Rev John Yates Downman

1858 - 1949

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Rev John Yates Downman

1858 - 1949
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Grave site information of Rev John Yates Downman (1858 - 1949) at Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery in Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States from BillionGraves

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Rev John Yates Downman

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Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery

Washington Ave
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia
United States

Epitaph

The King of terrors is the Prince of Peace to them that trust in Christ. Usque ad Tubam.

Headstone Description

Children of William Yates and Mary Ann Downman:
Ann Hayes - wife of R. Innes Taylor, buried in this cemetery
Sophia - wife of Marion J. Dimmock, buried in Hollywood, Richmond
Joseph - buried in St. George's Churchyard
William - buried at Belle Isle, in Lancaster County, VA
William's wife - Mary Ann Hayes

Under this stone are also buried: Ann Somerville (Knox) Hayes
her daughter Sarah Stuart
Two infant children of James & B.T. Hayes
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May 2, 2012
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May 3, 2012
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Life timeline of Rev John Yates Downman

1858
Rev John Yates Downman was born in 1858
Rev John Yates Downman was 4 years old when U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring the freedom of all slaves in Confederate territory by January 1, 1863. 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.
Rev John Yates Downman was 16 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
Rev John Yates Downman was 23 years old when The world's first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States. A telephone call is a connection over a telephone network between the called party and the calling party.
Rev John Yates Downman was 37 years old when George VI of the United Kingdom (d. 1952) George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.
Rev John Yates Downman was 47 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
Rev John Yates Downman was 56 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Rev John Yates Downman was 62 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
Rev John Yates Downman was 81 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Rev John Yates Downman died in 1949 at the age of 91
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