John Lowry

10 August 1799–7 January 1867 (Age 67)
Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Lowry was born on 10 August 1799, in Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Lowry, was 30 and his mother, Mary Polly Norris, was 30. He married Susan Groom in 1817, in Madison, Monroe, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lee, Iowa, United States in 1840 and Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 6 years. In 1819, at the age of 22, his occupation is listed as wheelwright, farmer in Madison, Missouri, United States. He died on 7 January 1867, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lowry
Mary Wilcox
Marriage: 1 February 1824
James Howard Lowery
Julia Lowry
Hyrum Madison Lowry
John Lowry Jr
Abner Lowry
Susan Lucretia Lowry
Mary Artimesia Lowry
George Moroni Lowry
Sarah Jane Lowry
Elizabeth Eunice Lowry
William Mahonri Lowry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1824Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Manchester Food Riots
    Age 13
    The Manchester Food Riots started on April 18, 1812, in Shudehill. The main focus was on the potato market. By 3pm, calvary and infantry soldiers began patrolling the streets and breaking up the crowds.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 20
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Irish: from Ó Labhradha, see Lavery , and compare McClory .Scottish and English: variant of Laury or Lawrie .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Early Life of John Lowry Sr.

    Early Life of John Lowry Sr. by Salvania Lowry Swenson (g-granddaughter) John …

    Sources (47)

    • Jno Lowry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Lowry, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • John Lowry in entry for John Lowry, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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