Mary Elizabeth Lowe

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Lowe was christened on 15 May 1768, in Sheriffhales, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Lowe and Sarah Icke. She married Richard Lundy V on 8 November 1787, in Hardwick MM, Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 16 February 1869, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Richard Ward
1764–1824
Mary Elizabeth Lowe
1768–1869
Marriage: 1 February 1789
William
1790–
Elizabeth Ward
1803–
Jeremh Ward
1823–1824

Sources (7)

  • Mary Low, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Lowe, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary in entry for Elizabeth Ward, "England, Rutland Parish Registers, 1538-1991"

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World Events (8)

1775

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Low .

German (Löwe) and Danish (Løwe): from Middle High German lēwe, löuwe ‘lion’, hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a lion. It is also found in Sweden. Compare Loewe 1, Lau , Lave , and Lurvey .

Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): artificial name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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