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Benjamin B. DOWNS

Benjamin B. DOWNS

Male 1774 - 1857  (83 years)

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  • Name Benjamin B. DOWNS  [1, 2, 3
    Born 6 Jan 1774  Leonardstown, St Mary's, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1857  Simpson Creek Nelson County, Kentucky: Burial: Downs Plot Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9086  Rofheart-Jones Ancestry.com Current Tree
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father John DOWNS,   b. 25 May 1749, St. Andrews Parish, Leonardstown, St Marys, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1857, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 108 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Ann "Nancy" HARPER, Teacher,   b. 27 May 1766, St. Andrews Parish, Leonardtown, Saint Marys, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1833, St Thomas, Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Georgetown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 25 Jul 1798  Nelson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Wilson DOWNS,   b. 5 Sep 1818, Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1879, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Alice DOWNS,   b. 16 Apr 1804, Downs Farm, Fairfield Twp., Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1890, Big Spring Cemetery,Nelson County,Ky Bloomfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     3. MATILDA DOWNS,   b. 25 Mar 1813, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1900, Anderson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     4. James Benjamin DOWNS, Sr,   b. 17 Mar 1811, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1874, Spencer, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     5. John Hillary DOWNS,   b. 22 Mar 1802, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1857, New Salem, Nelson, Kentucky, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     6. Philip Robinson DOWNS,   b. 9 Apr 1824, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1872, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     7. Elizabeth (Betsy) DOWNS,   b. 19 Aug 1799, Old Downs Farm, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1839, Simpson Creek, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [natural]
     8. William Wesley DOWNS,   b. 2 Apr 1816, Nelson County Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1872, Bloomfield, Nelson, Kentucky, United States, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     9. Angeline DOWNS,   b. 21 Aug 1827, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1897, New Salem, Nelson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F2242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jul 1798 - Nelson, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

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

    2. [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


    3. [S178] U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815, Direct Data Capture, comp, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1999;).

    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