Spouse #1 was Margaret Wilson Dowda, 1825-1858. They married 1842 in Georgia and were the parents of the following:
Milbra C Dowda, (John L Anderson), 1842-aft 1880
Anderson Polk Dowda (Melissa M Carr), 1844-1914)
William Alexander Dowda (Nancy A Jarvis), 1845-1920)
Sarah Jane Dowda (George A Green), 1848-1912
John Thomas Dowda (Flora I Gardner), 1849-1921
Mary L Dowda (Milligan Cantrell), 1850-1912)
Martha A Dowda (Jovan L Garrison), 1852-1937
Carroll A Dowda, 1854-?
Spouse #2 was Malinda Caroline Riggins; married 31 Jul 1859 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
James Carroll Dowda/Dowdy (Mary Green, Martha Dilbeck), 1860-1949)
Malinda Dowda/Dowdy, 1862-?
Azelia Elizabeth Dowda/Dowdy (Timmons M Pettigrew), 1864-1931
Rosemond 'Rosie' A Dowda/Dowdy, 1866-?
Nancy Dowda/Dowdy, 1868-?
Sarah 'Sallie K Dowda/Dowdy (D M Pettigrew), 1869-1912 Memorial #25732632
Benjamin William Dowda/Dowdy (Ada Frances Robertson), 1871-1949
Charles F Dowda/Dowdy (Ethel Pace), 1876-?
Allen Arcelus Dowda/Dowdy, 1879-?
Benjamin Jeeter Dowda is likely buried in the Dowda Graveyard, Cherokee County, Georgia, along with his parents.
Balaam Dowda (Dowdy) (1777 - 1878)
Kizzirah Hester Riddle Dowda (Dowdy) (1782 - 1865)
Margaret Wilson Dowda/Dowdy (1825 - 1858)*
Anderson Polk Dowdy (1844 - 1914)*
James Carroll Dowda (Dowdy) (1860 - 1938)*
Azelia Elizabeth Dowdy Pettigrew (1863 - 1931)*
Sarah K Dowdy Pettigrew (1870 - 1912)*
Created by: Ruth Dowdy-McArthur
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74268592