Elizabeth Ann Lowe

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Lowe was born about 1878, in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, her father, John Lowe, was 24 and her mother, Annie Clarke, was 18. She lived in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

John Lowe
1855–
Annie Clarke
1861–
Elizabeth Ann Lowe
1878–
Jonathan Lowe
1882–
Ellen Lowe
1884–
Margaret Lowe
1887–
Alice Selina Lowe
1890–
James Lowe
1894–
Mary Lowe
1896–

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth A Lowe in household of John Lowe, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Ann Lowe in the "England and Wales Census, 1881"

World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1914

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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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