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  • ID: I219402
  • Name: James Nelson DOWNS
  • Given Name: James Nelson
  • Surname: Downs
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 5BE0CF31E3480B479A4F01CCAB6378605468
  • Change Date: 26 JAN 2007
  • _COLOR: 3
  • Note: James Nelson Downs was the only child of Nelson M. Downs and Louisa Jones Downs. On the 1880 census record he is listed as a farmer and living in the Waynesville township. He was successful in a small mercantile business in Canton before moving to Franklin, Macon Co., NC. There he purchased a farm and spent his remaining years. He is buried at Ridgecrest Baptist Church cemetery in Franklin.
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  • Birth: 28 MAY 1858 in , Haywood, North Carolina
  • Census: 1880
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1880 Iron Duff, Haywood, North Carolina
  • Note:

    1880 - Census Place: Iron Duff, Haywood, North Carolina
    Source: FHL Film 1254967 National Archives Film T9-0967 Page 185A
    Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
    J. N. DOWNS Self M M W 22 NC
    Occ: Works On Farm Fa: TN Mo: NC
    Emoline DOWNS Wife F M W 24 NC
    Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC
    Fanny L. DOWNS Dau F S W 3 NC
    Fa: NC Mo: NC
    Florentine C. DOWNS Dau F S W 7M NC
    Fa: NC Mo: NC
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  • Census: BET 1900 AND 1910
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1900 Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina
  • Note:

    1900 Census Place: Waynesville Twp. North Ward, Haywood Co. North Carolina
    fam 220/244, 13 Jun, Super Dist 9, ED 32, Sheet A #15, p. 332

    Downs, James b. May 1858 age 42 m22 NC, TN, NC, Farmer y, y, y, owned Farm 15
    Emeline wife Feb 1856 age 44 m22 9, 9 NC, NC, NC y, y, y, (nee Howell)
    Nelson B son May 1882 age 18 s NC, NC, NC at school y, y, y,
    J. Kansas son June 1884 age 15 NC, NC, NC at school y, y, y,
    Beecher J. son Aug 1887 age 12 NC, NC, NC at school y, y, y,
    Lora L. dau June 1890 age 9 NC, NC, NC at school y, y, y,
    Ellen I dau Sept 1893 age 6 NC, NC, NC
    Hattie R. dau Feb 1896 age 4 NC, NC, NC
    Sadie R. dau Oct 1899 age 1 NC, NC, NC
    page 29 of 43 on Ancestry.com extracted by Vern Taylor 22 Apr 2002
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  • Event: on the Permanent Roll of Registered Voters Misc 4 OCT 1902 Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina
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  • Death: 1945
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1945 in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina
  • Burial: Franklin , Macon, North Carolina Ridgecrest Baptist Ch Cem
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    Father: Nelson Marion DOWNS b: 16 APR 1831 in , , Tennessee
    Mother: Louisa JONES b: 4 JUN 1836 in , , North Carolina

    Marriage 1 Emiline HOWELL b: 10 FEB 1856 in Crabtree, Haywood, North Carolina
    • Married: 24 JUN 1876 in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina 7
    Children
    1. Has No Children Frances 'Fannie' "Lou" DOWNS b: 15 MAY 1877 in Iron Duff, Haywood, North Carolina
    2. Has Children Charlotte Florentine DOWNS b: 14 OCT 1879 in Iron Duff, Haywood, North Carolina
    3. Has No Children Buford Nelson DOWNS b: 17 APR 1882 in , Haywood, North Carolina
    4. Has No Children James Kansas DOWNS b: 25 JUN 1884 in , Haywood, North Carolina
    5. Has No Children Beecher Jones DOWNS b: 6 AUG 1887 in , Haywood, North Carolina
    6. Has No Children Lora Lona DOWNS b: 29 JUN 1890 in , Haywood, North Carolina
    7. Has No Children Eleanor "Inez" DOWNS b: 21 SEP 1893 in , Haywood, North Carolina
    8. Has No Children Hattie "Oberra" DOWNS b: 22 FEB 1896 in , Haywood, North Carolina
    9. Has No Children Sadie Ruth DOWNS b: 14 OCT 1899 in , Haywood, North Carolina
    10. Has No Children Clyde James Howell DOWNS b: *2 Nov 1902 in , Haywood, North Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Pedigree Resource File
      Title: Pedigree Resource File (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002)002)002.
      Name: Footnote002)
      Name: ShortFootnote002)
      Name: Bibliography002.
      Text: Pedigree Resource File Disc #14 Pin #102343
      Charles Howell YOUNG
      2693 Hillside Drive, Highland Village, TX 75077
      972-966-0626
    2. Abbrev: U.S. CENSUS 1880
      Title: 1880 U.S. Census
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA

      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA

      Text: Iron Duff, Haywood Co., NC p. 185A lists J. N. downs age 22 b. NC Fa. b. TN Mo. b. NC, Emoline Downs wife age 24 b. NC parents b. NC, Fanny L. age 3 b. NC, Florentine C. dau age 7months b. NC, extracted by Vern Taylor
    3. Abbrev: U.S. CENSUS 1900
      Title: 1900 U.S. Census
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Text: Waynesville Twp, Norwood Co., NC extracted by Vern Taylor
    4. Abbrev: U.S. CENSUS 1910
      Title: 1910 U.S. Census
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Text: Haywood Co. NC 14-259 w/sp age 52.
    5. Abbrev: Permanent Roll of Registered Voters
      Title: Compiled by Charles D Biddix, Permanent Roll of Registered Voters Haywood County North Carolina (Haywood County North Carolina 1902)ywood County North Carolinaywood County North Carolina. Haywood County North Carolina 1902.
      Text: from "Robyn Putnam" to Vern Taylor Wed, 24 Apr 2002 noted Permanent Roll of Registered Voters - Haywood Co., NC - 1902-1908 Compiled by Charles D Biddix
      Name: Footnoteywood County North Carolina (Haywood County North Carolina 1902)
      Name: ShortFootnoteywood County North Carolina
      Name: Bibliographyywood County North Carolina. Haywood County North Carolina 1902.
      Text: page 9, Downs, James N. 44 Downs, Nelson M. NC Oct 4 1902 Waynesville.
      Email from "Robyn Putnam" to Vern Taylor Wed, 24 Apr 2002.
    6. Abbrev: Email
      Title: Email
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Text: from Mitch Hannah states Yancey, Hazeltine, Jerome, Florentine, and infant Denver all are buried at Maple Grove United Methodist Church Cemetary. Received by Vern Taylor Wed, 24 Apr 2002.
    7. Abbrev: Email
      Title: Email
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Text: from Terry E. Ball Smart to Vern Taylor Wed, 24 Apr 2002 states James Nelson Downs b.5/28/1858, Hayward Co. and Emiline Howell 2/10/1856 m. 6/24/1876.
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