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Clara Webb Downer
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1848
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1938
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Age at death: 89 years, 7 months, 29 days

Clara died of 2nd & 3rd degree burns on her body from an accidental fire in her daughter's house at 709 Chestnut Street, Joplin, Mo while working on her stove.

Spouse: James C. Downer
James & Clara were married December 25, 1866
by Mr. Reed. (as written in Clara's Bible)

James & Clara lived at
1220 West 7th Street
Joplin, MO

Known Children:
Ezra B Downer
Mabel May Downer Wilson
William E Downer

Clara is my Great-Great-Grandmother

The following information is from Downers of America. It is incomplete.

2054 JAMES C, of Lincoln, Neb f"'^Seneca), m 25 Dec, 1866,
Clara, dau of Edward B. Webb, of Rock City, 111.
She b 28 June, 1848.

Had 2059+ William E., bat Freeport, 111, 5 Oct, 1867. Rem to Jewett City, Kan.
2060 + Ezra, b 20 Jan, 1869.
2061 Mabel, b 30 May, 1876. She m Feb, 1893, G. N. Kirby, of Jewett City, Kan.

2059 WILLIAM E., of Jewett City C^JamesC), m 9 Jan,
1889, Mary, dau of Henry Frick, of St. John, la.
She b 24 Feb, 1869. Had
2062 Essie, b 11 Oct, 1893.
2063 , b 4 Mar, 1896.

2060 EZRA ('"'-James C), m 12 May, 1891, Bird, dau of
Simon Louis, of Alton, Kan. Had
2064 Maud, b 1892.
2065 Samuel E., b 1898.

**Special Thanks to graver: Doris Snyder, for the headstone photo**

Special Thanks to Special Friends Shirley & Dan Kirk of Joplin for the photographs of all 4 Downer graves.
Family links: 
  Edward Boone Webb (1826 - 1913)
  Cornelia Snyder Webb (1826 - 1903)
  James C Downer (1837 - ____)
  William E Downer (1867 - 1929)*
  Ezra Downer (1870 - 1946)*
  Mabel May Downer Wilson (1876 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Created by: S Chaney
Record added: Dec 13, 2010
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Clara <i>Webb</i> Downer
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Clara <i>Webb</i> Downer
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- S Chaney
 Added: Mar. 12, 2015
Great Great Grandma Clara, I found your Bible today. My Mother saved it & gave it to me a long time ago. I can see where you wrote the names & birth dates of your children. Thank You for leaving this Bible to our family's history. Wishing you well as y...(Read more)
- S Chaney
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014

- S Chaney
 Added: Dec. 28, 2013
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