Asa DeKalb Lowery

30 October 1834–11 April 1915 (Age 80)
Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Asa DeKalb

When Asa DeKalb Lowery was born on 30 October 1834, in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Lowry, was 15 and his mother, Esther U. Wheeler, was 12. He married Samantha Gibson on 17 August 1865, in Spring Hill, Pike, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Spring Hill, Pike, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 10 Victoria, Coffee, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died on 11 April 1915, in Ponce de Leon, Holmes, Florida, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pike, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa DeKalb Lowery
Samantha Gibson
Marriage: 17 August 1865
William Robert Lowry
Edwin Alonzo Lowery
Mary Emma Lowery
John DeKalb Lowery
Asa Monroe Lowery
Otis Lagrand Lowery
Adelaide Olona Lowery
Eathel Luvania Lowery
Esther Rebecca Lowery
Robert E. W. Lowery
Robinson Crusoe or Mank Lowry
Casper Franklin Lowery

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  • Marriage
    17 August 1865Spring Hill, Pike, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1853: Holmes, Florida, United States
    Age 26
    In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Labhradha (see Lavery ).English (northern) and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence .English (southwestern): from Lowery in Devon, named with the Old English personal name Lēofa or Lufa + Old English worthig ‘enclosure’.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • A D Lowery, "United States Census, 1880"
    • A. D. Lowery, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • A. D. Lowry in entry for Robinson C. Lowry, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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