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Rebecca Lowell (Russell)

Birthplace: Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Russell and Katherine Russell
Wife of James Tyng and Judge John Lowell
Mother of Rebecca Russell Lowell; Rev. Charles Russell Lowell, Sr.; Elizabeth Cutts Lowell and Mary Lowell
Sister of Katherine Russell; Mary Russell; Rebecca Russell; Sarah Russell; Charles Russell and 5 others

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About Rebecca Lowell

At the onset of the American Revolution, and after wife Susanna's death, seizing upon the opportunity as the wealthy Tories of Boston fled local hostility for the safety of England, abandoning their grand estates, John Lowell relocated his children to Roxbury, Massachusetts, and his law practice to Boston. On December 25, 1778, John married his third wife, Rebecca (1747–1816), widow of James Tyng and daughter of Judge James Russell and Katharine Graves.

John and Rebecca had four children, Rebecca Russell (1779–1853), Charles Russell (1782–1861), Elizabeth Cutts (1788–1864) and Mary (1786–89). Charles Russell's son was the famous American poet James Russell Lowell; his grandsons included the American Civil War hero Gen. Charles Russell Lowell and Boston banker and family lawyer William Lowell Putnam. His great-great-grandson was the poet Robert Lowell.

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Rebecca Lowell's Timeline

February 27, 1747
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
June 11, 1772
Age 25
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
January 27, 1778
Age 30
Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
May 17, 1779
Age 32
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
August 15, 1782
Age 35
Boston, MA, USA
December 8, 1783
Age 36
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Age 38
September 15, 1816
Age 69