Notes for Major John Mcdowell: Lt during Revolution serving 5 yrs. He was with Washington at crossing of delaware river. Fought at Princeton and Trenton and endured the rigors of Valley Forge. He was severly wounded at Brandywine, but witnessed the surrender of Cornwallace at Yorktown. A member of the order of the Cincinnati he had earned the rank of major in the war of 1812. John brought his family to Lexington KY in 1784 in the first KY state legislature 1792 he represented Fayette County. In 1799 he was a member of the convention which framed the 2nd constitution of the state. issue of Major John and sarah Mcdowell
More About Major John Mcdowell: Date born 2: 08 Dec 1757, Virginia. Died 2: 1835, Fayette Co KY. Military service: MaJOR.
More About Major John Mcdowell and Lucy Nash Le Grand: Marriage: 12 Apr 1804, Fayette Co KY.
More About Major John Mcdowell and Jenny Lyle: Marriage: 1821, Fayette Co KY.
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