Ann Lowe

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Lowe was born in 1823, in Depauville, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Gideon Lowe, was 44 and her mother, Marie "Polly" Martin-DuBois Goudiere, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Lowe
1779–1853
Marie "Polly" Martin-DuBois Goudiere
1782–1867
Abel French Lowe
1802–1865
Abram Lowe
1803–1857
Elizabeth Lowe
1805–1820
Anna C Lowe
1806–
Jacob Lowe
1808–1874
John G Lowe
1810–1876
Isaac Lowe
1812–1879
Fanny Lowe
1814–
Sally Lowe
1816–1864
Chester Lowe
1819–1894
Margaret Lowe
1821–
Ann Lowe
1823–

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    World Events (3)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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.

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