Ellen Lowe

Female4 April 1890–

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Lowe was born on 4 April 1890, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Lowe, was 31 and her mother, Mary Littler, was 33. She lived in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Peter Lowe
Mary Littler
Mary E Lowe
Alice Lowe
Peter Lowe
James Lowe
Maggie Lowe
Ellen Lowe
Jane Lowe
Charlotte Lowe
Hannah Lowe

Sources (3)

  • Nelly Lowe in household of Peter Lowe, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • 1890 Baptism Record for Ellen Lowe - [Child] of Peter Lowe & Mary
  • Ellen Lowe in household of Peter Lowe, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 11

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.


Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 31

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

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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