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Joseph DOWNEY
Elizabeth JORDAN
Husband:  Joseph DOWNEY
Birth:  26 Dec 1830, Noble Twp., Morgan Co., OH
Death:  4 Mar 1915, Dupont, Jefferson Co., IN
Disposition:  buried Dupont, Jefferson Co., IN
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Ephraim DOWNEY (1806-1854) of PA
Mother:  Nancy HELLYER (1811-1897) of VA
Marriage:  13 May 1851, Noble Co., OH
Wife:  Elizabeth / Elisabeth JORDAN
Birth:  15 Dec 1829, Brookfield Twp., Noble Co., OH
Death:  13 Aug 1896, Dupont, Jefferson Co., OH
Disposition:  buried Dupont, Jefferson Co., IN
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Peter J. JORDAN (1787-1868) of Greene Co., PA
Mother:  Rachel T. ALBIN (1791-1861) of Hampshire Co., VA [now WV]
Children:
born in OH:
1.  Lorinda DOWNEY, b. 17 Mar 1852
2.  Rachel Malvina DOWNEY, b. 1 Oct 1853; d. 6 Feb 1854
3.  Margaret Ellen DOWNEY, b. 27 Oct 1854
4.  Almira DOWNEY, b. 30 Nov 1855; d. 15 Dec 1891
5.  Nancy Alvinda DOWNEY, b. 22 Mar 1859

born in Jackson Twp., Vinton Co., OH:
6.  Delilah Isabelle DOWNEY, b. 23 Feb 1861
7.  George B. McClellan DOWNEY, b. 25 Feb 1863; d. 4 Sep 1906
8.  John Walter DOWNEY, b. 5 Sep 1868; d. 7 Nov 1874

born in Lancaster Twp., Jefferson Co., IN:
9.  Joseph Charles DOWNEY, b. 31 Aug 1874; d. 16 May 1951

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Sources:

1.  Ohio: County Marriages, 1789-1994 (online at familysearch.org):
Joseph Downey, Age 18 Elisabeth Jordon 13 May 1851 Noble Co. GS Film #930092

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Joseph DAWNY (æ 19, b. OH) is living in Noble Twp., Morgan Co., OH (p. 12A), with his parents, Ephreaim DAWNY (æ 44, b. VA) & Nancy (æ 39, b. VA), plus siblings.  Elizabeth JORDAN (æ 20, b. OH) is living in Brookfield Twp., Morgan Co., OH (p. 49A), with her parents, Peter JORDAN (æ 65, b. PA) & RAchel (æ 59, b. PA), plus siblings.

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #30 of 32):  Allensville P.O., Jackson Twp., Vinton Co., OH, Roll M653_1046, p. 266B, PN 112, 748/740, enumerated 20 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Joseph Downy 29 M   farming 500 100 Ohio
Elizabeth  " 30 F         "
Lorinda    "  8 F         "
Margaret E "  5 F         "
Almira     "  4 F         "
Nancy A    "  1 F         "

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #18-19 of 33):  Allensville P.O., Jackson Twp., Vinton Co., OH, Roll M593_1276, pp. 98B-99A, PN 18-19, 137/137, enumerated 28 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Downy Joseph 39 M W Farmer 1500 500 Ohio
_____ Elisabeth 40 F W Keeps house     Ohio
_____ Lorenda 18 F W Helps Mother     Ohio
_____ Margaret E 15 F W Helps Mother     Ohio
_____ Almina 14 F W Attends School     Ohio
_____ Nancy A 11 F W Attends School     Ohio
_____ Delila J?  9 F W Attends School     Ohio
_____ George B Mc  6 M W Attends School     Ohio
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_____ Not Named  1 M W at home     Ohio
Miller Charles 3/12 M W at home     Ohio

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 24):  Lancaster Twp., Jefferson Co., IN, Roll 287, p. 30D, PN 8, SD 2, ED 119, enumerated 1 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 24 25 26
72 72 Downey Joseph W M 49     / Farmer Ohio Penn Virginia
    ______ Elisabeth W F 50 Wife   / Keeping house Ohio Penn Penn
    ______ Nancy E W F 21 Dau /   at home Ohio Ohio Ohio
    ______ Delilah I W F 19 Dau /   at home Ohio Ohio Ohio
    ______ George B M W M 17 Son /   at home Ohio Ohio Ohio
    ______ Joseph C W M  5 Son       Indiana Ohio Ohio
Listed next to married daughters, Lorinda (DOWNEY) STROUP and Margaret (DOWNEY) GRAHAM.

6.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Name Joseph Downey Elizabeth Jordan Downey
Birth Dec. 26, 1830
Morgan Co., OH
Dec. 15, 1829
OH
Death Mar. 4, 1915
Dupont,
Jefferson Co., IN
Aug. 13, 1896
Dupont,
Jefferson Co., IN
Burial Rockdale Cemetery or Dupont Cemetery
Dupont, Jefferson Co., IN
Inscription AT REST
JOSEPH DOWNEY
DEC 26, 1830
MARCH 4, 1915


ELIZABETH HIS WIFE
DEC. 15, 1829
AUG. 13, 1896
Father Ephraim Downey (1806-1854)  
Mother Nancy Hellyer Downey (1811-1897)  
Memorial # 78421264 and 11879550 78421265 and 11879556
Yes, someone added a second set of memorials.

8.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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