Charles Finley Lowe Sr.

Male8 February 1767–May 1836

Brief Life History of Charles Finley

When Charles Finley Lowe Sr. was born on 8 February 1767, in Broad Creek, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, his father, Thomas Lowe, was 26 and his mother, Verlinda Gibbs, was 19. He married unknown before 1788. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in May 1836, in Big Springs, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Charles Finley Lowe Sr.
Mary Beanes Sutton
Marriage: 27 October 1795
Col. William M. Lowe
Charles Finley Lowe Jr.
Walter Stonestreet Lowe
Malinda Lowe
Elizabeth S. Lowe
Henrietta Elizabeth Lowe
John Sutton Lowe
James Lowe
Wesley Lowe
Samuel Wesley Lowe

Sources (19)

  • 1820 - United States Federal Census - Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee
  • Charles Fendley Lowe, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • 1795 - Charles F. Lowe, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1795Saint Johns Church, Prince George's, Maryland, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 9

    Maryland is the 7th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 19

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Last Will and Testament

    source: Elizabeth Earl Roddy Cecil letter September 8, 1995 May Term 1836 Rutherford County State of Tennessee Charles Lowe Will In the name of God Amen. I Charles Low (sic.) o the County of Ruth …

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