Andrew William Dowd

7 March 1869–29 August 1942 (Age 73)
Waterford, Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew William

When Andrew William Dowd was born on 7 March 1869, in Waterford, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Thomas James Dowd, was 29 and his mother, Mary Jane Malone, was 23. He married Frances Spencer Marden on 8 June 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1926 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 29 August 1942, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Andrew William Dowd
Frances Spencer Marden
Marriage: 8 June 1901
Alice Davis
Mary Frances Dowd
Margaret Louise Dowd
Andrew William Dowd Jr
Thomas Dowd

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 1
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin
Age 1
P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 21
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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhda ‘descendant of Dubhda’, a byname derived from dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’. The family were chieftains in Sligo and Mayo.2 English: from the personal name Dowd, a variant of David .

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

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  • Andrew Dowd in household of T J Dowd, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Andy W Dowd in household of Thos J Dowd, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Andrew W Dowd in household of Thomas J Dowd, "United States Census, 1870"

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