♂ John Lowry Jr.

1823 - 1865


Lowrey Lowery

John Lowry Jr.
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Catharine Jessup
Catharine Jessup
???? - 1845
Mary Lowry
Mary Lowry
1826 - 1917
Minerva Lowry
Minerva Lowry
1847 - 1881
Charles Henry Lowry
Charles Henry Lowry
1848 - 1906
Andrew Thomas Lowry
Andrew Thomas Lowry
1851 - 1930
Jaretta Ann Lowry
Jaretta Ann Lowry
1852 - 1920
Emily Jane Lowry
Emily Jane Lowry
1856 - 1940
Clara May Lowry
Clara May Lowry
1864 - 1909



May 9
Age: 24y
1847 • A rescue effort, called the First Relief, leaves Johnson's Ranch to save the ill-fated Donner Party. These California bound emigrants became snowbound in the Sierra Nevada in the winter of 1846–1847, and some had resorted to cannibalism to survive.


Aug 7
Age: 27y
1850 Los Angeles, California is incorporated as a city.


Jan 9
Age: 28y
1851 Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick; or The Whale is published in the U.S. by Harper & Brothers, New York, after being first published on October 18 in London by Richard Bentley, in 3 volumes as The Whale.


Age: 29y
1852 • Nine men representing various Hebrew charitable organizations came together to form what became the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.


Age: 33y
John & Mary & George T. Lowry - Iowa State Census 1856


Elk River, Iowa, USA ⇓
At the time, they owned a 100 acres of unimproved land and 70 acres of improved (farmed) land. They had been resident in the state for five years. Living right next to George T Lowry.
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1856 St. Paul's School, Belgaum is founded by the Jesuits in Belgaum, India.


Jun 8
Age: 37y
John & Mary Lowry - 1860 United States Federal Census


Elk River, Iowa, USA ⇓
He had two children, Albert born in roughly 1855, and Mary E. born in roughly 1860 who both died in early childhood. Albert appears on the 1856 census, and Mary E. appears on this 1860.
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1860 • In New Granada (modern-day Colombia) the southern state of Cauca secedes from the central government in protest at the suggestion of increase of presidential powers; Magdalena and Bolívar join it.


Jul 1
Age: 40y
John Lowry - U.S. Civil War Draft Registration


Elk River, Iowa, USA ⇓
Civil War draft registration for the Union. In 1863, the U.S. Federal Government began drafting all men 20-45 for the civil war until 1865 at the war's end. He was drafter under Philo E. Hall, Provost Marshall.
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1863 January Uprising: The Polish peasant army, now led by Zygmunt Sierakowski, achieves its first victory over the Russian army, near Raguva.


Jan 14
Age: 42y
1865 Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: President of the United States Abraham Lincoln is shot while attending an evening performance of the farce Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. by actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth. Doctors move the unconscious President to a bed in a house across the street.