Alfred F Low

15 March 1851–27 March 1890 (Age 39)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Alfred F

When Alfred F Low was born on 15 March 1851, in London, Middlesex, England, his father, John Lowe, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Rollings MacKender, was 27. He married Maria Hodson about 1877, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 27 March 1890, at the age of 39, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred F Low
1851–1890
Maria Hodson
1860–1935
Marriage: about 1877
Minnie May Low
1878–1957
Ruby Elizabeth Low
1880–1940
Alfred Francis Low
1884–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1877Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    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.
    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 12
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a tumulus, mound or hill, Middle English lowe, from Old English hlāw (see Law 2).Scottish and English: nickname for a short man, from Middle English lah, lowe (Old Norse lágr; the word was adopted first into the northern dialects of Middle English, where Scandinavian influence was strong, and then spread south, with regular alteration of the vowel quality).English and Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname for a violent or dangerous person, from Anglo-Norman French lou, leu ‘wolf’ (from Latin lupus). Wolves were relatively common in Britain at the time when most surnames were formed, as there still existed large tracts of uncleared forest.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Lowes
    Law
    Lowe
    Leavitt

    Sources (7)

    • Alfred F Low in household of Ballings Low, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Alfred F. Low in entry for Alfred Francis Low, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Alfred F Law in household of Rollings Law, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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