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Thomas Downey

Brent Downey (View posts)
Posted: 948567105000
Searching for Ancestors and Desendants of the following:
1. Thomas DOWNEY. Thomas married Mary CHIGRAM. They had one child: i. John (1809-)
2. John DOWNEY. Born in 1809 in North Carolina. On 19 Jun 1835 when John was 26, he married Sally JONES. Born in 1819 in Clay County Kentucky. They had the following children:
i. Thomas (1850-1928)
ii. Keziah (1836-)
iii. Gustavus (1837-)
iv. Nicey (1840-)
v. James (1842-)
vi. Ann M. (1844-)
vii. Jack D. (1845-)
viii. Anderson (1849-)
3. Thomas DOWNEY. Born in 1850 in Clay, Manchester, Kentucky. Thomas died in Kentucky on 5 Jan 1928, he was 78. Buried in Knox County Kentucky. In 1874 when Thomas was 24, he married Elizabeth MARTIN, in Kentucky. Born on 7 Aug 1854 in Kentucky. Elizabeth died in Kentucky on 15 Nov 1906, she was 52. Buried in Knox County Kentucky. They had the following children:
i. George (1890-)
ii. James (1876-1961)
iii. Henry (1888-1960)
iv. Nellie M. (1885-)
v. Nannie B. (1883-)
vi. Julia (1881-)
4. Keziah DOWNEY. Born in 1836.
5. Gustavus DOWNEY. Born in 1837.
6. Nicey DOWNEY. Born in 1840.
7. James DOWNEY. Born in 1842.
8. Ann M. DOWNEY. Born in 1844.
9. Jack D. DOWNEY. Born in 1845.
10. Anderson DOWNEY. Born in 1849.
11. George DOWNEY. Born in Nov 1890. Buried in Kentucky. George married Matilda SHELTON, daughter of William SHELTON (19 Jan 1863-23 Feb 1934) Nancy HURD (14 Oct 1861-15 Jun 1935). They had the following children:
i. Don Lewis (1918-1962)
ii. Geraldine (1928-)
iii. Alene (1936-)
iv. Marene (1936-)
v. Dorman
vi. Charles
vii. Arthur Ray
viii. Clarence
ix. Clifford
x. Glenn
xi. George
xii. Lee
xiii. Lonny
xiv. John Henry
xv. Gladys
xvi. Minnie
xvii. Unknown
xviii. Unknown
12. James DOWNEY. Born in 1876 in Knox County, Kentucky. James died in Knox County, Kentucky on 5 Mar 1961, he was 85. On 13 Oct 1898 when James was 22, he married Amelia COBB, in Knox County, Kentucky.
13. Henry DOWNEY. Born in Aug 1888 in Laurel, Kentucky. Henry died in Bell County, Pineville, Kentucky on 4 Mar 1960, he was 71.On 10 Sep 1913 when Henry was 25, he married Minnie PFAFF, in Knox County, Gray, Kentucky. They had one child:
i. Frances Ruth (1914-1998)
14. Nellie M. DOWNEY. Born in Nov 1885.
15. Nannie B. DOWNEY. Born in Oct 1883.
16. Julia DOWNEY. Born in Aug 1881.
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Re: Thomas Downey

Posted: 1063999431000
Classification: Query
Surnames: looking for downey, curry , brumley,,jones
im looking for thomas downey how married nancy curry
in clay county ky would like to find out his death and his father and mother name this is my g-grandfather my grandmother name is dora downey she married ed brumley
any help would be nice
thank you

Re: Thomas Downey

Posted: 1064001977000
Classification: Query
i have a dora downey but marriage unknown
fathers name was james Lucian downey married penelope foley

Re: Thomas Downey

Posted: 1104277388000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1113304051000
If anyone is still looking for this line of Downeys, please email me to discuss information. My line is Thomas/John/Anderson.

Re: Thomas Downey

Posted: 1104285902000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1112460254000
Surnames: DOWNEY,
This is my mothers line.. Her father was Henry Harrison Downey.

He married Minnie Pfaff.. Would love to know more on the children of Thomas
and Elizabeth Martin Downey.

Here is what little I have... Both of my grandparents have died and know
little of his line.. Got what little I have from cousin of my grandfathers
who I have lost contact and would love to fine.

Kay Goforth Adams

Middlesboro, KY

Descendants of Thomas DOWNEY

Generation No. 1

1. THOMAS1 DOWNEY was born Abt. 1788. He married MARY CHIGRAM. She was born
Abt. 1788.


2. i. JOHN2 DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1808, North Carolina.

Generation No. 2

2. JOHN2 DOWNEY (THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1808 in North Carolina. He married
SALLY JONES June 19, 1835 in Clay County, KY. She was born Abt. 1818 in Clay
County, KY.

Children of JOHN DOWNEY and SALLY JONES are:

i. KEZIAH3 DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1834.

ii. GUSTAVUS DOWNEY, b. 1838, Clay, KY; m. April 25, 1861, Clay, KY.

iii. NICEY DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1839.

iv. JAMES DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1841.

v. ANNA M. DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1843.

vi. JACKSON D. DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1845, Clay Co., KY.

3. vii. THOMAS DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1846, KY.

viii. ANDERSON DOWNEY, b. Abt. 1849, Kentucky; d. July 04, 1933, Clay
County, KY; m. Abt. 1881, KY; m. Abt. 1900.

Generation No. 3

3. THOMAS3 DOWNEY (JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1846 in KY. He married
ELIZABETH MARTIN 1874 in Knox County, KY. She was born in KY.


i. HENRY HARRISON4 DOWNEY, b. August 15, 1888.He married Minnie Pfaff in Knox Co KY
Children were.
Frances Ruth Downey m. James E Goforth

Faye Downey m.Ernest H. Warren

Roy Carson Downey m Helen Miller
all have passed away but Aunt Helen..

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