John Lowry, Sr. (1799 - 1867)

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Birthplace: Springfield, TN, USA
Death: Died in Manti, UT, USA
Managed by: Della Dale Smith-Pistelli
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About John Lowry, Sr.

LOWRY, JOHN, son of William Lowry of Nashville, Tenn., and Mary Polly Norris, was born August 10, 1799, at Nashville, Tennesee. He came to Utah on September 30, 1847 in the John Taylor company.

Spouse: Susan Grooms, Marriage: 1817 Madison, Monroe, Missouri

Spouse: Mary Wilcox Marriage: 1 Feb 1824 Madison, Monroe, Missouri

Spouse: Anna Maria Johnston, Marriage: 13 Feb 1853, Manti, Sanpete, Ut

Spouse: Elizabeth Haydock Crompton

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Lowry, John

Birth Date: 10 Aug. 1799

Death Date: 7 Jan. 1867

Gender: Male

Age: 47 at time of crossing

Company: Edward Hunter - Jacob Foutz

Company (1847)

Departure: 19 June 1847

Arrival: 1 October 1847

Company Information:

155 individuals and 59 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post on the Elkhorn River about 27 miles west of Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

Pioneer Information:

Captain of 5th Ten His name and travel are mentioned in his daughter's obituary.

Sources: "Mrs. M. A. Peacock Dead," Herald-Republican, 20 Apr. 1910, 3

He married Susan Groom, who died in Missouri. Their children were: William; Sarah, m. George Peacock April 4, 1840.

Married Mary Wilcox (daughter of Hazard Wilcox and Sarah Seeley, latter came to Utah Sept. 30, 1847, John Taylor company). Their children: James Hazard b. June 3, 1825, m. Mary Ann Bryerly; Hyrum b. March 15, 1827, d. March 16, 1847; John b. Jan. 31, 1829, m. Sarah Jane Brown, m. Mary A. Allen; Abner b. Oct. 12, 1831, m. Louisa Bradley; Susan Lucretia b. March 13, 1834 (d. Oct. 21, 1859), m. William George Pettey Dec. 13, 1854; Mary Artemesia b. March 13, 1834, m. George Peacock Aug. 5, 1854; George Moroni b. Aug. 9, 1836, d. May 26, 1856; Sarah Jane b. Jan. 26, 1838, m. Nelson D. Higgins; Elizabeth b. March 16, 1841, d. Aug. 18, 1846; William Mahonri b. April 28, 1844, d. Sept. 14, 1846.

Family home Manti, Utah.

First counselor to Bishop Hunter, the first bishop of Salt Lake City; also bishop of second ward, Salt Lake City, 1849; first bishop of Manti 1850. Justice of peace at Manti. Farmer and stockraiser. Sent with John Crawford, by Brigham Young, to colonize Elk Mountain country, Nevada. Died Jan. 7, 1867, at Manti, Utah.


Spouses:

 

Elizabeth Crompton Lowry 1800 - 1862

 

Mary Wilcox Lowry 1802 - 1859

 

Anna Maria Johnston Lowry 1815 - 1867


Children:

 

Sarah C. Lowry Peacock 1820 - 1892

 

James Hazard Lowry 1825 - 1913

 

Hyrum Madison Lowry 1827 - 1847

 

John Lowry 1829 - 1915

 

Abner Lowry 1831 - 1900

 

Mary Artimesia Lowry Peacock 1834 - 1910

 

Susan Lucretia Lowry Petty 1834 - 1859

 

George Moroni Lowry 1836 - 1865

 

Sarah Jane Lowry Higgins 1839 - 1875

 

William Mahonri Lowry 1844 - 1846


William Alexander Lowry 1854 - 1854


Inscription: 2D Lt Utah Ter Militia Indian Wars


Originally Created by: Dawnetta Record added: Oct 09, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 42881297

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John Lowry, Sr.'s Timeline

1799
August 10, 1799
Springfield, TN, USA
1829
January 31, 1829
Age 29
1831
October 12, 1831
Age 32
Palmyra, MO, USA
1834
March 14, 1834
Age 34
March 14, 1834
Age 34
1867
January 7, 1867
Age 67
Manti, UT, USA
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