When Nancy Lowell was born in 1811, in Hiram, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Moses Lowell, was 24 and her mother, Rachel Newcomb, was 25. She had at least 7 sons and 1 daughter with George Hyland Hastings. She lived in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States in 1860. She died about 1875, in Sparta, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 65.
English: variant of Lovell , derived from Anglo-Norman Frenchlou ‘wolf’ + the diminutive suffix -el.
History: Lowell is the surname of one of America's most distinguished NewEngland families, which have been prominent for over 200 years. Itsfounder, John Lowell (1743–1802), was a legislator and judge. Thecity of Lowell, MA was named in honor of his son Francis Cabot Lowell(1775–1817), a textile manufacturer.