Frederick Lowe

26 December 1843–14 February 1891 (Age 47)
Widcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Frederick

When Frederick Lowe was born on 26 December 1843, in Widcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Lowe, was 28 and his mother, Ann Hannam Parrott, was 32. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 14 February 1891, at the age of 47, and was buried in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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John Lowe
Ann Hannam Parrott
Ellen Lowe
John Lowe
Frederick Lowe
Isabella Jane Lowe
Rebecca Precilla Lowe
Parthenia Ann Lowe
Melinda Jane Lowe
Elizabeth Lowe
Emily Rosena Lowe

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 11
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 14
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

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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Sources (14)

  • Frederick Low in household of Jno Low, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Fred Lowe in household of Addison Briggs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frederick Lowe, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," Somerset, Bath, 1844.

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