John Lowe

1708–
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Lowe was born in 1708, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Johis Lowe, was 28 and his mother, Mrs. John Lowe, was 24. He married Mary Cowlishaw on 6 November 1726. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Lowe
1708–
Mary Cowlishaw
1704–
Marriage: 6 November 1726
John Lowe
1727–
Joseph Lowe
1744–
Mary Lowes
1729–
William Lowe
1732–1733
George Lowe Sr.
1734–1809
Mary Low
1738–1740
John Lowe
1741–
Samuel Lowe
1743–
Mathew Low
1744–
Joseph Low
1745–

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Siblings

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World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 93
The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815
Age 107
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

(1997: 31213;2007: 68125; 2010: 92260)English and Scottish: variant of Low .German (Löwe) and Danish (Løwe): from Middle High German lēwe, löuwe ‘lion’, hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a lion. It is also found in Sweden. Compare Loewe 1, Lau , Lave , and Lurvey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Lau
Loew
Lobe
Loewe
Loewen
Low
Lurvey

Sources (17)

  • John Low in entry for Mary Low, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Low, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Low in entry for William Low, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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