Margaret Lowrie

Female26 May 1818–9 June 1855

Brief Life History of Margaret

Margaret Lowrie was born on 26 May 1818, in Unity, Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Joseph Lowrey Esq. She married Thomas Maskell Caruthers on 3 July 1838, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1840. She died on 9 June 1855, in Allegheny Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Maskell Caruthers
Margaret Lowrie
Marriage: 3 July 1838
George Cochran Caruthers
Thomas Hudson Caruthers
Eleanor Caruthers
Sarah Elizabeth Caruthers
Margaret Jane Caruthers

Sources (5)

  • Thos M Carothers, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Margaret Laurie in entry for Margaret Jane Bollman, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Margaret Laurie in entry for Margaret Jane Bollman, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1838Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 2

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 12

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lowry .

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

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