Edward Evelyn Woods Nehenuiikalani LOW

3 August 1892–18 May 1985 (Age 92)
Kapaau, North Kohala, Hawaii, Hawaiian Kingdom

The Life of Edward Evelyn Woods Nehenuiikalani

When Edward Evelyn Woods Nehenuiikalani LOW was born on 3 August 1892, his father, Ebenezer Parker Kahekawaipunaakauaamaluhia Low, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Pu'ukui Napoleon, was 26. He married Irene Keoholani Hapu'uoholani Dickson on 13 March 1923, in Hawaii, Hawaii, United States. He lived in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1920 and Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States in 1930. He died on 18 May 1985, at the age of 92, and was buried in Hawaii, Hawaii, United States.

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Edward Evelyn Woods Nehenuiikalani LOW
Irene Keoholani Hapu'uoholani Dickson
Marriage: 13 March 1923

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13 March 1923
Hawaii, Hawaii, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a tumulus, mound or hill, Middle English lowe, from Old English hlāw ( see Law 2).2 Scottish and English: nickname for a short man, from Middle English lah, lowe (Old Norse lágr; the word was adopted first into the northern dialects of Middle English, where Scandinavian influence was strong, and then spread south, with regular alteration of the vowel quality).3 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname for a violent or dangerous person, from Anglo-Norman French lou, leu ‘wolf’ (Latin lupus). Wolves were relatively common in Britain at the time when most surnames were formed, as there still existed large tracts of uncleared forest.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eveline Low in household of Eben Low, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelyn W Low in household of Ebenezer P Low, "United States Census, 1900"
  • E Woods Low, "United States Census, 1930"

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