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William Woods Downs

Posted: 2 Jun 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Jun 2001 11:25AM GMT
Surnames: Downs
Tracey I will check to see what I have on William Woods children -He settled in The Waco area of Tx. Bt 1856 or so -His wife was Henrietta Sparks -He was a Very influential Man in the Waco area-His son John Westley Downs was editor of the Waco Examiner and they kept that newspsper for many Yrs.-Before gong to Tx. William Wood Downs lived in Milliageville,Ga . was Justice of the peace and participated in the militia Preperations which was to protect against the Seminole and Creek uprising-abt 1840's . If you look in the Handbook of Texas--online -there is a writeup on William Wood Downs also-there was a place called Downsville near Waco-where he had extensive cotton Plantations -before the Civil war-he lost a Good deal of his fortune, helping the confederate cause.-He also lost two sons.Do you have more info on your relative? -e-mail to me and I will check-i have only the children of William Wood downs -not their descendents.--Llewellyn
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
vikki 17 Mar 2000 12:00PM GMT 
rw woods 15 Apr 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Llewellyn86 29 Apr 2000 12:00PM GMT 
rw woods 29 Apr 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Lera Henkel 4 Jan 2006 1:16PM GMT 
lDenoraRinald 16 Jan 2006 4:26AM GMT 
Lera Henkel 16 Jan 2006 2:45PM GMT 
Tracey Downs Gregory 1 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Llewellyn86 2 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Llewellyn86 2 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT 
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