Descendants of George and Margaret Lowry

Erie County (PA) Genealogy

Family Histories

Lowry Clan - mostly Harbor Creek and North East Township

Contributed by Beth Simmons


The information below was written and submitted by Beth Simmons. This is part two of two on the children of Margaret and George Lowry and on the inter-related families.This part is a family tree outline of the descendants. Any comments or questions about the article or this family should be sent directly to Beth. See Part 1 of The Lowry Clan for the narrative story of the coming to America, and the family life as it concerns Erie County.


 

THE LOWRY CLAN

©Beth Simmons, 2003

 

Descendants of George Lowry, SR

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.GEORGE1 LOWRY , SR was born in Ireland, and died April 04, 1770 in Northern Ireland, County Down.He married MARGARET MORROW LOWRY.

 

More About GEORGE LOWRY , SR:

Fact 1: Youngest son was 18 months old at his death

 

More About MARGARET MORROW LOWRY:

Fact 1: 10 sons, Mifflin County

Fact 2: major fighter in the lawsuits against the PA POP CO

Fact 3: May 01, 1776, Left Belfast with her ten sons

Fact 4: July 05, 1776, Landed at Wilmington, Delaware

Fact 5: March 1796, Margaret and EIGHT of her sons (John, Robert, James, Andrew, William, George,

Fact 6: and Morrow) along with four other men, left Northumberland Cty, PA

Fact 7: Located on about 2800 acres of land in Erie County, PA

 

††††††† Children of GEORGE LOWRY and MARGARET LOWRY are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† DAUGHTER2 LOWRY.

 

More About DAUGHTER LOWRY:

Fact 1: Died in childhood

Fact 2: Young, History of Chautauqua County, p. 626

 

2.†††††††††††††† ii.††† GEORGE LOWRY , JUNIOR, b. April 04, 1770, Ireland; d. Illinois.

3.††††††††††††† iii.††† WILLIAM LOWRY, b. Ireland; d. Westfield Township, Chautauqua County, NY.

4.††††††††††††† iv.††† ALEXANDER LOWRY, b. Ireland; d. Westfield, NY.

5.†††††††††††††† v.††† ANDREW LOWRY, d. April 25, 1848, Erie, PA.

6.††††††††††††† vi.††† ROBERT LOWRY, b. 1740, Ireland.

7.†††††††††††† vii.††† HUGH LOWRY, b. 1736, Northern Ireland, County Down; d. 1828, Union County, PA.

8.††††††††††† viii.††† SAMUEL LOWRY, b. 1734, Grey Abbey, Down, Ireland; d. 1826, Columbia County, PA.

9.†††††††††††††† ix.††† JAMES LOWRY, b. 1760, Parish of Gravo, County Down, Ireland.

10.††††††††††††† x.††† MORROW LOWRY, b. 1752, Grey Abbey, Down, Ireland.

††††††††††††††††† xi.††† JOHN LOWRY (OURS), b. 1735.

 

More About JOHN LOWRY (OURS):

Fact 1: December 27, 1794, A letter waiting for John Lowry c/o Robert Stern, PO Washington, PA

Fact 2: People and Times of Western Pennsylvania

Fact 3: Western PA . Geneal. Soc., Spec. Publ. #5, p. 99

Fact 4: Miller, p. 511 - John Lowry had settled near the mouth of 16-mile Creek

Fact 5: Became mentally unbalanced and hanged himself

Fact 6: 1801, Erie County Census, 1M<45

 

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.GEORGE2 LOWRY , JUNIOR (GEORGE1) was born April 04, 1770 in Ireland, and died in Illinois.He married ELIZABETH BARR in Mifflin County, PA, daughter of JAMES BARR and ELIZABETH KIRK.

 

More About GEORGE LOWRY , JUNIOR:

Fact 1: 1801, Erie County census - 2M, 1<45, 1<10, 2F 1<26, 1<101

Fact 2: Relocated to the West

Fact 3: 1805, Opened first tavern near the park in North East, 1885 history, p. 735

Fact 4: Purchased full tract of land between 1796-1798 from PPC, History 1885, p. 223

Fact 5: 1808, Went to Mayville

Fact 6: Number of daughters and one son

Fact 7: 1795, Went from Northumberland County, PA, took up 400 acres of land in or near the

Fact 8: George went to Illinois, where his son James resided, and died there.

Fact 9: 1820, Census, Chautauqua County, NY

Fact 10: July 11, 1795, Desertion described in Pittsburgh newspaper

Fact 11: May 28, 1795, Corporal, deserted, Garrison at Bentlyís farm

Fact 12: soldier uniform, dark complexion, 5'7", slender made

Fact 13: In debt to the brother soldiers

 

More About ELIZABETH BARR:

Fact 1: Grandmother of Mrs. Kate Fleming Morris

 

††††††† Children of GEORGE LOWRY and ELIZABETH BARR are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† JAMES B.3 LOWRY, b. Erie County, PA; d. Illinois.

 

More About JAMES B. LOWRY:

Fact 1: Clerk of Chautauqua County in 1828

Fact 2: Moved to Illinois sometimes after 1828, his father George followed him.

Fact 3: July 1822, Purchased Lot 22 from Holland Land Company (History of Chautauqua County)

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† MORE THAN ONE GIRL LOWRY.

 

3.WILLIAM2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) was born in Ireland, and died in Westfield Township, Chautauqua County, NY.He married ELIZABETH DICKEY.

 

More About WILLIAM LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1794, Came to Erie County

Fact 2: Located near North East - long sufferer of the PA. Pop. Comp.

