Martha Anna Lowe

Female28 April 1912–21 October 2009

Brief Life History of Martha Anna

Martha Anna Lowe was born on 28 April 1912, in Georgia, United States. She had at least 1 son with William Pierce Lowe. She lived in Bubanza, Burundi in 1935 and District 514, Bibb, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 21 October 2009, in Lake Forest, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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William Pierce Lowe
Martha Anna Lowe
William Pierce Lowe Jr

Sources (3)

  • Martha A Lowe in household of William P Lowe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha E. Lowe, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martha A Lowe, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.


Age 6

Burundi is administered by Belgium. After World War I, the area is mandated to Belgium by the League of Nations and becomes known as the Territory of Ruanda-Urundi.


Age 29

Japanese attack 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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