George Downing

George Downing

Birth
Downingtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 Apr 1853 (aged 68)
Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 10957540 · View Source
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Son of Thomas Downing and Sarah Smith. Farmer in Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester co., PA. Married Ann Denny in 1809, who bore him seven children, all attaining adulthood.
Death notice from the West Chester, PA, "Register and Examiner", April 9, 1853:
"Died -- in Uwchlan Township on Sunday morning, the 3rd inst. -- George Downing, in the 68th year of his age. The deceased retired on the previous evening as well as usual. He coughed in the night, turned over, and his wife hearing him breathe heavily, arose and lit a candle. When she returned to him she found his spirit had fled. The deceased was widely and universally esteemed."


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  • Created by: Ray Downing
  • Added: 13 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10957540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Downing (10 Jan 1785–3 Apr 1853), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10957540, citing Uwchlan Friends Burial Ground, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Ray Downing (contributor 46523418) .