Apr. 10, 1864 Ratcliff (Houston County) Houston County Texas, USA
Jan. 9, 1963 Dublin Erath County Texas, USA
Marcus Lafayette Dowdy was the son of Marcus Lafeyette Dowdy and Elizabeth "Bettie" Sides. He married Amanda J. "Annie" Medford 3 Octobert 1889 in Clairette, Erath Co., Texas. They were the parents of four children. After the death of Annie Marcus married Leonard Davilla "Lennie" Fretwell 17 June 1917 in Erath Co., Texas.