Alta Adella Lowes

Female10 December 1884–10 February 1935

Brief Life History of Alta Adella

When Alta Adella Lowes was born on 10 December 1884, in Bloomfield Hills, Oakland, Michigan, United States, her father, Miles Freeman Lowes, was 33 and her mother, Augusta E. Benjamin, was 35. She married Harvey Walker on 12 March 1902. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Bloomfield Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 10 February 1935, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Harvey Walker
Alta Adella Lowes
Marriage: 12 March 1902
Peterson Walker
Lowes Kelly Walker
Maynard Walker

Sources (16)

  • Alta Lowes in household of Miles F Lowes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alta Lowes, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Alta Lowes, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1902
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

    Age 3

    "The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 14

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning


    patronymic from Low 3 and 4.

    topographic name from the plural of Middle English lowe ‘mound, hill’ (see Low 1).

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

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