabama Mississippi Alabama
, John W M 11 son At School Alabama Mississippi Alabama
, Alex W M 8 son At School Alabama Mississippi Alabama
, Mary W F 6 dau Alabama Mississippi Alabama
, Sam W M 4 son Alabama Mississippi Alabama
, Ed W M 2 son Alabama Mississippi Alabama
, Baby W F 5/12 (Jan) dau Alabama Mississippi Alabama

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 228, Family Article "McIntosh, A Family Journey Through Wilcox County" -
" .... Frances McCown married William McDowell in April 1812, .... their 12th and youngest daughter, Caroline Warberton McDowell, married David Angus McIntosh of Camden, the son of Angus and Jennett McIntosh. .... Their children were: William Angus McIntosh b. December 2, 1858; Janetta (Jennie) Frances McIntosh b. August 4, 1862 d. May 20, 1900; mar. M. A. Turner; David (Dave) McDowell McIntosh b. Aug 6, 1862 and never married. Harriet Louisa (Lula) McIntosh b. February 13, 1866 d. October 3, 1934); married Robert Rentz; John Robert McIntosh, b. November 28, 1868 d. August 2, 1960; Alexander McIntosh b. February 14, 1871 d. June 3, 1888, never married. Infant died in infancy; Mary Caroline (Minie) McIntosh b. January 7, 1873, never married; Sam McIntosh b. May 7, 1875 d. November 18, 1951; Edward LeRoy McIntosh b. December 4, 1877 d. March 3, 1964 married Grace Pharr; Douglas McRae McIntosh b. December 17, 1879 ....."

SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 35; Wilcox County, Alabama -
Guardians Bond:
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County )
Know all men by these presents That we William McDowell, D. Kennedy & J. R. McDowell are held and firmly bound unto John A. Jackson Judge of the Probate Court of said County and his successors in Office in the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars for the due and faithful payment of which sum will and truly to be made, we bind Ourselves, Our Heirs, Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents.
Sealed with Our seals and dated this 14th day of January 1851
The Condition of the above Obligation is such That whereas the above bound William McDowell has been duly appointed Guardian of the person and Estate of Margaret C. W. McDowell a Minor. Now therefore should the said William McDowell will and truly do and perform all the duties which are or may be by law required of him as such Guardian then the above Obligation to be null and void, else to remain in full force and effect,
Wm. McDowell /L.S./
David Kennedy /L.S./
J. R. McDowell /L.S./
Approved Jay 14, 1851
Jno A. Jackson Judge

SOURCE: Will Book #3 (Jan 1850-Sept 1858), Page 274; Wilcox County, Alabama -
Guardians Bond:
The State of Alabama )
Wilcox County ) Know all men by these presents that we John R. McDowell, Allen McIntosh and David Kennedy are held and firmly bound unto John A. Jackson Judge of the Probate Court of said County and his successors in office in the penal sum of Twenty five Thousand Dollars; for the due and faithful payment of which sum Will and truly to be made We bind ourselves our Heirs Executors and Administrators jointly severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 25th day of November A.D. 1854; The Condition of the above obligation is such that Whereas the above bound John R. McDowell has been duly appointed Guardian of Caroline McDowell a Minor, Now therefore should the said John R. McDowell Will and truly do and perform all the duties which are or may be required of him by law as such Guardian, then this obligation to be void else to be and remain in full force and effect.
John R. McDowell /Seal/
A. McIntosh /Seal/
David Kennedy /Seal/
Approved
Jno A. Jackson Judge &c

Children of Margaret Caroline Warberton McDowell and David Angus McIntosh were as follows:
26 i William Angus3 McIntosh, born 2 Dec 1858.
27 ii Janetta Frances "Jennie"3 McIntosh, born 4 Aug 1862; died 20 May 1900. She married M A Turner
28 iii David McDowell "Dave"3 McIntosh, born 6 Aug 1863.
29 iv Harriet Louisa "Lula"3 McIntosh, born 13 Feb 1866; died 3 Oct 1934. She married Robert Rentz.
30 v John Robert3 McIntosh, born 28 Nov 1868; died 2 Aug 1960.
31 vi Alexander3 McIntosh, born 14 Feb 1871; died 3 Jun 1888.
32 vii Infant3 McIntosh.
33 viii Mary Caroline "Minie"3 McIntosh, born 7 Jan 1873
34 ix Sam3 McIntosh, born 7 May 1875; died 18 Nov 1951
35 x Edward LeRoy3 McIntosh, born 4 Dec 1877; died 3 Mar 1964. He married Grace Pharr.
36 xi Douglas McRae3 McIntosh, born 17 Dec 1879.

