Olive DOWNING

Olive DOWNING

Female 1768 - 1866-1867

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  • Name  Olive DOWNING 
    Born  10 Apr 1768  Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1866-1867  Slocum, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Slocum, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1599  Munro
    Last Modified  2 Jan 2003 

    Father  Daniel DOWNING,   b. 26 May 1739, Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1813, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hannah ADAMS,   b. 31 Aug 1742, Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1846, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Oct 1760  Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F758  Group Sheet

    Family  John ROSENCRANS,   b. 1770-1780, , , New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1845, , Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  May 1802  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Tamer ROSENCRANS,   b. Est 1801, , Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Hiram ROSENCRANS,   b. 23 Aug 1804, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1883, Hazleton, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Jesse ROSENCRANS,   b. 10 Sep 1806, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1872, Slocum Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John ROSENCRANS, Jr.,   b. Est 1808, , Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Cynthia ROSENCRANS,   b. Est 1810, , Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Lucy ROSENCRANS,   b. Est 1812, , Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F757  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The family Bible gives death date as 18 Jan 1867 and tombstone gives the death date as 20 Dec 1866.

      Olive and John were married at the First Presbyterian Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

      Olive's husband is found on the the tax list of 1796 in Kingston Township, Pennsylvania, and on the 1800 tax list of Slocum Township (then called Newport Township), Pennsylvania.

      John built a sawmill in about 1836. He was the first postmaster of the post office called Lutsey. He was also the first teacher in the schoolhouse that was built in 1838.

      Ref: Lexington Munroes, 2nd ed. 19-46-6
      Clan Munro files - Dietrich, Earl

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA