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  • Robert Downey, Sr. (1936 - 2021)
    Described by an associate as "a big jovial bear", Robert Downey Sr. translated his irreverent, mordant humor to the screen as the writer-director of several experimental cult classics of the late 1960s...
  • Elizabeth Watts (1665 - 1710)
  • Hannah Downey (1692 - 1763)
    Reference: WikiTree Genealogy - SmartCopy : May 20 2022, 2:50:41 UTC She passed away in 1763.* Reference: WikiTree Genealogy - SmartCopy : May 20 2022, 2:54:44 UTC
  • Irene Madora Downey (1896 - 1951)

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.