Cleophas Joseph Dowd

22 Jul 1856 - 11 Apr 1898

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Cleophas Joseph Dowd

22 Jul 1856 - 11 Apr 1898
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The burial record of Cleophas Joseph Dowd. Cemetery: Dowds Grave, Location: Dutch John, Daggett, Utah, United States. Birth: 22 Jul 1856, Death: 11 Apr 1898.
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Cleophas Joseph Dowd

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Dowds Grave

Forest Road 218
Dutch John, Daggett, Utah
United States

Notes

Fathers Name: Michael Dowd Jr.
Mothers Name: Bridget Foley
Disposition: Burial
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Eleanor Rophena Colton

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1856
Cleophas Joseph Dowd was born on 22 Jul 1856
Cleophas Joseph Dowd was 4 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Cleophas Joseph Dowd was 21 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Cleophas Joseph Dowd was 32 years old when The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern United States, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confining some people to their houses for up to a week. The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States of America. The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Snowfalls of 10 to 58 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet (15 m). Railroads were shut down, and people were confined to their houses for up to a week. Railway and telegraph lines were disabled, and this provided the impetus to move these pieces of infrastructure underground. Emergency services were also affected.
Cleophas Joseph Dowd died on 11 Apr 1898 at the age of 41

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