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Conflict Period:
Spanish-American War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Birth:
17 Feb 1872 2
Ashland, Ashland, Ohio 2
Death:
16 Dec 1960 2
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio 2
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Full Name:
Robert Fulton Downs 2
Full Name:
Robert F Downs 1
Birth:
17 Feb 1872 2
Ashland, Ashland, Ohio 2
Death:
16 Dec 1960 2
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio 2
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Spanish-American War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Service Start Date:
25 Apr 1898 2
Service End Date:
21 Nov 1898 2
Company:
C 1
Discharge Rank:
Pvt 1
Enlistment Rank:
Pvt 1
Military Unit:
8 Ohio Infantry 1
State:
Ohio 1

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Robert Fulton Downs (1872-1960) of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

MILITARY RECORD

M15 - 13 - 98

Enlistment Date: 25 April 1898

Discharge Date: 21 November 1898

Name: Robert F Downs Residence: Ashland Age: 26 (1872) Page #: 598

UNIT: Eighth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry COMPANY: Company C - Polk

Ohio Soldiers in the War with Spain, 1898-99

http://www. spanamwar.com/8thohioroster2.htm

Spanish - American War
Ohio Soldiers in the War with Spain, 1898-99
Name: Robert F Downs
Residence: Ashland
Age: 26 (1872)
Page #: 598
UNIT: Eighth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
COMPANY: Company C - Polk
8th OVI

U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914
Military: 2 Jun 1900
Name: Robert F Downs
Birthyear: abt 1872
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Enlistment Age: 28 3/12
4 Art leArty K
Enlist? 21 Nov 1898 Discharged

Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
Name: Robert F
State Filed: Ohio
Roll Number: T288_128
Application No. 1248985, Date of Filing: 1900 May 21

U.S., Adjutant General Military Records, 1631-1976
Eight Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company C
The Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers
Page: 598
Name: Robert F Downs
Report Year: 1898-1899
Service State: Ohio
Rank: Private
Residence: Ashland
Remarks: Age 26 Sick Aug 24-28 Gen. Hosp. Montauk Pt. L I Sick furlough Aug 28 - Sept 27, 1898

Ancestry.com Military Page - Robert F. Downs
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Robert Fulton Downs (1872-1960) of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

 

ROBERT FULTON4 DOWNS  (RICHARD GEORGE3, GEORGE2, RICHARD1), the son of RICHARD GEORGE DOWNS and SARAH ANN LATTER of Ashland, Ohio, was born February 02, 1872 in Ashland County, Ohio, and died December 16, 1960 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.  He married SARAH ANN MALONEY June 24, 1912 in St Alphonse Church, Windsor, Essex County, Ontario, Canada, daughter of JOHN MALONEY and MARY MAHER.  She was born Abt. 1874 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, and died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

 

More About ROBERT FULTON DOWNS:
Military service: Co. C, 8th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Occupation: Railroad in Toledo, Ohio
 
The two children of ROBERT DOWNS and SARAH MALONEY are:

 

1.  ELEANOR MARY DOWNS was born Abt. 1914 in Ohio, and died in Michigan.  She married DARWIN L. DICKERHOFF, son of DANIEL DICKERHOFF and AMANDA REESE.  He was born May 15, 1913 in Dekalb County, Indiana, and died November 29, 1989 in Fenton, Genesee County, Michigan.
 
2.  RICHARD "DICK" J5 DOWNS  was born October 21, 1916 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, and died September 21, 2008 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.  He married (1) JONELL.    He married (2) BETTY TEIZE 1971 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.  RICHARD DOWNS Burial: Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Ottawa Hills, Lucas County, Ohio

 

MARRIAGE RECORD

 

Marriage Certificate: 001982
Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924
Name: Sarah Maloney
Birth Place: Peterborough Ont 
Age: 38 
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874 
Father Name: John Maloney
Mother Name: Mary Maher
Spouse Name: Robert Downs
Spouse's Age: 40 
Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872 
Spouse Birth Place: Ashland O 
Spouse Father Name: Richard Downs
Spouse Mother Name: Sarah Ladder
Marriage Date: 24 Jun 1912
Marriage Place: Essex 
Marriage County: Essex 
Family History Library Microfilm: MS932_200 

 

Marriage Record:
Ontario French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1747-1967
Sarah Maloney, Widow, Residence: Detroit Michigan
Spouse: Robert Downs, Occupation: Fireman Residence: Detroit Michigan
Event Year: 1911-1914 
Event: Mariage (Marriage) 
Religion Denomination: (RC) Catholique  (Roman Catholic)
Place of Worship or Institution: Windsor; Windsor (St Alphonse) 
Pastor solemnizing marriage: J. Ed Meimer? or Menmes
Province: Ontario 

 

Witness: Gilbert Campean and Charlotte Rosier of Residence: Windsor

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