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Robert Hughes Dowdle
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1830
Lawrence County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1907

The picture to the left is not the children of Henrietta Messervy Dowdle and Robert Hughes Dowdle, but it is a picture of Jenett Lowe Dowdle and Robert Hughes Dowdle, 5 children that lived to adulthood. For Jenett Lowe children click on her name below.

Wife 1 was born in St Heliers, Jersey, Channel Islands. She passed on July 20 1919 in Teton, Idaho. 2nd wife Janet Lowe Born April 20th 1852 in Scotland and passedd April 26 1893 in Cove Utah. Wife Number 3 Allison Hamlin was married June 26 1856. Robert was always proud that he was born on the day the church was organized. He was proud of his membership in the churchand filled every calling well. He was an Indian scout and interpreter. He was a caroenter and Farmer.. He was active in all community affairs, including the position of constable of Justice of the Peace. WHen Robert was about 13, his family moved to Jackson County, Missippi. A Year Later they moved to King Creek, Pontotoc, Missippi. While they were in Jackson County they met the missionaries and learned of the Book of Mormon. His parents were so impressed with the church that they were baptized within a few days. With the children following closely behind. In 1846 the family determined to gather with the saints. Because they were very poor, and a man by the name of Jefferson Jones offered to help them, if they would let him go with them. They started thier journey in, and arrived at Council Bluffs where they remained for a time.
In September 1847, his father died, leaving a wife and seven children. In the spring of 1848, when the saints were preparing to move west, some of them , including Robert and his family, returned to Iowa side of the Missouri River to try to get things they would need to go west. In May 1852, They finally made thier way west. Upon Their arrival in the Valley, they settled in Santa Quin Where his brother had previouslly gone. Robert married in 1858, and then in 1860 they moved to Franklin, Utah, now called Franklin, Idaho. He married again in the practice of Polygamy. Shortly before his death, he moved to Preston, Idaho, to be near to some of his family. He was much loved by everyone Children by first Wife:Robert Born November 16 1858, Santaquin Utah, Passed November 18 1858. Joseph Born July 16th 1859 Santaquin utah, passed July 16 1859. John Born August 6 1860 in Franklin, Idaho passed August 6 1860. Henrietta Jane Born July 25 1861 in Franklin, Idaho passed October 26 1936. Sarah Ann Born June 15 1863 in Franklin, Idaho Passed February 1 1922. Elvira Born April 29th 1865 in Franklin, Idaho passed February 6th 1867. William Robert Born February 4th 1867 in Franklin, Idaho passed February 6 1867. Annie Elizabeth Born December 22 1867 in Franklin, Idaho passed June 13th 1936. Hugh Joshua Born January 9th 1870 in Franklin, Idaho passed October 13th 1921. Louisa Born November 2nd 1872 in Franklin, Idaho passed November 14th 1910. Moroni Jerome Born January 4th 1874 in Franklin, Idaho passed May 1st 1879. Children of 2nd wife: Thomas Born November 18 1870 in Cove Utah Passed November 18th 1870. Eliza Born April 13th 1872 in Cove Utah passed April 18th 1872. James Born June 24th 1873 in Cove, Utah passed June 24th 1873. Ellen Esther Born February 4 1874 in Cove Utah passed February 4th 1874. Margaret Born January 13 1876 in Cove Utah passed January 13th 1876. Etheland Born November 21st 1879 in Cove Utah passed July 9th 1977. Rosella Born May 31 1881 in Cove Utah passed May 26th 1974. John Alvin Born August 9th 1883 in Cove Utah passed June 23rd 1922. Nellie Born June 11 1885 in Cove Utah passed December 20th 1980. Lavonia Janette Born Mar 1887 in Cove Utah passed Mar 1887. Robert Hazen Born February 25th 1888 in Cove Utah passed March 12th 1977. Orvilla Born June 20 1890 in Cove Utah passed 1890. Ania Born May 1st 1891 in Cove Utah passed May 28th 1891. Mary (Twin) Born January 31 1892 in Copve Utah passed January 31 1892. Jane (Twin) Born January 31 1892 in Cove Utah passed January 31st 1892. Martha Leah Born April 13th 1893 in Cove Utah passed January 1894. Written by Veldon Hodgson...
Family links: 
  Robert Dowdle (1796 - 1847)
  Sarah Ann Robinson Dowdle (1799 - 1875)
  Henrietta Messervy Dowdle (1836 - 1919)*
  Jenett Lowe Dowdle (1852 - 1893)*
  Robert Dowdle (1858 - 1858)*
  Joseph Dowdle (1859 - 1859)*
  John Dowdle (1860 - 1860)*
  Henrietta Jane Dowdle Porter (1861 - 1936)*
  Sarah Ann Dowdle Baker (1863 - 1922)*
  Elvira Dowdle (1865 - 1879)*
  Annie Elizabeth Dowdle Hawkes (1866 - 1936)*
  William Robert Dowdle (1867 - 1867)*
  Hugh Joshua Dowdle (1870 - 1921)*
  Louisa Dowdle Daines (1872 - 1910)*
  Moroni Jerome Dowdle (1874 - 1879)*
  Absalom Porter Dowdle (1819 - 1897)*
  Sarah Ann Dowdle Mathis (1828 - 1908)*
  Robert Hughes Dowdle (1830 - 1907)
  James Pickens Dowdle (1833 - 1853)*
  John Clark Dowdle (1836 - 1913)*
  William Franklin Dowdle (1838 - 1877)*
*Calculated relationship
Franklin Cemetery
Franklin County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Block 28 lot 4
Maintained by: peahe
Originally Created by: Ryan Durrant
Record added: Jan 11, 2009
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Robert Hughes Dowdle
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Robert Hughes Dowdle
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Robert Hughes Dowdle
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