Samuel Lowe

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Lowe was born in 1780, in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Lowe, was 25 and his mother, Phebe Beebe, was 27. He married Sarah Henshaw on 6 June 1803, in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lowe
1780–
Sarah Henshaw
1784–
Marriage: 6 June 1803
Mary Ann Lowe
1805–
John Lowe
1813–
John Lowe
1820–

Sources (12)

  • Samuel Lowe, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Samuel Lowe in entry for John Lowe, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Samuel Lowe, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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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