John Lowe

23 March 1852–4 October 1920 (Age 68)
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Lowe was born on 23 March 1852, his father, JOHN William Lowe, was 33 and his mother, MARY Wilgoose, was 35. He married Ann Elizabeth Ward on 3 November 1873, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Almo, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 4 October 1920, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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John Lowe
Ann Elizabeth Ward
Marriage: 3 November 1873
George Jarvis Lowe
John Osmer Lowe
Charles Reuben Lowe
Silvester Tucker Lowe
Mary Ann Lowe
Martha Armeda Lowe
Asael Moroni Lowe
Alice Irene Lowe

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World Events (8)

1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
Age 5
The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
Age 11
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 18
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

(1997: 31213;2007: 68125; 2010: 92260)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 .

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

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Ann and John became the parents of a family of eight children, five boys and three girls. The Lowe family moved from Willard, Utah, to Grape Creek, Idaho, where they filed claim to 160 acres of undeve …

Sources (18)

  • John Lowe in entry for William Lowe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jno Lowe in household of Jno Lowe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Lowe, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 " (1868)

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