DOWD, Mariah


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FOUSHEE, Charles F

DOWD, Mariah

  • Born: 1817
  • Marriage: FOUSHEE, Charles F in Nov 1839 in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census, 1850, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Maria H Foushee is 33, living with Charles. (Chatham Co, Upper Regiment, p369)

2. Appearance in Document, 4 Mar 1851, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Mariah Fooshee [might be a different one] appears in the will of Samuel Dowd, dated 4 Mar 1851, probated May 1852. She is identified as Samuel's daughter, and is the wife of Charles S Fooshee. Samuel also identifies eldest son Thomas S Dowd, son Atlas J Dowd, youngest son Horace Q Dowd, 40 square rods of land lying before the West door of Memorial Spring Church, daughter Margaret A Fox (wife of Josiah A Fox), daughter Rosanna D Emerson (wife of Aaron Emerson), daughter Leah P Patterson (wife of Wm Patterson), daughter Eliza G Jones (wife of Allen Jones), Jane D Bennett (wife of David Bennett), daughter Mariah Fooshee (wife of Charles S Fooshee), Sophia M Edwards (wife of William S Edwards), Ruth C Wrenn (wife of William P Wrenn). Executor is Thomas S Dowd. (abstracts of Wills of Chatham Co, Will book C, p319)

3. Story. Mariah Dowd, b 1817, d/o Samuel Down and Hannah Rubottom, m Charles S Foushee on Nov 1839 in Chatham Co NC, children Mary Jane, Joseph S, Eliza Lanna, John, and Maggie AM [sic]. (posted at


Mariah married Charles F FOUSHEE, son of Joseph George FOUSHEE and Happy STEWART, in Nov 1839 in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. (Charles F FOUSHEE was born in 1808 2147.)

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