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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


John Grey Downing [Parents] was born on 5 Sep 1850 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He died on 4 Nov 1933 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. John married Jennie B. Downing in 1883.

John was counted in a census 2 1900 in Lexington Ward 4, Fayette, Kentucky. He was counted in a census 3 1910 in Lexington Ward 5, Fayette, Kentucky. He was counted in a census 4 1920 in Lexington Ward 5, Fayette, Kentucky. He was counted in a census 5 1930 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.

Jennie B. Downing [Parents] was born on 5 Jul 1860 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. She died 1, 2 on 24 Oct 1938 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. She was buried 3 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Jennie married John Grey Downing in 1883.

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They had the following children.

  M i Ernest Perry Downing was born on 26 Nov 1876. He died on 9 Jan 1946.
  F ii Allie C. Downing was born in Dec 1884.
  F iii Lucy B. Downing was born in Jul 1885.
  F iv
Mamie J. Downing was born in Jun 1888 in , , Kentucky.
  F v Ethel B. Downing was born on 18 Aug 1889. She died in Dec 1970.
  M vi John Otis Downing was born on 28 Aug 1892. He died on 19 Nov 1954.
  M vii
Jeptha C. "Jep" Downing was born on 30 Jan 1895 in , , Kentucky. He died 1 on 30 May 1960 in , Fayette, Kentucky. He was buried 2, 3 in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville, Jessamine, Kentucky.[Notes]
  F viii Lillian V. Downing was born in Oct 1898. She died in 1964.

John Otis Downing [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 28 Aug 1892 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He died 1 on 19 Nov 1954 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He was buried 2 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. John married Catherine Ellen Rose.

John was counted in a census 3 1930 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He was counted in a census 4 1940 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He resided 1900 in Magisterial District 4, P1LcW4, F, Kentucky, United States.

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Catherine Ellen Rose [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 18 Jul 1907 in Midway, Caldwell, Kentucky. She died on 21 Nov 1984 in , Fayette, Kentucky. She was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Catherine married John Otis Downing.

Catherine resided 1940 in Ward 5, Lexington, MD4, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Betty Jane Downing.
  M ii John Otis Downing Jr..
  M iii Paul Eugene Downing.
  F iv JoAnn Downing.
  M v
David Lee Downing was born on 28 Jul 1939 in Kentucky. He died on 27 Aug 2002. He was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.
  M vi Phillip Morgan Downing.

Ernest Perry Downing [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 26 Nov 1876 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He died on 9 Jan 1946 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Ernest married Ophelia Erd Downing about 1910.

Ernest was counted in a census 2 1920 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He was counted in a census 3 1930 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.

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Ophelia Erd Downing [Parents] 1 was born in 1876 in , , Kentucky. She died on 26 Dec 1965. She was buried 2 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Ophelia married Ernest Perry Downing about 1910.


Andrew Jackson "Jack" Rose [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 20 Dec 1869 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He died 1 on 17 Jun 1945 in , Woodford, Kentucky. He was buried 2 in Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky. Jack married Elizabeth Lydia Cecilia Spotnagle in Cal 1906.

Jack was counted in a census 3 1910 in Midway, Woodford, Kentucky. He was counted in a census 4 1930 in District 3, Woodford, Kentucky. He was counted in a census 5 1940 in Magisterial District 3, Woodford, Kentucky.

Elizabeth Lydia Cecilia Spotnagle [scrapbook] was born on 24 Aug 1880 in of Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky. She died on 5 Apr 1947 in Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky. She was buried 1 in Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky. Elizabeth married Andrew Jackson Rose "Jack" in Cal 1906.

They had the following children.

  F i Catherine Ellen Rose was born on 18 Jul 1907. She died on 21 Nov 1984.
  F ii Virginia Rose.
  F iii Eveline Rose.
  F iv Leona Rose.
  F v Beatrice Rose.
  M vi Jack Rose.
  F vii Mildred Rose.
  M viii Arthur Rose.

John Craig Crum was born on 22 Jan 1877 in Danville, Boyle, Kentucky. He died on 28 Oct 1951 in Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky. John married Lucy B. Downing about 1909 in Kentucky, United States.

John was counted in a census 1 1910 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.

Lucy B. Downing [Parents] was born in Jul 1885 in , , Kentucky. Lucy married John Craig Crum about 1909 in Kentucky, United States.


Joel Curran Higgins was born on 1 Jul 1874 in , , Kentucky. He died 1 on 31 Dec 1912 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. He was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Joel married Allie C. Downing in 1903.

Joel was counted in a census 2 1910 in Lexington Ward 1, Fayette, Kentucky. He resided 3 1912 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He resided 1880 in South Elkhorn, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

Allie C. Downing [Parents] was born in Dec 1884 in , , Kentucky. She was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Allie married Joel Curran Higgins in 1903.

They had the following children.

  M i
James Curran Higgins was born in Cal 1904 in , , Kentucky.

James resided 1910 in Lexington Ward 1, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.
  F ii Eleanor Clay Higgins was born on 4 Jul 1906. She died in Sep 1976.
  F iii
Ann Gibson Higgins was born in 1908 in Kentucky.

Ann resided 1910 in Lexington Ward 1, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.
  F iv
Margaret Allie Higgins was born on 7 Oct 1911 in Kentucky. She died 1 on 22 Jun 1913 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. She was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.
  F v Jane H Higgins.

Woodford Portwood was born on 27 Jul 1875 in , , Kentucky. He died 1 on 26 Nov 1926 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. He was buried 2 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Woodford married Ethel B. Downing.

Woodford was counted in a census 3 1920 in Lexington Ward 5, Fayette, Kentucky.

Ethel B. Downing [Parents] was born on 18 Aug 1889 in , , Kentucky. She died 1 in Dec 1970 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. She was buried 2 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Ethel married Woodford Portwood.

Ethel was counted in a census 3 1930 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.

They had the following children.

  M i Woodford Portwood Jr..

George W. Gardner was born in Cal 1901 in , , Kentucky. George married Lillian V. Downing about 1935.

George was counted in a census 1 1940 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky.

Lillian V. Downing [Parents] was born in Oct 1898 in , , Kentucky. She died in 1964. She was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Lillian married George W. Gardner about 1935.

Other marriages:
Hord, Richard Anderson


Richard Anderson Hord 1 was born in 1878 in , , Kentucky. He died in 1923. He was buried 2 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Richard married Lillian V. Downing about 1921 in , Fayette, Kentucky.

Lillian V. Downing [Parents] was born in Oct 1898 in , , Kentucky. She died in 1964. She was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Lillian married Richard Anderson Hord about 1921 in , Fayette, Kentucky.

Other marriages:
Gardner, George W.

They had the following children.

  M i Richard A. Hord.

Joseph Washington Downing [Parents] was born on 22 Feb 1854 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He died on 6 Feb 1929 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. He was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Joseph married Mary Eva Dodd.

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Mary Eva Dodd was born on 12 Mar 1865 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States. She died on 20 Apr 1950 in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky. She was buried 1 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky. Mary married Joseph Washington Downing.

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