Rev. French Roger Lowry

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Rev. French Roger Lowry

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Birthplace: Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Rowland, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev Calvin Lowry and Maria Lowry
Husband of Aniebella Oxendine; Chessie Lowry and Annabell Lowry
Father of Lucretia Lowry; Rev William Talmadge Lowery; William Quincy Adams Lowry; Susie Ann Locklear; Rosa Lee Raines and 3 others
Brother of Rev Henry H. Lowrey; Billy W. "Uncle Billy" Lowry, Sr; Rev Edmond Lowry; Abner B. Lowry; Annie Bell Spaulding and 6 others

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About Rev. French Roger Lowry

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Birth: Apr. 11, 1869 Pembroke Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Jul. 6, 1971 Durham Durham County North Carolina, USA

French Roger was the son of Rev. Calvin and Maria Sampson Lowry. He married Annabell Oxendine about 1893. Their marriage produced five sons and six daughters. After Annabell's death, he married Chessie Stewart. Their marriage produced no children.

The following was taken from the Jul. 14, 1971 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Funeral rites for the Rev. F. R. Lowry, 102, who died July 6 at the Methodist Retirement Home in Durham, were held Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Pembroke, the Rev. Henry A. Bizzell Jr. officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery.

Other participating ministers were the Rev. Robert Mangum, past or Sandy Plains United Methodist Church; the Rev. Julian Ransom, pastor of Union Chapel Methodist Church; Dr. Graham Eubank, district superintendent of the Fayetteville District, United Methodist Church; and the Rev. Joe Coble, director of the Methodist Retirement Home.

The Rev. Lowry, a retired Methodist minister, had served in the Lumber River Methodist Conference, the Blue Ridge Conference, and the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist church. A minister for 75 years, he had served churches in several states as pastor, evangelist, and home missionary. He was the founder of Cherokee Chapel Methodist Church. Educated in Tennessee, he was a public school teacher for 30 years.

The following was taken from the Jul. 9, 1971 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. John L. Locklear and Mrs. Herman Hunt of Rowland, Mrs. John Coates and Mrs. Rosie Raines of Fayetteville, Mrs. Bertha Lucas of Laurinburg, and Mrs. Annie Pearl Jacobs of Greensboro; three sons, W. Q. A. Lowry of Rowland, the Rev. W. T. Lowry of Laurinburg, and Jessie E. Lowry of Frankfurt, Germany; a sister, Mrs. Nancy Revels of Pembroke; a brother, the Rev. D. F. Lowry of Pembroke; 44 grandchildren, 166 great-grandchildren, and 50 great-great grandchildren.


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Parents:
  • Calvin Lowry (1835 - 1892)
  • Maria Sampson Lowry (1839 - 1908)
Spouses:
  • Annabell Oxendine Lowery (1871 - 1916)*
  • Chessie Stewart Lowry (1887 - 1964)*
Children:
  • W. Q. A. Lowry (1900 - 1986)*
  • Rosa Lee Lowry Raines (1902 - 1985)*
  • Annie P. Lowry Jacobs (1905 - 1992)*
  • Governor Craig Lowery (1916 - 1917)*

Inscription:

Rest in peace


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


French Roger was the son of Rev. Calvin and Maria Sampson Lowry. He married Annabell Oxendine on Feb. 1, 1894 in the Burnt Swamp section of Robeson County, North Carolina. Their marriage produced five sons and six daughters. After Annabell's death, he married Chessie Stewart. Their marriage produced no children.

The following was taken from the Jul. 14, 1971 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Funeral rites for the Rev. F. R. Lowry, 102, who died July 6 at the Methodist Retirement Home in Durham, were held Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Pembroke, the Rev. Henry A. Bizzell Jr. officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery.

Other participating ministers were the Rev. Robert Mangum, past or Sandy Plains United Methodist Church; the Rev. Julian Ransom, pastor of Union Chapel Methodist Church; Dr. Graham Eubank, district superintendent of the Fayetteville District, United Methodist Church; and the Rev. Joe Coble, director of the Methodist Retirement Home.

The Rev. Lowry, a retired Methodist minister, had served in the Lumber River Methodist Conference, the Blue Ridge Conference, and the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist church. A minister for 75 years, he had served churches in several states as pastor, evangelist, and home missionary. He was the founder of Cherokee Chapel Methodist Church. Educated in Tennessee, he was a public school teacher for 30 years.

The following was taken from the Jul. 9, 1971 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. John L. Locklear and Mrs. Herman Hunt of Rowland, Mrs. John Coates and Mrs. Rosie Raines of Fayetteville, Mrs. Bertha Lucas of Laurinburg, and Mrs. Annie Pearl Jacobs of Greensboro; three sons, W. Q. A. Lowry of Rowland, the Rev. W. T. Lowry of Laurinburg, and Jessie E. Lowry of Frankfurt, Germany; a sister, Mrs. Nancy Revels of Pembroke; a brother, the Rev. D. F. Lowry of Pembroke; 44 grandchildren, 166 great-grandchildren, and 50 great-great grandchildren. Inscription:

Rest in peace

French Roger was the son of Rev. Calvin and Maria Sampson Lowry. He married Annabell Oxendine on Feb. 1, 1894 in the Burnt Swamp section of Robeson County, North Carolina. Their marriage produced five sons and six daughters. After Annabell's death, he married Chessie Stewart. Their marriage produced no children.

The following was taken from the Jul. 14, 1971 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Funeral rites for the Rev. F. R. Lowry, 102, who died July 6 at the Methodist Retirement Home in Durham, were held Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Pembroke, the Rev. Henry A. Bizzell Jr. officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery.

Other participating ministers were the Rev. Robert Mangum, past or Sandy Plains United Methodist Church; the Rev. Julian Ransom, pastor of Union Chapel Methodist Church; Dr. Graham Eubank, district superintendent of the Fayetteville District, United Methodist Church; and the Rev. Joe Coble, director of the Methodist Retirement Home.

The Rev. Lowry, a retired Methodist minister, had served in the Lumber River Methodist Conference, the Blue Ridge Conference, and the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist church. A minister for 75 years, he had served churches in several states as pastor, evangelist, and home missionary. He was the founder of Cherokee Chapel Methodist Church. Educated in Tennessee, he was a public school teacher for 30 years.

The following was taken from the Jul. 9, 1971 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. John L. Locklear and Mrs. Herman Hunt of Rowland, Mrs. John Coates and Mrs. Rosie Raines of Fayetteville, Mrs. Bertha Lucas of Laurinburg, and Mrs. Annie Pearl Jacobs of Greensboro; three sons, W. Q. A. Lowry of Rowland, the Rev. W. T. Lowry of Laurinburg, and Jessie E. Lowry of Frankfurt, Germany; a sister, Mrs. Nancy Revels of Pembroke; a brother, the Rev. D. F. Lowry of Pembroke; 44 grandchildren, 166 great-grandchildren, and 50 great-great grandchildren. Inscription:

Rest in peace

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Rev. French Roger Lowry's Timeline

1869
April 11, 1869
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1894
October 28, 1894
Age 25
North Carolina, United States
1897
1897
Age 27
North Carolina, United States
1900
March 7, 1900
Age 30
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1901
February 2, 1901
Age 31
North Carolina, United States
1902
March 18, 1902
Age 32
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1905
February 20, 1905
Age 35
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1911
September 4, 1911
Age 42
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1916
January 17, 1916
Age 46
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1971
July 6, 1971
Age 102
Durham, Durham, North Carolina, USA