Dr. Ephraim McDOWELL

HAIRSTON.org ID#2849, b. 11 November 1771
Father*Judge Samuel MCDOWELL1 b. 19 Oct 1735, d. 25 Sep 1817
Mother*Mary McCLUNG1
Anecdote*Was member of Board of Trustees of Centre College, Kentucky along with his father inlaw Isaac Shelby. He also performed the first successful abdominal operation. 
Birth*Dr. Ephraim McDOWELL was born on 11 November 1771 in Rockbridge County, Virginia.2 
He was the son of Judge Samuel MCDOWELL and Mary McCLUNG.1 
Marriage*Dr. Ephraim McDOWELL married Sarah SHELBY, daughter of Gov. Isaac SHELBY and Suzannah HART, in 1802.3,1,2 


Sarah SHELBY b. 8 Oct 1785, d. 17 Oct 1846

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S173] Moon, Mary Ann. Sketches of the Shelby, McDowell, Deaderick, Anderson Families, The University of Wisconsin - Madison - 1933 https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89066319427, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S3048] Woods, Neander Montgomery; The Woods-McAfee Memorial, containing an account of John Woods and James McAfee of Ireland, and their descendants in America, Courier-Journal Job Printing Co., Louisville, KY - 1905 - https://hdl.handle.net/2027/loc.ark:/13960/t8rb7r654, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S169] Mackenzie, George Norbury, 1851-1919. Colonial Families of the United States of America: In Which Is Given the History, Genealogy And Armorial Bearings of Colonial Families Who Settled In the American Colonies From the Time of the Settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, 1607, to the Battle of Lexington, 19th April, 1775. New York: The Grafton Press, 1907. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89058675869, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
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