Fact 3: 1810, Westfield, Chautauqua County, NY, Township 4, Range 14, Section 13

Fact 4: CC Book, p. 586

 

More About ELIZABETH DICKEY:

Fact 1: 1850, Living with Nathaniel D. Lowry

 

††††††† Children of WILLIAM LOWRY and ELIZABETH DICKEY are:

11.††††††††††††† i.††† NATHANIEL D.3 LOWRY, b. May 17, 1799, Erie County, PA; d. 1886, Harbor Creek Township, Erie County, PA.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† SON 2 LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† SON 3 LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† SON 4 LOWRY.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† SON 5 LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† SON 6 LOWRY.

††††††††††††††† vii.††† DAUGHTER 1 LOWRY.

†††††††††††††† viii.††† DAUGHTER 2 LOWRY.

 

4.ALEXANDER2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) was born in Ireland, and died in Westfield, NY.

 

More About ALEXANDER LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1801, 2 M 1<45, 1 < 10, 1 F <16

Fact 2: Relocated to Erie County, PA in March 1796

Fact 3: Alexander, buried in Old Presbyterian in Westfield with an infant son of Hugh W.

Fact 4: 1810, listed in Millcreek

 

††††††† Children of ALEXANDER LOWRY are:

12.††††††††††††† i.††† NATHANIAL A.3 LOWRY, b. October 22, 1805; d. February 23, 1852, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY.

13.†††††††††††† ii.††† HUGH W. LOWRY.

 

5.ANDREW2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) died April 25, 1848 in Erie, PA.He married MARY BARR May 10, 1797 in Erie, PA, daughter of JAMES BARR and ELIZABETH KIRK.

 

More About ANDREW LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1765, Came from Ireland

Fact 2: 1804, County Commissioner, to 1806 p. 421, p. 736 1885 History book

Fact 3: James was left with brother William to sell family's leases

Fact 4: Gray Abbey, County Down, Ireland

Fact 5: He followed and arrived in 1788

Fact 6: 1810, Listed in Millcreek

Fact 7: 1820, Millcreek Census

 

More About MARY BARR:

Fact 1: Grandmother of Wm. C. Culbertson, ex-congressman

 

††††††† Children of ANDREW LOWRY and MARY BARR are:

14.††††††††††††† i.††† ELIZA BARR3 LOWRY.

15.†††††††††††† ii.††† MARGARET LOWRY, b. 1810, Harbor Creek Township, Erie County, PA; d. April 30, 1880, West Mill Creek township.

16.††††††††††† iii.††† MARIA LOWRY, b. July 17, 1805; d. November 15, 1838.

17.††††††††††† iv.††† KATY ANN LOWRY, b. February 02, 1804.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† SAMUEL S. LOWRY, b. June 27, 1808; d. September 11, 1838.

 

More About SAMUEL S. LOWRY:

Fact 1: Founder of Strattanville

Fact 2: Shows up in Clarion County Book as one of the first settlers of Clarion County

 

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† SARAH LOWRY, b. March 05, 1806; d. July 15, 1809.

††††††††††††††† vii.††† ROBERT LOWRY, b. December 17, 1798; d. 1842.

 

6.ROBERT2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) was born 1740 in Ireland.He married JEANETTE L. BARR Aft. 1796 in Columbia County, PA, daughter of JAMES BARR and ELIZABETH KIRK.

 

More About ROBERT LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1801, Erie County Census - 1 M <45, 5 females, 1< 26, 4< 10

Fact 2: Purchased full tracts between 1796-1798 from PPC (History book, 1885, p. 223)

Fact 3: 1810, Erie County Census

Fact 4: January 01, 1797, Letter at Pittsburgh waiting

 

More About JEANETTE L. BARR:

Fact 1: less than 26 in 1801

Fact 2: Janet L.

 

††††††† Children of ROBERT LOWRY and JEANETTE BARR are:

18.††††††††††††† i.††† REBECCA3 LOWRY.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† MORROW LOWRY.

 

More About MORROW LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1820, Census, Sadsbury

 

 

7.HUGH2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) was born 1736 in Northern Ireland, County Down, and died 1828 in Union County, PA.He married MARY HARVEY 1760 in Union, PA.

 

More About HUGH LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1774, Came with brother Samuel to America

Fact 2: Returned to Ireland and later made the voyage to America with his family in 1776

Fact 3: 1776, Northumberland County, Union County

Fact 4: Very large family

Fact 5: June 13, 1834, Property deeded to William H. and his wife Eliza

Fact 6: November 10, 1800, Property deeded to Hugh from Evan Evans and wife on November 10, 1800, 170 acres

Fact 7: May 14, 1845, William and his wife conveyed to John Supper

Fact 8: October 02, 1829, Letters of administration upon estate of Hugh Lowry were granted to John..

Fact 9: Cumming and Hugh Lowry

Fact 10: Hugh and William H had a store on the end of town in Strattanville

 

††††††† Children of HUGH LOWRY and MARY HARVEY are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† BETSY3 LOWRY, m. YOUNG.

 

More About BETSY LOWRY:

Fact 1: Clarion County, PA

 

More About YOUNG:

Fact 1: Settled in Clarion County, PA

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† HUGH LOWRY, b. 1802, Union County, PA; d. May 05, 1879, Strattanville, PA.

 

More About HUGH LOWRY:

Fact 1: Buried at Strattanville Community Centennial Cemetery, Strattanville, PA

Fact 2: 1804, Other information from Family Search

 

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† ANNA LOWRY, m. STEEL.

