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Mary McDowell (McClung)

Birthplace: Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Death: Died in Mercer, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Danville, Mercer, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William McClung and Sarah McClung
Wife of Col. Samuel McDowell
Mother of Magdalena Reid; Sarah Wallace; Maj. John McDowell; James McDowell; William McDowell and 18 others
Sister of Sarah Lyle; William McClung; Charles McClung; Elizabeth Paxton; Matthew McClung and 3 others

Managed by: Michael N Vandivier
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About Mary McDowell

DAR Ancestor #: A076508

John McDowell's son Samuel married Mary McClung in 1754. (Mary was said to be the prettiest girl in Virginia.) She was the daughter of John McClung and Elizabeth Alexander.

Children of Samuel & Mary McClung McDowell

  1. Magdalen m. Andrew Reid
  2. Sarah m. Caleb Wallace (Sarah died eight months later)
  3. John m. 1. Sarah McDowell 2. Lucy Legrande 3. Jenny Lyle
  4. James m. Mary Paxton Lyle
  5. William m. Margaret Madison
  6. Martha m. Abram Buford
  7. Joseph m. Sarah Irvine
  8. Ephraim m. Sarah Shelby
  9. Mary m. Alexander Keith Marshall
  10. Caleb m. Elizabeth McDowell
  11. Andrew (did not marry)
  12. Samuel m. Anna Irvine


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Mary McDowell's Timeline

May 8, 1734
Coleraine, Northern Ireland
January 17, 1754
Age 19
Augusta, Virginia, United States
October 9, 1755
Age 21
Age 20
Cherry Grove, Rockbridge, Virginia
December 7, 1757
Age 23
Charles City, Virginia
May 29, 1760
Age 26
March 9, 1762
Age 27
March 8, 1764
Age 29
Rockbridge, Kentucky
June 20, 1766
Age 32
September 13, 1768
Age 34