Hi You Dowdell Kin. We have information on the Dovedale , Dowdall and Dowdell . This line was in Ireland about 1318 . When this line reach Va ., it split some went to Ky. two brothers came to Ga . Where James Dowdell Came to Ala . But in Ky other spellings were used . I was told that the father of James Dowdell ( my line ) went to Ky to raise race horse . neb. Please write me if you think you line may connect . Nolen E. Bufford , 2137 Douglas Dr., Oxford , Al., 36203 or call PH 1 256 835 0895 .