James Terry Dowell

20 September 1832–6 November 1910 (Age 78)
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of James Terry

When James Terry Dowell was born on 20 September 1832, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Martin Dowell, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Ann Terry, was 24. He married Elizabeth Camp on 15 June 1860, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Smith, Texas, United States in 1867 and Justice Precinct 8, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 6 November 1910, in Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

James Terry Dowell
Elizabeth Camp
Marriage: 15 June 1860
Leonidas Dowell
Thomas Dowell
about 1869–
Henry Clay Dowell
Lelia Dowell
Fannie Neoma Dowell
about 1869–1926
William Carr Dowell
Mary Alma Dowell
James M. Dowell
Campbell Franklin Dowell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1860Smith, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries: 1852: Smith, Texas, United States
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 30
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 5080;2007: 10729; 2010: 15320)Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhghaill (see McDowell ).English: nickname from Middle English do well, do will ‘do well’. Compare Farwell 1 and Gowell .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • J T Dowell in household of Calvin Terry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • J T Dowell in entry for Mary Alma Dodd, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • James Dowell in household of John M Dowell, "United States Census, 1850"

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