Samuel Charles Low

23 January 1854–29 January 1905 (Age 51)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Samuel Charles

When Samuel Charles Low was born on 23 January 1854, in London, Middlesex, England, his father, John Lowe, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Rollings MacKender, was 30. He married Clomenia Phelps Pratt on 7 May 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 29 January 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Charles Low
Ellen Emily Culmer
Marriage: 15 October 1881
Alfred Charles Low
Nellie Johanna Low
Ella Lowe
Samuel Chester Low
Fredrick John Low
Addie Lowe
Adela M. Low

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  • Marriage
    15 October 1881
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 9
    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.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 14
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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.

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    Sources (15)

    • Samuel C Law in household of Rollings Law, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Samuel Low in entry for Lillian Pratt Low Stone, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Saml J Lowe in household of John Lowe, "United States Census, 1870"

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