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George Hickman Dowell
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Birth: May 18, 1883
Duenweg
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1930
Duenweg
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

George Hickman (also listed as Hickam) Dowell was the son of George Weir Dowell & Lizzie B. Madden Dowell. He was married to Mollie May Simon, the dau of John Simon and Louisa Daniels Simon Witt. George took his own life on February 24, 1930 while living at the home of his father (Joplin Globe, dated Feb 25, 1930). According to newspaper accounts, George suffered from "chronic rheumatism" and was in great pain and bedridden. His wife Mollie is also buried here at Carterville Cemetery as our his two small daughters: Ruby Lucille and "Velva" (name on her death cert. is very difficult to read). George & Mollie also had a son, Orval Dowell.

Missouri death certificate #5363 lists cause of death as "a suicide" and clearly states he was buried at the Carterville Cemetery. I have copies of several old newspaper that give details confirming his death and that an inquest was held. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mollie May Simon Dowell (1892 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Ruby Lucille Dowell (1919 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carterville Cemetery
Carterville
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: 3B lot 695
 
Created by: Joyce Snell
Record added: Oct 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60856073
George Hickman Dowell
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