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    Barbara Jane Bennett (August 13, 1906 – August 8, 1958) was an American silent film actress.Born into an acting family, she was the daughter of actor Richard Bennett and actress Adrienne Morrison, whos...
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  • Catherine Downey (1793 - 1863)
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  • Deborah Falconer
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About the Downey surname

If I am correct in my understanding, Downey used to be O'Downey or the like, and my grandfather Ralph Downey indicated that he was Irish. I believe his family migrated to the united States of America from Ireland.