Jennie Ross Downing

F, b. 21 October 1879, d. 18 October 1962
     Jennie Ross Downing was born on 21 October 1879. She married Adoniram Judson Miles, son of Owen Phillips Miles and Hannah Price Shirk, in 1920.1 Jennie Ross Downing died on 18 October 1962 at age 82. She was buried in October 1962 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL.

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 675.

Jeremiah Downing

M, b. 6 June 1787
     Jeremiah Downing was born on 6 June 1787 at Chester Co., PA. He was the son of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr.

Jeremiah Downing

M, b. 31 August 1856, d. 31 December 1858
     Jeremiah Downing was born on 31 August 1856. He was the son of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood. Jeremiah Downing died on 31 December 1858 at Centre Co., PA, at age 2.

Joseph J. Downing

M, b. 20 November 1858
     Joseph J. Downing was born on 20 November 1858 at Centre Co., PA. He was the son of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood.

Judith Ann Downing

F, b. 14 August 1946, d. 12 October 2002
     Judith Ann Downing was born on 14 August 1946 at Wyandotte, Wayne Co., MI. She was the daughter of William E. Downing and Mary Katherine Wendell. Judith Ann Downing died on 12 October 2002 at Houston, Harris Co., TX, at age 56.

Leland George Downing1

M, b. 1 July 1901, d. 6 April 1971
     Leland George Downing was born on 1 July 1901 at Michigan.1 He married Fannie Ellen Wadsworth on 1 June 1926. Leland George Downing died on 6 April 1971 at Lenawee Co., MI, at age 69 Dates per SSDI, last residence Britton.

Child of Leland George Downing and Fannie Ellen Wadsworth

Citations

  1. [S3271] 1940 Federal Census, Lenawee County, Michigan. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1779.

Madalyn Eunice Downing

F, b. 14 November 1931, d. 5 March 2010
     Madalyn Eunice Downing was born on 14 November 1931 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI. She was the daughter of Leland George Downing and Fannie Ellen Wadsworth.1 Madalyn Eunice Downing married Robert George Irwin, son of Leo William Irwin and Mary Luella Matthews, on 30 August 1950 at Britton, Lenawee Co., MI. Madalyn Eunice Downing died on 5 March 2010 at Lenawee Co., MI, at age 78 Dates per SSDI, last residence Britton.

Newspaper article:

BRITTON, Mich. - Madalyn E. Irwin, age 78, of Britton passed away March 5, 2010. Madalyn was born Nov. 14, 1931, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the daughter of Leland and Fannie (Wadsworth) Downing. On Aug. 30, 1950, she married Robert Irwin in Britton. He preceded her in death Sept. 14, 1993. She was a 1950 graduate of Britton High School. Madalyn was employed at Herrick Hospital, Britton Restaurant, as a bus driver for the Britton Schools as well as working alongside her husband on the family farm. She had resided at the Tecumseh Place II for the past three years. She was a past member of the Tecumseh Rebekah’s #338, Tecumseh Grange #66 and the State and National Grange. She was a member of the Bowling Association, bowling at Airport and Ten Pin Lanes. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and sang in the church choir. Madalyn is survived by two sons, Charles (Debbra) Irwin of Britton and Calvin (Therese) Irwin of Britton; three daughters, Connie (Michael) Raymond of Clayton, Carol Withrow of Tecumseh and Cheryl (Norm) Seegert of Petersburg; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great- and great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Merlin (Myrna) Downing; and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Robert, she was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Catherine Louise; a grandson William Lee Raymond; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Marie Irwin.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 8, 2010, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Britton, with Pastor Amy Mayo-Moyle officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgeway Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 7, 2010, at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh.

Donations in Madalyn’s name may be made to the Tecumseh

Place Memorial Fund or Hospice of Lenawee.

Condolences to the family may be made online at www.pursefuneralhome.com.

Child of Madalyn Eunice Downing and Robert George Irwin

Citations

  1. [S3271] 1940 Federal Census, Lenawee County, Michigan. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1779.

Margaret Downing

F, b. 29 April 1797, d. 1863
     Margaret Downing was born on 29 April 1797 at Chester Co., PA. She was the daughter of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr. Margaret Downing died in 1863.

Maria M. Downing

F, b. 15 October 1848
     Maria M. Downing was born on 15 October 1848 at Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., PA. She was the daughter of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood. Maria M. Downing married Jesse T. Romine on 1 September 1870.

Mary J. Downing

F, b. 22 January 1842, d. 25 July 1919
     Mary J. Downing was born on 22 January 1842 at Illinois.1 She married Benjamin Franklin Willis, son of John Willis and Sarah Orwig, on 31 December 1867 at Fulton Co., IL. Mary J. Downing died on 25 July 1919 at age 77. She was buried in July 1919 at Nowata Memorial Cemetery, Nowata, Nowata Co., OK, Find A Grave Memorial# 21340432.

Citations

  1. [S4255] 1870 Federal Census, Fulton County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 222; FHL #545721.

Matilda Downing

F
     Matilda Downing married James Bruce Tallman, son of Thomas Bell Tallman and Frances Ann Gillespie.

Children of Matilda Downing and James Bruce Tallman

Matilda Y. J. Downing

F, b. 10 April 1851
     Matilda Y. J. Downing was born on 10 April 1851 at Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., PA. She was the daughter of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood.

