James Andrew Downard

1 March 1863–3 January 1925 (Age 61)
Utica, Van Buren, Iowa, United States

The Life of James Andrew

When James Andrew Downard was born on 1 March 1863, in Utica, Van Buren, Iowa, United States, his father, Ephraim Ivan Downard, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Brown Payne, was 29. He married Luella Huffman on 7 July 1891, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Declo, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 3 January 1925, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Andrew Downard
Luella Huffman
Marriage: 7 July 1891
Rex Huffman Downard
Grayce Margaret Downard

Spouse and Children

7 July 1891
Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Ephraim Ivan Downard


    Margaret Brown Payne




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 4

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (Sussex and Kent): probably a variant of Downer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Downard in household of E Downard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James A Downard in household of Ephraim Downard, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • J A Downard, "United States Census, 1920"

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