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Eleanor Dows
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1842
Death: 1925

1900 census shows she resided in the Hilltop District of Charles County, Maryland. However, other records indicate that she (and her husband) resided at the Rosemary Lawn estate in nearby Welcome from the early 1870s until sometime after his death (in 1916) She was born in England, the United Kingdom. She was associated with the Cadeby Hall estate there.
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She owned Rosemary Lawn until 1926 or so. Because land records show that the Dows never got title to the little cemetery on the estate (when they bought the land) is the likely reason the Dows aren't buried there. The cemetery was said to be about an half-acre or so. It was kept by the prior owners with access rights that today in the state are conveyed by law to relatives no matter who actually owns the cemetery.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Dows (1839 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Eleanor Dows Scott (1862 - 1886)*
  Ada Dows Griggs (1870 - 1953)*
  Edith Kate Dows (1871 - 1872)*
  Charles Stephen Dows (1874 - 1882)*
  Rosa Payne Dows Watson (1876 - 1965)*
  Adelaide Dows Cockerille (1878 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Suitland
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Fred Sanford
Record added: Jun 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92644955
Eleanor Dows
Added by: Grace
 
Eleanor Dows
Added by: Fred Sanford
 
Eleanor Dows
Added by: Fred Sanford
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 18, 2013

- Grace
 Added: Nov. 26, 2012
She ran the farm for several years after her husbands death - not an easy task given the size of it all...
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 24, 2012
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