Union, Poweshiek, Iowa, USA ⇓
She moved to a farm in Poweshiek probably when she was very young, after the death of her father John Lowry. Her mother Mary was a farmer, with the help of her two oldest sons.
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|1882 • Great Comet of 1882: Her Majesty's Astronomer at the Cape, David Gill, reported watching the comet rise a few minutes before the Sun and described it as "The nucleus was then undoubtedly single, and certainly rather under than over 4″ in diameter; in fact, as I have described it, it resembled very much a star of the 1st magnitude seen by daylight."|