From Left to right these Downing descendants are:
(1) Nedra Elizabeth East -Born - August 15, 1908 in Cheriton, VA., Died - October 18, 1999 in Nassawadox VA., Buried October 31, 1999 in Johnson's United Methodist Church Cemetery. She was the daughter of Emma Lula Pearson and Edward Lebron East. On April 21, 1942 at Franktown, VA. she married James Gordon Wyatt.
(2) Annie "Grace" Doland - Born - January 6, 1910, Died - February 8, 1983 in Virginia Beach, VA., Buried Red Bank Baptist Church Cemetery, Marionville, VA. She was the daughter of Julia Ann Mears and John Maple Doland. on November 29, 1928 she married Rudolph Lee Carpenter.
(3)Margaret Elizabeth Doland - Born - May 22, 1913 in Birdsnest, VA., Died March 23, 1990 in Chula Vista, California, Buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, California. She was the daughter of Julia Ann Mears and John Maple Doland, buried in Red Bank Cemetery in Marionville, ESVA. On January 8, 1929 in Snow Hill, Maryland she married Hilton Edward Smith. They divorced and on November 11, 1941 she remarried to John Ignatius Higgins.
(4) Emma "Lilly" East - Born - July 13, 1911 in Cheriton, VA., Died - June 18, 1995 in Newport News, VA, Buried in Johnson's United Methodist Church Cemetery. She was the daughter of Emma Lula Pearson and Edward Lebron East. On December 24, 1928 in Princess Anne, Maryland, she married Robert Lee Outten
(5)Clarence Earl "Punch" Downing - Born - January 25, 1911 in Birdsnest, VA., Died - June 7, 1982, Buried in the John Custis Downing Homestead Plot, Birdsnest, VA. He was the son of John Custis Downing and Bettie Walters Boole. On March 2, 1933 in Eastville, VA. he married Annie May Davis
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