Moses Downing

M, b. 20 June 1783
     Moses Downing was born on 20 June 1783 at Chester Co., PA. He was the son of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr.

Permelia Jane Downing

F, b. 17 December 1881, d. 15 March 1969
     Permelia Jane Downing was born on 17 December 1881 at Burt, Keya Paha Co., NE. She married Ulysses S. Grant Keith, son of John Francis Keith and Martha Jane Forrest, on 26 July 1903 at Hooker Co., NE. Permelia Jane Downing died on 15 March 1969 at Kearney, Buffalo Co., NE, at age 87.

Children of Permelia Jane Downing and Ulysses S. Grant Keith

Preston Downing

M
     Preston Downing was born at Virginia. He married Margaret Tilson.

Child of Preston Downing and Margaret Tilson

Ralph V. Downing

M, b. 18 July 1899, d. July 1985
     Ralph V. Downing was born on 18 July 1899 at Ohio.1 He was the son of George A. Downing and Edith G. (?)1 Ralph V. Downing married Dorothy Louise Hodge, daughter of James Eldon Hodge and Emily Jane Coil, on 1 February 1924.2 Ralph V. Downing died in July 1985 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, dates per SSDI.

Citations

  1. [S1359] 1920 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1353-4; FHL #1821353-4.
  2. [S1358] 1930 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1756; FHL #2341491.

Rebecca Downing

F, b. 15 April 1800, d. 20 April 1850
     Rebecca Downing was born on 15 April 1800 at Chester Co., PA. She was the daughter of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr. Rebecca Downing died on 20 April 1850 at age 50.

Rebecca Downing

F, b. 26 January 1842, d. 19 April 1844
     Rebecca Downing was born on 26 January 1842 at Downingtown, Chester Co., PA. She was the daughter of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood. Rebecca Downing died on 19 April 1844 at Centre Co., PA, at age 2.

Rebecca Starr Downing

F, b. 16 May 1846
     Rebecca Starr Downing was born on 16 May 1846 at Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., PA. She was the daughter of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood.

Samuel Downing

M, b. 1 November 1789, d. 3 May 1864
     Samuel Downing was born on 1 November 1789 at Chester Co., PA. He was the son of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr. Samuel Downing died on 3 May 1864 at age 74.

Samuel Downing

M, b. 20 June 1854, d. 5 July 1855
     Samuel Downing was born on 20 June 1854 at Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., PA. He was the son of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood. Samuel Downing died on 5 July 1855 at Centre Co., PA, at age 1.

Sarah Downing

F, b. 19 January 1792
     Sarah Downing married Andrew Thompson. Sarah Downing was born on 19 January 1792 at Chester Co., PA. She was the daughter of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr.

Thomas Downing

M, b. 25 March 1759, d. 26 June 1827
     Thomas Downing was born on 25 March 1759 at Bart Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. He was the son of William Downing and Ellen John. Thomas Downing married Rebecca Starr, daughter of Moses Starr and Sarah Harlan, on 24 April 1781 at East Sadsbury Meeting, Chester Co., PA. Thomas Downing died on 26 June 1827 at Centre Co., PA, at age 68.

Children of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr

Thomas Downing

M, b. 27 March 1803, d. 11 October 1855
     Note: Never married. Thomas Downing was born on 27 March 1803 at Chester Co., PA. He was the son of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr. Thomas Downing died on 11 October 1855 at age 52.

Timothy James Downing

M, b. 16 November 1979, d. 24 November 2011
     Timothy James Downing was born on 16 November 1979 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX. He died on 24 November 2011 at Indianapolis, Hendricks Co., IN, at age 32. He was cremated in 2011 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN.

William Downing

M, b. 21 June 1785
     William Downing was born on 21 June 1785 at Chester Co., PA. He was the son of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr.

William Downing

M
     William Downing married Ellen John.

Child of William Downing and Ellen John

William E. Downing

M, b. 9 January 1915, d. 28 January 2002
     William E. Downing was born on 9 January 1915 at Golden, Adams Co., IL. He was the son of Harry Toss Downing and Daisy Bell Kemp. William E. Downing married Mary Katherine Wendell, daughter of Jay Bertram Wendell and Stella Maris Wagner, on 16 July 1945 at USN Air Station Grosse Ile, Wayne Co., MI. William E. Downing died on 28 January 2002 at Lancaster, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 87.

Child of William E. Downing and Mary Katherine Wendell

Charles Grafton Downs

M, b. 28 September 1834, d. 5 October 1868
     Charles Grafton Downs was born on 28 September 1834 at Downsville, Washington Co., MD. He married Elizabeth Long, daughter of Nathaniel H. Long and Catherine Butterbaugh, on 5 May 1863 at Washington Co., MD. Charles Grafton Downs died on 5 October 1868 at Downsville, Washington Co., MD, at age 34.

Jessie Francis Downs

M, b. 16 October 1899, d. 19 February 1976
     Jessie Francis Downs was born on 16 October 1899 at Pickaway Co., OH. He married Ruth Elizabeth Buskirk, daughter of Henry Bishop Buskirk and Lena O. McCollister, on 11 April 1925 at Franklin Co., OH, no children. Jessie Francis Downs died on 19 February 1976 at Circleville, Pickaway Co., OH, at age 76. He was buried in February 1976 at Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, Madison Co., OH.