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Samuel McDowell
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1735
Death: Sep. 25, 1817

Revolutionary War soldier. Samuel married Mary McClung. Samuel was the father of Dr. Ephraim McDowell.
(Information per plaque located in county courthouse by D.A.R., Danville and Boyle County Historical Society.)



Washington Review and Examiner (Pa.) Nov. 5, 1817;
"Another Revolutionary Patriot gone.
Died near Danville (Ken.) on the 25th Sept. last, Col. Samuel McDowell, in the 85th year of his age. He was distinguished as a most active whig during the revolutionary war--was one of the first settlers of Kentucky--a member of the convention which adopted our constitution--was a judge under the district court system, and afterwards a circuit judge. He has left more than one hundred descendants; and was distinguished for his piety, unsullied integrity, practical patriotism and industrious habits. He lived long and usefully, died serene and happy.--Argus" 
 
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 Parents:
  John McDowell (1714 - 1743)
  Magdalena Woods Bowyer (1706 - 1810)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary McClung McDowell (1734 - 1827)*
 
 Children:
  John McDowell (1757 - 1835)*
  Samuel McDowell (1764 - 1831)*
  Martha McDowell Buford (1766 - 1835)*
  Joseph McDowell (1768 - 1856)*
  Ephraim McDowell (1771 - 1830)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel McDowell (1735 - 1817)
  James McDowell (1739 - 1771)*
  Sarah Martha McDowell Moffett (1741 - 1811)*
  Martha Woods Borden Harvey (1746 - 1823)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bellevue Cemetery
Danville
Boyle County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: A.P. Davis
Originally Created by: Larry E. Barnes
Record added: May 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36872445
Samuel McDowell
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Samuel McDowell
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Samuel McDowell
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Jun. 25, 2014
God Bless you and all who may view!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
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- Timothy McDowell
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
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