Lorena Lowther

9 December 1914–February 1987 (Age 72)
Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lorena

When Lorena Lowther was born on 9 December 1914, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, her father, Clair William Lowther Sr, was 24 and her mother, Nellie D West, was 19. She lived in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Fairmont District, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in February 1987, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72.

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Clair William Lowther Sr
Nellie D West
William Robert Lowther
Raymond Kendall Lowther
Lorena Lowther
Clair William Lowther Jr
Charles Lowther
Willard West Lowther
Bernard Franklin Lowther
Helen Marguerite Lowther
Mamie Mae Lowther

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U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so called from the river on which it stands. The place name is of obscure etymology, perhaps of ancient Welsh origin ( compare Lauder ), or from Old Norse lauðr ‘froth’, ‘foam’ + á ‘river’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lorena Lowther in household of Clair Lowther, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louvina Lowther in household of C W Lowther, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lorena Lowther in household of Clair W Lowther, "United States Census, 1920"

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