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Amos Downing

Male 1800 - Bef 1892  (< 91 years)


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  • Name Amos Downing 
    Born 24 Jul 1800  Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Residence 25 Jul 1850  Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 2 Jun 1860  Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 15 Jun 1870  Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 2 Jun 1880  Norway, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Bef 1892 
    • 1884 per FaG
    Buried Maple Cemetery, Main Street, Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • possibly
    Notes 
    • 1850: also in household are George H. Downing, age 13 (presumed son), and Lura Ann Downing, age 9, presumed daughter. (Confirmed by Lapham)

      1860: also in household are Lura Downing, age 19 (daughter?); George W. Jacksn, age 25, oil cloth carpet painter, and ?Apollos Hammond, age 22, occupation marked “do” - possibly “ditto”, meaning that he was also an oil cloth carpet painter.

      Sarah b 19Feb1941

      Sarah married Apollos Hammond 10Jun1860. Apollos may have d. 1864 in New Orleans (presumably in the war). There is an Apollos Hammond from ME buried at the Chalmette National Cemetery.

      1870: also in household is Edgar Hammond, age 8.

      1880: also in household is Elmer Hammond, age 18.

      Possibly Edgar/Elmer is a child of Apollos and Lura???
    Person ID I508  Reed
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2018 

    Father Samuel Downing,   b. 3 Jan 1765, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1848, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bailey,   b. 6 Jul 1768, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1830  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1789  Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
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      1820 Maine Estate Schedules from Rev War Pensions
      233) SAMUEL DOWNING, 55, Minot, Pvt Burnham's Company, Jackson's Regiment, Massachusetts. Real estate, none. Personal estate, 2 cows, one 2 year old heifer, 2 yearlings, 13 sheep, 2 swine, a few necessary utensils for keeping house. I have no income but my earnings which are small - I am justly owing $240. Laborer, not able - particularly last year. Elizabeth, wife, 52, a weakly woman. Amos, 20, able to support himself. Timothy, 17, feeble - has a rupture. Clarissa, 14, very unwell. Sumner, 12, weakly from infancy. Alvina, 9 a healthy child able to earn her support in part. Continued, $84.25. 24 June 1820.
      Maine Estate Schedules from Revolutionary War Pensions, by Paul R White Jr, 122 Beacon St, Natick, MA 01760 / NEHGR: Vol 145 (Jan, 1991), p 45 
    Documents
    Samuel Downing and Elizabeth Bailey
    Samuel Downing and Elizabeth Bailey
    marriage record
    Family ID F113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucy M. Orcutt,   b. Abt 1807, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1896, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1838  [1
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lura Wing,   b. 1805 
    Married 23 Sep 1828  [1
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F4312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jul 1800 - Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Jul 1850 - Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Jun 1860 - Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 15 Jun 1870 - Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Jun 1880 - Norway, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple Cemetery, Main Street, Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1087] Centennial History of Norway, Oxford County, Maine, 1786-1886, William Barry Lapham, (Brown Thurston & Co., Portland, Maine, 1886), p. 494.

    2. [S468] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 20?, Dwelling 135, Family 162, Amos Downing household.

    3. [S321] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 2, Dwelling 13, Family 14, Amos Downing household.

    4. [S73] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 31, Dwelling 201, Family 282, Amos Downing household.

    5. [S433] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 132, Sheet 47, Dwelling 375, Family 485, Amos Downing household.

    6. [S4] “Massachusetts, Town And Vital Records, 1620-1988”.