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Benjamin Wilson DOWNS

Benjamin Wilson DOWNS

Male 1818 - 1879  (60 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Wilson DOWNS  [1, 2, 3
    Born 5 Sep 1818  Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Mar 1879  Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8005  Rofheart-Jones Ancestry.com Current Tree
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father Benjamin B. DOWNS,   b. 6 Jan 1774, Leonardstown, St Mary's, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1857, Simpson Creek Nelson County, Kentucky: Burial: Downs Plot Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lydia Elizabeth WILSON,   b. 14 Feb 1778, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1858, Simpson Creek Nelson Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 Jul 1798  Nelson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F2242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 NANCY ASH,   b. 27 Jul 1820, Nelson Co, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1851, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1840  Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. JOHN ASH DOWNS,   b. 26 Feb 1849, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1916, Waverly Hill Hospital,Jefferson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth "Lizzie" C. DOWNS,   b. 1 Sep 1848, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1895, Nelson Co, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
     3. Sarah Catherine DOWNS,   b. 1844, Nelson Co, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1894, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     4. Benjamin Clark DOWNS,   b. 6 Oct 1841, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1926, Oldham, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1929  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Anne ALLEN,   b. Jul 1833, Nelson County,Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1911, Shelby County, kY. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1852  Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Adeline Lee DOWNS,   b. 12 Apr 1854, Nelson County,Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1947, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
     2. Capitolia DOWNS,   b. 18 Jul 1870, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1945, Shelby, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     3. James M. DOWNS,   b. 23 Jan 1855, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1912, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     4. Martha Alice DOWNS,   b. 11 Dec 1852, Nelson Co Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1873, Nelson Co Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Sep 1818 - Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1840 - Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1852 - Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1879 - Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Benjamin Wilson Downs gravestone
    Benjamin Wilson Downs gravestone
    Marriage of Downs, Benjamin Wilson & Nancy Ash
    Marriage of Downs, Benjamin Wilson & Nancy Ash

  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Kentucky, Birth Records, 1852-1910, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - Kentucky. Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records – Microfilm (1852-1910). Microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, ;).
      Kentucky, Birth Records, 1852-1910
      Kentucky, Birth Records, 1852-1910


    2. [S6] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

    3. [S189] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2016;).
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965


    4. [S189] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2016;).
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965


    5. [S189] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2016;).
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965


    6. [S189] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2016;).
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965


    7. [S189] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2016;).
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965
      Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965