John McDowell (1757 - 1835)

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Birthplace: Charles City, Virginia
Death: Died in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Managed by: Maureen Diana Stephan
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About John McDowell

DAR Ancestor #: A076489

Joseph also served in the War of 1812, as did the eldest son, John McDowell.

"Another Revolutionary Patriot gone. DIED, on the 17 inst, at his residence in this County, JOHN McDOWELL, Esq. at a very advanced age. Major McDowell was an officer of the revolution, an early settler in Kentucky, was formerly a Justice of the Court of Quarter Sessions, and died a member of the County Court. In all his relations, there was none more correct, or more universally esteemed." Kentucky Gazette, Lexington, (Fayette Co., KY), Saturday, July 23, 1835

Married

  1. Sarah McDowell, 06 September 1781, Rockbridge Co., VA; 7 children
  2. Lucy (Nash) LeGrand, 12 April 1804, Lexington, Fayette, KY; 4 children
  3. Jane "Jenny" Lyle, September 1822, Lexington, Fayette, KY; no children

Sources

  1. A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities, Volume 3 (Google eBook). Page 1599
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 89576282
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Maj. John McDowell's Timeline

1757
December 7, 1757
Charles City, Virginia
1781
September 6, 1781
Age 23
Rockbridge, Kentucky, USA
1785
1785
Age 27
1787
1787
Age 29
1789
1789
Age 31
Burke, North Carolina, USA
1791
1791
Age 33
1793
1793
Age 35
1796
1796
Age 38
1799
1799
Age 41
1801
1801
Age 43