Wesley Lowther

Tyler, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Wesley

When Wesley Lowther was born in 1853, in Tyler, West Virginia, United States, his father, Napoleon B Lowther, was 38 and his mother, Mary Jane Ireland, was 25. He lived in Tyler, Virginia, United States in 1860.

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Napoleon B Lowther
Mary Jane Ireland
Armenius J. Lowther
Wesley Lowther
Newton Jackson Lowther
Agnes Martha Lowther
Margaret "Maggie" N Lowther
Helen Mary Lowther
Mandane Lowther
Susan A. Lowther
William Edward Lowther

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 8

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 33

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (2)

  • Wesley Lowther in household of Napoleon Lowther, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Wesley Lowther, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910"

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