Major John McDowell

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John McDowell

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Joseph McDowell and Margaret 'Mary' McDowell (O'Neil)
Husband of Hannah McDowell and Agnes Nancy McDowell
Father of McDowell; Margaret Peggy McDowell; Elizabeth McElrath and Samuel McDowell
Brother of Elizabeth McKinney; Sarah Nancy McDowell; Hugh McDowell; Gen. Charles McDowell; Hannah Chrisman and 4 others

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About John McDowell

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor #: A076467

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14568578

John distinguished himself fighting in the American Revolution, as did his father and brothers.

INSCRIPTION: IN MEMORY OF MAGER (sic) JOHN McDOWELL WAS BORN IN VIRGINIA 1751 & DIED MARCH THE 24 AGE 71 YEARS. SOLDIER OF THE REVOLUTION

According to direct descendant Charles Graham, John McDowell's father Joseph McDowell married Margaret O'Neil in Ulster (Northern) Ireland in 1739. They emigrated to Pennsylvania, America, and then settled in Virginia where they had the following children:

1. Hugh McDowell c. 1742-30 March 1772

2. Charles McDowell 28 October 1743- 31 March 1815; (married Grace Bowman)

3.Hannah McDowell(married a Chisman)

4.JOHN MCDOWELL 1751-24 March 1822 (married Hannah Keller)

5.Margaret McDowell (married Robert McElrath

6. Joseph McDowell Jr. married Margaret Moffitt)

Sadly, John and Hannah lost their three sons and a nephew in a house fire in 1812.



      
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Major John McDowell's Timeline

1751
August 1751
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, USA
1775
1775
Age 23
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, USA
1776
1776
Age 24
Burke, North Carolina, USA
1787
May 16, 1787
Age 35
Burke, North Carolina, USA
1792
June 20, 1792
Age 40
Burke, North Carolina, USA
1794
1794
Age 42
Burke, North Carolina, USA
1822
March 24, 1822
Age 70
Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, USA
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