Generation 3

13. Samuel William3 McDowell (John Robert2, William1), born 4 Aug 1858 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 22 Jan 1900 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married on 16 Sep 1879 in Wilcox, Alabama Julia Zimmerman Tait, born 17 Nov 1860 in Alabama; died 15 Aug 1907 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama, daughter of Major Felix Tait and Narcissa Goree.

Notes for Samuel William McDowell

CENSUS: 1880 Wilcox Co., Alabama; East Camden; 11 June 1880; ED 189; (Ancestry.com image 13 of 52) Dwlg 119 - Fam 125 -
McDowell, S. W. W M 21 - Farmer Alabama South Carolina North Carolina
, Julia Z. W F 20 wife Keeping house Alabama Alabama Alabama

MARRIAGE: Marriage Records (White) 1878-1888, Wilcox Co., Alabama;
Pg 73 - Samuel W. McDowell and Miss Julia Z. Tait, 16 September 1879 by Henry D. Moore, MG

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded 10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, Samuel William b. Aug 4, 1858 d. Jan 22, 1900

Notes for Julia Zimmerman Tait

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded 10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
TAIT, Julia b. Nov 17, 1860 d. Aug 15, 1907. Wife of Samuel W. McDowell

CENSUS: 1900 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Possum Bend; 1 June 1900; ED 146 Pg 186A & 186B; (Ancestry.com image 1 & 2 of 23); Dwlg 9 - Fam 9 -
McDowell, Julia Head W F Nov 1860 39 Wd 11-7 Farmer Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Angus W son W M Nov 1883 16 S Farm Manger Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Edward L son W M Nov 1884 15 S At school Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Narcissa dau F W Jun 1888 11 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Samuel L son M W Feb 1890 10 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Henry M son M W Sep 1893 6 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Charles G son M W Sep 1895 4 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Harriet M dau F W May 1898 2 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 298 Family Article "Felix Tait - 1822-1899." -
"Felix Tait, son of James Asbury Tait and Elizabeth Caroline Goode, was born in Burnt Corn, Alabama on November 13, 1822...... Felix married Narcissa Goree on September 10, 1850 in Marion, Alabama. She was the daughter of John Goree and Sarah Elizabeth King, and the granddaughter of General Edwin King.... Felix Tait died on July 10, 1899 in Camden and is buried in the Tait family cemetery. His widow died on March 8, 1907. The following is a list of their children:
(1) John Goree born 6-24-1851 - died at 7 years old.
(2) Caroline - b. 12-2--1852 who mar. the Rev. Henry Dannelly Moore 8-14-1874
(3) Anne - b. 4-18-1854 who mar. William E. Moore 12-25-1873
(4) Sarah King - b. 11-6-1855 - died at 16-1/2 months
5. James Asbury - b. 2-20-1857, childhood disease made him deaf, died 12-4-1898
6. Charles Edwin - b. 5-28-1858 who mar. Adah Foster
7. Julia - b. 11-17-1860 who mar. Samuel William McDowell 9-16-1879, died 12-15-1907
8. Felix - b. 8-22-1862 who mar. Fannie Merriweather
9. Laura (Lallie) - b. 1-18-1865 mar. Willis Bragg 10-15-1890
10. Albert Lucas - 7-9-1867 - d. 12-13-1885
11. Porter King - b. 9-6-1869 mar. Daisy Berney
12. Eleanor Elizabeth (Nellie) - b. 10-29-1872 mar Leonard Godbold, d. 5-_-1944

Children of Samuel William McDowell and Julia Zimmerman Tait were as follows:
37 i John Robert4 McDowell, born 1 Jul 1880 in , Wilcox, Alabama; died 1 Oct 1884 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, John Robert b. July 1, 1880 d. Oct 1, 1884. Son of S. W. & Julia C. McDowell.

+ 38 ii William Angus4 McDowell, born 8 Jul 1883 in Wilcox, Alabama; died Feb 1920 in , Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married Madeline Stanford.
39 iii Edward Leroy4 McDowell, born 4 Nov 1884 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 17 Aug 1932; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded
10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, Edward Leroy b. Nov 4, 1884 d. Aug 17, 1932
 

+    40         iv      Narcissa Goree4 McDowell , born 15 Jun 1888 in Wilcox,  Alabama; died 11 Mar 1960.  She married (1) William Peyton Harris Sr; married (2)to James Arnold Cook.


SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O.
Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 225 Family Article "Family of Samuel Lucas McDowell"
"Samuel Lucas McDowell b. 2-13-1890 siws 7-10-1956 son of Samuel William McDowell and Julia Tait
McDowell graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. ...... Samuel Lucas served
in the Mexican Border War, World War I and World War II. In the Mexican War, he served in the Cavalry; in the
other wars he was in the Signal Corps. He attained the rank of Major U.S. Army. When living in Cleveland,
Ohio, he met and married Esther Reta Brown b. 8-31-1895 d. 30 Jul 1984. They were the parents of two
children. ....." Article submitted by Carole McDowell Grove, Roselle Park, New Jersey.

+ 42 vi Henry Moore4 McDowell, born 7 Sep 1893; died 13 Jul 1981. He married Frances Toeppe.
43 vii Charles Goree4 McDowell, born 27 Sep 1895; died 23 Dec 1963. He married in Florida Mary Myrtle Hogan, born 23 Apr 1907; died 7 Nov 1994, daughter of James Franklin Hogan and Mary Catherine Calvin.

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O.
Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 224 Family Article "Family of Charles Goree McDowell"
"Charles Goree McDowell b. 9-27-1895 d. 12-23-1963, son of Samuel William McDowell and Julia Tait
McDowell, married Mary Myrtle Hogan b. 4-23-1907 d. 11-7-1994 in Florida. Myrtle was the daughter of James
Franklin Hogan b. 2-23-1861 d. 3-16-1932 of Chapel Hill, NC and his wife, Mary Catherine Calvin b. 8-30-1873
d. 4-17-1909 ....... Charles Goree McDowell and Mary Myrtle Hogan were the parents of four children, Charles
Goree McDowell, Jr. (died in infancy), Mary Myrtle McDowell b. 6-26-1929, Samuel William McDowell, II, b.
9-19-1931 d. 1975, Angus Tait McDowell b. 12-9-1936 ...."

CENSUS: 1910 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Possum Bend; 12 May 1910; ED 168 Pg 238A; (Ancestry.com image 34
of 35); Dwlg 272 - Fam 284
McDowell, William A. Head M W 36 S Farmer Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Henry M Brother M W 16 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Charles G Brother M W 14 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Harriett M Sister F W 11 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

44 viii Mildred Harriet4 McDowell, born 10 May 1898 in Liberty Hall Plantation, Wilcox, Alabama; died 6 Jul 1979. She married Dennis Selwin Wills, born 29 Dec 1888; died 6 Mar 1961.

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O.
Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 225 Family Article "Mildred Harriett McDowell" - "Mildred
Harriet McDowell, my grandmother b. 5-10-1898 d. 7-6-1979, was the youngest of thirteen children of Julia Tait
and Samuel William McDowell. She was born on the plantation known as Liberty Hall, which had been built by
her grandfather before the War Between the States..... she married Dennis Selwin Wills b. 12-29-1888 d. 3-6-
1961 and they were parents of three children.... " Article submitted by Grandson Dennis W. Mayo, Atlanta,
Georgia.

22. Julia Frances "Fannie"3 McDowell (David Adelbert Kennedy2, William1), born 29 Oct 1866 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 25 Jan 1944 in Wilcox, Alabama. She married on 14 Aug 1882 in Meridian, Mississippi John Wesley McCaskey Jr, born 23 Dec 1852 in Alabama; died 17 Oct 1929 in Wilcox, Alabama.

Notes for Julia Frances "Fannie" McDowell
SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 -
Page 226 Family Article "William McDowell, Sr. -
Julia Frances McDowell b. 10-29-1866 d. January 25, 1944 was dau of David Adelbert Kennedy McDowell and Millie Elizabeth Bell. ".... Julia Frances McDowell married John Wesley McCaskey b. 12-23-1852 d. 10-17-1929 on August 14, 1882 at Meridian, Mississippi. ....."
Pg 221 - [Article: McCaskey Family] John Wesley McCaskey, Jr [son of John Wesley McCaskey b. abt 1814 and Mary N. Tomlinson] was b. 12/23/1852 d. 10/17/1929. John Wesley and Julia Frances (McDowell) McCaskey had five children. John and Mary Newell died young as well as an unnamed infant. Adelbert (Dell) b. 4-2-1893 lived in Chicago, Illinois. Mildred (Millie) Belle b. 9-23-1883 d. 10-26-1920 married Stanley C. Godbold in 1910.
John Wesley Mcaskey, Jr was blind his last nine years of life.

