John Dowdney

23 September 1705–
Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Dowdney was christened on 23 September 1705, in Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Dowdney, was 32 and his mother, Joan Hill, was 26. He married Mary Parsons on 18 September 1727, in Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Dowdney
1705–
Mary Parsons
1703–
Marriage: 18 September 1727
Samuel Dowdney
1738–
Sarah Dowdney
1738–
Mary Dowdney
1739–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1727Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1815
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: See Dewdney .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    Dewdney

    Sources (5)

    • John Dowdney in entry for Samuel Dowdney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • John Dowdney, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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