Charlotte Low

1802–Female
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Charlotte

When Charlotte Low was born in 1802, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Charles Low, was 34 and her mother, Catharine Holden, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Charles Low
1768–1835
Catharine Holden
1768–1815
Almira Low
1793–1811
Abby Low
1796–1828
John Bennet Low
1799–1805
Charlotte Low
1802–
Charles Henry Lowe
1807–1852

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Almira Low

    Female1793–1811Female

    Abby Low

    Female1796–1828Female

    John Bennet Low

    Male1799–1805Male

    Female1802–Female

    Charles Henry Lowe

    Male1807–1852Male

World Events (3)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 9

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

Name Meaning

1 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).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).3 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname for a violent or dangerous person, from Anglo-Norman French lou, leu ‘wolf’ (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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