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View Tree for William Morton DowellWilliam Morton Dowell (b. 28 June 1874, d. 23 July 1951)

William Morton Dowell (son of Alonzo Henry Dowell and Rosemond De Moss) was born 28 June 1874 in Lawrence Kansas, and died 23 July 1951 in Stroud, Lincoln County, OK. He married Frankie Timmons on 05 December 1893 in Columbus Cherokee Co. Kansas74, daughter of Henry Adam Timmons and Orpha Beavers.

 Includes NotesNotes for William Morton Dowell:
TL012 - Family Group Record for William Morton Dowell - Provided by Robert Whiles
William appears as a six year old child living with his parents on the 1880 Cherokee County Kansas Census (family dwelling #46) in the "Village of Lowell". It is believed that this was William;s actual birth place. His obituary appeared in the July 23, 1951 edition of the Stroud Democrat newspaper. He is buried in the Stroud Cemetery.

CENSUS - June 4, 1900
Oklahoma, Lincoln County - 1900 U.S. Census, 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule (Washington D.C.: The National Archives, 1900), William Dowell houshold - Keokuk Township, ED 121, Stroud City, visitation 103. Census reading: 1) William Dowell - head, w, m, June 1874, age 26, salesman, born KS, father born IA, mother born OH; 2) Frankie Dowell - wife, w, f, August 1876, age 24, born IN, father and mother born OH; 3) Verney Dowell - son, w, m, November 1893, age 6, in school, born KS, father born KS, mother IN; 4) True Dowell - son, w, m, February 1896, age 4, born Indian Terr., father born KS, mother born IN; 5) Jewell Dowell - son, w, m, february 1898, age 2, born OK, father born KS, mother born IN.

CENSUS - April 29, 1910
Oklahoma, Lincoln County - 1910 U.S. Census, 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule (Washington D.C.: The National Archives - micropublication 1910), William Dowell household - Keokuk Township, ED 97, sheet 10A, Stroud City, visitation 15. Census reading: 1) William M. Dowell - head, m, w, age 35, born KS, father born IA, mother born IN, merchant, general store; 2) Frankie Dowell - wife, f, w, age 33, born IN, father & mother born OH; 3) True M. Dowell - son, m, w, age 14, born OK, father born KS, mother born IN; 4) Jewel H. Dowell - son, m, w, age 12, born OK, father born KS, mother born IN; 5) Amy Ione Dowell - daughter, f, w, age 9, born OK, father born KS, mother born IN; 6) William Fay Dowell - son, m, w, age 7, born OK, father born KS, mother born IN; 7) Gerald D. Dowell - son, m, w, age 1, born KS, father born KS, mother IN.

CENSUS - January 2, 1920
Oklahoma, Lincoln County - 1920 U.S. Census, 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule (Washington D.C.: The National Archives - micropublication 1920), William Dowell household - North Keokuk Township, town of Stroud, ED 133, printed page 41, visitation 13. Census
reading: 1) William M. Dowell - head, m, w, age 44, merchant, general store, born KS, parents born IA; 2) Frankie Dowell - wife, f, w, age 44,
born MO, father and mother born KS; 3) Vern G. Dowell - son, m, w, age 26, merchant, general store, born KS, father born KS, mother born MO; 4) True M. Dowell - son, m, w, age 24, general store, born OK, father born KS, mother born MO; 5) Jewell Dowell - son, m, w, age 22, born OK, father born KS, mother born MO; 6) Amy Dowell - daughter, f, w, age 19, born OK, father born KS, mother born MO; 7) William Dowell - son, m, w, age 17, born OK, father born KS, mother born MO.

CENSUS - April 15, 1930
Oklahoma, Lincoln County - 1930 U.S. Census, 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule (Washington D.C.: The National Archives,
micropublication 1930), William Dowell household - ED 41-43, Stroud City, sheet 6B, ward of city 3, visitation 130. Census reading: 1) William Dowell - head, m, w, age 55, farming, born KS, father IA, mother born KS; 2) Frankie Dowell - wife, f, w, age 52, born KS, father born KS, mother born MO; 3) Gwendoline Dowell - daughter, f, w, age 10, born OK, father and mother born KS.

More About William Morton Dowell:
Burial: 27 July 1951, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK.

More About William Morton Dowell and Frankie Timmons:
Marriage: 05 December 1893, Columbus Cherokee Co. Kansas.74

 Includes NotesMarriage Notes for William Morton Dowell and Frankie Timmons:
TL011 - Marriage Record
No. 286 MARRIAGE LICENSE -- Duplicate
Columbus, Kansas, December 5th A. D. 1893
TO ANY PERSON AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGE:
You are hereby authorized to join in marriage William M. Dowell of Cherokee County, State of Kansas aged 20 years, and Frankie Timmons of Cherokee County, State of Kansas aged 16 years, and of such marriage you will make due return to my office within thrity days from date thereof. Signed John Stauffer Probate Judge

RECORD OF CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE
The State of Kansas, County of Chreokee, ss.
TO THE PROBATE JUDGE OF SAID COUTNY"
This is to certify that on the 5th day of December 1893, I united William M. Dowell and Frankie Timmons in marriage in accordance with the laws of this State, and by authority of License Mo. 286 issued by you. Signed W E Morgan Justice of the Peace

Note: The DECLARATION part of this license is not filled out.
Also Note: The date of marriage is 5 Dec 1893 not 1892 - information on children provided by Mary states that Vern was born Nov 1983 (check dates)

Children of William Morton Dowell and Frankie Timmons are:
  1. Vern Guy Dowell, b. 18 November 1894, Baxter Springs, Cherokee Co. Kansas, d. 02 May 1934, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma.
  2. True Morton Dowell, b. 19 February 1896, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK, d. 06 December 1926, Depew, Creek County, OK.
  3. Jewel Howard Dowell, b. 21 February 1898, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK, d. 15 April 1984, League City, Galveston County, Texas.
  4. Amy Ione Dowell, b. 01 October 1900, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK, d. 25 March 1995, Seal Beach, Orange Co., CA.
  5. +William Fay Dowell, b. 29 October 1902, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK, d. 08 August 1940, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma.
  6. Forrest Harold Dowell, b. 16 August 1904, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK, d. 24 September 1917, Tulsa, Tulsa County, OK.
  7. Gerald Dean Dowell, b. 13 September 1908, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK, d. 17 April 1911, Stroud, Lincoln County, OK.
  8. Neva Gwendolyn Dowell.
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