 

More About ANNA LOWRY:

Fact 1: Clarion County, PA

 

More About STEEL:

Fact 1: Clarion County, PA

 

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† JOHN LOWRY, b. May 04, 1807; d. March 28, 1880.

 

More About JOHN LOWRY:

Fact 1: Clarion County, PA

Fact 2: May 28, 1880, 76 years, 24 days

 

19.†††††††††††† v.††† WILLIAM H. LOWRY, b. 1802; d. May 05, 1879, Strattanville, PA.

 

8.SAMUEL2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) was born 1734 in Grey Abbey, Down, Ireland, and died 1826 in Columbia County, PA.He married ELIZABETH WOODS 1758 in Columbia, PA.

 

More About SAMUEL LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1774, Samuel and his brother Hugh came to America

Fact 2: Columbia County, PA

 

††††††† Children of SAMUEL LOWRY and ELIZABETH WOODS are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† ROBERT3 LOWRY, b. 1750.

 

More About ROBERT LOWRY:

Fact 1: A wild guess

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† JAMES M. LOWRY, b. 1792; d. 1861.

 

9.JAMES2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) was born 1760 in Parish of Gravo, County Down, Ireland.He married MARY DUNDAS March 02, 1792 in Crawford County, PA.

 

More About JAMES LOWRY:

Fact 1: Came in the spring of 1795 to Erie County, secured tracts in Sixteen Mile Creek

Fact 2: Built shanties on each tract - certificate from Gen. Rees

Fact 3: March 1796, Brought families + four other men and families

Fact 4: January 10, 1803, Bought property in Union County, Buffalo Township

Fact 5: 1820, Crawford County Census

Fact 6: March 1795, p. 106, Caseset, Feb. 21, 1795, vs. Wm. Beer, March term

Fact 7: June 1795, Bound for trial, p. 117

Fact 8: September 1795, Bound for trial, p. 131

Fact 9: The people and Times of Western Pennsylvania

Fact 10: Spec. Pub. #5, West. PA. Geneal. Soc., Pittsburgh

 

More About MARY DUNDAS:

Fact 1: may be Duncas

 

††††††† Children of JAMES LOWRY and MARY DUNDAS are:

20.††††††††††††† i.††† MARGARET3 LOWRY, b. March 08, 1801, North East, Erie County, PA; d. March 08, 1873, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

21.†††††††††††† ii.††† MORROW B. LOWRY (THE OTHER), b. 1807.

 

10.MORROW2 LOWRY (GEORGE1) was born 1752 in Grey Abbey, Down, Ireland.He married (1) MARY GIBSON, daughter of ANDREW GIBSON.He married (2) ANNE BARR February 08, 1798 in Erie, PA, daughter of JAMES BARR and ELIZABETH KIRK.

 

More About MORROW LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1801, Erie County, PA, 2M 1<26, 1< 16, 2 F, 1<26, 1< 10

Fact 2: Three daughters and seven sons by his first marriage, (10 total)

Fact 3: No definite confirmation of TJ and Alexander as being Morrow's sons

Fact 4: 1816, Moved to Meadville when Morrow was three

Fact 5: 1811, Moved to Mayville

Fact 6: 1814, Moved to PA

Fact 7: 1799, Philadelphia Census

 

More About ANNE BARR:

Fact 1: Ann Barr

Fact 2: One date says married about 1776, Columbia, PA

Fact 3: Mother of Hon. Morrow B. Lowry

 

††††††† Children of MORROW LOWRY and MARY GIBSON are:

22.††††††††††††† i.††† ALEXANDER HAMILTON3 LOWRY, b. 1806; d. Battle of Bull Run.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† ANDREW LOWRY.

 

More About ANDREW LOWRY:

Fact 1: Rockford, IL

 

 

††††††† Children of MORROW LOWRY and ANNE BARR are:

23.††††††††††† iii.††† ISRAEL3 LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† MORROW SISTER THREE LOWRY.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† MORROW SISTER TWO LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† SAMUEL LOWRY.

 

More About SAMUEL LOWRY:

Fact 1: Bought and settled on tract of land in Columbia County, PA

Fact 2: His son lived and died in Columbia County

Fact 3: Grandson James also lived there

Fact 4: Strawberry Ridge, Montour County, PA

 

††††††††††††††† vii.††† MARTHA LOWRY, b. 1800; d. April 15, 1845, Louisiana, Pike Co., MO; m. LEVI PETTIBONE.

†††††††††††††† viii.††† THOMAS JEFFERSON LOWRY, b. 1802.

24.†††††††††††† ix.††† MORROW BARR LOWRY, b. March 06, 1813, Mayville, Chautauqua County, NY; d. January 28, 1885, Philadelphia, PA.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

11.NATHANIEL D.3 LOWRY (WILLIAM2, GEORGE1) was born May 17, 1799 in Erie County, PA, and died 1886 in Harbor Creek Township, Erie County, PA.He married SALLY SLOVER 1836.

 

More About NATHANIEL D. LOWRY:

Fact 1: all children deceased in 1885

Fact 2: oldest citizen in HC township in 1885

Fact 3: served as Magistrate for 15 years

Fact 4: School Director and Inspector in New York State

Fact 5: Section 147 HC 1865 map

Fact 6: Section 148, HC 1876 Map

Fact 7: Taught school in the Wesleyville school (1885 history, p. 723)

Fact 8: School called Lowry school near the N.D. Lowry farm

Fact 9: Living with George May in 1880 Census

Fact 10: 1884 History book, p. 89

Fact 11: Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in North East

 

More About SALLY SLOVER:

Fact 1: Died when she was 75

Fact 2: Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in North East

 

††††††† Child of NATHANIEL LOWRY and SALLY SLOVER is:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† ALL DECEASED BY 18854 LOWRY.

