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 Phyllis Alberta <I>McDowall</I> Rose

Phyllis Alberta McDowall Rose

Lemoncove, Tulare County, California, USA
Death 13 Feb 1991 (aged 61)
Visalia, Tulare County, California, USA
Burial Visalia, Tulare County, California, USA
Plot Sec. A, Block 44, Lot 12, N/E Grave
Memorial ID 104900670 · View Source
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PARENTS: Archibald William McDowall & Mary Willie Alderson.

PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: William David McDowall & Emma Mary Price.

Note: William & Emma are buried in Canada & are linked to Archibald's memorial.

MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: John Johnston Alderson & Flora Margaret Buchanan.

John Johnson Alderson, b. 14 Sept 1877, Washington Co., Virginia; m. Flora Margaret Buchanan 20 Feb. 1902, Washington Co., VA; d. 7 April 1920, Alberta, Canada.

Flora, b. 20 March 1877, Glade Springs, Washington Co., VA; d. 31 August 1958, Three Rivers, Tulare Co., CA.

In 1911, John, Flora & their family resided in MacLeod Sub-Districts 1-35, Alberta, Canada.

John is buried at Pioneer Cem., Pincher Creek, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada; Memorial 137013939.

Flora is buried at Exeter District Cem., Exeter, Tulare Co., CA; Memorial 105370682.

1920 U.S. Census for Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana (16 Jan):
William D Mcdowall Head M 58 Scotland
Emma Mcdowall Wife F 51 England
Archibald Mcdowall Son M 29 England
Leslie Mcdowall Son M 27 England
Roy Mcdowall Son M 24 England
Majorie Mcdowall Dau F 21 England
Elsie Mcdowall Dau F 17 England
Malcolm Mcdowall Son M 14 England
Kenneth Mcdowall Son M 12 Canada
Neil Mcdowall Son M 6 Canada

William immigrated to the U.S. 1915. The rest of the family immigrated 1918 & 1919. William & Emma are butter & eggs merchants. Archibald, Leslie, & Roy are copper miners. Leslie was b. Middlesex, London, England.

Archibald McDowell m. Mary Willie Alderson 5 July 1926, California.

1930 U.S. Census for Lemon Cove Twp, Tulare Co., CA (6 April):
A McDowall Head M 39 England
Mary McDowall Wife F 27 Washington
Keith McDowall Son M 2 California
*Phyllis McDowall Dau F 5 mos California
Neil McDowall Brother M 17 Canada

Archibald is an oil company salesman. Neil immigrated to the U.S. in 1926; that's what the census record shows, but Neil was in Montana in 1920.

1940 U.S. Census for Lemon Cove Twp, Tulare Co., CA:
Archie Mcdowall Head M 49 England
Mary W Mcdowall Wife F 35 Washington
Keith A Mcdowall Son M 12 California
*Phyllis A Mcdowall Dau F 10 California
Roberta M Mcdowall Dau F 5 Oregon
Flora M Alderson Mother-in-law F 62 Virginia
Arnetta J Stratton Lodger F 11 California

The McDowall family resided in rural Tulare Co., CA in 1935. Arnetta lived in Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon in 1935. Archie was a cook for mountain parties. Mary was an elementary school principal. Flora Alderson was a widow.

Archibald McDowall registered for the World War II draft on April 25, 1942 in Exeter, Tulare Co., CA. He confirmed his birth date & location as noted above. He resided in Kaweah, Tulare Co., CA.

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  • Added: 9 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104900670
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Phyllis Alberta McDowall Rose (13 Nov 1929–13 Feb 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104900670, citing Visalia Public Cemetery, Visalia, Tulare County, California, USA ; Maintained by J.D. Larimore (contributor 47030633) .