Irwin Mc Dowell

5 April 1887–18 August 1960 (Age 73)
North Fork, Monroe, Missouri, United States

The Life of Irwin

When Irwin Mc Dowell was born on 5 April 1887, in North Fork, Monroe, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel S McDowell, was 46 and his mother, Lavina Fowler, was 24. He married Rachel Jennie Snow on 25 December 1911, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 18 August 1960, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Washington Heights Memorial Park, South Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irwin Mc Dowell
Rachel Jennie Snow
Marriage: 25 December 1911
Opal Jennie Mc Dowell
Hazel Marilyn McDowell
Irwin Snow McDowell
Jeweldene Mc Dowell

Spouse and Children

25 December 1911
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel S McDowell


    Lavina Fowler




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 9

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Irvin Mc Dowell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irwin Mcdowell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irwin Mcdowell in household of Samuel Mcdowell, "United States Census, 1900"

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