Jane W Underwood Downing

York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Jan 1907 (aged 93)
Harveysburg, Warren County, Ohio, USA
Burial Harveysburg, Warren County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 176649132 · View Source
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She was aged 93y11m9d when she died. Born in York Co., PA to parents Zephaniah and Hannah Underwood. The family later moved to Bald Eagle Valley, Centre Co., PA. Jane was a staunch member of the Society of Friends. She married Jacob Downing, of Half Moon Valley, Centre Co., on April 11, 1838, and they had 9 children, 5 of whom lived to adulthood. Hannah M., the oldest, died in May 1894. The others were: Rebecca S. Merritt, Maria M. Romine, Matilda J. Underwood, and Joseph J. Downing. Her husband Jacob died June 9, 1862. In 1868 she sold her property in Centre Co. and moved to Ohio. She was a member of the Miami Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends and was an elder in that organization. The obit said she was very well-read and a wonderful conversationalist as a result.--Information from the Jan. 29, 1907 Xenia Daily Gazette

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  • Created by: Ruth Tobias
  • Added: 23 Feb 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 176649132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jane W Underwood Downing (13 Feb 1813–23 Jan 1907), Find a Grave Memorial no. 176649132, citing Friends Cemetery, Harveysburg, Warren County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Ruth Tobias (contributor 47126653) .