CENSUS: 1900 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden; 6 June 1900; ED 124 Pg 129A; (Ancestry.com image 5 of 44); Dwlg 36 - Fam 39 -
McCaskey, John Head M W Dec 1852 47 M 17 Alabama North Carolina Alabama
, Mrs. Fannie J wife F W Oct 1866 33 M 17 6-2 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Millie B dau F W Sep 1883 16S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, David A son M W ? 1893 7 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
McDowell, David K. Father-I-L M W Oct 1836 63 W Alabama South Carolina South Carolina

CENSUS: 1910 Wilcox Co., Alabama; Camden; 20 Apr 1910; ED 144 Pg 5B; (Ancestry.com image 10 of 50); Dwlg 103 - Fam 103 -
McDowell, David Head M W 72 Wd Alabama South Carolina South Carolina
, W. E. son M W 38 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
McCaskey, Julia F dau F W 43 M1 23 6-2 Alabama Alabama Alabama
, Millie Belle g-dau 24 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
, D. R. g-son 17 S Alabama Alabama Alabama

Children of Julia Frances "Fannie" McDowell and John Wesley McCaskey Jr were as follows:
45 i Mildred Belle "Millie"4 McCaskey, born 23 Sep 1883 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 26 Oct 1920. She married on 29 Jun 1910 Stanley Clifford Godbold, born 18 Aug 1886; died 6 Sep 1961.

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O.
Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 221 Family Article "McCaskey Family" - Mildred Belle
"Millie" McCaskey b. 9-23-1883 d. 10-26-1920 married Stanley C. Godbold in 1910.

46 ii David Adelbert "Dell"4 McCaskey, born 2 Apr 1893 in Wilcox, Alabama
47 iii John4 McCaskey.
48 iv Mary Newell4 McCaskey.
49 v Infant4 McCaskey.

Generation 4

38. William Angus4 McDowell (Samuel William3, John Robert2, William1), born 8 Jul 1883 in Wilcox, Alabama; died Feb 1920 in Wilcox, Alabama; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama. He married in May 1913 Madeline Stanford, born 26 Oct 1892; died 12 Jun 1966; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama.

Notes for William Angus McDowell
SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 225 Family Article "Family of William Angus McDowell"
"William Angus McDowell b. 7-8-1883 - d. 2-1920 was the son of Samuel William McDowell and Julia Tait McDowell. In May 1913, he married Madeline Stanford b. 10-26-1892 d. 6-12-1966. They had two daughters - Madeline Stanford McDowell who married John Rinehard Blue of Romney, West Virginia, and Ruth Moultreie McDowell, who married Claiborne Holmes Kinnard III of Franklin, Tennessee...."
Pg. 226 - " .... William Angus McDowell served in the Alabama Legislature and was Sheriff of Wilcox County until his death during the influenze epidemic..... His widow and young children later moved to Montgomery, Alabama. Madeline died in 1966. Both are buried in the McDowell Cemetery near Camden, Alabama."
Article submitted by Madeline McDowell Blue of Romney, WV.

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded 10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, William Angus b. 1883 d. 1920 (Masonic emblem)

Notes for Madeline Stanford

SOURCE: Tombstone inscriptions, Capell/Gravel Creek Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama; [Downloaded 10/22/2006 from web site: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~kithandkin2000/]
McDOWELL, Madeline Stanford b. 1892 d. 1966

Children of William Angus McDowell and Madeline Stanford were as follows:
50 i Madeline Stanford5 McDowell. She married John Rinehart Blue.
51 ii Ruth Moultrie5 McDowell. She married Claiborne Homes Kinnard III.

