Elizabeth Adamson

2 June 1847–27 March 1927 (Age 79)
Boreland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Adamson was born on 2 June 1847, in Boreland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Adamson, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Nicholson, was 35. She married Alexander Lowe on 27 October 1866, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Dysart, Fife, Scotland in 1851 and Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 27 March 1927, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Lowe
Elizabeth Adamson
Marriage: 27 October 1866
Margaret Lowe
Thomas Adamson Lowe
Henry Lowe
Janett Lowe
Elizabeth Lowe
Mary Ann Lowe
Alexander H Lowe
James R Lowe
John Lowe
Charlotte May Lowe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1866Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 7
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Adam + Middle English son, meaning ‘son of Adam’. The surname is especially common in Scotland, where it is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In North America, this surname has absorbed some Polish and possibly also other European patronymics and other derivatives from the personal name Adam. Compare Adams .

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

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    Elizabeth Adamson Lowe_1847-1927

    written by Alexander H. Lowe March 27, 1927 Elizabeth Adamson was born in Boreland, Fifeshire, Scotland, June 2, 1847. She was a daughter of Henry and Margaret Nicholson Adamson. She was baptized a …

    Sources (31)

    • Elizabeth Lowe in household of Alexander Lowe, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Adamson Lowe in entry for David N. Mccoy and Maggie Lowe, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Elizabeth Adamson in entry for Margrett Mccord, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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