John Lowe

16 June 1822–12 July 1888 (Age 66)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Lowe was born on 16 June 1822, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Low, was 52 and his mother, Elizabeth Lightfoot, was 33. He married Eliza Rollings MacKender on 31 May 1846, in London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 12 July 1888, at the age of 66, and was buried in London, Middlesex, England.

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Family Time Line

John Lowe
Eliza Rollings MacKender
Marriage: 31 May 1846
William John Low
Alfred F Low
Samuel Charles Low
Elizabeth Rollins Low
Adelaide Lowe
Madeline Low

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1846London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1831 · Old London Bridge Opens
    Age 9
    "The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."
    Age 21
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • John Low in entry for Madeline Low Ford, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Lowe, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Law in entry for William John Law and Catherine Spillet Ames, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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