John Dowdney

Male23 September 1705–

Brief Life History of John

When John Dowdney was christened on 23 September 1705, in Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Dowdney, was 33 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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John Dowdney
Mary Parsons
Marriage: 18 September 1727
Samuel Dowdney
Sarah Dowdney
Mary Dowdney

Sources (5)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1727Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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.


    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

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