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  • Laura Lavinia Dowling (1845 - 1909)
  • Silas S. Skipper (c.1796 - 1849)
    in the estate of Abraham Skipper. Married Esther Cumby. Children according to Family Search Elizabeth Skipper 1821–1880 ​​* Jacob S Skipper 1823–1865 * Elextrus McClearon Skipper 1825–1864 * John J Sk...
  • Martha Ann Dowling (1787 - 1859)
    GEDCOM Note ===In 1835 Martha moved to Georgia with her husband where they remained for a few months and from there they went to Dale County, Alabama in 1826.The esteem in which this mother of fourteen...
  • Nancy Dowling (Boutwell) (1763 - 1849)
    Saoni Boutwell and that she was the wife of Burtonhead Boutwell is a mythical person created by R A Dowling in his 1959 book, A Dowling Family of the South. R A Dowling has done great harm to Boutwell ...
  • Rev. Dempsey Dowling (1783 - 1865)
    GEDCOM Note ===American RevolutionOur ancestor Rev. Dempsey Dowling, and his wife were chiefly responsible for the construction of Claybank Methodist Church in 1852. Rev. Dempsey and his wife, Martha S...


The county is named for frontiersman Samuel Dale.