Larkspur Historical Society

Ranches McDowell, Vincent ~ 1879


Vincent McDowell Was born 1839 in Dallas, Missouri, and died 1907 in Canon City, Fremont, Colorado

Rhoda M Donegan McDowell Was born 1840 in Jefferson, Iowa and died in Canon City, Colorado in 1920 Vincent and Rhoda McDowell were natives of Iowa. Vincent McDowell came to Colorado in 1859 and was engaged in freighting for a number of years. In 1879 he homesteaded in Spring Valley of Douglas County where he acquired large land holdings location description Greenland, Douglas County, Colorado Section 21, Township 10, range 66 west

Miss Effie McDowell, born in Jefferson County, Kansas, a daughter of Vincent and Rhoda McDowell, was united in marriage March 28, 1897, to James P. McInroy, county commissioner of Douglas County. To Mr. and Mrs. McInroy have been born seven children: Harold V., Alice A., Frank J., James P., Stewart R., Violet M., and Effie E.

Thanks to Pioneer History from the Denver Library

Vincent and Rhoda McDowell

Vincent, Rhoda McDowell with their Children