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Early records of Thomas Downeys found in Perry County, Ohio
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Source Details Notes
1850 Census (26 Oct) Dwelling 199, Monroe Township
Thomas, 73, MD [born c. 1777]
Margaret, 41, PA
Jacob, 14, OH
James, 11, OH
Elizabeth, 10, OH
Margaret, 9, OH
Prudence, 7, OH
Mary, 5, OH
Eli, 3, OH
John, 10 mos, OH
Wife is Margaret Degarmon, who the Degarmon researchers say is Thomas Martin Downey, but no sources have been found for the middle name.
     
1860 Census (2 Jul) Dwelling 441, Somerset
Lawrence, 36, $0, $40, Laborer, Ireland
Margaret, 32 Ireland
John, 14, Ireland
Judah, 13, Ireland
Patrick, 9, Ireland
Ellen, 7, Ireland
Mary, 5, PA
Thomas, 3, OH [born c. 1857]
James, 1, OH
Thomas 40, $100, $0 Ireland [born c. 1820] 
Just 7 households away from St. Joseph College and St. Joseph Literary Society where Bridget Downey, age 17, is living as a cook.
     
     
1870 Census Dwelling 233, Clayton Twp
Gainer, Phillip, 87, Farmer, 7000-2000, Ireland
Ann, 69, Kpng Hm, Ireland
Maria, 39, Hlpng Moth, OH
Thomas, 37, Works on Farm, OH
Elizabeth, 28, Hlpng Brother, OH
Downey , Thomas, 13, Wrks on Frm, OH [born c. 1857] 
 
1870 Census (5 Jul) Dwelling 604, Reading Twp
Elder Thomas 71 Saw Mill 8000-1500 MD
Hannah 25 Hskppr OH
Daniel 22 Port Swmll 0-1700 OH
William 5 At Home OH
Downey Thomas 52 Laborer Ireland [born c. 1818]
 
1870 Marriage Thomas Downey m. Hannah Elder  
9 Jun 1883 Burial In New Lexington (Maplewood) Cemetery is a Thomas Downey in a plot by himself  
     
15 Feb 1877 Infirmary Record Reading Twp: On this day a Thomas Downey, born in Ireland, destitute, was admitted to infirmary.
 
     
1880 Census (16 Jun) Dwelling 192, Reading Twp.
Mooter, Mary, 75, Wid, GER, GER, GER
--- Henry, son, single, 32, OH, GER, GER
Downey, Thomas, single, 68, IRE, IRE, IRE (space for relationship to head is blank)
[born c. 1812]
Note: dwelling 199 is another Mooter home - and 3 dwellings further (P58B) is:
Elder, Hannah, widow, 32, OH, MD, MD
--- William, son, 15, OH, OH, OH
--- Mary, daughter, 10, OH, OH, OH
--- Sarah, twins, 10, OH, OH, OH
1880 Census Jackson Twp.
Thomas, 37, IN OH OH [born c. 1843]
Mary, 39, wife, OH IRE OH
Gilbert G., son, 13, OH IN OH
Mary M., daughter, 3, OH IN OH
Wife assumed to be Mary Gates.
     

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