Henry Peck Downs

1 November 1829–1 January 1927 (Age 97)
Ripley, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Peck

When Henry Peck Downs was born on 1 November 1829, in Ripley, Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, Reuben Downs, was 33 and his mother, Sophronia Wakelee, was 32. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Calista M Morgan. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 1 January 1927, in Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Clinton, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Henry Peck Downs
Calista M Morgan
Flora S. Downs
Jennie May Downs
Willie H. Downs
Harry M. Downs
Frank Edmund Downs

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 1
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
Age 4
Historical Boundaries: 1833: Illinois, United States 1836: Kane, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Kane and DuPage counties]
Age 34
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Downes .

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

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Sources (12)

  • Henry P Downs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • H. P. Downs in entry for Frank E. Down and Edith Adele Beukam, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Henry Downs in entry for Henry M. Downs, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"

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