Mary Alice Lowrey

26 August 1838–11 April 1924 (Age 85)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Lowrey was born on 26 August 1838, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Alexander Lowery Jr., was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Newton "Betsy" Sperry, was 30. She married James Anderson Hill on 26 August 1866, in White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Spencer, Van Buren, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 April 1924, in White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in White, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Anderson Hill
Mary Alice Lowrey
Marriage: 26 August 1866
Dr. Charles Lowery Hill
Lola Estill Hill
Alice L Hill
Effie Hill
Mattie Hill
Marie Hill
Molly E. Hill
James Brents Hill
Estelle Hill

Spouse and Children

26 August 1866
White, Tennessee, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    John Alexander Lowery


    Sarah Alice Lowrey


    Montgomery Charles Lowry


    James Alexander Lowrey



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 8

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 24

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish, northern English, and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary L Hill in household of William R Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Hill in household of James A Hill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Lowery in household of Alexander Lowery, "United States Census, 1860"

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