Mary Rogers Lowery

25 April 1830–21 July 1904 (Age 74)
Whitletts, Ayrshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Mary Rogers

When Mary Rogers Lowery was born on 25 April 1830, in Whitletts, Ayrshire, Scotland, her father, John Lowery, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Agnes Gourley, was 41. She married Robert Montgomery on 1 March 1846, in St Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in St Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1826 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 21 July 1904, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Montgomery
Mary Rogers Lowery
Marriage: 1 March 1846
Agnes Shepard Montgomery
Sarah Gold Montgomery
Mary Montgomery
Robert Booth Montgomery
Alexander Boothe Montgomery
Livingston Montgomery
Elizabeth Montgomery
Christina Montgomery
John Lowery Montgomery

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1846St Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 6
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 33
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Labhradha (see Lavery ).English (northern) and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence .English (southwestern): from Lowery in Devon, named with the Old English personal name Lēofa or Lufa + Old English worthig ‘enclosure’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Rogers Lowery

    Robert Montgomery Sr. was born January 7, 1825, in Ireland. He went to Scotland and Married Mary Rogers Lowery on March 1, 1846. He Died January 10, 1863, in Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah Territor …

    Sources (43)

    • Mary Horrock in household of John Honeck, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Loury in entry for son John Loury Montgomery and Annie Mary Webster, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Montgomery in entry for John Lowrey Montgomery, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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