John Lowe

30 December 1841–26 October 1863 (Age 21)
Widcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Lowe was born on 30 December 1841, in Widcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Lowe, was 26 and his mother, Ann Hannam Parrott, was 30. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 26 October 1863, in Summit, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

John Lowe
1815–1902
Ann Hannam Parrott
1811–1880
Ellen Lowe
1840–1866
John Lowe
1841–1863
Frederick Lowe
1843–1891
Isabella Jane Lowe
1847–1919
Rebecca Precilla Lowe
1848–1851
Parthenia Ann Lowe
1851–1926
Melinda Jane Lowe
1853–1907
Elizabeth Lowe
1854–1856
Emily Rosena Lowe
1856–1856

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1843
Age 2
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1847
Age 6
Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 13
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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 (15)

  • John Low in household of Jno Low, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Lowe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Lowe, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," Somerset, Bath, 1842.

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