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We are the McDowell Family of Chancellor (near Fredericksburg), Spotsylvania County, Virginia. From time to time, we'll add more history about the McDowell family, so please remember to check back with us.
Mac and Flora McDowell
... about me
My name is Leo B. "Mac" McDowell. I am a retired veteran of the United States Navy, a Writer, and a Senior Project Manager. I write about and conduct genealogical and historical research on the McDowells and their associated families of Scotland, Northern Ireland, and America.
... about my family
My immediate family includes my wife Flora, our sons William and Brandon, and our daughters Crystal and Katie. We have two grandchildren: Michael Robert Evans (of Bedford, TX) and Mila Jade Calovich (of Norfolk, VA). We share our home with four pets: a lab/rotty mix male named "Buddy", a lab/rotty mix female named "Baby", a black miniature poodle named "Bridget" and a black and white cat (who thinks he's a dog too) named "Mikey".
...my personal interests include:
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