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Lucy Sally Downey McOlney

March 22, 1804–August 20, 1846

Possibly born at Sheldon, Franklin County, Vermont; daughter of Anna Bosworth and Thomas Downey. Died at what became Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 130, Lucy S. McOlney. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 2:1074–1077, 4:2421, Anna Downey and Lucy McOlney. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Jan. 2016), Lucy Sally Downey KWJT-XKY. Dorothy Jensen Schimmelpfennig, Lucy Anna Olney Nichols, 1830–1909: Daughter of Destiny (Ogden, UT: 1994), 50, 52. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Dec. 2013), memorial no. 52400706, Lucy Sally Downey; burial location unknown, Miller’s Hollow, IA.