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 Henry Richards Downes

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Henry Richards Downes

  • Birth 17 Sep 1832 Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
  • Death 1888 Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
  • Burial Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 104928081

The last number of his death year might be wrong.

Lawyers-H. R. Downes, Jas. Mulholland, C. P. Allen, C. F. Daggett, W. B. Longley.
Justices-Henry R. Downes, Oct. 1, 1880 (Aroostook County Archive)

Judge of Probate - Henry R. Downes of Presque Isle (1877)

In the 1870 U.S. Census, judge of probate Henry R. Downes, 37, born Calais, was living in Presque Isle, Maine, with Vashti N., 37, born N.B.

married Vashti Whidden, daughter of Benjamin Whidden and Cynthia Foster, who was born at St. David's. "she was lives at Houlton, Maine married Henry R. Downes, of Calais, Maine, an attorney, died at Presque Isle" (New England Families Volume 4 published in 1915

In the 1860 U.S. Census, Henry R. Downs, 26, born Maine, was living in Presque Isle, Maine, with shoemaker John L. O'Brien and his wife Mary and daughter Lizzie; Sabina Reed, 31; joiner George Getchel, 23; and printer Rasteri Whidden, 27, born Maine.

In the 1850 U.S. Census, George Downes, 56, born Mass., was living in Calais, Maine,Betsy S., 47;; George, 22; Caroline P., 19; Henry R,, 17; Edmund M., 14; Lemurel G., 10; and Martha H.F., 7, all born in Maine; and Christianna Mcconkey, 21, born N.B.

Children of George and Betsey Downes
Henry Richards born Septemvber 17, 1832 (Calais Vital Records)

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 104928081
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Richards Downes (17 Sep 1832–1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104928081, citing Calais Cemetery, Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by SusanE (contributor 47098878) .