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DOWNING, George*
(1776-1838)
HAYS, Mary Ann*
(1777-1861)
BEARD, Neill
(1782-1853)
FORT, Edna
(1782-1854)
DOWNING, Valentine
(1807-1886)
BEARD, Susanna
(1810-1890)
DOWNING, William A.
(1843-1866)

 

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WHEELER, Sarah A.

DOWNING, William A.

  • Born: 4 Feb 1843, North Carolina, United States 2540
  • Marriage: WHEELER, Sarah A. on 28 Dec 1865 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
  • Died: 14 Jan 1866 2540
  • Buried: Cedar Creek Baptist Church, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 2540
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1850, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. William Downing is 7, living with parents. (Cumberland Co, Eastern Division, p68)

2. Census, 1860, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Wm Downing is 18, farmer, living with parents. (Cumberland Co, Cumb East, Fayetteville PO, p331, family 498)

3. Military Service: NC 24th Co F, 6 Jan 1861, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 8,9 William A Downing of Cumberland Co, age 18, enlisted on 6 Jan 1861 in Cumberland Co as Private. Enlisted in Company F, NC 24th Infantry Regiment on 1 Jun 1861. Mustered out on 3 Sep 1862. Transferred on 3 Sep 1862 to Company 2nd I, 36th Infantry Regiment.

4. Military Service: Confederate Soldier. 2537 William A Downing is buried at Old Cedar Creek Ch, Cumberland Co, and was member of Co F, Reg 24 during Civil War.

5. Military Service: Confederate Soldier. 2541 Co F, 24th Regiment NC Troops, the "Cumberland Plow Boys", also included John A Melvin, Alexander Melvin, Daniel Maxwell Melvin, Charles W Gainey, John Gainey, William H Gainey, George A Downing, George W Downing, John B Downing, William A Downing, 2nd Lt James Allen Gainey, 2nd Lt Daniel J Downing.


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William married Sarah A. WHEELER on 28 Dec 1865 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, 28 Dec 1865, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. William A Downing [maybe this one] married Sarah A Wheeler in Cumberland Co, marriage bond date 27 Dec 1865, bondsman G W Wheeler, marriage performed by B T Jessup, Minister of the Gospel (NC Marriage Bonds, #32017, record 1:076, also #32086, record 1:081)




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