Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all McDowells in:
 • McDowell Cemetery
 • Fairfield
 • Rockbridge County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Capt John McDowell
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 19, 1714
Death: Dec. 25, 1743

Son of Ephram McDowell, born Scotland, he married Magdelene Woods Dec 14 1734 in Pennsylvania, Was killed by Indians near Balcony Falls. This fight began a war that lasted until 1744.



John married Magdalena Woods, daughter of Michael Woods and Margaret Campbell. He was a surveyor. John was killed on Christmas Day, 1742, by Iroquois Indians on a raiding skirmish 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ephraim McDowell (1673 - 1774)
  Margaret Irvine McDowell (1674 - 1728)
 
 Spouse:
  Magdalena Woods Bowyer (1706 - 1810)
 
 Children:
  Samuel McDowell (1735 - 1817)*
  James McDowell (1739 - 1771)*
  Sarah Martha McDowell Moffett (1741 - 1811)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexander McDowell (1706 - 1782)*
  Mary Elizabeth McDowell Greenlee (1707 - 1809)*
  James McDowell (1709 - 1747)*
  John McDowell (1714 - 1743)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McDowell Cemetery
Fairfield
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Laurie
Record added: Sep 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7874560
Capt John McDowell
Added by: Dennis & Jean Boyer
 
Capt John McDowell
Added by: Timothy McDowell
 
Capt John McDowell
Added by: Timothy McDowell
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Timothy McDowell
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014

- Cyndi
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
GBY (( GOD BLESS YOU ))
- A AAA American at Find A Grave
 Added: Aug. 18, 2012
There are 8 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service