Philadelphia To Steubenville

Monday, Oct. 4, 1819.–Dr. Hall and myself left Philadelphia at 1 o’clock p. m. after taking an affectionate leave of friends and acquaintances. Fair and pleasant weather, and the roads very fine in consequence of a refreshing shower of rain which fell on the night previous to our setting out. After traveling twenty-two miles and



Biography of Colonel Charles McDowell

Colonel Charles McDowell and his brothers, Joseph and William, were sons of Joseph McDowell and Margaret O’Neal, who emigrated from Ireland and settled in Winchester, Va. Here, Charles and Joseph were born, the former in 1743. Soon afterward, Joseph McDowell, Sr., moved to Burke county, N.C. In June, 1780, Colonel Charles McDowell being joined by



Biography of William E. McDowell

WILLIAM E. McDOWELL. Given the ordinary average of intelligence and good judgment’ and a fair education, any man may make a success in the avenues of trade. In the profession of law he must be endowed with superior intelligence and have gone through years of careful study and training to be able to cope with



Biography of G. W. McDowell

This gentleman is one of the oldest and most reliable merchants of Yellville, and is in every way deserving the large patronage which he commands. He has been a resident of the town since 1868, but owes his nativity to the Old Dominion, where he first opened his eyes upon the light April 12, 1832,



McDowell, Nora Alice Thompson Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Nora Alice McDowell, 77, of North Powder, died May 1, 1996, at the North Powder Ponderosa Adult Foster Home. Her graveside funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Marion/Friends Cemetery at Marion , Oregon. Rev. E.E. Blackmon of the Parkrose Deliverance Tabernacle of Portland will officiate. Vault interment



McDowell, James Ambrose – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon The Rev. James Ambrose McDowell, 83, of North Powder, died July 10, 1995 at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Bethel Full Gospel Church in North Powder. Pastor James Cornelius will officiate. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the



Jesse J. McDowell

Private, Field Arty., B’try F, 81st Div., 317th Reg.; of Guilford County; son of J. R. and Mrs. L. V. McDowell; husband of Mrs. Annie F. McDowell. Entered service March 30, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 7, 1918. Returned to USA June 8,



Owen Norfleet McDowell

Private 1st Class, Medical Corps, 319 Ambulance Co., 80th Div., Reg. 305, Sanitary; of Halifax County; son of W. O. and Mrs. Olivia Lawrence McDowell. Entered service Sept. 7, 1917, at Richmond, Va. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Artois Sector, St. Mihiel, Argonne twice. Enlisted at Richmond,



McDowell, Edith L. Buchanan Mrs. – Obituary

I, Edith L. McDowell was born on September 13th, 1910 in Halfway, Oregon. To My Dearest Family And Friends, There are some things I’d like to say, but first let me assure you that I arrived okay. I’m writing this from Heaven where I’m here with God above, And where there’s no more tears or



Biographical Sketch of John McDowell

John McDowell, believed to be a descendant of Ephraim McDowell, came to Yates county, New York, from New Jersey, in 1795, and settled in the town of Jerusalem on the west branch of Keuka Lake. He bought land of John Greig, agent of the Hornby estate, and lost a large part of it in the



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