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  • ID: I219413
  • Name: Nelson Marion DOWNS
  • Given Name: Nelson Marion
  • Surname: Downs
  • Suffix: , Civil War
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 6F7604A8493EE9449E818F7557D0EF70EE62
  • Change Date: 6 SEP 2007
  • _COLOR: 3
  • Note:

    Nelson M. Downs' parents were born in South Carolina with roots going back to England. He moved to the Crabtree section of Haywood county and was apparently a farmer. He had one child each from two marriages. He is listed on the roster of soldiers in the Civil War. He was in the 62nd Regiment, Company A from Haywood County. This company was organized in the summer of 1862 and nearly all the soldiers lived to return home.
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  • Birth: 16 APR 1831 in , , Tennessee
  • Event: Military 1862
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1862 Civil War
  • 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
    N. M. DOWNS Self M M W 49 NC
    Occ: Farmer Fa: SC Mo: SC
    Elmeda DOWNS Wife F M W 27 NC
    Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC
    Addie C. DOWNS Dau F S W 2 NC
    Fa: NC Mo: NC
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  • Death: 10 JUN 1890 in , Haywood, North Carolina
  • Burial: Haywood County, North Carolina Antioch Baptist Church Cem
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    Father: Nelson DOWNS b: 1802 in , , South Carolina
    Mother: Matilda (wife of Nelson Downs) b: 1801 in , , South Carolina

    Marriage 1 Louisa JONES b: 4 JUN 1836 in , , North Carolina
    • Married: 30 NOV 1854 in , Haywood, North Carolina 6 7
    Children
    1. Has Children James Nelson DOWNS b: 28 MAY 1858 in , Haywood, North Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Email
      Title: Email
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Text: from "Mitch Hannah" to Vern Taylor Mon, 29 Apr 2002 stated Nelson Downs middle initial stood for Marion.
    2. 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
    3. 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 #40 Pin #141026
      Teresa CLARK
      636 Co Rd 429, Graham, AL, 36263, USA
    4. 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 N.M. Downs 49 b. NC parents b. SC, Elmeda Downs wife age 27 b. NC parents b. NC, Addie C. Downs dau age 2 b. NC extracted by Vern Taylor.
    5. Abbrev: Email
      Title: Email
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Text: from "Mitch Hannah" to Vern Taylor Mon, 29 Apr 2002.
    6. Abbrev: IGI - International Genealogical Index
      Title: International Genealogical Index [IGI] (Salt Lake City: Family History Library)istory Library
      Name: Footnoteistory Library)
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliographyistory Library
      Repository:
        Name: Stockton Family History Center
        Stockton, CA 95207
        Note:
        Good library!
        Hours: T-Th 10am-9pm.
        Closed last two weeks of Decenber
        Closed at 5:00 pm 1st Thursday of the month, staff mtg.

      Repository:
        Name: Stockton Family History Center
        Stockton, CA 95207
        Note:
        Good library!
        Hours: T-Th 10am-9pm.
        Closed last two weeks of Decenber
        Closed at 5:00 pm 1st Thursday of the month, staff mtg.

      Text: Nelson M. DOWNS & Louesa JONES Marriage: 30 Nov 1854 in Haywood, North Carolina
    7. Abbrev: Marriage Record
      Title: Marriage Record
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com
        Provo, Utah
        Note:
        Dodd, Jordan. Georgia Marriages to 1850 online database

      Text: Marriage Bonds of Haywood and Jackson Counties, North Carolina Compiled by James E and Vivian Woolley, page 23 Downs, Nelson M. Louesa Jones 28 Nov 1854 married 30 Nov 1854 (w) Wm M Rhea, clk By J.N. Banners, J.P.
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