Elvira C Lowe

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

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

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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

(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 (4)

  • 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"

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