MCDOWELL, Abel

Male 1803 - 1868  (65 years)


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  • Name MCDOWELL, Abel 
    Born 1 May 1803  Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 19 Sep 1850  Neshannock Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Strangely the census does not list son Marinus King and daughter Margaret McDowell with the family.
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Neshannock Township, Lawrence Co., PA, Roll  M432_790; Page: 217B; Image: 434
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Neshannock Township, Lawrence Co., PA, Roll M432_790; Page: 217B; Image: 434
    Died 25 Jul 1868  Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ross Cox's house
    Buried Briar Hill Cemetery, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I325  Main
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2012 

    Father MCDOWELL, Samuel,   b. Abt 1766,   d. 9 May 1843, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother 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  [2
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family KING, Mary,   b. 1810,   d. 25 Jul 1891, Eastbrook, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1829  Eastbrook, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • married in sitting room of King home by John Fisher
    Children 
    +1. MCDOWELL, Benjamin,   b. 1 Jul 1830, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1864, Helena, Phillips Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +2. MCDOWELL, Samuel,   b. 27 Aug 1832, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1864, Byron, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +3. MCDOWELL, Elizabeth,   b. 29 Oct 1834, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1910, Neshannock Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
     4. MCDOWELL, Hannah,   b. 9 Mar 1837, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855  (Age 17 years)
    +5. MCDOWELL, Mary Jane,   b. 17 May 1839, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1899, Hiawatha, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +6. MCDOWELL, Marinus King,   b. 18 May 1841, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age 84 years)
    +7. MCDOWELL, Margaret Emma,   b. 20 Feb 1846, Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1895, Dickson, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Family ID F136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jan 1829 - Eastbrook, Lawrence Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 19 Sep 1850 - Neshannock Township, Lawrence Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jul 1868 - Hickory Township, Lawrence Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Briar Hill Cemetery, Lawrence Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From History of Lawrence Co. PA 1908: Abel McDowell came from Westmoreland County early, and lived for several years with his uncle, Thomas Fisher. He afterwards located in the northwest part of Hickory Township. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S162] Census: 1850 U.S. - Neshannock Township, Lawrence Co., PA , (Ancestry.com), Roll M432_790; Page: 217B; Image: 434 (Reliability: 2), 19 Sep 1850.

    2. [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."

    3. [S387] 20th Century History of New Castle and Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, Aaron L. Hazen, (Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, 1908), 31833012051915., 244 (Reliability: 2), 1908.