Pearl Downing

1878–1955 (Age 77)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Pearl

When Pearl Downing was born in 1878, in Ohio, United States, his father, Willian Edison Downing, was 34 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Stonerock, was 29. He married Ada Catherine Hunt on 15 January 1906, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Tarlton, Salt Creek Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died in 1955, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Springlawn Cemetery, Williamsport, Pickaway, Ohio, United States.

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Pearl Downing
Ada Catherine Hunt
Marriage: 15 January 1906
Lillian Downing

Spouse and Children


    Ada Catherine Hunt


15 January 1906
Pickaway, Ohio, United States


    Lillian Downing


Parents and Siblings

    Willian Edison Downing


    Rebecca Jane Stonerock




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: sometimes of English origin, but in County Kerry it is usually an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín ( see Dineen ).2 English: patronymic from a variant of Dunn 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl Downing in household of William Downing, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Pearl Downing, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Downing in entry for Albert King and Lillian Downing, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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