Mariah Oxendine (Lowry) (1882 - 1956)

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Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Cause of death: Heart attack
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About Mariah Oxendine (Lowry)

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Birth: Nov. 24, 1882 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Apr. 2, 1956 Pembroke Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Mariah was the youngest child of Rev. Calvin and Maria Sampson Lowry. She married Anderson Oxendine, Jr. on May 22, 1901 in Robeson county, North Carolina. Their marriage produced six daughters and three sons.

The following was taken from the Apr. 5, 1956 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

The funeral of Mrs. Maria Lowry Oxendine, 73, widow of A. B. Oxendine, was held Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock from the New Prospect Methodist church. A nephew, Rev. J. R. Lowry, was in charge of the rites, assisted by Rev. Tommie Swett. Burial was in New Bethel cemetery.

Mrs. Oxedine died about 4:15 o'clock, Monday afternoon while being taken to the Robeson County Memorial Hospital, following a heart attack.

She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Raymond Ransome and Mrs. James R. Jacobs of Maxton, Mrs. William Ralph Chavis and Mrs. Henry Baker of Pembroke, and Mrs. James Bryant of Wilmington; three sons, Hubert and Vernon Oendine of Pembroke, and Rev. C. W. Oxendine of Maxton; three sisters, Mrs. Annie Belle Spaulding of Whiteville, Mrs. Deborah Woodell of Wilmington, Del., and Mrs. L. H. Revels of Pembroke; three brothers, Rev. F. R. Lowry, Rev. D. F. Lowry, and C. W. Lowry all of Pembroke. A fourth brother, Edmund Lowry, died Thursday morning.

Pallbearers were nephews Luther C. Oxendine, Elmer Lowry, Woodrow Lowry, Auzout Lowry, Theodore Lowry, and C. N. Lowry.

Flowers were in charge of nineteen nieces of the deceased. Music was furnished by a quartet from the Mt. Olivet Pentecostal Holiness church choir accompanied by Miss Maitland Woodell.

Family links:

  • Calvin Lowry (1835 - 1892)
  • Maria Sampson Lowry (1839 - 1908)
  • Anderson Oxendine (1879 - 1942)
  • Ophelia M. Oxendine (1902 - 1910)*
  • Aliebertha Oxendine Strickland (1904 - 1987)*
  • Charles Williard Oxendine (1907 - 1988)*
  • Sarah Margaret Oxendine Bryant (1909 - 1968)*
  • Nora Bell Oxendine Baker (1912 - 1991)*
  • Hubert Oxendine (1916 - 1994)*
  • Vernon Oxendine (1921 - 2000)*
  • Erma Lee Oxendine Chavis (1923 - 1994)*


How many fond hopes lie buried here

Burial: New Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery Rowland Robeson County North Carolina, USA

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Mariah Oxendine's Timeline

November 24, 1882
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
November 24, 1902
Age 20
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
December 3, 1904
Age 22
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
January 23, 1907
Age 24
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
January 1, 1916
Age 33
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
April 2, 1956
Age 73
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Rowland, Robeson, North Carolina, USA