Doddridge County Roots

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Richard Alexander LOWTHER

Male 1862 - 1927  (65 years)


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  • Name Richard Alexander LOWTHER 
    Born 16 Jan 1862  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870, 1880  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1900  [3
    farm laborer 
    Census Jun 1900  Knoxville Twp, Ray Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Nov 1900  Lick Run, New Milton (Blandville), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1910  Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1910  [6
    carpenter 
    Died 17 Aug 1927  Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Portland, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I47270  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 6 May 2017 

    Father Andrew Jackson LOWTHER,   b. 29 Jun 1833, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1889, Cunningham, Chariton Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jane HICKMAN,   b. 24 Nov 1836, Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1918, Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F17519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sula Belle SMITH,   b. CA 1876, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married CA 1895  [5
    Notes 
    • Local news item, "West Union Record," Fri, Nov 30 1900, in its entirety:
      "R. A. Lowther, who is keeping a boarding house in the Lick Run field where Mrs. King was formerly located, was in town Monday. He recently returned from Missouri where he resided for several years."

      1910 Census, Multnomah County, Oregon (Portland City), enumerated on Apr 22 & 23 1910:
      Aleck R. Lowther, 47, b. WV, carpenter, married 14 yrs; wife Sula B., 34, b. Missouri, mother of 5 children, all living; son Jesse W., 13, b. Missouri; dau Esther G., 11, b. Missouri; dau Mabel F., 8, b. WV; dau Oakley G., 6, b. WV; son Smith A., 4, b. Missouri; brother Robert F., 31, b. WV, widowed; nephew Chester C., 7, b. Missouri; uncle by marriage William N. Smith, 62, b. Missouri, single. [7, 8]
    Children 
    +1. Jesse Waiteman LOWTHER,   b. 14 Jul 1896, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Esther G. LOWTHER,   b. CA 1899, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mabel Florence LOWTHER,   b. CA 1902, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Oakley Grace LOWTHER,   b. 9 Jun 1903, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1987, Clackamas Co, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Smith A. LOWTHER,   b. 4 Feb 1906, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1997, Riverside, Riverside Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Family ID F19606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Jun 1900 - Knoxville Twp, Ray Co, MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Aug 1927 - Portland, Multnomah Co, OR Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1553] Doddridge County Birth Records, West Union, WV, http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/doddridge/vitals/birth.txt.

    2. [S2082] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    3. [S1662] 1900 Census.

    4. [S1897] West Union Record, 11/30/1900.

    5. [S1813] 1910 Census, Multnomah County, OR (Portland City).

    6. [S1813] 1910 Census.

    7. [S2092] Ellen Lowther Filler, Pollock, ID .

    8. [S1813] 1910 Census, Multnomah County, OR (Portland Ward 7).