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Rev George Dowler
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1776
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1862
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA

Son of Edward and Eleanor "Nellie" (Riggs) Dowler, married Mary Barto (Barteaux).
"History of the panhandle, 1879," pg. 402, Union District, Marshall Co., WV.

The McHenrys, the McCombs, the Allens, the Dowlers, the Blacks, the Barteaux, the Caldwells, are among the most prominent who first settled here.

Mount Zion Methodist Protestant Church. The first meeting of the society, which is now extinct, was held at the house of Rev. George Dowler in 1833. Burnes then succeeded Dowler. In 1848 a log church was erected. During the rebellion it united itself to the Methodist Episcopal Church. It was only a mission field. The building is still standing, but is unoccupied.

He was appointed as a school commissioner 23 APR 1836 for a one year term. He was appointed supervisor & overseer of the poor in 19 JUN 1835 by the court.

2 APR 1811 Enoch Sutton & Elizabeth his wife sold to George Dowler of Washington Co, PA for $250.00 a tract of land containing one hundred acres on Little Grave Creek. Marshall Co, WV Deed bk 7 pg 140.

4 MAY 1812 John Brown binds his ward Margaret Brown to George Dowler until she is 18 years old to learn reading, writing, and the art of spinning, knitting, etc.

The old Dowler farm is three miles east of Sherrard, Marshall County, WV.

Died at Dowler's Ridge, Union District, Marshall County, Virginia.

Family links: 
  Mary Barto Dowler (1781 - 1860)*
  Edward Dowler (1799 - 1886)*
  Michael Dowler (1805 - 1875)*
  Nancy Jane Dowler Talbert (1811 - 1891)*
  Mary Dowler Orum (1816 - 1898)*
  Sarah Dowler Conner (1818 - 1887)*
*Calculated relationship
McMechen Cemetery
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Ed Starling
Record added: Aug 09, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7748189
Rev George Dowler
Added by: Ed Starling
Rev George Dowler
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 Added: Apr. 4, 2011

- Ed Starling
 Added: May. 29, 2006

 Added: Oct. 15, 2003

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