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From: Greg Lowery <>
Subject: [TNHAMILT] Lowery Research in Hamilton County and area
Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2002 16:14:53 -0700


I am looking to get in contact with anyone who can help me in the research of my LOWERY line. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Other names associated with my line are: POE, HIGDON, DOVER, BROYLES and MORRISON. Please contact me directly at

GREG LOWERY
First Generation
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1. David R. LOWERY. Born in April 1837 in Georgia. David R. died about 1916, he was 78. Occupation: Teamster.

In 1860 when David R. was 22, he married Rebecca C. POE, daughter of Robert Stinson POE (1822-1887) & Hannah BISHOP (~1821-1877). Born on February 20, 1844 in Tennessee. Rebecca C. died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on September 30, 1929, she was 85. Buried on October 1, 1929 in Forest Hills Cemetery row 2 Seet C grave 1951B.

They had the following children:
i. Samuel C.. Born in September 1866 in Illinois. Samuel C. died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on February 1, 1938, he was 71. Occupation: Carpenter / Farmer.

Samuel C. married Rose. Born about 1879 in Georgia. Rose died ? .

ii. Mary J. Born in 1868 in Bracken County, Kentucky. Mary J died ? .

On March 8, 1886 when Mary J was 18, she married John HOLLINSWORTH, in Walker County, Georgia. Born ? . John died ? .

2 iii. Volti (Love) (1869-1944)
3 iv. Robert (Houston) (1873-1952)
v. Mittie A.. Born in April 1875 in Kentucky. Mittie A. died ? .

On March 11, 1902 when Mittie A. was 26, she married William H. QUINTON, in Walker County, Georgia. Born in April 1869 in Georgia. William H. died in Walker County, Georgia ? June 16, 1908, he was 39. Buried in Subligna Methodist Cemetery.

4 vi. Russell L. (1878-?)
5 vii. David Newton (1878-1945)



Second Generation
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Family of David R. LOWERY (1) & Rebecca C. POE


2. Volti (Love) LOWERY. Born in March 1869 in Tennessee. Volti (Love) died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on August 12, 1944, he was 75. Occupation: Spring Bed Factory.

On August 21, 1887 when Volti (Love) was 18, he married Bertha JENKINS, daughter of John Andrew JENKINS (~1857-?), in Roane County, Tennessee. Born on September 16, 1879 in Tennessee. Bertha died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on March 5, 1948, she was 68. Buried on March 7, 1948 in Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN.

They had the following children:
i. Ruth. Born about 1900. Ruth died ? .

On October 13, 1920 when Ruth was 20, she married Carl B. SMITH, in Walker County, Georgia. Born ? . Carl B. died ? .

ii. Clarence D.. Born ? . Clarence D. died in June 1962 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Occupation: Fireman (Fireman Company 3).

iii. Joseph E.. Born ? . Joseph E. died ? .

iv. Gladys. Born ? . Gladys died ? .

v. Clinton T.. Born ? . Clinton T. died about 1969.


3. Robert (Houston) LOWERY. Born in 1873 in Kentucky. Robert (Houston) died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on May 4, 1952, he was 79. Occupation: Machinist Hand.

Robert (Houston) married Serelda HEATHERLY. Born ? . Serelda died ? .

They had the following children:
i. Robert. Born ? . Robert died ? .

ii. James Paul. Born ? . James Paul died ? .

iii. Hellen. Born ? . Hellen died ? .

iv. Ruby. Born ? . Ruby died ? .


4. Russell L. LOWERY. Born in October 1878 in Tennessee. Russell L. died ? . Occupation: Cut off saw.

On December 20, 1896 when Russell L. was 18, he married Lillie HEATHERILY, in Walker County, Georgia. Born in November 1877 in Tennessee. Lillie died ? .

They had the following children:
i. Henry. Born in March 1898 in Tennessee. Henry died ? .

ii. Frederick L.. Born in May 1900.

iii. Henery. Born ? . Henery died ? .


5. David Newton LOWERY. Born on September 20, 1878 in Rock Springs, Walker County, Georgia. David Newton died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on November 5, 1945, he was 67. Buried on November 7, 1945 in Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN. Occupation: Miner and a Street Car Conductor Southern Coach Company.

