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Dan Tuck Lee's Summit, Missouri. He joined the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War on 3 March 2010. Dan is a Database Administrator with a local company in Kansas City, MO.
Ancestry: Wiley J. DOWDEN, Company H, 8th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry. Voluntarily enlisted on 01 Aug 1863 at Marshfield, Missouri, mustered out on 17 Jul 1865.
Wiley DOWDEN was born about 1840 in Tennessee; died 01 Dec 1878, Wright County, Missouri; and is buried at the Mosely Cemetery, Wright County, Missouri. Wiley, a native of Hamilton County, Tennessee, was a farmer. He first married Sarah UPTON on about 1866, Wright County, Missouri. She was born about 1844, Missouri; and died about Mar 1874, Wright County, Missouri. Wiley then married Eliza Jane PATTERSON (daughter of Alfred George PATTERSON and Sarah BYERLY) on 06 Sep 1874. Eliza was born 02 Oct 1850, Lee County, Iowa; and died 31 Jan 1932, Wright County, Missouri.
Descendants of Wiley J. DOWDEN:
1 Wiley DOWDEN (1840-1878)
... + Eliza Jane PATTERSON (1850-1932)
........ 2 Clyde Joseph DOWDEN (1876-1967)
.......... + Ida ROYSTER (1901-1993)
............... 3 Georgia DOWDEN (1933-2004)
.................... + Wilbert TUCK (1931-2008)
......................... 4 Dan TUCK (1953- )

Wiley Dowden Gravestone (1840-1878).

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