Patriot: Dowden, Zachariah (2, p.96)(6)

SAR #: Not found

DAR #: A034033


Date: Jan. 16, 1750 (6)

Location: Frederick Co. (6)



Spouse: Sarah Unknown (2)(6)


Children: Zachariah (6)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Soldier under Capt. Benjamin Ray, Militia. (6) Private 3rd Co. Middle Bn. Militia Sept. 1777. Private 2nd Co. 2nd Class Middle Bn. Militia July 15, 1780. Recruited Edward Clark April 1781. (2)

Public Service:

Civilian Aid: Provided wheat for use of the military 1781. (2)

Oath of Allegiance: March 3, 1778 before the Hon. William Deakins Jr. (2)(6)

Residency: Mont. Co. (6) Upper Potomac MC (2)


Date: Dec. 27, 1820 (6) 1821 (2)

Cemetery: (N)

Find-A-Grave #: Not found (N)

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: Several Dowdens buried in Neelsville Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Germantown. (3)(4)

Last Updated: 11 / 9 / 2014

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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