Deceased
DOWNING, James*
(1741-1808)
UNKNOWN, Nancy*
DOWNING, James
(Abt 1770-)

 

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SAVIDGE, Britania

DOWNING, James

  • Born: Abt 1770
  • Marriage: SAVIDGE, Britania on 9 Jan 1828 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1800, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. James Downing Jr is in Edgecombe Co, p195.

2. Property, 22 Feb 1806, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. 2065 James Downing Sr issues a deed to James Downing Jr (Deed book 14-18).

3. Appearance in Document, 18 Apr 1807, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. 2065 On 18 Apr [not sure about year, might be 1807, might be 1787], James Downing Sr sold land to Amy Downing. The deed is witnessed by James Downing Jr and Elizabeth Downing (Deed book 12-223).

4. Appearance in Document, 17 Mar 1808, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. 1402 The will of James Downing, Sr, refers to son James Downing.

5. Property, 1 Jun 1808, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. 1403 Account of sale of part of the property held by James Downing Jr, exr. for estate of James Downing Sr, 1 Jun 1808. Buyers were George Downing, Mary Downing, and James Downing.

6. Census, 1810, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. James Downing [maybe this one] is age 26-45, living with 1 male under 10 and 1 female 26-45 (Edgecomb Co, p740)

7. Census, 1820, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. James Downing is more than 44, living with one M 10-15, no females, and 11 slaves (Edgecombe Co, p121)

8. Census, 1830, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. James Downing is 50-60, no free whites living with him, but with 195 slaves (Edgecombe Co)

9. Appearance in Document, 29 May 1833, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. 2065 A deed states that Britana Downing is wife of James Downing Jr, and daughter of Allen Savidge, deceased. The deed was to Henry Savidge (Deed book 21-59).


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James married Britania SAVIDGE, daughter of Allen SAVIDGE and Unknown, on 9 Jan 1828 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States.

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, 9 Jan 1828, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. James Downing Jr married Britania Savidge on 9 Jan 1828 (from marriage record, cited in Marriages of Early Edgecombe County 1733-1868, by Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin)

2. Marriage Notice, 9 Jan 1828, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. James Downing Jr bonded to Britania Savidge in Edgecombe Co, bondsman Thomas Gatlin, witness M L Hearn (NC Marriage Bonds, #43381, record 1:052)




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