Doddridge County Roots

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William Jesse LOWTHER

Male 1791 - Bef 1840  (48 years)


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  • Name William Jesse LOWTHER  [1
    Born 1791  [2
    • Jan 27 1789 birthdate reported by Don Norman.
    Gender Male 
    Residence Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died Bef 1840  [3
    • In the 1840 Census of Harrison County (in the part that is present Doddridge), Henderson Lowther was head of household, with a woman of his mother's age. William Jesse Lowther is not found in the 1840 Census.
    Person ID I21023  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2018 

    Father Jesse LOWTHER,   b. 21 Jul 1773, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1854, West Milford, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann RAGAN,   b. 25 Dec 1770, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1857, Pullman, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1791  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann "Polly" LOWTHER,   b. CA 1792, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Married 11 Feb 1812  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • As grandchildren of William Lowther and Sudna Hughes, William J. Lowther and his wife Mary "Polly" Lowther were first cousins.

      1850 Census, Doddridge County, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Aug 1 1850:
      Mary Lowther, 58; Barsheba, 32; Armstrong, 16; Diantha, 9 [4]
    Children 
     1. Robert J. LOWTHER,   b. CA 1812
     2. Perry LOWTHER,   b. CA 1813
     3. Henderson B. LOWTHER,   b. CA 1814, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Rebecca LOWTHER,   b. CA 1817
     5. Barsheba LOWTHER,   b. 1818, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jesse LOWTHER,   b. CA 1820
     7. Drusilla LOWTHER,   b. CA 1827
     8. Armstrong LOWTHER,   b. CA 1834,   d. Aft Jun 1900  (Age ~ 66 years)
    Documents
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    21024_LOWTHER_MaryAnnPolly_1850Census_DoddridgeCoVA_1Aug1850.jpg
    Family ID F7768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1823] The Descendants of Robert Lowther, Don Norman, 41991 Emerson Court, Elyria, OH 44035, (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hcpd/norman/lowther.htm).

    2. [S293] History of Ritchie County, Minnie Kendall Lowther, (1911, reprinted 1999, McClain Printing Co, Parsons WV, http://McClainPrinting.com), p. 15.

    3. [S181] 1845 Taxable Property List, Doddridge County, (W)VA, (Joseph Gray, Commissioner of Revenue (on microfilm at WV State Archives)).

    4. [S293] History of Ritchie County, Minnie Kendall Lowther, (1911, reprinted 1999, McClain Printing Co, Parsons WV, http://McClainPrinting.com), p. 11.

    5. [S1592] Birth record of daughter.

    6. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    7. [S1792] Harrison County WV Marriages 1785-1894, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (1985)).