Mark Perry Lowrey

Male9 October 1790–15 July 1879

Brief Life History of Mark Perry

When Mark Perry Lowrey was born on 9 October 1790, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Col. Alexander Lowery Sr., was 23 and his mother, Amie Gist, was 23. He married Margaret Barger in January 1810, in White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in White, Tennessee, United States for about 40 years. He died on 15 July 1879, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Old Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mark Perry Lowrey
Margaret Barger
Marriage: January 1810
James Lowrey
William Barger Lowrey
Finnetta Nettie Lowery
Amanda Lowrey
Amy Gist Lowrey
Charles Eli Lowrey
Elizabeth Lowrey
James Barker Lowrey
Vance Carrick Lowrey
Montgomery Lowrey

Sources (11)

  • Mark Lowry, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Mark Lowey, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Mark Lowery, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    January 1810White, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1792 · Becomes the 15th State

    Age 2

    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

    1818 · Jackson Purchase

    Age 28

    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern), northern English, and Scottish: variant of Lowry .

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

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