Elizabeth Heard <I>Crain</I> McDowell


Elizabeth Heard Crain McDowell

Death 6 May 1857 (aged 52)
Pike County, Georgia, USA
Burial Molena, Pike County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 176695282 View Source

She is the daughter of George Crain 1775 - 1837 and Elizabeth Susannah Heard 1778 - 1862

wife of Charles Jefferson McDowell born 1799 who is said to have died during the California gold rush (January 24, 1848 – 1855) enroute home. Another reference stated he died in 1884 in California. No grave has been located. He is the son of William 1759-1838 and Mary Ann McDade1765-1838 McDowell from Virginia. He was born in Monticello, Jasper Co., GA
She and Charles married October 10, 1820 in Jasper Co., GA
Their known children were:
George Montgomery McDowell 1834-1883
Elizabeth Jane McDowell 1836-1913
wed John Sellers Westbrook 1827-1911
they are resting at
Oak Hill Cemetery, Spadling Co., GA
Amanda Temperance McDowell Garner
Oct. 8, 1829 - Oct. 3, 1851
resting at
Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery
M F McDowell 1839
Frances Caroline McDowell 1843-1897
Patrick Henry McDowell d Jun 21, 1884 Pike Co., GA

Gravesite Details

her final resting place is covered with sea shells UNMARKED beside her daughter Amanda Temperance McDowell Garner. There is a partial slab at the foot of her grave, thought to be her headstone, it proved only to be a blank slate


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