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George Lowrey, I

Nicknames: "The Immigrant"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: Died in Cherokee Nation East, GA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Lowrey and Susan Ruth Lowrey
Husband of Nannie "Oo Lu Tsa" Lowrey
Father of George 'Tsa-Tsi-Agi-Li' Agin'agi'li Lowrey, II, Major, Principal Chief; Col. John Lowrey; Elizabeth Sevier; Sarah 'Sally' Rope; Nellie Fawling and 3 others

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About George Lowrey, I

George Lowrey was born in Scotland about 1740 and married Nannie Watts, daughter of Ghi-go-neli (father: Oconostota) and Rising Fawn (Agiligina Kenoteta). He was a trader, miller and man of many far-ranging activities who made his home in Battle Creek valley in the Sequatchie Country, which housed the fleet of war canoes of the Chickamauga Nation. Their daughter Aky Lowrey married Chief Arthur Burns. Another daughter, Jenny, was the wife of Chief Tah-lon-tee-skee. Yet another daughter married a Sevier. In fact, it can be said that none of the marriages in the Lowrey clan were taken lightly. Col. John Lowrey married Elizabeth Shorey, and Maj. George Lowrey married Lucy Benge. As in the case of the Browns and Keyses, some Lowreys remained in the Valley Head area without being forced west. They were known for maintaining a “free loan association” to aid poor farmers, widows and other needy individuals. .

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The meaning of the surname Lowrey is “Levite” (WSWJ). .

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George Lowrey, I's Timeline

1745
1745
Scotland
1768
1768
Age 23
Cherokee Nation East, TN, United States
1770
1770
Age 25
Tahskeegee, Alabama, United States
1772
1772
Age 27
Cherokee Nation East TN
1776
1776
Age 31
Cherokee Nation East, TN, United States
1778
1778
Age 33
Cherokee Nation East, TN, United States
1780
1780
Age 35
Cherokee Nation East, TN, United States
1790
1790
Age 45
Cherokee Nation East, GA, United States
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