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Jefferson Davis Downing (1854 - 1937)

Jefferson Davis Downing
Born in Itawamba, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Stonewall, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 May 2010
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1860 • Itawamba, Mississippi, United States - Jefferson D Downing, 6, with parents Pleasant and Jane Downing [1]

Pleas B Downing 51, Jane Downing 43, Rachael A Downing 20, Wm N Downing 18. Pollie E J Downing 16, John D J Downing 14, Pleas N Downing 11, Louisa A Downing 8, Jefferson D Downing 6, Sinai E Downing 1

1870 - Itawamba, Mississippi - Davis Downing, 16, farm labourer, with parents Pleasant & Mary Downing and siblings Ellender Downing, Angeline Downing, William Downing, Alice Downing, Jackson Downing, Ellenn Downing [2]


  1. 1860 Federal Census
  2. 1870 Federal Census

DNA Sources

Maternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group on GEDmatch consisting of Shannon T. Dufour, Julia House, and Jim L. who share a 12 cM segment on chromosome 16. Shannon is descended from John Duke; Julia is descended from William Wiley Duke; and Jim is descended from James Duke, all children of the MRCA William Henry Duke & Jane McLaughlin. Shannon and Jim are 5C1R; Jim and Julia are 5C1R; and Shannon and Julia are 4C1R.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jefferson by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Jefferson:

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