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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, Empie Earle
(1906-1993)

 

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Spouses/Children:
WALKER, Sara Margaret

DOWNING, Empie Earle 574

  • Born: 1 May 1906, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 574
  • Marriage: WALKER, Sara Margaret
  • Died: 10 Dec 1993, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
  • Buried: Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
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bullet  Birth Notes:

Born in Gainey home, according to Gladys Haywood Lindley

bullet  Death Notes:

Died 10 Dec 1993 in Fayetteville, personal knowledge of Les Lindley.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



1. Census, 19 Apr 1910, Flea Hill Twp, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 645
1) Downing, Empie M., head of household, owns his farm free, age 37, married for 1st time for 10 years, born NC, parents born NC, farmer
2) Downing, Myrta E., wife, age 28, married for 1st time for 10 years, 2 children, 2 living, born TN, parents born TN
3) Downing, Empie E., son, age 3, born NC
4) Downing, Henry F., age 8/12, born NC.



2. 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.

3. Census, 1930, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Earl Downing is 23, rents his home on Mason Street in Fayetteville for $15, works as a chiropractor, not a veteran. Living with him are wife Margaret (23, born NC, parents born VA), and son Robert E (1 month). Earl and Margaret were married when they were both 21. (Cumberland Co, Cross Creek Twp, Fayetteville ward 4, ED 14, family 34)

4. Occupation: Chiropractor, 1940. 1663,1664

5. Census, 10 Apr 1940, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1664
1) Downing, Earl E., head of household, owns his home at 802 West Rowan Street, value $3500, age 34, married, completed 3 years of college, born NC, lived in same place in 1935, works as chiropractor in private practice, worked 52 weeks in 1939
2) Downing, Sarah M., wife, age 33, married, completed 2 years of college, born NC, engaged in home housework
3) Downing, Robert E., son, age 10, attends school, completed 3rd grade, born NC
4) Downing, Tildon, son, age 4, born NC.

6. Residence: 802 W. Rowan, 1953, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1663


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Empie married Sara Margaret WALKER. (Sara Margaret WALKER was born on 18 Jul 1906 in North Carolina, United States, died on 28 Oct 1973 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States and was buried in Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.)




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