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Peyton Downey

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  • Name Peyton Downey 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9664  Dickinson
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2013 

    Family Martha Dyer,   b. Abt 1798, Tensaw Country, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1849, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1837  Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • James v. Tait, 8 Port. 876 (Ala. 1839)

      "The cause was continued until the Spring term, eighteen hundred [478] and thirty-seven, when this entry appeared: 'enjoined and continued;' and at the succeeding term, 'continued, and the intermarriage of Martha Weatherford with Peyton Downey suggested, a scire facias to issue.' A scire facias accordingly issued to said Downey, to appear and show cause why he should not be made a party plaintiff to the suit, which was returned, executed."
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F2622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S022760] 1840 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administratio, 1840n), Census Place: , Monroe, Alabama; Roll: 11; Page: 214; Image: 436; Family History Library Film: 0002334.
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 3
      Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35: 1
      Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54: 3
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 6
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 4
      Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 1
      Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54: 3
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 11
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 4
      Total Free White Persons: 5
      Total Slaves: 23
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 28

    2. [S038634] Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Alabama Center for Health Statistics; Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969; Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Montgomery, Alabama; Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825, Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx; Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library; Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920.).