Canady C. Lowry (1867 - 1943)

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Birthplace: Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, USA
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About Canady C. Lowry

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Birth: Feb. 4, 1867 Pembroke Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Sep. 4, 1943 Durham Durham County North Carolina, USA

Canady was the son of Rev. Calvin and Maria Sampson Lowry. He married Peggie Dovie Oxendine on Dec. 9, 1888 in Robeson county, North Carolina. Their marriage produced seven sons and six daughters.

The following was taken from the Sep. 7, 1943 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Prominient Indian Minister Passes; Last Rites Today

Rev. Canady Lowry was Prominent in Religious and Educational Life of County for Many Years.

Funeral rites for Rev. Canady Lowry, 76, prominent Indian minister and citizien of Robeson, who died at Duke hospital early Saturday morning, were held at Hopewell church at 2 p.m. today. The services were in charge of Rev. G. D. Locklear of Pembroke and Rev. J. E. Sawyer of Sanford. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The Rev. Lowery, long prominent in the religious and education life of the county, is survived by ten children--four sons and six daughters--and it was stated here today that all of them are well educated, and at some time each of them has been a teacher.

The sons are Rev. J. R. Lowery, well known minister of Pembroke, and M. L. Lowery, prominent teacher of the same place. Sterling Page Lowery also lives at Pembroke, while Calvin, another son, is a resident of Baltimore.

The daughters are: Mrs. Martha Lee Sanderson, who lives in Georgeia, Pearly Lee, Maria Losha, Vashti May and Mrs. Phoda Lowery and Mrs. Dora Dial, all of Pembroke.

The deceased is also survived by five brothers and four sisters. All of the brothers live at Pembroke, they being Revs. E., F. R., and D. F., these being well known Indian ministers, together with A. B. and W. B. Lowery, while the sisters are Mrs. Annabel Spaulding of Clarkton, Mrs. Deborah Woodell, who lives in Delaware, and Mrs. Nancy C. Revels and Mrs. Maria Oxendine, of Pembroke.

The Biggs Funeral home had charge of the body, and Mr. Biggs stated that the final rites were very largely attended.

Family links:

  • Calvin Lowry (1835 - 1892)
  • Maria Sampson Lowry (1839 - 1908)
  • Peggie Dovie Oxendine Lowry (1868 - 1924)*
  • James Renaulder Lowry (1889 - 1959)*
  • Martin Luther Lowry (1891 - 1976)*
  • Chesley F. Lowry (1892 - 1895)*
  • Pearlie Lee Lowry (1894 - 1967)*
  • M. Losha Lowry (1897 - 1963)*
  • Vashti M. Lowry (1899 - 1950)*
  • Bishop G. Lowry (1901 - 1902)*
  • Calvin Lowry (1903 - 1996)*
  • Sterling P. Lowry (1905 - 1974)*
  • Twin Lowry (1907 - 1907)*
  • Deora Lowry Dial (1910 - 1993)*


his work is done, the victory won

charter member of the Lumbee Conference


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


Rev Canady C. Lowry's Timeline

February 4, 1867
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
October 5, 1889
Age 22
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
June 18, 1891
Age 24
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
December 7, 1892
Age 25
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
May 8, 1894
Age 27
North Carolina, USA
December 4, 1897
Age 30
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
September 26, 1899
Age 32
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
September 2, 1901
Age 34
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
July 24, 1903
Age 36
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
September 4, 1943
Age 76
Durham, Durham, North Carolina, USA