 

12.NATHANIAL A.3 LOWRY (ALEXANDER2, GEORGE1) was born October 22, 1805, and died February 23, 1852 in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY.He married ELIZABETH WAUGH HALL, daughter of WILLIAM HALL and THERINA.

 

More About NATHANIAL A. LOWRY:

Fact 1: Settled in Cattaraugus County, NY, Came to Jamestown in 1833

Fact 2: November 1844, Stabbed by Jeremiah Neuman from Pine Grove, Warren Co, PA

Fact 3: April 1836, Purchased interest in a water power

Fact 4: 1841, Sold his interest to Barret, Patchin, Baker

Fact 5: Founder of the Barcelona Company

Fact 6: Jamestown, NY

Fact 7: 1828, Pine Grove, lumber yard

Fact 8: 1833, Moved to Jamestown, Noah's Ark Store, p. 350 CCBook

Fact 9: 3rd and Main Street, Lived on Lafayette and 3rd

Fact 10: CC Book, Young, 1876, p. 632=33

Fact 11: 1834, Presbyterian Church, CC Book, p. 374

Fact 12: Old Jamestown Cemetery

 

††††††† Children of NATHANIAL LOWRY and ELIZABETH HALL are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† HARRIET E.4 LOWRY, b. July 13, 1833, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY; d. November 05, 1935, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY.

 

More About HARRIET E. LOWRY:

Fact 1: Old Jamestown Cemetery

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† HELEN THERINA RACHEL LOWRY, b. August 26, 1840, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY; d. April 20, 1841, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY.

 

More About HELEN THERINA RACHEL LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1817, possibly misread from census

Fact 2: 1840, 1841 In Vital Records

Fact 3: Old Jamestown Cemetery

 

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† WILLIAM H. LOWRY, b. 1830; d. September 28, 1883, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY.

 

More About WILLIAM H. LOWRY:

Fact 1: had two daughters

Fact 2: 1828, Two birth dates - 1828 and 1830

Fact 3: CC Book, p. 187, spoke at Civil War Rally, April 29, 1861

Fact 4: 1853, St. Luke's Church, CCbook, p. 375

Fact 5: August 09, 1858, Lakeview Cemetery Association

 

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† ALEXANDER M. LOWRY, b. 1844.

25.†††††††††††† v.††† NATHANIEL LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† AUGUSTUS N. LOWRY.

 

13.HUGH W.3 LOWRY (ALEXANDER2, GEORGE1).He married C..

 

More About HUGH W. LOWRY:

Fact 1: Merchant at Westfield, NY

Fact 2: Remained for several years, then returned to PA

Fact 3: 1826, to 1828 Had a store in NE

 

††††††† Children of HUGH LOWRY and C. are:

26.††††††††††††† i.††† CORDELIA4 LOWRY.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† LEROY LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† NATHANIAL LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† ORLANDO G. LOWRY, b. 1835; d. December 31, 1836.

 

More About ORLANDO G. LOWRY:

Fact 1: old Presbyterian, Westfield

 

 

14.ELIZA BARR3 LOWRY (ANDREW2, GEORGE1).She married GEORGE C. GALLOWHUR July 08, 1819.

 

 

††††††† Child of ELIZA LOWRY and GEORGE GALLOWHUR is:

27.††††††††††††† i.††† MARY ANN4 GALLOWHUR.

 

15.MARGARET3 LOWRY (ANDREW2, GEORGE1) was born 1810 in Harbor Creek Township, Erie County, PA, and died April 30, 1880 in West Mill Creek township.She married CHANDLER N. MUNN August 25, 1825.

 

More About MARGARET LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1800, She was 70 years old when she died in 1870 Nelsons' p. 803

 

More About CHANDLER N. MUNN:

Fact 1: 1802, He died at age of 30 in 1832, Nelson's p. 809

 

††††††† Children of MARGARET LOWRY and CHANDLER MUNN are:

28.††††††††††††† i.††† MARY LAURA4 MUNN, b. August 27, 1826, Waterford, PA; d. December 15, 1888, Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska.

29.†††††††††††† ii.††† JONAH C. MUNN, b. March 08, 1830, Erie, PA.

 

16.MARIA3 LOWRY (ANDREW2, GEORGE1) was born July 17, 1805, and died November 15, 1838.She married ROBERT CALDWELL February 01, 1821.

 

 

††††††† Child of MARIA LOWRY and ROBERT CALDWELL is:

30.††††††††††††† i.††† MARY4 CALDWELL.

 

17.KATY ANN3 LOWRY (ANDREW2, GEORGE1) was born February 02, 1804.She married JAMES A. ALEXANDER October 21, 1823.

 

 

More About JAMES A. ALEXANDER:

Fact 1: Warren County, PA

 

††††††† Child of KATY LOWRY and JAMES ALEXANDER is:

31.††††††††††††† i.††† MARGARET4 ALEXANDER , JR..

 

18.REBECCA3 LOWRY (ROBERT2, GEORGE1).She married JAMES FLEMING.

 

 

More About JAMES FLEMING:

Fact 1: War of 1812, 16 years

Fact 2: p. 635 Nelson's biographical dictionary

Fact 3: battles of Chippewa and Lundy's Lane, General Scott

Fact 4: wounded at Fort Erie

Fact 5: Became Major General in volunteers

Fact 6: Cousin of John W. McLane

Fact 7: Kin of Gen. Anthony Wayne

 

††††††† Children of REBECCA LOWRY and JAMES FLEMING are:

32.††††††††††††† i.††† HUGH BRADY4 FLEMING, b. 1827, Rockdale Township, Crawford County, PA; d. April 09, 1895, Erie, PA. Erie Cemetery.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† MRS. DAVID CALDWELL.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† BROTHER FLEMING.

