Kate Edith <I>Dowell</I> Downing

Kate Edith Dowell Downing

Birth
Prince Frederick, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
Death 23 Jul 1917 (aged 71)
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Burial Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Plot Block F, Section 85, Grave 3
Memorial ID 6194686 · View Source
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Daughter of George Washington Dowell and Maria Mitchell. Married Benjamin H. Downing in Baltimore in 1872. In 1877 they removed to Great Bend, Kansas, and in 1883, to Wichita. Kate and Benjamin had six children, only three of whom had children of their own. Descendants in moderate numbers exist today.
Kate died of cancer. There is a degree of uncertainty over her middle name. In some places it appears as "Edith", and in others, "Ellsworth". In addition, early census reports in Calvert county, MD, show her listed as Mary Christina Dowell.



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  • Created by: Ray Downing
  • Added: 19 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6194686
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kate Edith Dowell Downing (3 Nov 1845–23 Jul 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6194686, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Ray Downing (contributor 46523418) .