40. Narcissa Goree4 McDowell  (Samuel William3, John Robert2, William1), born 15 Jun 1888 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 11 Mar 1960; buried in Capell Cemetery, Wilcox County, Alabama.  She married (1) on 26 Dec 1908 in Liberty Hall Plantation, Wilcox, Alabama William Peyton Harris Sr , born 14 Dec 1885; died 3 May 1957, son of John Franklin Harris  and Mary Emma Burford . Narcissa Goree McDowell Harris married (2) at Camden, Alabama in 1955 to James Arnold Cook, born 1 Nov 1890 at Anniemanie, Alabama; died 4 Oct 1961 Camden, Ala, son of William Manelius Cook I and Carrie Wilkinson.  

 

 

Notes for Narcissa Goree McDowell

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 226 Family Article "William McDowell, Sr. -

" ..... Narcissa Goree McDowell b. 6-15-1888 d. 3-11-1960 married William Peyton Harris, Sr. b. 12-14-1885 d. 5-3-1957 on December 26, 1908 in the family home, Liberty Hall.  Their children were William Peyton, Jr., Julia Zimmerman, Mary Emma, Sara Narcissa, and Henry Franklin. ...."

Page 178 & 179 Family Article "The Harrises"  -

     William Peyton married Narcissa Goree McDowell (b. 6-15-1888) on December 26, 1908. ....Narcissa and Will were the parents of five children.  Their names were William, Julia, Mary Sara, and Demp. 

William Peyton Harris Jr. b. 10-22-1909 .... ; Julia Zimmerman Harris (b. 11-9-1912 d. 1-16-1995) ..... ; Mary Emma Harris b. 1-2-1917 ..... ; Sara Narcissa Harris (b. 8-4-1920) ..... ; Henry Franklin "Demp" Harris (b. 2-26-1923 d. 2-18-1999)."  Article submitted by William Peyton Harris Jr. Camden, Alabama.

 

SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 139 Family Article: The Cook Family" - " .... William Manelius Cook I .... His wife was Carrie Wilkinson ...... Their children were ...... James Arnold Cook b. Nov 1, 1890 at Anniemanie, Ala; d. Oct 4, 1961, Camden, Ala, who on Aug 7, 1912 married (1) Marqueritte McWilliams, in Camden. ....... James Arnold Cook married in Camden (2) Narcissa McDowell Harris in 1955. ...." Article submitted by Josephine Harris (Cook) Wasson

SOURCE: Tombstone inscription, Capell Cemetery, Wilcox Co., Alabama -                                                                                                            COOK, Narcissa Goree McDowell
       b. June 15, 1888          d. March 11, 1960


Children of Narcissa Goree McDowell and William Peyton Harris Sr were as follows:
52 i William Peyton5 Harris Jr., born 22 Oct 1909 in Wilcox, Alabama.
53 ii Julia Zimmerman5 Harris, born 9 Nov 1912 in Wilcox, Alabama; died 16 Jan 1995.
54 iii Mary Emma5 Harris, born 2 Jan 1917 in Wilcox, Alabama.
55 iv Sara Narcissa5 Harris, born 4 Aug 1920 in Wilcox, Alabama.
56 v Henry Franklin "Demp"5 Harris, born 26 Feb 1923; died 18 Feb 1999.

42. Henry Moore4 McDowell (Samuel William3, John Robert2, William1), born 7 Sep 1893; died 13 Jul 1981. He married on 23 Jun 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio Frances Toeppe, born 21 Apr 1893; died 29 Nov 1977.

Notes for Henry Moore McDowell
SOURCE: The Heritage of Wilcox County, Alabama, published by Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. P. O. Box 67, Clanton, AL 35046, Copyright 2002 - Page 224 Family Article "Family of Henry Moore McDowell" -
"...... Henry Moore McDowell, son of Samuel William McDowell and Julia Tait was b. September 7, 1893. He d. July 13, 1981. He married Frances Toeppe June 23, 1923. Frances was a telephone operator b. April 21, 1893 and d. November 29, 1977. Henry and Frances were the parents of one daughter Lauretta McDowell b. April 7, 1926 in Shelbyville, Kentucky. ...... Henry Moore and his brother Charles followed an older brother Sam to Cleveland, Ohio. ....... Henry Moore and his family lived in Cleveland, Ohio and later moved to Logansport, Indiana. He was a popular salesman for a hardware company, and later owed his own business in Logansport. .... " Article submitted by Lauretta McDowell, Logansport, Indiana.


Children of Henry Moore McDowell and Frances Toeppe were as follows:
57 i Lauretta5 McDowell, born 7 Apr 1926 in Shelbyville, Kentucky


Compiled by: Ernest D. Rayburn
Date: 1 November 2006