 

More About BROTHER FLEMING:

Fact 1: named for veteran general at Lundy's lane

 

 

19.WILLIAM H.3 LOWRY (HUGH2, GEORGE1) was born 1802, and died May 05, 1879 in Strattanville, PA.He married ELIZA SHERRICK.

 

More About WILLIAM H. LOWRY:

Fact 1: Union County Deed Book

Fact 2: Moved to Clarion County, Strattanville, in 1826

Fact 3: Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of wheat cometh in

Fact 4: May 05, 1879, 77y, 3 mo, 25 day

 

More About ELIZA SHERRICK:

Fact 1: May 13, 1892, 55 yr, 4 month, 25 days

Fact 2: Dear Mother, in earths thorny paths, how long they have have road at find at last

Fact 3: this peaceful rest, safe in the arms of God. Have changed the cross into a crown

 

††††††† Children of WILLIAM LOWRY and ELIZA SHERRICK are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† SAMUEL HUGH4 LOWRY.

 

More About SAMUEL HUGH LOWRY:

Fact 1: Clarion County, PA Civil War Records

 

33.†††††††††††† ii.††† AMANDA L. LOWRY, b. 1836.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† MARGARET L. LOWRY, m. J. LOWERY DEWOODY.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† SARAH L. LOWRY, m. HENRY WETTER.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† ADA L. LOWRY, m. (1) FRANK DOWD; m. (2) LUCIUS WHITE.

34.††††††††††† vi.††† WILLIAM THOMAS LOWRY, b. 1835; d. 1903.

 

20.MARGARET3 LOWRY (JAMES2, GEORGE1) was born March 08, 1801 in North East, Erie County, PA, and died March 08, 1873 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.She married GEORGE W. CONNELY September 14, 1826, son of ISAAC CONNELY and RACHEL HUGHEY.

 

More About MARGARET LOWRY:

Fact 1: March 10, 1873, Burial

 

More About GEORGE W. CONNELY:

Fact 1: Methodist Church

Fact 2: Democrat

Fact 3: Clerk to County Commissioner

Fact 4: 1842, Elected Prothonatory - served to 1848

 

††††††† Children of MARGARET LOWRY and GEORGE CONNELY are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† JAMES C.4 CONNELY.

35.†††††††††††† ii.††† ESPY CONNELY, b. 1830, Erie, PA; d. February 24, 1891, Hydetown, Crawford County, PA.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† ISAAC CONNELY, b. 1836, Erie, PA; m. JANE MITCHELL, Abt. 1860.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† MARGARETTA CONNELY, b. 1842, Erie, PA; d. 1812; m. B.W. BIRDEN.

 

21.MORROW B. LOWRY 3 (JAMES2 LOWRY, GEORGE1) was born 1807.He married CLARA OLEAN MOBLELY.

 

 

††††††† Child of MORROW OTHER) and CLARA MOBLELY is:

36.††††††††††††† i.††† WILLIAM DUNCAS4 LOWRY, b. March 11, 1819; d. April 28, 1863.

 

22.ALEXANDER HAMILTON3 LOWRY (MORROW2, GEORGE1) was born 1806, and died in Battle of Bull Run.He married ELIZA B. BOWMAN, daughter of THOMAS BOWMAN and LYTA WELLS.

 

More About ALEXANDER HAMILTON LOWRY:

Fact 1: February 10, 1862, Union Army, Co. C, 83rd Pa. Vol.

Fact 2: Shot and killed at Battle of Bull Run

Fact 3: Name on Monument in Spring Cemetery, Springboro, Crawford County, PA

 

More About ELIZA B. BOWMAN:

Fact 1: Springboro, Crawford County, PA

 

††††††† Children of ALEXANDER LOWRY and ELIZA BOWMAN are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† EMMA4 LOWRY, m. T.B. PARKS.

37.†††††††††††† ii.††† FRANK T. LOWRY, b. 1854; d. April 21, 1932.

 

23.ISRAEL3 LOWRY (MORROW2, GEORGE1).

 

More About ISRAEL LOWRY:

Fact 1: Milwaukee, WI

Fact 2: 'Returned later in life'

 

††††††† Child of ISRAEL LOWRY is:

38.††††††††††††† i.††† ISRAEL H.4 LOWRY, b. 1833.

 

24.MORROW BARR3 LOWRY (MORROW2, GEORGE1) was born March 06, 1813 in Mayville, Chautauqua County, NY, and died January 28, 1885 in Philadelphia, PA.He married SARAH ANN FLETCHER May 12, 1834 in Tompkins County, PA, daughter of BENJAMIN FLETCHER and MARY COPELAND.

