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Julia E McKeen Beede-Dowdell
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1841
Brewer
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Death: May, 1917
Newaygo County
Michigan, USA

Julia married John Beede in 1858 in Eddington, Penobscot, Maine. They had two children, Hannah and Fred, by 1861.

John served in the Civil War, returning to Maine having been severely injured. The marriage ended in divorce in 1866. He later showed up in California and remarried there.

Julia married Alexander Dowdell in 1867, a recent immigrant from Canada. By 1880, they had moved to Newaygo County, Michigan. Based on census information in 1900 and 1910, they must have had a child who died prior to 1900.

Alexander died in 1905. Julia again remarried to a widower, George William Prentice who died in Nov 1909 and was buried with his first wife, Mary, in Bay County, Michigan.

Julia died in 1917 and is buried with Alexander Dowdell in Hesperia, Newaygo County, Michigan.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James McKeen (1814 - 1887)
  Hannah Day Rowe McKeen (1819 - 1901)
 
 Spouses:
  John W Beede (1833 - 1926)
  Alexander W. Dowdell (1836 - 1905)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary McKeen (1837 - 1878)*
  James F. McKeen (1841 - 1842)*
  Julia E McKeen Beede-Dowdell (1841 - 1917)
  Finson R. McKeen (1844 - 1903)*
  Ida Jane McKeen Saban (1845 - 1920)*
  Seth Augustus McKeen (1847 - 1920)*
  Edward E. McKeen (1849 - 1850)*
  Lucy L McKeen Scammon (1851 - 1919)*
  Addie M. McKeen (1853 - 1854)*
  Ruel Curtis McKeen (1855 - 1932)*
  Albert W. McKeen (1858 - 1937)*
  Amelia M. McKeen (1860 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Hesperia Cemetery
Hesperia (Newaygo County)
Newaygo County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: gengramma
Originally Created by: Laura Pinks
Record added: May 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90800113
Julia E <i>McKeen</i> Beede-Dowdell
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