George William McDowell

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Born in Lane, Oregon, USA on 1860 to John McDowell and Louisa Nichols. George William married Melissa Bell and had 4 children. George William married Sarah Arnold and had 2 children. He passed away on 28 Sep 1908 in Oregon, USA.

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Surname meaning for "McDowell"

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic

Mac Dubhghaill
‘son of Dubhghall’, a byname meaning ‘dark stranger’, used among the Gaels to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians. According to MacLysaght, this is the Irish form of the name of the Scottish clan McDougall, borne by a branch which went to Ireland from the Hebrides as mercenaries. However, Black shows that both forms were current in Scotland.

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