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Rebecca Ann Downs Musselman
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1805
Hopetown
Ross County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1885
Hopetown
Ross County
Ohio, USA

Rebecca Ann Downs was born 04 Mar 1805 in Hopetown, Springfield Township, Ross County, Ohio; daughter of William and Catharine (Lowery) Downs.

Rebecca was united in marriage 07 Jul 1825 in Ross County, Ohio with Michael Musselman; son of Henry and Susan Elizabeth (Cryder) Musselman. Rebecca was Michael's second wife, his first wife, Elizbeth Fulton, died shortly after their marriage in 1824.

Michael and Rebecca were the parents of nine children:

1. Henry born 1827 married Clarrie
2. William born 1828 married Susanna "Susan" Hosler
3. John born 1830 married (#1) Angelina Hanson and (#2) Martha "Mattie" W. Gibson
4. Nelson (1832-1855)
5. Albert (1836-1898)
6. Mary born 1838
7. Levi born 1839 married Mary E. Newman
8. Elmira born 1841 married Henry Webster
9. Elizabeth A. (1844-1887)

Michael passed away 31 Mar 1837 in Springfield Township, Ross County, Ohio at the age of 70 years. He was laid to rest in Hopetown Cemetery in Hopetown, Springfield Township, Ross County, Ohio.

Rebecca passed away 08 Nov 1885 in Springfield Township at the age of 80 years. She was laid to rest in Hopetown Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Downs (1769 - 1837)
  Catharine Lowery Downs (1780 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Michael Musselman (1797 - 1867)
 
 Children:
  Son Musselman (____ - 1843)*
  William Musselman (1828 - 1903)*
  Nelson Musselman (1832 - 1855)*
  Albert Musselman (1836 - 1898)*
  Elizabeth A. Musselman (1844 - 1887)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Downs (1793 - 1852)*
  John Downs (1799 - 1852)*
  David Stacy Downs (1800 - 1840)*
  William Downs (1804 - 1872)*
  Rebecca Ann Downs Musselman (1805 - 1885)
  Isaac Downs (1820 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Shares a stone with Michael Musselman
 
Burial:
Hopetown Cemetery
Ross County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewel...
Record added: Feb 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65110950
Rebecca Ann <i>Downs</i> Musselman
Added by: Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
 
Rebecca Ann <i>Downs</i> Musselman
Added by: Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
 
 
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In memory of my 3rd great grand aunt.
- Bob Clewell
 Added: May. 19, 2012
 
 
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