Elvira C Lowe

November 1861–from 1910 to 1920 (Age 48)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elvira C

When Elvira C Lowe was born in November 1861, in Illinois, United States, her father, John Wesley Lowe, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Blackburn, was 19. She had at least 1 daughter with Robert S. Leslie. She lived in Stark, Stark, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Chequest Township, Van Buren, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died from 1910 to 1920, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Robert S. Leslie
1855–
Elvira C Lowe
1861–1920
Bertha Round
1898–

Spouse and Children

    Robert S. Leslie

    Male1855–Male

    Female1861–1920Female

children

(1)

    Bertha Round

    Female1898–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1831–1900Male

    Nancy Elizabeth Blackburn

    Female1842–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1861–1920Female

    Jessie Jennie Lowe

    Female1865–Female

    Male1866–1950Male

    Ida R Lowe

    Female1867–Female

    Margaret Narcissus Lowe

    Female1869–1923Female

World Events (8)

1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 4

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1871

Age 10

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 16

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant spelling of Low .2 German (Löwe): see Loewe .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elvira C Lowe in household of John W Lowe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elvira C Lowe in household of David Allen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elvira C Leslie in household of Robert S Leslie, "United States Census, 1900"

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