Are there 2 Andrew W. Downings,died exactly the same day in New York?

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#1 Andrew W. Downing-b. 1820-d. 28 Oct.,1905.Buried in Bath National Cemetery,Steuben Co.,NY.

#2 Andrew W Downing -b.possibly 1841 d.28 Oct.1905,died in Steuben Co. and buried in Hall cemetery,Oneida Co,NY.

Andrew #1 has one son born in Ohio-Andrew #2 was sent to Ohio after the Civil War to work as a government rep.

I have discovered many crossovers in information on various sites-mixing the two men,dates not correct, family members mixed.

I am related to Andrew #1 and can find very little info about him-trying to sort him from Andrew #2.

I  am also looking for Andrew #1's wife. She was Calista Campbell,Kelsey or Stevens.,depending on the site visited. Again no info.

This is one of my current mysteries. any help would be appreciated. Thanks
WikiTree profile: Andrew Downing
in Genealogy Help by Deb Kerrigan G2G Rookie (160 points)

2 Answers

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This is just one record found on familysearch.org

Andrew Downing Male 38 New York

Calista Downing Female 43 New York

Leander Downing Male 15 New York

Ransom Downing Male 8 Ohio

Luther Downing Male 7 New York

Cleveland Downing Male 3 New York

Franklin Downing Male 1 New York

Hannah Sanborn Female 54 New York

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCQH-D3M : 19 March 2020), Andrew Downing, 1860.

by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
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According to records attached to their FamilySearch profiles, the Andrew Downing who married Calista did not die on 28 October 1905. That death record is for Andrew W. Downing.

Their FamilySearch profiles:

Andrew Downing (m. Calista)
about 1821 – Deceased
https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LC3W-1CX

Andrew W. Downing
June 1835 – 28 October 1905
https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/MJQT-BVQ

by Julie Klar G2G3 (4.0k points)

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