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Still looking for some Dowdells
Posted by: Kelli Dowdell (ID *****9054) Date: August 09, 2009 at 21:20:09
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I am still searching for information on Russell Dowdell and his wife Nora Dowdell

Here is what I have for Russell

From the 1900 Census
Warren Township, Jefferson County Ohio
Father: James S. Dowdell 35 - Head of Household
Mother: Lenore Dowdell 35 - Wife
Elmer Dowdell - 9 - Son
William Dowdell -7 Son
Russell Dowdell -5 - Son
Albert Dowdell - 3 - Son

1910 Census - Colrain Township

They have 2 more children Grace and Henry Russell isn't in the home.

1920 Census - Mt. Pleasant , Ohio Jefferson County

Russell E. Dowdell - Head of House Hold
23 Years old
Occupation - Farm Laborer
Born in Ohio
Both parents Born in ohio

Nora (Nolan) Dowdell - Wife
23 Years old
Born in Ohio
Both Parents born in Ohio

Children listed :
Edna Dowdell - 2yrs old
Marie Dowdell 10 months old

I can not find hide nor hair of Russell for the 1930 Census

Information I got from the 1930 Census On Russell's Parents
Salem TWP, Jefferson County Ohio

Name: James S. Dowdell Head of Household
Owned his home, and Lived on a Farm
White, Male
Age 68(as of the 1930 Census) EST YOB: 1862
Marital Status : Married
Age at 1st marriage: 26 yrs old
Born: Ohio
Father born: ohio
Mother Born: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Farmer
Vet: No

Lenore Dowdell - wife
White Female
age :68 Est: YOB: 1862
Marital Status: married
Age at 1st marriage: 26
Born:Ohio
Both parents Born Ohio
Occupation: none

Children:
Clarence Dowdell - Son
White Male
Age 30 EST. YOB: 1900
Marital Status: Single
Born: ohio
Parents: both born ohio
Occupation : none
Vet: no

Grace Dowdell - Daughter
White Female
Age: 28 EST. YOB: 1902
Martial Status : Single
Born: Ohio
Parents born: Ohio
Occupation: Helper
Industry: Home

I also found information on a Elmer Dowdell Wife name is Martha E Dowdell they have 2 kids Earnest and Mary E Dowdell Earnest was 3 (on the 1930 Census), Mary E was 1(on 1930 Census)

I'm not sure if they're related to me or not, But I jotted down their info any way

I really need info on Russell E. Dowdell and his Wife Nora (Nolan) Dowdell

Info I know for Russell
Name: Russell E. Dowdell
Born: Feb 23 1895
Died: March 21 1977
Age:82
Last Residence: Adena,Ohio -Jefferson County
Last Benefits: Dillonvale,ohio/ Dunglen, ohio/ Newtown,Ohio All are Jefferson County
Marital Status: Widowed
Place of Death: Martins Ferry, Ohio Belmont County

Name: Nora (Nolan) Dowdell
Born: 1898
Died: Jan. 1,1958
Marital Status: Married
Place of death: Martins Ferry, Ohio Belmont County
Age: 60

I do not know Who Nora's Parents are Or when She Married Russell

What I have always been told was(from my Grandmother and a couple family members)

My Grandfather and Grandma Married then later (not sure how long) My Grandfathers Dad married my Grandma's mom and My grandmothers Dad Married My Grandfathers Mom

This is after they were married to each other first. but Others in the family tell me no it wasn't like that Which only confuses me more


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