I have a Reuben Dowell, son of Thomas Dowell and Avey Warren, born 1766 or 1768, in Albermarle Co., VA died in Russell Co., KY., Oct. 9, 1856. But the Reuben Dowell I have married a Nancy Taylor, born 1779, Greenfield, Orange Co., VA, she died in Wayne Co., KY in 1815. They were married in Albermarle Co., VA. on Sept. 25, 1794. He then married a Jane Bowman, in 1817. It also said that Nancy Taylor was about 15 years old when she married. I can send you a list of their children if you wish. I have a cousin that did a lot of research on the Dowell Family, she was killed in an automobile accident quite a few years ago, but it seems that she told me the Dowells immigrated from Ireland.
I would really like to know myself. Genealogy is so interesting and frustrating and mind boggling at times.
I don't know if this is the Reuben Dowell that you are inquiring about, but they do have the same Mother and Father.
If you ever find out what country they immigrated from I would be most grateful if you would let me know.
Reuben and Nancy had quite a large family.
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