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William Woods Downs

Posted: 959925600000
Classification: Query
Edited: 993900358000
Surnames: Downs
Tracey I will check to see what I have on William Woods children -He settled in The Waco area of Tx. Bt 1856 or so -His wife was Henrietta Sparks -He was a Very influential Man in the Waco area-His son John Westley Downs was editor of the Waco Examiner and they kept that newspsper for many Yrs.-Before gong to Tx. William Wood Downs lived in Milliageville,Ga . was Justice of the peace and participated in the militia Preperations which was to protect against the Seminole and Creek uprising-abt 1840's . If you look in the Handbook of Texas--online -there is a writeup on William Wood Downs also-there was a place called Downsville near Waco-where he had extensive cotton Plantations -before the Civil war-he lost a Good deal of his fortune, helping the confederate cause.-He also lost two sons.Do you have more info on your relative? -e-mail to me and I will check-i have only the children of William Wood downs -not their descendents.--Llewellyn
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Lera Henkel 1136380592000 
lDenoraRinald 1137385603000 
Lera Henkel 1137422746000 
Tracey Downs Gregory 959860800000 
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