Nora Ann Lowe

18 March 1900–2 March 1978 (Age 78)
Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nora Ann

When Nora Ann Lowe was born on 18 March 1900, in Parke, Indiana, United States, her father, William Howard Lowe, was 27 and her mother, Pearl Alice Newcome, was 25. She married Mahlon Chaney on 19 June 1920, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Florida Township, Parke, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. She died on 2 March 1978, in Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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Mahlon Chaney
Nora Ann Lowe
Marriage: 19 June 1920
Jerry Chaney
Mary Evelyn Chaney

Spouse and Children

19 June 1920
Parke, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Roy W. Lowe


    Harry Forest Lowe



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant spelling of Low .2 German (Löwe): see Loewe .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora Chaney in household of Mahlon Chaney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora Chaney in household of Mahlon Chaney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora Low in household of William Low, "United States Census, 1900"

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