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William Cotton Downing

William Cotton Downing

Male 1850 - 1890

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  • Born  10 Apr 1850  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  06 May 1890  Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I996  NC Families
    Last Modified  26 Feb 2010 

    Father  Henry Downing,   b. abt. 1802, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Elizabeth,   b. abt. 1821, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F323  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Henrietta W. Smith,   b. abt. 1853, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Nov 1874  Skinnersville, Washington County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Smith Downing,   b. abt. 1876, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Robert Bingham Downing,   b. abt. 1878, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Mary Downing
     4. Henrietta Adelaide Downing,   b. abt. 1883
    Last Modified  10 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F324  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Willa McGinnis 
    Married  Y  [6
    Children 
     1. Beatrice Downing
     2. Willie Downing,   d. unknown
    Last Modified  26 Feb 2010 
    Family ID  F330  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    William C. Downing
    William C. Downing
    Photo from Old Carlisle Family Photos - http://pennypalmore.smugmug.com/Family/Old-Carlisle-Family-Photos

    Histories
    Obituary: William Cotton Downing
    Obituary: William Cotton Downing

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] 1860 Census.
      Washington County, NC - Page 44, Family #312 - http://is.gd/9feHR

    2. [S9] Roanoke Beacon Index. http://www.taneya-kalonji.com/rbeacon.
      Record #68752 - 14 Mar 1890 issue

    3. [S49] 1870 US Census.
      Washington County, NC - Lees Mills, Page 35-36, Family #8 - http://is.gd/9fkuJ

    4. [S67] 1880 US Census.
      Washington County, NC - Lees Mills, District 136, Family #463 - http://is.gd/9fmjZ

    5. [S2] Marriage Licenses of Washington County, NC - 1851-1920. USGenWeb: Washington County, NC. http://www.ncgenweb.us/washington/mr/WASHLIC.HTM.
      Married by Luther Eborn at the residence of Wm. S. Smith.

    6. [S73] Old Carlisle Family Photos. http://pennypalmore.smugmug.com/Family/Old-Carlisle-Family-Photos.