William Esco Downey

M, b. 20 October 1899
     William Esco Downey was buried at Farmington Cem., Detroit, Wayne Co., MI. He married Jessie Lee Crecelius, daughter of Steven Elias Crecelius and Anna Medora Baxley. William Esco Downey was born on 20 October 1899.

Alvina Downing

F, b. 16 April 1844, d. 6 April 1847
     Alvina Downing was born on 16 April 1844 at Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., PA. She was the daughter of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood. Alvina Downing died on 6 April 1847 at Centre Co., PA, at age 2.

Edith Downing

F, b. 16 February 1889
     Edith Downing was born on 16 February 1889 at Cedar Co., IA. She was the daughter of George Preston Downing and Sarah Elizabeth Kohl.

George A. Downing1

M, b. circa 1873
     George A. Downing was born circa 1873 at Ohio.1 He married Edith G. (?).1

Child of George A. Downing and Edith G. (?)

Citations

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

George Preston Downing

M, b. circa 1861
     George Preston Downing was born circa 1861. He was the son of Preston Downing and Margaret Tilson. George Preston Downing married Sarah Elizabeth Kohl, daughter of Daniel F. Kohl and Elizabeth Smith, circa 1886. George Preston Downing lived in 1900 at Lisbon, Linn Co., IA.

Child of George Preston Downing and Sarah Elizabeth Kohl

Hannah Downing

F, b. 29 May 1794, d. 18 December 1879
     Hannah Downing married Thomas Wilson. Hannah Downing was born on 29 May 1794 at Chester Co., PA. She was the daughter of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr. Hannah Downing died on 18 December 1879 at Centre Co., PA, at age 85.

Hannah M. Downing

F, b. 14 August 1837, d. 3 May 1894
     Hannah M. Downing was born on 14 August 1837 at Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., PA. She was the daughter of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood. Hannah M. Downing died on 3 May 1894 at Clinton Co., OH, at age 56.

Harry Toss Downing

M, b. 24 July 1884, d. 24 March 1926
     Harry Toss Downing was born on 24 July 1884 at Clayton Twp., Adams Co., IL. He married Daisy Bell Kemp on 3 September 1912 at Moline, Rock Island Co., IL. Harry Toss Downing died on 24 March 1926 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, at age 41

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

Harry T. Downing, son of William and Effie(Kern) Downing was born in Clayton Twp., Adams County, Illinois on the 24th day of July , 1884 and departed this life at the General hospital in Des Moines, Iowa at 2:15a.m. Wednesday the 24th day of March age 41 years and 8 months. "Toss" as he was familiarly known to everyone grew manhood in the vicinity of Golden and no social activity among the young folks was complete without Toss. In athletics, if Toss Downing was in the game its success was assured. Generous hearted, ever ready to assist he was a general favorite with young and old and the message that he had passed to the Great Beyond was received with sorrow. He was united in marriage to Miss Daisy Kemp, of Camp Point, on the 3rd of Sept 1912. To this union two children were, born, Dorothy having passed away in infancy, and little son , Edwin, now 11 years of age.Stricken very suddenly with acute appendicitis, Mr. Downing was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon, March 21st and at 7:39 p.m. an emergency operation was preformed. Surgeons discovered the Appendix in a ruptured condition and held little hope for his recovery. Serious complications followed the operation, the end proved not far distant. Some 14 years Mr. Downing and family have been residents of Des Moines. He held a responsible position as a city employee in the engineering department. His admirable devotion to his wife and little son, were the outstanding traits of his character. His energies were unselfishly spent for the happiness and welfare of his family. One sister, Mrs. Fairy Downing Donnelly and infant daughter, Dorothy, having preceded him in death. He leaves in bereavement the beloved wife and son, Edwin, of Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. William Downing, parents, and one brother, Emery K. of Golden, One sister, Mrs. Ray Miller of Camp Point, besides many other relatives and friends. In the midst of his years , his life's biography ends and leaves us in silence and in tears. The funeral services were held at the home of his parents Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Laverne Barkley officiating. Arch Thomas, Fred Thomas, Russel Peck and J.F. Ross sang, with Mrs. J. F. Ross at the piano. The pall bearers were, Henry Reynolds, Chris Weyen, John Baird, John Marshall, Roy Reed and Thomas Eckles. among those attending from a distance were: Dr. and Mrs. Will Kemp of Chicago, Ill; Harry Kemp of Indianapolis, Ind; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. John Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kern, Mr. Sam Kern, all of Shelbina, Mo., Mr. an Mrs. James Weeder and grandson of Hannibal. Mo; Mrs. Laura Kern of Decatur, Ill. , Mr. and Mrs. James H. Downing and son, John, of Springfield, Ill.. Mrs. Mary Poling, Galesburg, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Mays and mother; Clifford and Howard Mays; William Donnelly, Marguerite Downing; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Taylor and daughter, Mildred, of Quincy, Ill. Mr. Downing was laid to rest in the Hebron cemetery ., besides his little daughter Dorothy.

He was buried in March 1926 at Hebron Cemetery, Golden, Adams Co., IL, Findagrave #32973857.

Child of Harry Toss Downing and Daisy Bell Kemp

Jacob Downing

M, b. 6 June 1807, d. 9 June 1862
     Jacob Downing was born on 6 June 1807 at Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., PA. He was the son of Thomas Downing and Rebecca Starr. Jacob Downing married Jane Warner Underwood, daughter of Zephaniah Underwood and Hannah Bailey, on 12 April 1838 at Centre Co., PA. Jacob Downing died on 9 June 1862 at Centre Co., PA, at age 55.

Children of Jacob Downing and Jane Warner Underwood

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. 15 August 1946, d. 14 October 2002
     Judith Ann Downing was born on 15 August 1946 at Wyandotte, Wayne Co., MI. She was the daughter of William Edwin Downing and Mary Katherine Wendell. Judith Ann Downing died on 14 October 2002 at Houston, Harris Co., TX, at age 56. She was buried in October 2002 at Joshua Memorial Park, Lancaster, Los Angeles Co., CA, Findagrave #69609728.

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

Newspaper article -- Daily Telegram:

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.

She was buried in March 2010 at Ridgeway Cemetery, Ridgeway, Lenawee Co., MI, Findagrave #49284187.

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.

Child of Ralph V. Downing and Dorothy Louise Hodge

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.