Jesse Clifton Lowry

28 August 1885–8 November 1978 (Age 93)
Edgefield, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Jesse Clifton

When Jesse Clifton Lowry was born on 28 August 1885, in Edgefield, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Conrad Lowry, was 35 and his mother, Virginia Caroline "Jennie" Ouzts, was 32. He married Martha Curtis Crouse on 31 May 1914, in Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1976 and Chester, Chester, South Carolina, United States in 1978. He died on 8 November 1978, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Chester, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Clifton Lowry
Martha Curtis Crouse
Marriage: 31 May 1914
Cecil C. Lowry
Tommie Jesse Lowry
Claude Lowery
Charles Lowery

Spouse and Children

31 May 1914
Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States



    Tommie Jesse Lowry


    Claude Lowery


    Charles Lowery


Parents and Siblings



    Ellen Julia Lowrey


    James Lawton Lowrey



    Preston Brooks Lowry



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 12

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 25

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and Irish: from a pet form of Lawrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jessie C Lawry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie C Lowry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse C Lowery, "United States Census, 1930"

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