Albert Walker Lowery

23 June 1896–15 May 1986 (Age 89)
Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Albert Walker

When Albert Walker Lowery was born on 23 June 1896, in Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States, his father, Richard J. Lowery, was 30 and his mother, Lillian May Cousins, was 29. He married Inez Rich on 5 July 1931, in Fayette, Tennessee, United States. He died on 15 May 1986, at the age of 89, and was buried in Moscow, Fayette, Tennessee, United States.

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Albert Walker Lowery
Inez Rich
Marriage: 5 July 1931

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5 July 1931
Fayette, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 11

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Labhradha ( see Lavery ).2 Northern English and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence .3 Southwestern English: habitational name from Lowery in Devon, named with the Old English personal name Lēofa or Lufa + Old English worðig ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Lowery, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert W Lowery in household of Richard Lowery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert W Lowery in household of Richard Lowery, "United States Census, 1900"

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