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DOWNING, William Henry*
(1847-1927)
SMITH, Sophia Cowan*
(1851-1934)
CROCKETT, Franklin S.
YARBOROUGH, Willie
DOWNING, Empire Mortimer
(1872-1960)
CROCKETT, Myrta Edna
(1881-1964)
DOWNING, William Howard
(1916-2004)

 

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SHORT, Izeta

DOWNING, William Howard 1655

  • Born: 12 May 1916, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 1655
  • Marriage: SHORT, Izeta before 1940 1654
  • Died: 13 Sep 2004, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
  • Buried: Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
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bullet  Death Notes:

William Howard Downing b 11 May 1916 in Cumberland Co, resident of Cumberland Co, d 13 Sep 2004 in nursing home in Cumberland Co, NC, 10th grade education, married (NC Death Collection at Ancestry.com)

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



1. Census, 10 Jan 1920, Flea Hill Twp, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1656
1) Downing, Empie, head of household, owns his farm, age 47, married, born NC, parents born NC, farmer on general farm
2) Downing, Myrta, wife, age 39, married, born TN, parents born NC
3) Downing, Earl, son, age 13, attends school, born NC
4) Downing, Hubert, son, age 5, not in school, born NC
5) Downing, Howard, son, age 3, born NC.



2. Census, 7 Apr 1930, Eastover Twp, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1657
1) Downing, Empie, head of household, owns his farm on Downing Road, $15000 home value, age 57, married, first married at 27, born NC, parents born NC, farm manager, not a veteran
2) Downing, Myrta, wife, age 48, married, first married at 18, born NC, parents born NC, tax lister
3) Downing, Hubert, son, age 16, attends school, born NC, parents born NC
4) Downing, Howard, son, age 14, attends school, born NC, parents born NC
5) Pittard, Frances, boarder, female, age 27, single, born NC, parents born NC, public school teacher.



3. Census, 5 Apr 1940, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1654
1) Downing, Hubert S., head of household, owns his home at 326 Hawley Lane, valued $2000, age 25, married, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, lived in same place in 1935, worked 40 hours as mail carrier for U.S. Government, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1200
2) Downing, Sarah, wife, age 19, married, completed 4 years of high school, born SC, lived in same place in 1935, engaged in home housework, housewife
3) Downing, Howard, brother, agre 23, married, completed 2 years of high school, born NC, lived in same place in 1935, works as vehicle man for Railway Express, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1200
4) Downing, Empie M., father, age 68, married, completed 2 years of college, born NC, lived in same place in 1935, worked 40 hours as farm supt on own accord, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $300
5) Downing, Myrta C., mother, age 56, married, completed 4 years of college, born TN, lived in same place in 1935, worked 40 hours as book keeper for wholesale farm impl., worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $500
6) Downing, Izeta, sister-in-law, age 22, married, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, lived in rural NC in 1935, worked 40 hours as beauty operator in beauty shop, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $600.

4. Residence: 328 Hawley Lane, 1953, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1658

5. Obituary, 13 Sep 2004. William Howard Downing, 88, of 2225 Tom Geddie Road, Fayetteville, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, in Bethesda Health Care Facility. Mr. Downing was a clerk with Railroad Express for 41 years before retiring. He was a member of First Baptist Church. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church by the Rev. A. Edward Beddingfield Jr. The pallbearers will be deacons of the church. Honorary pallbearers will be Faith Baracca's Men's Sunday School Class. Burial will be in Cross Creek Cemetery No. 3. Mr. Downing is survived by his wife, Izeta S. Downing of the home; a son, W. Roy Downing of Fayetteville; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.


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William married Izeta SHORT before 1940.1654 (Izeta SHORT was born on 11 Sep 1919, died on 12 Jan 2005 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States and was buried in Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Story. Wife name from tombstone of son Howard Ray.




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