Col. Samuel McDowell, Jr.

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Samuel McDowell, Jr.

Birthplace: Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Mercer, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Danville, Mercer, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Samuel McDowell and Mary 'Mollie' Annette McDowell (McClung)
Husband of Anne Irvina McDowell
Father of Abram Irvin McDowell and John Adair McDowell
Brother of Sarah Wallace; Magdalena Reid; Maj. John McDowell; James McDowell, Col.; William McDowell and 6 others

Occupation: Marshal of the District of Kentucky
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About Col. Samuel McDowell, Jr.

DAR Ancestor #: A076539

The First United States Marshal of Kentucky: Washington appointed Samuel McDowell, Sr., a federal judge and Samuel McDowell, Jr., Marshal of the District of Kentucky, which at that time was a territory. McDowell was the youngest man whom Washington appointed Marshal.(bio by: Joel Farringer) 


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Col. Samuel McDowell, Jr.'s Timeline

March 8, 1764
Augusta, Virginia, United States
April 24, 1793
Age 29
June 20, 1831
Age 67
Mercer, Kentucky, United States
June 1831
Age 67
Danville, Mercer, Kentucky, United States