Charles E Lowe

Brief Life History of Charles E

When Charles E Lowe was born on 22 November 1900, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Lark Lowe, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Marcum, was 19. He married Thelma Jane Spencer on 28 November 1921, in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States in 1930 and Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died in December 1965, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States.

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Charles E Lowe
1900–1965
Thelma Jane Spencer
1904–1995
Marriage: 28 November 1921
Charles Burns Lowe
1922–2010

Sources (10)

  • Charles E Lowe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles E Lowe, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Chas Lowe, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1904 · The Black Patch War

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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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