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Any distant cousins out there?

And/or can anyone take me back another generation from Alexander McDowell and Margaret McKibbon?

Family oral history says:

From a 94 year old cousin of my Father:  “let me advise you of that which I hold on these families.”


Alexander McDowall, sometimes Farmer/Mason, married Margaret McKibbon (my 2X Greatgrand Parents).  
Known children:

Mary McDowall, married Robert Houston, August 27th 1875, in Christ Church, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland.

Martha McDowall. Single. Died 16th March 1898 at 137 Drygate, Glasgow. Informant on Death Certificcate: Matilda Houston. Niece. Present at Death.

Margaret McDowall. Single. Domestic Servant at Earl's Cliff, Dublin. (March 1891)

Sarah McDowall, married John Hempenstall, Blacksmith, County Wexford. Had family of 8. (March 1891)

I have researched the following:

1 Alexander McDOWELL
Birth:    abt 1834 Ireland
Spouse:    Margaret McKIBBON
Birth:    abt 1834 Ireland

Children:    Mary (1852-1882)
    Sarah (~1857-1934)
    Martha (1861-1898)
    Margaret (1861- 1921)

1.1 Mary McDOWELL
Birth:    1852 Ireland
Death:    13 Nov 1882, Glasgow, Scotland

1.2 Sarah McDOWELL
Birth:    abt 1857 Ireland
Death:    6 Nov 1934 Dublin, Ireland

1874 Church of Ireland Marriage between John Hempenstall (has his father listed as John Hempenstall "Blacksmith") and his
wife Sarah McDowell (has her father listed as Alexander McDowell "Farmer").

Spouse:    John HEMPENSTALL
Marr:    26 Aug 1874, Rathdrum, Ireland

Birth:    1861 Ireland
Death:    16 Mar 1898, Glasgow, Scotland

1.4 Margaret McDOWELL
Born Ireland

Margaret McDowell. Single. Domestic Servant at Earl's Cliff, Dublin. (March 1891) - Family History

1901 Census:
Resident of a house 92.1 in Upper Grand Canal Street (Pembroke West, Dublin)





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