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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Richard Downing

1Donated by Mrs. M.B. Herring, Georgetown, KY, Downing Bible Record 2, Kentucky Pioneer & Court Records.

2Bell, Annie W. B. (Annie Walker Burns) , b. 1894 (Main Author), Kentucky, Fayette County Marriages 1803 - 1851, 851645 Item 6. "Bondsman: James Peel, Fa."

31850 U.S. Census, M432_199 pg 226, 12 Aug 1850. "Richard Downing 51 M Farmer Kentucky
Mary Downing 48 F North Carolina
William Downing  28 M Trader Kentucky
Samuel Downing 21 M Farmer Kentucky
Hugh T Downing  18 M Farmer Illinois
John Downing 16 M Farmer Kentucky
Richard Downing 13 M Kentucky
George Downing 8 M Kentucky
Joseph Downing  10 M Kentucky
James Downing 5 M Kentucky
Margaret Downing 2 F Kentucky."

41860 U.S. Census, M653_365 pg 510, 6 Jul 1860. "Richd Downing 61 M Farmer Kentucky
Saml P. Downing 31 M Kentucky
John Downing 26 M Kentucky
Joseph Downing 21 M Kentucky
George Downing 19 M Kentucky
James Downing 15 M Kentucky."

51870 U.S. Census, M593_460 pg 3B, 27 Aug 1870. "Downing, Richard 71 MW Farmer Kentucky
-------, Elizabeth 50 FW Keeping house Kentucky
-------, William 45 MW Kentucky
-------, John 35 MW Kentucky
-------, Richard 30 MW Kentucky
-------, Mary 11 FW Kentucky."


Mary Polly Peel

1Bell, Annie W. B. (Annie Walker Burns) , b. 1894 (Main Author), Kentucky, Fayette County Marriages 1803 - 1851, 851645 Item 6. "Bondsman: James Peel, Fa."


James Downing

1Harold N. Downing, Book of Downing, The, 1960, p. L. Copy in possession of Bradley Canon, Univ. of Kentucky. Says he died at age 22.


John Downing

1Harold N. Downing, Book of Downing, The, 1960, p. L. Copy in possession of Bradley Canon, Univ. of Kentucky.

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48891357. Image.

31880 U.S. Census, FHF 1254412 pg 109D, 7 Jun 1880. "141-Hicks, Alex C. WM 54 M Farmer Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
-----, Martha WF 50 Wife M Keeping House Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
-----, Lee WM 16 Son S Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
-----, Katie WF 12 Daughter S Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
-----, Lina WF 9 Daughter S Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
-----, Minnie WF 8 Daughter S Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Ewing, Lurian or Leuian WF 68 Wd Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Downing, Mary WF 21 S At home Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
142-Downing, Jno. 45 S Farmer Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Downing, W WM 57 Wd Boarder Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Downing, Geo WM 37 M Farmer Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
Downing, Florida WF 27 Wife M Keeping house Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky."
Identity of these people:
Brother - William's mother in law - Leuian ?
Brother - William's daughter - Mary
Himself
Brother - William
His brother George
George's wife.


Eliza Downing

1Donated by Mrs. M.B. Herring, Georgetown, KY, Downing Bible Record 2, Kentucky Pioneer & Court Records.


Ann Morgan Downing

1Donated by Mrs. M.B. Herring, Georgetown, KY, Downing Bible Record 2, Kentucky Pioneer & Court Records. "Morgan Downing - Born -----, 1807."


Richard W. Downing

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48904699. Plot: Section N, Lot 4. Image.

2Bell, Annie W. B. (Annie Walker Burns) , b. 1894 (Main Author), Kentucky, Fayette County Marriages 1803 - 1851, 851645 Item 6. "Bondsmen: Thos Anderson. Robert Frazer, uncle."


Mary Russell

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97306812. Image.

2Bell, Annie W. B. (Annie Walker Burns) , b. 1894 (Main Author), Kentucky, Fayette County Marriages 1803 - 1851, 851645 Item 6. "Bondsmen: Thos Anderson. Robert Frazer, uncle."


Robert Clark

1Harold N. Downing, Book of Downing, The, 1960, p.23. Copy in possession of Bradley Canon, Univ. of Kentucky.


Priscilla Webb Downing

1Harold N. Downing, Book of Downing, The, 1960, p.23. Copy in possession of Bradley Canon, Univ. of Kentucky.


Salem Downing

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48905055. Plot: Section A, Lot 26, Part SE1/4. Image.

21850 U.S. Census, M432_199 pg 179A, 9 Sep 1850. "Salem Downing 46
Margaret Downing 46
Susan E. Downing 14
Julia. Downing 11
Joseph Downing 5." The record is not legible. I have no idea how the indexers read this unless they viewed the microfilms.