 

More About MORROW BARR LOWRY:

Fact 1: This Morrow B. Lowry was an eminent statesman and judge in Erie County

Fact 2: 1876, M.B. Lowry - 2 pieces Section 245, 1876 HC Map

Fact 3: 1861, State Senator, Erie County, Nelsonís, p. 265

Fact 4: 1880, Was in Insane Asylum in Philadelphia, where he died

Fact 5: 1824, After his mother's death, Morrow was put into a trade

Fact 6: Acted as clerk for his cousin, Hugh W. Lowry, NE

Fact 7: Went to Buffalo, returned to Crawford County, located at Powerstown (Conneautville)

Fact 8: Represented county in state conventions

Fact 9: 1841, Democratic part to legislature

Fact 10: Land claim disputes, abolished Nicholson Court

Fact 11: Erie Canal, (History of Chautauqua County, p. 273-274)

Fact 12: 1851, Moved to Erie, antislavery - Railroad with W.B. Scott

Fact 13: 1861, Elected to State Senate, 9 years. During last year of term became paralyzed

 

††††††† Children of MORROW LOWRY and SARAH FLETCHER are:

39.††††††††††††† i.††† LILA4 LOWRY, b. Harbor Creek Township, Erie County, PA.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† MORROW LOWRY, b. 1833, Erie, PA.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

25.NATHANIEL4 LOWRY (NATHANIAL A.3, ALEXANDER2, GEORGE1).

 

 

††††††† Children of NATHANIEL LOWRY are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† AUGUSTUS5 LOWRY.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† WILLIAM LOWRY, b. 1828; d. September 28, 1883, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY.

 

More About WILLIAM LOWRY:

Fact 1: Had two daughters

 

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† GEORGIANNA LOWRY, b. 1839.

 

26.CORDELIA4 LOWRY (HUGH W.3, ALEXANDER2, GEORGE1).She married OTIS D. HINCKLEY.

 

 

More About OTIS D. HINCKLEY:

Fact 1: Clymer, NY

Fact 2: Surveyor

Fact 3: 1875, Legislature

 

††††††† Children of CORDELIA LOWRY and OTIS HINCKLEY are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† CORRIE K.5 HINCKLEY.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† MARY E. HINCKLEY.

 

27.MARY ANN4 GALLOWHUR (ELIZA BARR3 LOWRY, ANDREW2, GEORGE1).She married GEORGE S. STONE September 27, 1871, son of AMOS STONE.

 

 

More About GEORGE S. STONE:

Fact 1: Avonia, Erie County, PA

Fact 2: Merchant and general dealer

Fact 3: p. 780, Nelson's

Fact 4: 1869, Postmaster

Fact 5: Operated fishery at Conneaut, gillnet and pound net

Fact 6: Mason

Fact 7: Democrat

Fact 8: Presbyterian Church, trustee

 

††††††† Children of MARY GALLOWHUR and GEORGE STONE are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† MABEL G.5 STONE.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† ARTHUR L STONE.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† FRED CARLTON STONE.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† HELEN M. STONE.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† GEORGIE L. STONE.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† DOROTHY R STONE.

 

28.MARY LAURA4 MUNN (MARGARET3 LOWRY, ANDREW2, GEORGE1) was born August 27, 1826 in Waterford, PA, and died December 15, 1888 in Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska.She married THEODORE PHILLIPS January 20, 1844.

 

More About MARY LAURA MUNN:

Fact 1: September 10, 1864, Letter from Margaret Munn to Mary Laura, Webster City, Iowa

 

More About THEODORE PHILLIPS:

Fact 1: Henry County, IL

 

††††††† Children of MARY MUNN and THEODORE PHILLIPS are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† BABY5 PHILLIPS, b. November 16, 1844, Laporte, Laporte, IN.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† CATHERINE JAMES PHILLIPS, b. October 23, 1845, Laporte, Laporte, IN; d. June 18, 1879.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† MARGET PHILLIPS, b. November 03, 1848, Beauro, IL.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† MARY ANN PHILLIPS, b. January 01, 1850, Henry, IL.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† LYDIA LAURA PHILLIPS, b. January 25, 1854, Henry Co., IL; d. November 10, 1888, Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska; m. WILLIAM ASKEY, November 03, 1871, Lancaster County, NB.

 

More About LYDIA LAURA PHILLIPS:

Fact 1: Husband married Lydia's sister Josephine after Lydia died

 

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† MARTHA PHILLIPS, b. September 26, 1856, Clear Lake, Hamilton, IA; d. February 19, 1912.

††††††††††††††† vii.††† THEODORE PHILLIPS, b. October 10, 1859, Clear Lake, Hamilton, IA; d. June 14, 1934.

†††††††††††††† viii.††† THEODOSIA PHILLIPS, b. October 10, 1859, Clear Lake, Hamilton, IA; d. February 06, 1893.

††††††††††††††††† ix.††† JAMES RILE PHILLIPS, b. October 15, 1861, Clear Lake, Hamilton, IA; d. January 16, 1863.

†††††††††††††††††† x.††† DIXIE NEW ERA PHILLIPS, b. April 12, 1864, Webster City, Hamilton, IA; d. December 16, 1929, Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska.

 

More About DIXIE NEW ERA PHILLIPS:

Fact 1: Buried Edison, NE

 

††††††††††††††††† xi.††† WILLIAM HENRY PHILLIPS, b. November 1869, Clear Lake, Hamilton, IA; d. 1932.

†††††††††††††††† xii.††† JOSEPHINE PHILLIPS JONES, b. March 07, 1852, Henry Co., IL; d. April 26, 1926, Los Angeles, CA; m. WILLIAM ASKEY, June 22, 1899.

 

More About JOSEPHINE PHILLIPS JONES:

Fact 1: Husband was first married to Lydia, Josephine's sister

 

 

29.JONAH C.4 MUNN (MARGARET3 LOWRY, ANDREW2, GEORGE1) was born March 08, 1830 in Erie, PA.He married (1) MARTHA REBECCA BARR, daughter of JAMES BARR and POLLY KELLEY.He married (2) MARGARET STANFIELD May 10, 1854.

