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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Family Time Line

Matthew Andrew Lowe
1815–1899
Hannah Oliver
1823–1907
Marriage: 24 December 1838
Timothy Brown Lowe
1839–1913
William Henry Lowe
1855–1931
Louvisa "Ellen" Lowe
1841–1919
Sarah C. Lowe
1845–1923
Juliette Lowe
1845–1910
Louisa Lowe
1847–1933
Mary A. Lowe
1850–1928
James W Lowe
1854–1932
Emeline Lowe
1855–1939
John Franklin Lowe
1861–1933
Ephram E. Lowe
1867–1875

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)

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    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. 

    1829

    Age 14

    Historical Information 1829: Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

    1840

    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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