Amanda Matlock

4 January 1822–23 December 1891 (Age 69)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda

When Amanda Matlock was born on 4 January 1822, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Jason Matlock Sr, was 52 and her mother, Mary Polly Miller, was 48. She married Samuel Donelson Warren Lowe on 28 April 1842, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Knox, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and District 10, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 23 December 1891, in Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Farragut, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Samuel Donelson Warren Lowe
Amanda Matlock
Marriage: 28 April 1842
Samuel Asa Lowe
Mary Jane Lowe
Cornelia Ann Lowe
Derius B. Lowe
Theodore Augustus Lowe
Arthur Low
William Gerome Lowe
Robert Malcolm Lowe
Asa A Lowe

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 3
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.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built
Age 13
The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas
Age 22
Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Matlock in Derbyshire, named in Old English as ‘meeting-place oak’, from mæthel ‘meeting’, ‘gathering’, ‘council’ + āc ‘oak’.

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

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Sources (15)

  • Amanda Law in household of Samuel D Law, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Lea in household of Saml D W Lea, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maudd Low in household of Samuel D W Low, "United States Census, 1850"

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