 

 

††††††† Children of JONAH MUNN and MARGARET STANFIELD are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† REID C.5 MUNN, b. February 24, 1855; d. June 26, 1886.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† FEILD N. MUNN, b. May 03, 1856; d. December 23, 1894.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† JOHN K. MUNN, b. May 20, 1858.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† JAMES MUNN, b. December 18, 1859; m. LOUISA FAILS.

 

More About LOUISA FAILS:

Fact 1: Miles Grove

 

††††††††††††††††† v.††† MARY LYDIA MUNN, b. November 14, 1861; m. W.J. REED.

 

More About W.J. REED:

Fact 1: Miles Grove

 

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† INFANT ONE MUNN, b. November 18, 1863; d. December 10, 1863.

††††††††††††††† vii.††† INFANT TWO MUNN, b. October 04, 1864; d. in infancy.

†††††††††††††† viii.††† WILLIAM B. MUNN, b. November 29, 1865; m. IDA WARNER.

††††††††††††††††† ix.††† SAMUEL S. MUNN, b. October 18, 1868; d. February 12, 1870.

 

30.MARY4 CALDWELL (MARIA3 LOWRY, ANDREW2, GEORGE1).She married R. BRAN February 20, 1844, son of THOMAS BRAN and SUSANNAH OSBORN.

 

 

More About R. BRAN:

Fact 1: Presbyterian Church

Fact 2: Equitable Aid Union

Fact 3: Plaster and mason

Fact 4: p. 136 Nelson's, North East Township

 

††††††† Children of MARY CALDWELL and R. BRAN are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† MARIA5 BRAN, m. W.P. MCCLURE.

 

More About W.P. MCCLURE:

Fact 1: 1865, Section 241, west of the curve of the RR

Fact 2: 1876, Section 241, west of the curve of the RR

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† NANCY BRAN, m. N.M. CROSS.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† ABBIE BRAN, m. W.M. RIBLET.

 

31.MARGARET4 ALEXANDER , JR. (KATY ANN3 LOWRY, ANDREW2, GEORGE1).She married WILLIAM C. CULBERTSON, son of ANDREW CULBERTSON and MARGARET ALEXANDER.

 

 

More About WILLIAM C. CULBERTSON:

Fact 1: Got Allegheny Springs in 1871

Fact 2: LUMBERMAN

Fact 3: Lumber yard at Chicago, W.C. Culbertson & Son

Fact 4: Penn Mil, Albion, Penn Lumber CO.

Fact 5: Wheat farm in Red River Valley, Minn.

Fact 6: Smaller farms in KY

Fact 7: Girard Flouring Mills

Fact 8: Pres. of Girard Wrench Factory

Fact 9: History of Erie County, bios, p. 56

 

††††††† Children of MARGARET ALEXANDER and WILLIAM CULBERTSON are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† JAMES A.5 CULBERTSON.

 

More About JAMES A. CULBERTSON:

Fact 1: J.A. Culbertson Co, Covington, KY

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† CORDELIA A. CULBERTSON.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† KATE E. CULBERTSON.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† BELLE CULBERTSON.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† CHILD FIVE CULBERTSON.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† CHILD SIX CULBERTSON.

††††††††††††††† vii.††† CHILD SEVEN CULBERTSON.

†††††††††††††† viii.††† CHILD EIGHT CULBERTSON.

 

32.HUGH BRADY4 FLEMING (REBECCA3 LOWRY, ROBERT2, GEORGE1) was born 1827 in Rockdale Township, Crawford County, PA, and died April 09, 1895 in Erie, PA. Erie Cemetery.He married MARIA LOUISE NEELY 1864 in Buffalo, daughter of JOSEPH NEELY.

 

More About HUGH BRADY FLEMING:

Fact 1: MAJOR

Fact 2: Named for father's companion in arms, if not regimental commander

Fact 3: 1848, Appointed to West Point

Fact 4: 1852, Graduated from West Point, 2nd Lt, US 9th Infantry

Fact 5: June 17, 1853, Fort Laramie against Sioux

Fact 6: August 24, 1854, Wounded

Fact 7: 1856, Fort Stillacom, Washington, against Puget Sound Indians

Fact 8: Walla Walla, Spokane Expedition

Fact 9: 1858, Walla Walla,

Fact 10: May 14, 1861, Capt. 9th Inf., Relieved Kit Carson at Garland

Fact 11: Presented with sword from Kit Carson when he escorted Fremont across the Rocky M

Fact 12: 1865, Sent to remotest frontier during war, after to Fort Ruby, Nevada

Fact 13: 1870, Retired on account of disease contracted while in line of duty

 

††††††† Child of HUGH FLEMING and MARIA NEELY is:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† HUGH NEELY5 FLEMING, b. 1868, Fort Garland, Colorado.

 

33.AMANDA L.4 LOWRY (WILLIAM H.3, HUGH2, GEORGE1) was born 1836.She married THEOPHILUS STRATTAN WILSON 1859, son of SAMUEL WILSON and ELIZABETH MORAN.

 

 

††††††† Children of AMANDA LOWRY and THEOPHILUS WILSON are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† THEOPHILUS LOWRY5 WILSON.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† EDWIN M. WILSON, b. 1858; d. 1907; m. MARY S. KNOX.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† MINNIE WILSON.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† ELIZABETH WILSON.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† HARRY R. WILSON, b. September 03, 1864, Clarion Co., PA; m. HATTIE DAVIE CRITCHTLOW, October 24, 1894, Elnora, NY.

