Matthew Andrew Lowe

Male1815–9 May 1899

Brief Life History of Matthew Andrew

When Matthew Andrew Lowe was born in 1815, in Haw Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, his father, James Cage Lowe, was 21 and his mother, Ann Arbuckell, was 21. He married Hannah Oliver on 24 December 1838, in Haw Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Brighton Township, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 9 May 1899, in Brighton, Washington, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Brighton, Washington, Iowa, United States.

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Matthew Andrew Lowe
Hannah Oliver
Marriage: 24 December 1838
Timothy Brown Lowe
William Henry Lowe
Louvisa "Ellen" Lowe
Sarah C. Lowe
Juliette Lowe
Louisa Lowe
Mary A. Lowe
James W Lowe
Emeline Lowe
John Franklin Lowe
Ephram E. Lowe

Sources (15)

  • Andrew Lowe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matthew Lowe, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Matthew Lowe in entry for William Henry Lowe, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1838Haw Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 14

    Historical Information 1829: Bartholomew, Indiana, United States


    Age 25

    Historical Boundaries: 1840: Washington, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Washington, Iowa, United States

    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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