Robert Galloway Lowe

12 July 1856–13 February 1926 (Age 69)
Jessup, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Galloway

When Robert Galloway Lowe was born on 12 July 1856, in Jessup, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Lowe, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Galloway, was 27. He married Mary Jane Doney on 12 December 1878, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 13 February 1926, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Robert Galloway Lowe
Mary Jane Doney
Marriage: 12 December 1878
Millie Doney Lowe
Adelaide Doney Lowe
Annie Laura Lowe
Bertha Doney Lowe
Robert Doney Lowe
Rosella Doney Lowe
Heber Doney Lowe
Ethel Doney Lowe
Lester Doney Lowe
Aletha Doney Lowe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1878Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 3
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    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 .Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): artificial name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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    History of Robert Galloway Lowe

    Author not noted; found in the Dunkley Family History Book Robert Galloway Lowe was the son of Thomas and Eliza Galloway Lowe who emigrated as pioneers to America from Scotland in 1851. Janet Sharp L …

    Sources (76)

    • Robert G Lowe, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Robt A. Lowe in entry for Heber Doney Lowe and Elsie La Vaughn Halling, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Robert G Lowe in entry for Bertha Doney Lowe Johnson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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