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
1822–1888
Eliza Rollings MacKender
1823–1918
Marriage: 31 May 1846
William John Low
1847–1929
Alfred F Low
1851–1890
Samuel Charles Low
1854–1905
Elizabeth Rollins Low
1856–1858
Adelaide Lowe
1859–1943
Madeline Low
1861–1956

Spouse and Children

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

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1823
    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."
    1843
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Lau
    Loew
    Lobe
    Loewe
    Loewen
    Low
    Lurvey

    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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