 

More About HARRY R. WILSON:

Fact 1: Attended Clarion Normal school ,then called the Carrier Seminary

Fact 2: September 1880, Entered Lafayette College

Fact 3: 1884, Graduated Lafayette College

 

 

34.WILLIAM THOMAS4 LOWRY (WILLIAM H.3, HUGH2, GEORGE1) was born 1835, and died 1903.He married LYDIA JANE GIBSON October 27, 1864 in Strattanville, PA, daughter of SAMUEL GIBSON and KATHERINE KERR.

 

 

††††††† Children of WILLIAM LOWRY and LYDIA GIBSON are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† KATE ELEANOR5 LOWRY, b. September 17, 1865; m. JACOB MINICK.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† SAMUEL G. LOWRY, b. October 22, 1868; d. April 28, 1949.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† JOHN LOWRY, b. July 23, 1870; d. August 01, 1876.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† JAMES T. LOWRY, b. November 10, 1874; d. March 07, 1908.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† ROBERT M. LOWRY, b. November 17, 1876; d. May 30, 1950.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† WALTER HARVIE LOWRY, b. January 04, 1877; d. July 18, 1877, Strattanville Community Centennial Cemetery, Strattanville, PA.

††††††††††††††† vii.††† WILLIAM C. LOWRY, b. April 13, 1878; d. March 17, 1906.

†††††††††††††† viii.††† JOSEPH ARTHUR ARNOLD LOWRY, b. June 16, 1880, Strattanville, PA; d. September 12, 1949, Worthington, PA; m. ALICE JANE MCDONALD.

 

More About JOSEPH ARTHUR ARNOLD LOWRY:

Fact 1: died after a lengthy illness

Fact 2: Lawnhaven Burial Estates

 

††††††††††††††††† ix.††† MYRTA MALINDA LOWRY, b. April 08, 1883; d. February 25, 1884, Strattanville, PA.

†††††††††††††††††† x.††† CHARLES F. LOWRY, b. July 25, 1884; d. September 22, 1884, Strattanville, PA.

 

35.ESPY4 CONNELY (MARGARET3 LOWRY, JAMES2, GEORGE1) was born 1830 in Erie, PA, and died February 24, 1891 in Hydetown, Crawford County, PA.He married ELIZABETH NICKLIN.

 

 

††††††† Children of ESPY CONNELY and ELIZABETH NICKLIN are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† SUSAN LAURA5 CONNELY, b. 1856.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† JAMES L. CONNELY, b. Abt. 1858; d. November 14, 1918.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† KATE CONNELY, b. Abt. 1860.

 

36.WILLIAM DUNCAS4 LOWRY (MORROW B. LOWRY (THE3 OTHER), JAMES2 LOWRY, GEORGE1) was born March 11, 1819, and died April 28, 1863.He married ELMIRA CORA CUTLER.

 

 

††††††† Children of WILLIAM LOWRY and ELMIRA CUTLER are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† GEORGE BARR5 LOWRY, b. 1868.

 

More About GEORGE BARR LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1880, Fergus Fall, MN

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† MORROW BRUCE LOWRY.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† MILNOR ROBERTS LOWRY, b. June 27, 1846; d. October 28, 1910; m. MARY JANE WILCOX.

 

More About MILNOR ROBERTS LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1880, Fergus Fall, MN

 

 

37.FRANK T.4 LOWRY (ALEXANDER HAMILTON3, MORROW2, GEORGE1) was born 1854, and died April 21, 1932.He married ISABELLE LUCRETIA MILLS, daughter of GORDON MILLS and HARRIET.

 

 

††††††† Children of FRANK LOWRY and ISABELLE MILLS are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† LEX5 LOWRY.

 

More About LEX LOWRY:

Fact 1: Vet

 

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† ROBERT A. LOWRY, d. August 15, 1972, Springboro, Crawford County, PA; m. ORA M. BARNES.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† WILLIAM J. LOWRY, b. 1883; d. May 04, 1964.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† CLAUDE FRANK LOWRY, b. 1886; d. November 14, 1966.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† MILLS N. LOWRY, b. 1893; d. September 09, 1964, Springboro, Crawford County, PA; m. ARLENE.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† ELVA L. LOWRY, b. 1904.

 

38.ISRAEL H.4 LOWRY (ISRAEL3, MORROW2, GEORGE1) was born 1833.He married ELIZABETH.

 

More About ISRAEL H. LOWRY:

Fact 1: 1880, Milwaukee, Commission Merchant

 

††††††† Children of ISRAEL LOWRY and ELIZABETH are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† SUSSIE5 LOWRY, b. 1866.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† ANNIE LOWRY, b. 1868.

†††††††††††††††† iii.††† MORROW LOWRY, b. 1871.

†††††††††††††††† iv.††† ANDREW LOWRY, b. 1874.

††††††††††††††††† v.††† MAY LOWRY, b. 1877.

†††††††††††††††† vi.††† BLANCHE LOWRY, b. 1879.

 

39.LILA4 LOWRY (MORROW BARR3, MORROW2, GEORGE1) was born in Harbor Creek Township, Erie County, PA.She married FRANK GUNNISON September 05, 1872 in Erie County, PA, son of JONAS GUNNISON and CHARLOTTE SPAFFORD.

 

 

More About FRANK GUNNISON:

Fact 1: Studied law with Father

Fact 2: 1870, Admitted to bar

Fact 3: Associated with Gen. McCreary

Fact 4: Select Council in Erie

Fact 5: Trustee of Erie Academy

Fact 6: 1896, President Judge of the Sixth judicial district of PA

 

††††††† Children of LILA LOWRY and FRANK GUNNISON are:

†††††††††††††††††† i.††† MORROW B.5 GUNNISON.

††††††††††††††††† ii.††† INFANT SON GUNNISON.

 

 

 


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