Wesley Lowther

1853–
Tyler, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary 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 and Centerville, Tyler, West Virginia, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Napoleon B Lowther
1815–1906
Mary Jane Ireland
1828–1906
Armenius J. Lowther
1847–1920
Wesley Lowther
1853–
Newton Jackson Lowther
1854–1937
Agnes Martha Lowther
1856–1934
Margaret N Lowther
1859–
Helen Mary Lowther
1861–1933
Mandane Lowther
1864–
Susan A. Lowther
1866–
William Edward Lowther
1869–1923

Parents and Siblings

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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. 
1863
Age 10
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886
Age 33
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1434;2007: 3130; 2010: 4049)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.

Possible Related Names

Lawther
Lauder
Lattea

Sources (3)

  • Wesley Souther in household of Napoleon Souther, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wesley Lowther in household of Napoleon Lowther, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Wesley Lowther, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910"

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