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Descendants of William Dowell


Generation No. 4


      7. Celia4 Dowell (George3, Thomas2, William1) was born 1763 in Bedford County, VA, and died May 20, 1840 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. She married Obediah Basham (Source: Kentucky Genealogy and Biography; Vol.1.) September 05, 1782 in Bedford County, VA, son of James Basham and Mary Taylor. He was born April 07, 1758 in Cumberland Co.,Virginia, and died May 28, 1840 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.

Notes for Obediah Basham:
Obediah served from the state of Virginia in the Continental Army as a private from the years 1777 to 1779 under Captain John Lee. He received a pension. He and Celia moved to Breckenridge County, Kentucky about the year of 1811, and settled near Hardinsburg, where he lived until 1826, at which time he moved to Bewleyville District on a farm. He died May 28, 1840 in Breckenridge Co.,KY.

More About Obediah Basham:
Burial: Norton's Valley Cemetery

More About Obediah Basham and Celia Dowell:
Marriage: September 05, 1782, Bedford County, VA
Married By:: William Johnson
     
Children of Celia Dowell and Obediah Basham are:
  22 i.   Joseph Dowell5 Basham, born Bet. 1782 - 1806 in Bedford County, VA.
  23 ii.   Littleberry Basham, born Bet. 1782 - 1806 in Bedford County, VA.
+ 24 iii.   Bartlett Basham, born 1784 in Bedford County, VA; died 1851 in Warren County, Kentucky.
+ 25 iv.   Delilah Basham, born March 11, 1785 in Bedford County, VA; died September 11, 1848.
  26 v.   James Basham, born March 24, 1788 in Bedford County, VA; died April 23, 1865 in Kentucky.
  27 vi.   Micajah Basham, born March 30, 1797 in Bedford County, VA. He married (1) Sarah Ann White in Breckenridge County, KY. He married (2) Lucy Prather February 25, 1815 in Breckenridge County, KY (Source: Brckenridge County, KY Marriage Records 1800-1900.).
  More About Micajah Basham and Sarah White:
Marriage: Breckenridge County, KY

  More About Micajah Basham and Lucy Prather:
Marriage: February 25, 1815, Breckenridge County, KY (Source: Brckenridge County, KY Marriage Records 1800-1900.)

  28 vii.   Margaret Basham, born 1798 in Bedford County, VA; died July 1850 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. She married John Milam August 18, 1817 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
  More About John Milam and Margaret Basham:
Marriage: August 18, 1817, Breckenridge County, Kentucky

+ 29 viii.   Henry Dowell Basham, born July 25, 1800 in Bedford County, VA; died June 09, 1878 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 30 ix.   Frederick Basham, born July 30, 1802 in Bedford County, VA; died January 14, 1884 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 31 x.   Allen Dowell Basham, born August 16, 1804 in Bedford County, VA; died January 01, 1889 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 32 xi.   Francis Marion Basham, born July 02, 1807 in Bedford County, VA; died April 22, 1893 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.


      8. Micajah4 Dowell (George3, Thomas2, William1) (Source: (1) Will Book #1, Page 144 , Will of Macajah Dowell dated April 4, 1846., (2) Breckenridge County Court Records Book1, Page 483-484., (3) Breckenridge Co Deed Book D, page 440., (4) Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, Vol VI, Bedford County, VA Marriage Bonds, Page 909.) was born September 21, 1764 in Prince William Co.,VA, and died July 08, 1846 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. He married Francis Meador February 05, 1787 in Bedford County, VA, daughter of Ambrose Meador and Frances Hix. She was born 1768 in Bedford County, VA, and died July 10, 1858 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.

Notes for Micajah Dowell:
Macajah moved his family to Breckenridge County, Kentucky from Virginia around 1804. He settled about four miles North of Hardingsburg, and became a very successful farmer, accumulating a large estate, and died on his home place on Dorrets Creek. All the children were born in Bedford County, VA except for Drinkard and Claibourne.

Breckenridge County Court records book 1, page 483-484 showed he served on the jury. Then on page 485 was fined $1.00 for absenting himself from jury without leave of the court. He served on the jury and grand jury many times.

From deed book: February 20 ,1819, Macajah and Francis to Thomas dowell, in consideration of the natural love and affection for their son, and for $1.00, 771/2 acres on the waters of Dorretts Creek, part of Macajah Dowell's 488 acre survey conveyed to him by Richard Bibb.

In the 1850 census of Breckenridge Co.,Ky., his wife, Francis was living with their daughter Mary and her husband Joel Jarrett. She was 82.





More About Micajah Dowell:
Burial: July 1846, Breckenridge Co.,Ky
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Occupation: Farmer

Notes for Francis Meador:
Frances was in the household of her daughter, Mary 'Polly' and son-in-law Joel Jarrett in the 1850 Breckinridge County, Kentucky census. Joel and Mary moved to Illinois in 1852. Frances stayed behind in Breckinridge County.

More About Micajah Dowell and Francis Meador:
Marriage: February 05, 1787, Bedford County, VA
Surety: Jeremiah Meador
     
Children of Micajah Dowell and Francis Meador are:
+ 33 i.   Mary Polly5 Dowell, born July 15, 1787 in Bedford County, VA; died June 12, 1860 in Jasper County, Illinois.
+ 34 ii.   Thomas Dowell, born September 01, 1789 in Bedford County, VA; died 1838 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 35 iii.   Sarah Dowell, born October 14, 1791 in Bedford County, VA; died June 07, 1873 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 36 iv.   Nehemiah Dowell, born December 30, 1793 in Bedford County, VA; died July 07, 1885 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 37 v.   Littleberry Dowell, born April 09, 1796 in Bedford County, VA; died June 02, 1873 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 38 vi.   Frances Dowell, born November 13, 1799 in Bedford County, VA; died May 18, 1864 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
  39 vii.   Latisha Dowell, born August 24, 1802 in Bedford County, VA; died November 15, 1849 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. She married William St.Clair 1817 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky; born 1798 in Bedford County, Virginia.
  More About William St.Clair and Latisha Dowell:
Marriage: 1817, Breckenridge County, Kentucky

+ 40 viii.   Malinda Dowell, born December 17, 1804 in Bedford County, Virginia.
+ 41 ix.   Drinkard Dowell, born December 18, 1806 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky; died 1857 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.
+ 42 x.   Claybourne Dowell, born October 20, 1809 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky; died July 05, 1835 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.


      9. Nehemiah4 Dowell (George3, Thomas2, William1) (Source: Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, Vol VI, Bedford County, VA Marriage Bonds, Page 909.) was born 1766 in Bedford County, VA, and died September 13, 1840 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. He married Mary Polly Board (Source: Marriage Bond of Nehemiah Dowell and Mary Polly Board.) October 22, 1789 in Bedford County, VA, daughter of James Board and Mary Ferguson. She was born Abt. 1769 in Bedford County, Virginia, and died 1823.

Notes for Mary Polly Board:
Surety on Marriage Bond was Macajah Dowell. Consent of James Board, father of Polly.

More About Nehemiah Dowell and Mary Board:
Marriage: October 22, 1789, Bedford County, VA
Married By:: Nathaniel Shrewsbury
Surety: Micajah Dowell
     
Children of Nehemiah Dowell and Mary Board are:
  43 i.   Elizabeth5 Dowell. She married Nehemiah Dowell (Source: Breckinridge County, KY Marriage Records.) October 20, 1817 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky; born 1786 in Bedford County, Virginia.
  More About Nehemiah Dowell and Elizabeth Dowell:
Marriage: October 20, 1817, Breckenridge County, Kentucky

+ 44 ii.   Catherine Dowell, born 1813 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky; died March 28, 1862 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.


      11. Alice4 Dowell (George3, Thomas2, William1) was born 1768 in Bedford County, VA, and died October 06, 1826 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. She married (1) Thomas Meador (Source: e-mail of Jan Allen to Bev Sandefur April 28, 1998.) January 09, 1783. She married (2) Thomas Meador January 09, 1783 in Bedford County, VA, son of Ambrose Meador and Frances Hix. He was born 1758 in Bedford County, VA, and died 1823 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky.

More About Thomas Meador and Alice Dowell:
Marriage: January 09, 1783

More About Thomas Meador and Alice Dowell:
Marriage: January 09, 1783, Bedford County, VA
     
Child of Alice Dowell and Thomas Meador is:
+ 45 i.   Margaret5 Meador.
     
Children of Alice Dowell and Thomas Meador are:
  46 i.   Mary5 Meador.
  47 ii.   Alice Meador.
  48 iii.   Frances Meador.
  49 iv.   Thomas Meador.
  50 v.   Rhoda Meador.
  51 vi.   Leonard Meador.
  52 vii.   Margaret Meador, born September 14, 1783; died August 27, 1852 in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. She married Anderson Wood August 1800 in Bedford County, VA.
  More About Anderson Wood and Margaret Meador:
Marriage: August 1800, Bedford County, VA

  53 viii.   Drucilla Meador, born 1785 in Bedford County, VA. She married William Fulkner.
  54 ix.   Jubal Meador.


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