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Nancy Ellen Dowdy Denam Conner
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1855
Stoddard County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1941
Butler County
Missouri, USA

The first born daughter of Joel Wesley and Sina Haggard Dowdy, Nancy grew up in Stoddard County, Missouri. She married Richard Denam 16 Nov 1873 in Stoddard County. They were the parents of seven children born between 1875 and 1894, about which time - for reasons unknown - their marriage ended.

Children are:

Sarah E Denam Laster (1875-
Wife of George Laster

William Thomas Denam (1877 -1936)
Husband of Rosa Frazier

Rosey Denam (1880- Bef 1900)
enora Ellen Denem (1884 - Bef 1900)

Maude Denam Searcy (1886-1928)
Wife of Alvardo 'Alvie' Searcy

Lulu Denam (1890-

Oscar Denam (1894 -

Nancy married Matthew Conner 26 Sep 1895 in Stoddard County, Missouri. This marriage was blessed with two sons.

Pearl McKinley Conner (1896-1955)
Husband of Anna M (LNU)
Husband of Addie Fouts (1901-1951)

Albert Franklin Conner (1903-1976)
Husband of Margaret 'Maggie' Angeline Owens

In the 1900 U S Federal Census, Nancy's record indicates that seven children of twelve born to her were still living. No information found on five others.

Both of Nancy's parents had died prior to 1870; in the U S Federal Census of that year she is enumerated with her fraternal grandparents, Allen and Ann Mariah Dowdy, along with one brother, one half-brother and one half-sister. Jane Dowdy, youngest child of Joel Wesley and Sina Haggard Dowdy is not enumerated with her siblings.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joel Wesley Dowdy (1831 - 1866)
  Cousina Elizabeth Haggard Dowdy (1842 - 1869)
 
 Spouses:
  Richard Denam (1852 - 1915)
  Matthew Conner (1874 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Maude Denam Searcy (1886 - 1928)*
  Pearley McKinley Conner (1896 - 1955)*
  Albert Franklin Conner (1903 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Ellen Dowdy Denam Conner (1855 - 1941)
  Robert Allen Dowdy (1856 - 1944)**
  Alice Mary Ann Dowdy Hill (1858 - 1957)**
  John Wesley Dowdy (1860 - 1860)**
  Henry Franklin Dowdy (1862 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Little Brushy Cemetery
Butler County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Ruth Dowdy-McArthur
Record added: Nov 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61332351
Nancy Ellen <i>Dowdy Denam</i> Conner
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Nancy Ellen <i>Dowdy Denam</i> Conner
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Unknown we are to each other...through time our paths have crossed...as we visit one to another...know you are not forgotten or lost...
- Jayne Wright-Allison
 Added: Nov. 19, 2010
 
 
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