Jesse Sawyers Lowe

16 January 1840–13 February 1911 (Age 71)
Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jesse Sawyers

When Jesse Sawyers Lowe was born on 16 January 1840, in Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Napier Lowe, was 44 and his mother, Lucretia Sawyers, was 28. He married Elizabeth A. Walters in 1869, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. He lived in Pilot Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 13 February 1911, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Sawyers Lowe
Elizabeth A. Walters
Marriage: 1869
Hester Ann Lowe
Martha Frances Lowe
Minnie Jane Lowe
Lamecia Emma Lowe
Perdita Lowe
James Alexander Lowe
Ida Elizabeth Lowe
Bertha Alice Lowe
Della Lowe

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth A. Walters


Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 13

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 22

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant spelling of Low .2 German (Löwe): see Loewe .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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The Life G Grandfather Jesse Sawers Lowe

jesse sawyers lowe was born january 16,1840. the son of robert n. lowe and lucretia sawyers lowe. robert lowe was a school teacher,also taught vocal music. he taught school till he was old. jesse low …

Sources (3)

  • Jesse Low in household of Robert N Low, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jesse Low in household of Robt M Low, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jesse S Lowe, "United States Census, 1880"

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