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Cornelius Narlee "Lee" Downes
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1880
Roanoke
Randolph County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1943
Calaveras County
California, USA

Calaveras Prospect, 1 January 1944.

LAST RITES HELD FOR CORNELIUS DOWNES

Funeral services were held Wednesday for Cornelius w. Downes, 63, who died Christmas Eve at his ranch home between Angels Camp and Vallecito after a short illness. A native of Alabama, he had been a farmer almost all of his life. Deceased is survived by two sons, Gary Downes of Richmond and J. D. Downes of Washington; four daughters, Mrs. Arles Huckaby and Miss Leona Downes of Angels Camp, Mrs Maida Wilkinson of Vallecito and Mrs Ozella Acre of Arkansas; two sisters, Mrs Jettie Sartin of Angels Camp and Mrs Viola Dees of Texas; a brother, Gentry Downes of Oklahoma and 11 grandchildren. Services were held at the Bigelow Mortuary chapel in Angels Camp with Rev. Hoffman of Stockton officiating. Interment was made in Buena Vista Cemetery, Murphys.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Daniel Downes (1849 - 1908)
  Martha Angeline Taylor Downes (1853 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Etta Dee Burk Downes (1887 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Mada Eudora Downes Wilkinson (1910 - 2000)*
  Ozella Angeline Downes Baker (1919 - 1998)*
  John Daniel Downes (1921 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  William McDonald Downes (1873 - 1916)*
  Elijah Daniel Downes (1878 - 1945)*
  Cornelius Narlee Downes (1880 - 1943)
  Lydia Annjettie Downes Sartain (1882 - 1956)*
  Viola Virginia Downes Dees (1888 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Buena Vista Cemetery
Murphys
Calaveras County
California, USA
 
Created by: Tim Wilkinson
Record added: Feb 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24540607
Cornelius Narlee Lee Downes
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Cornelius Narlee Lee Downes
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Cornelius Narlee Lee Downes
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Thinking of my Grand Uncle. One of my Grandma Viola's brothers.~Susan
- Susan and Glenn Johnson
 Added: Feb. 11, 2014

- Wilhite Family
 Added: Dec. 23, 2013
RIP Grandma. I Love You!
- Reece Baker
 Added: Jun. 6, 2012
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