James Downing

Male 1816 - 1881  (65 years)


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  • Name James Downing 
    Born 12 Feb 1816  Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Endowed (LDS) 30 Dec 1845 
    Died 24 Nov 1881  Scandia, Republic, Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 18278  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I127087  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2006 

    Father Joseph Downing,   b. 2 Sep 1786, Downingtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1822, , Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Beidler,   b. 1 Feb 1794, Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1868, , Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1813  , Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27788  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret Pierce Gheen,   b. 1 Nov 1823, Goshen, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1886  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1843  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin R. Downing,   b. 27 Dec 1844, , Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1848  (Age 4 years)
     2. Thomas Downing,   b. 10 Nov 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1929, Scandia, Republic, Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Hannah E Downing,   b. 4 Sep 1847, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Frances Downing,   b. 14 Apr 1849, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1930, Hamilton, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Maria Lucy Downing,   b. 3 Sep 1850, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1933, Scandia, Republic, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Jane Elizabeth Downing,   b. 27 Dec 1851, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1883  (Age 31 years)
     7. William Gheen Downing,   b. 4 Jul 1853, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1853, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Joseph Riter Downing,   b. 23 Sep 1854, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1875, Appanoose, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     9. George W Downing,   b. 18 Aug 1856, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1937, Cody, Park, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. John B Downing,   b. 18 Jun 1859, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Stephen A Downing,   b. 14 Oct 1860, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937, Scandia, Republic, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F26292  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 83, Lot 3 tenant
      Nauvoo : Block 94 tenant
      Nauvoo : Block 93, Lot 2 tenant
      Property Transactions, Nauvoo, Hancock County; Black, Black and Plewe, page 1235
      Hancock County Property Records; Nauvoo Restoration Incorporated; 1 page
      Hancock County Land Records 1840+; Nauvoo Restoration Incorporated; 1 page
      Hancock County Tax Records, 1842 - 1845; Genealogical Society of Uth, 1956, 1 page
      Nauvoo Restoration Incorporated Property, Nauvoo Blocks and Streets, 1 page

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 1 page
      Nauvoo Marriages 1839-1846, compilation of church, civil, newspaper and historical records; 1 page
      70's Record before 1850, LDS Archives, page 123
      70's Record, H. Black, page 216-217
      Early Seventies and High Priest Index, LDS Archives, page 41
      Nauvoo Seventy Membership, Annotated Index 1835-1846; Harvey Black, 1996, page 110
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 14, pages 316-319
      Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages, 1839-1845; Lyndon W. Cook, 1 page
      Early Mormon Records, Nauvoo; Lyman Platt Inex, 1980; Persons Moving into Nauvoo July 31, 1841 to Jan 12, 1846
      Early Nauvoo Members Political Records, 1st - 4th Civil Wards, page 19

      HISTORIES:
      Mormon Redress, Scroll Petitiion, Clark Johnson, page 565-569



      OTHER SOURCES:
      Internet Sources:
      rootsweb.com: World Connect Project: Family Trees, 2 pages
      findagrave.com: 2 pages

      VARIANTS:
      Name: James Donning
      Mother's name: Beitler

      BURIAL: Riverview Cemetery, Scandia, Republic County, Kansas, USA