Florence M. Lowe

20 January 1891–19 July 1981 (Age 90)
Salem Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States

The Life of Florence M.

When Florence M. Lowe was born on 20 January 1891, in Salem Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States, her father, Edgar Thomas Lowe, was 42 and her mother, Phoebe Jane Jennie Pool, was 35. She married Charles Clifton Johnson on 29 July 1920, in Logan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 July 1981, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Belle Center, Logan, Ohio, United States.

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Charles Clifton Johnson
Florence M. Lowe
Marriage: 29 July 1920
Leonard Lowe Johnson

Spouse and Children

29 July 1920
Logan, Ohio, United States


    Leonard Lowe Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    Edgar Thomas Lowe


    Phoebe Jane Jennie Pool




    Homer Pool Lowe






    Nellie Lowe


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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Sources (3)

  • Florence L Johnson in household of Charles C Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence M Johnson in household of Charles C Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Lowe in household of Edgar T Lowe, "United States Census, 1910"

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