On January 1, 1900 when David Newton was 21, he married Susan Isabell HIGDON, daughter of Decatur (Decator) (Decater)Calvin HIGDON & Emily LANE, in Walker County, Georgia. Born on June 12, 1882 in Higdon, Jackson County, Alabama. Susan Isabell died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on February 11, 1949, she was 66. Buried on February 13, 1949 in Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN .

They had the following children:
6 i. Hassell Marie (1900-1975)
7 ii. Paul Graydon (1905-1968)
8 iii. Mabel Rebecca (1907-1977)
9 iv. Helen Frances (1909-1993)
10 v. Roy Raymond (1911-1976)
11 vi. Ethel Isabel (1913-1998)
vii. Herman D.. Born after 1920.

Herman D. married Ama Beth SEXTON. Born about 1919. Ama Beth died in Knoxville, Tennessee on July 9, 1996, she was 77. Buried in Pekin, Illinois.




Third Generation
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Family of David Newton LOWERY (5) & Susan Isabell HIGDON


6. Hassell Marie LOWERY. Born on December 15, 1900 in Tennessee. Hassell Marie died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee on September 26, 1975, she was 74.

Hassell Marie married Charles Sanford DOVER. Born in 1901. Charles Sanford died in 1950, he was 49.

They had the following children:
i. Charles
ii. Betty Sue
iii. Sanford
iv. Conrad (Doc)

7. Paul Graydon LOWERY Sr. Born on June 7, 1905 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Paul Graydon died in Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois on December 7, 1968, he was 63. Buried on December 10, 1968 in Glendale Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois. Occupation: Crane Enamel Co., Wielder, Security Guard.

On February 14, 1934 when Paul Graydon was 28, he married Myrtle Marie TURNER, daughter of George Washington TURNER (1868-1933) & Millesa Jane RIDLEY (1870-1966), in Chattanooga,Tennessee. Born on June 16, 1914 in Cumberland County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Glenda Faye (1939-2002)
ii. Paul Graydon (1940-)
iii. David Lee (1942-)
iv. Alan Ray (1951-)

8. Mabel Rebecca LOWERY. Born on November 28, 1907 in Tennessee. Mabel Rebecca died in Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia on March 11, 1977, she was 69. Buried in TN/GA Memorial Gardens Rossville, GA.

In January 1931 when Mabel Rebecca was 23, she first married Gus Tilman BROYLES, son of Pleasant Miller BROYLES (1871-1943) & Rose Ella JOHNSON (1874-1952), in Georgia. Born on April 25, 1900 in Arkansas. Gus Tilman died in Tennessee on May 24, 1959, he was 59. Buried in Memorial Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. William David
ii. Gene Tilman
iii. James Miller
iv. Judith Ann
v. Patrick Lee

Mabel Rebecca second married ? BROCK. Born ? . ? died ? .

9. Helen Frances LOWERY. Born on May 5, 1909 in Tennessee. Helen Frances died in 1993, she was 83.

Helen Frances married Charles C. MORRISON. Born ? . Charles C. died ? .

They had the following children:
i. Charles
ii. Para Lee
iii. William David
iv. Jena Lynn

10. Roy Raymond LOWERY. Born on August 12, 1911 in Tennessee. Roy Raymond died in Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia on April 3, 1976, he was 64.

Roy Raymond first married Robin ?. Born ? . Robin died ? . They were divorced.

Roy Raymond second married Ethel Ann Aucott, daughter of ? AUCOTT & ? HALL. Born ? in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Ethel Ann died ? . They were divorced.

They had the following children:
i. David Beckmann
ii. Teressa Anne (1955-?)

Roy Raymond third married Lois FORD. Born ? . Lois died ? .

They had one child:
i. Susie

11. Ethel Isabel LOWERY. Born on August 31, 1913 in Tennessee. Ethel Isabel died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee in November 1998, she was 85.

On November 15, 1941 when Ethel Isabel was 28, she married Clifford L. BOWMAN. Born on September 23, 1904. Clifford L. died in Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia in January 1981, he was 76.

They had one child:
i. Raymond (Butch)




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