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 William Alexander Downer

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William Alexander Downer

  • Birth May 1845
  • Death 1921
  • Burial Texola, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 30580237

William Downer was mustered into Capt. Harelson's DeKalb Rifles, Co B 49th Alabama Infantry Regiment for the Confederate Army on January 5, 1862. His first wife, Annah Ingram and 2 of their 3 children died in Arkansas. They're buried in Springhill Cemetery in Faulkner County. In 1896 he married Eliza Brown Guthrie. They had five sons and two daughters. Fours sons and one daughter lived to adulthood.

Johnie Magnolia, b. 1877, d. 1958
Hardie Warren, b. 1879, d. 1963
Arosmus Bruce, b. 1881, d. 1969
Joseph Max, , b. 1883, d. 1969
Mattie W., b. 1886, d.
Thomas Burton, , B. 1887, d. 1959
Dossie B., b. 1889, d. 1889

William Downer was my g-g-grandfather, father of my g-grandmother, Johnie Magnolia Downer Berry Reid.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Alexander Downer (May 1845–1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30580237, citing Texola Cemetery, Texola, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Caren Kellogg (contributor 47056555) .