Caleb Pancoast Lownes

Male9 December 1803–3 September 1901

Brief Life History of Caleb Pancoast

When Caleb Pancoast Lownes was born on 9 December 1803, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Lownes, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Donaldson, was 24. He married Sophronia Applegate on 6 November 1845, in Atchison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Vacaville Judicial Township, Solano, California, United States in 1860 and Calpella, Mendocino, California, United States in 1880. He died on 3 September 1901, in Lake, California, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Lake, California, United States.

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Caleb Pancoast Lownes
Sophronia Applegate
Marriage: 6 November 1845
John Edward Lownes
Franklin Pierce Lownes
Elizabeth Lownes
Caleb Pancoast Lownes
Anna Sophronia Lownes
Ella Lownes
Charles Hathaway Lownes
Robert Singleton Lownes
Emma Mary Lownes
Isaac Richard Lownes

Sources (22)

  • Caleb Lownes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Caleb Pancoast Lownes - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Caleb Pencus Lownes
  • Caleb Pancost Lownes, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1845Atchison, Missouri, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 9

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 27

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Lown .

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

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