MCDOWELL, Samuel

Male Abt 1766 - 1843  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name MCDOWELL, Samuel 
    Born Abt 1766  [1
    Gender Male 
    ASSO 03 Feb 1842  Mercer Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 9 May 1843  Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Old Ligonier Cemetery, Ligonier, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Headstone: Samuel McDowell - 1843
    Headstone: Samuel McDowell - 1843
    Person ID I207  Main
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2009 

    Father MCDOWELL 
    Mother Mrs. 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FISHER Hannah,   b. 11 Feb 1767, Cape May, Cape May Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1826, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1789  Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. MCDOWELL, Margaret,   b. Abt 1790
     2. MCDOWELL, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1792
     3. MCDOWELL, Rachel,   b. Abt 1794,   d. 1 Dec 1856, Eastbrook, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     4. MCDOWELL, Mary,   b. Abt 1798, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1877, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  [Birth]
    +5. MCDOWELL, Samuel,   b. 23 Jan 1799, Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1874, Eastbrook, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +6. MCDOWELL, Thomas,   b. Abt 1801,   bur. Ligonier, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. MCDOWELL, Abel,   b. 1 May 1803, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1868, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +8. MCDOWELL, Matthias,   b. 20 Jun 1805
     9. MCDOWELL, Amy,   b. Abt 1808,   d. 27 Feb 1828, Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
    +10. MCDOWELL, Joseph,   b. Abt 1812, Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Eastbrook, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 May 2001 00:00:00 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1789 - Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Ligonier Cemetery, Ligonier, Westmoreland Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Hannah...married Samuel McDowell, and settled near Ligonier. They raised a large family, most of whom removed and settled in Mercer (now Lawrence) County.

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Old Ligonier Cemetery Photos (Reliability: 3), 27 Jul 2009.
      Calculated from headstone that reads DIED May 9 1843? Aged 72 years, assuming date of death is 1843. Stone is weathered and difficult to read. Date of death could also read 1813.

    2. [SR59] Will: Fisher, John - 1842, John Fisher (Reliability: 3), 03 Feb 1842.
      Will: Fisher, John - 1842, John Fisher, 302-303 (Reliability: 3), Between 12 Jun 1841 and 3 Feb 1842.
      "Signed sealed published and declared by the testator to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who saw him subscribe the same And at his request have witnessed the same this 12th day of June 1841.
      "John Fisher (seal)
      "James Banks
      "Samuel McDowell
      "Mercer County ss.
      "Before me Joseph Smith Register for the probate of wills & e in and for said county personally came Samuel McDowell and on his solemn oath duly administered according to law did depose and say that he was present and saw the testator John Fisher sign and seal the foregoing instrument of writing and heard him pronounce and declare the same to be his last will and testament. And that he was at the time of his so doing of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding to the best of his knowledge observation and belief And that he in the presence of the testator and at his request signed the same as a witness and that the name Samuel McDowell so signed to the same is the proper handwriting of this deponent.
      "Samuel McDowell
      "Sworn and subscribed
      "before me the 3rd day of Feb 1842
      "Joseph Smith Register"

    3. [S180] Old Ligonier Cemetery Photos (Reliability: 3), 27 Jul 2009.
      Headstone weathered and difficult to read. Date of death could read May 9 1813 or 1843.

    4. [SR1] Colonial and Revolutionary Families of PA, Wilfred Jordan, editor, ((New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., 1942), 568-576), 974.8 D2c 1978., 573 (Reliability: 2).
      "HannahÉmarried Samuel McDowell, and settled near Ligonier. They raised a large family, most of whom removed and settled in Mercer (now Lawrence) County."