When Levi Downer was born on November 11, 1788, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, he was the second son of Jonathan and Drusilla (Springer) Downer. On April 23, 1813, he married Elizabeth Hall and together they had ten children.
Levi Downer 1788-1854 Tanner and Farmer
Elizabeth Hall Downer 1792-1868
William H Downer 1814-1885 Tanner
Jonathan A Downer 1816-1882 Tanner
Major James Paul Downer 1818-1893 Saddler and Soldier *
Dr. Hugh Hall Downer 1819-1888
Lt. Daniel Downer 1820-1897 Lawyer and Soldier
Corp. George W. Downer 1823-1885 Tanner and Soldier
Jacob Downer 1826-1888 Merchant *
Elizabeth Melvina Downer 1826-1900
David Downer 1832-1908 Printer *
Caroline Downer 1834-1912
* All three were together in Kansas in the 1860s
The Downer family dominated Uniontown society for over a 150 years however, none of the children ever married. If they died somewhere else, their bodies were brought home and buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.