Julia Marcella Downey

6 February 1906–26 July 1999 (Age 93)
Reading Township, Perry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Julia Marcella

When Julia Marcella Downey was born on 6 February 1906, in Reading Township, Perry, Ohio, United States, her father, James A Downey, was 44 and her mother, Margaret E. McInturff, was 32. She died on 26 July 1999, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93.

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James A Downey
Margaret E. McInturff
Adela Isabel A Downey
Harold Downey
Esther Kathleen Downey
Julia Marcella Downey

Parents and Siblings

    James A Downey


    Margaret E. McInturff




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dúnadhaigh ‘descendant of Dúnadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘fortress-holder’ (from dún ‘fortress’, ‘fortified hill’).2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Dhomhnaigh, or of Mac Giolla Dhomnaigh ( see Maloney ).3 Scottish: habitational name from the Scottish barony of Downie or Duny in the parish of Monikie in Angus (on Tayside), named from Gaelic dùn ‘hill’ + the locative suffix -ach.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Julia Marcella Downey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Julia Marcella Downey, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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