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DOWNING, George*
(1776-1838)
HAYS, Mary Ann*
(1777-1861)
Deceased
DOWNING, Evan
(1803-1868)
JOHNSON, Mary
(1815-After 1870)
DOWNING, George
(1843-1863)

 

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DOWNING, George

  • Born: 16 Jul 1843 2530
  • Died: 22 Aug 1863, Smithville, Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States 2530
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bullet  Birth Notes:

George Downing, son of Evin, born 16 July 1843, d 22 Aug 1863 "at Smithvill. He dide in the Service."

bullet  Death Notes:

Smithville is the old name for Southport. Fort Johnston was there during the Civil War.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1850, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. George Downing is 7, living with parents. (Bladen Co, NE side of Cape Fear, p79, line 1)

2. Census, 1860, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. George Downing is 16, living with parents. (Bladen Co, Downingsville Post Office, p204/48, family 340)

3. Occupation: Confederate Soldier, 8 May 1862. 2530 Notes in this source (not from the family bible) state this is the George W Downing who was a Private in Co H 36th Regiment NC Troops (2nd Regiment NC Artillery). He enlisted at age 18 on 8 May 1862. He died 22 Aug 1863 of disease. These notes are from North Carolina Troops, Vol 1, p293.




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