Carolyn Ann Lowther

Female21 September 1827–6 July 1913

Brief Life History 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 18 and her mother, Mrs. Lowther, was 13. 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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John Wesley Smith
Carolyn Ann Lowther
Marriage: 24 March 1848
James Buckley Smith
Bessie Smith
Amy Jane Smith
Mathias Lowther Smith
Benjamin Crawford Smith
Celia Ann Smith
Mary Elizabeth Smith
Rebecca Burrell Smith
John Clifford Smith
Charlotte Anne Smith
Sarah Abigail (Abby) Smith
Elijah Smith
Isaac Lowerison Smith
Hannah Florence Smith

Sources (60)

  • Ann C Smith in household of Lawrance Smith, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ann Lowther, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"
  • Jane Smith, "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1848Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (14)

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    World Events (3)


    Age 42



    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 placename is of obscure etymology, perhaps of ancient Welsh origin (compare Lauder ), or from Old Norse lauthr ‘froth, foam’ + á ‘river’.

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

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