Carolyn Ann Lowther

21 September 1827–6 July 1913 (Age 85)
Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Carolyn Ann

When Carolyn Ann Lowther was born on 21 September 1827, in Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Joseph Lowther, was 38 and her mother, Ann Coltis Lowther, was 31. She married John Wesley Smith on 24 March 1848, in Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Amherst Shore, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881 and Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 6 July 1913, in Shinimicas Bridge, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in Shinimicas Bridge, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Smith
1824–1903
Carolyn Ann Lowther
1827–1913
Marriage: 24 March 1848
James Buckley Smith
1849–1922
Bessie Smith
1872–
Amy Jane Smith
1850–1941
Mathias Lowther Smith
1852–1944
Benjamin Crawford Smith
1854–1929
Celia Ann Smith
1855–1945
Mary Elizabeth Smith
1857–1943
Rebecca Burrell Smith
1859–1947
John Clifford Smith
1861–1873
Charlotte Anne Smith
1863–1955
Sarah Abigail (Abby) Smith
1866–1955
Elijah Smith
1866–
Isaac Lowerison Smith
1868–1953
Hannah Florence Smith
1870–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1848
Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1869

Age 42

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1871

Age 44

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 82

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so called from the river on which it stands. The place name is of obscure etymology, perhaps of ancient Welsh origin ( compare Lauder ), or from Old Norse lauðr ‘froth’, ‘foam’ + á ‘river’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann C Smith in household of Lawrance Smith, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ann Smith in household of John Smith, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Ann in entry for Matthias L. Smith, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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