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DOWNING, James*
(1741-1808)
UNKNOWN, Nancy*
HAYS, Peter*
(1751-1790)
HAINEY, Penelope*
(1757-After 1850)
DOWNING, George*
(1776-1838)
HAYS, Mary Ann*
(1777-1861)
DOWNING, Sarah
(1809-1899)

 

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SUGGS, Raeford

DOWNING, Sarah 561

  • Born: 1809, Nr Briar Branch Church, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States 557,560
  • Marriage: SUGGS, Raeford
  • Died: 1899 557,560
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census, 1820, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. George Downing's household includes one F 10-15 [Sarah] (Bladen Co, p144)

2. Appearance in Document, 4 Nov 1837, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. George Downing will mentions "my beloved daughters Sarah Downing Mary Ann Downing and Mary Jane Downing".

3. Property, 15 Oct 1839, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. 558 Valentine Downing, Joseph Downing, John J Downing, John H Burruss of Harnett County and wife Mary Ann Burruss and Raiford Suggs and wife Sarah Suggs to Evan Downing ... all our interest in 2 surveys of land on W side of Turnbull ... granted to George Downing Nov 21 1823 adj lands of John Lennon (Bladen Co Deed Book 8, p40).

4. Appearance in Document, Oct 1843, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Sarah Suggs is among the members of Beaverdam Baptist Church that are dismissed to found Briar Branch Baptist Church, both churches in Bladen County. The list of members that are dismissed includes Daniel L. Smith, Daniel Smith, Daniel Register, George W. Downing, William D. Smith, Sarah A. Smith, Mary A. Downing, Elizabeth Smith, Anna M. Tatum, Elsa McLemore, May J. Tatum, Mary Register, John Smith Sr., Evin Downing, John H. Tatum, William J. Cowan, John D. Smith, Mary Smith, Susan Smith, Martha Smith, Elizabeth A. Downing, Susan Smith Sr., James Smith, Theophlus Tatum, Wright McLemore, John Downing, James S. Beard, Milton J. Smith, Thomas B. Cowan, Mary Downing, Pen[n]y Hayes, Claressa Beard, Susan Smith, Zillpha Smith. (posted at Bladen Co Rootweb site)

5. Census, 1850, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Sarah Suggs is 36, living with husband Rayford. (Bladen Co, NE Side Of Cape Fear, P85, Line 42)

6. Census, 1860, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Sarah Suggs is 45, domestic, living with husband Raiford (Bladen Co, White Oak Po, P75, Family 519)

7. Census, 1870, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Sarah Suggs is 60, keeping house, living with husband Raeford. Also in the household is Mary J Downing, age 50. (Bladen Co, White Oak Twp, P469, Line 35)

8. Census, 1880, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Sarah Suggs is 65, living with husband Raiford Suggs. Also with them is Sarah's sister Mary J Daning. (Bladen Co, White Oak Twp, P410c)

9. Census, 1900, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Sallie D Suggs is 90, b May 1810, 6 children, 3 living, married 50 years to Raiford. (District 13, White Oak Twp, Bladen Co, NC, family 232)

10. Residence: Jerome, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. 560 Lived near Jerome in Bladen Co, NC.

11. Religion: Baptist.


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Sarah married Raeford SUGGS. (Raeford SUGGS was born in Feb 1815 in North Carolina, United States and died after 1900.)




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