Mark Perry Lowrey

9 October 1790–15 July 1879 (Age 88)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life 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
1790–1879
Margaret Barger
1791–1858
Marriage: January 1810
James Lowrey
1811–
William Barger Lowrey
1811–1891
Finnetta "Nettie" Lowery
1813–1882
Amanda Lowrey
1815–1894
Amy Gist Lowrey
1817–1872
Charles Lowrey
1820–1884
Elizabeth Lowrey
1821–1910
James Barker Lowrey
1823–1906
Vance Carrick Lowrey
1826–1857
Montgomery Lowrey
1833–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
January 1810
White, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Col. Alexander Lowery Sr.

    Male1767–1846Male

    Female1767–1832Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1790–1879Male

    Male1792–1842Male

    Martha Lowery

    Female1792–1864Female

    Marion Crockett Lowrey

    Female1796–1863Female

    Alexander Lowery Jr.

    Male1799–1861Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

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

Northern Irish, northern English, and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mark Lowry, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Mark Lowrey, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Mark Lowery, "United States Census, 1860"

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