Ira Mater Lowe

1858–1935 (Age 77)
Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ira Mater

When Ira Mater Lowe was born in 1858, in Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Lowe, was 24 and his mother, Zarilda Ann Farr, was 22. He married Anna Bella Newcome on 26 July 1877, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1935, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Clinton, Vermillion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Mater Lowe
Anna Bella Newcome
Marriage: 26 July 1877
Pearl Alice Newcome
William Franklin Lowe
Claude Mater Lowe
Otis Arthur Lowe
Edgar Grant Lowe
Forest Gladys Lowe

Spouse and Children


    Anna Bella Newcome


26 July 1877
Parke, Indiana, United States


    Pearl Alice Newcome


    William Franklin Lowe


    Claude Mater Lowe


    Otis Arthur Lowe


    Edgar Grant Lowe


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Ira Lowe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ira Lowe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ira M Law, "United States Census, 1880"

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