Lottie Jane McDowell was born on 20 Mar 1870 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of James Archibald Alexander McDowell and Matilda Jane Cauthen McDowell.
Lottie J. McDowall was counted in the census on 04 Jun 1880 in Flat Rock, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 10-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, James A McDowall; her mother Matilda J McDowall; and her siblings, Thomas F McDowall, Frederick A McDowall, Henry H McDowall, Willie C McDowall, Katy R McDowall.
When she was 15, she married James Haile Stephenson Sr about 1886.
Lottie J Stephenson was counted in the census on 03 Jul 1900 in Flat Rock, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 30-year-old, female, married, white, wife. Also in the home was her husband, James H Stephenson; and their children, Mary H Stephenson, Charlotte F Stephenson, Charles H Stephenson, and Lewis G Stephenson.
She died on 1 Sep 1907 in Cherokee, South Carolina, USA. She was buried on 3 Sep 1907 in Westville, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Damascus United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Stephenson’s Funeral.
Special to The State.
Kershaw, September 3. – The funeral service of Mrs. J. H. Stephenson of Gaffney were held today at Westville. She had been in bad health for several years. She leaves besides her husband four children. She was the daughter of Mr. J. A. McDowell of Flat Rock.
On April 11, 1921, Lottie James was mentioned as the mother on the death certificate of Charles Stephenson.
On January 6, 1989, Lottie J McDowell was mentioned as the mother on the death certificate of Mary Stephenson Clyburn.