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John Lowell

Male Bef 1604 - 1647  (> 42 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Lowell was born before 11 Oct 1604 (son of Percival Lowle and Rebecca); died on 10 Jul 1647 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Oct 1604, Portbury, Somerset, England

    Notes:

    He was apprenticed to Richard Baugh, glover of Bristol, on 17 Feb 1619. Ten years later he appears as a burgess of Bristol in 1629. He was married and had several children by the time of his emigration in 1639. Family tradition gives him a first wife named Mary, but no evidence has been found to confirm that.

    John married (Unknown first wife of John Lowell). [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. John Lowell was born in in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England; died on 7 Jan 1694 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    John married Elizabeth Goodale after 1639. Elizabeth (daughter of John Goodale and Elizabeth Parlett) was born before 5 Jun 1614; died on 23 Apr 1651 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Percival Lowle was born about 1570 in Portbury, Somerset, England (son of Richard Lowle and Christian Percival); died on 8 Jan 1665 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Kingston Seymour, Somerset, England
    • Alternate death: 8 Jan 1664, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    One of TWK's eleven "gateway ancestors", and LDN's sole one so far. He emigrated to New England in 1639, when he was an old man, with his wife and several other family members, including his son John and John's first wife whose name has been lost. The ship on which they travelled was probably the Jonathan.

    Before emigrating he was an assessor for the parish of Kingston Seymour in Somerset, and (probably) a merchant in Bristol.

    His descendants include the "Boston Brahmin" Lowell family, as in "the Lowells speak only to Cabots, and the Cabots speak only to God." Notable individuals descended from him include:

    James Russell Lowell (1819-1891), poet, critic, editor, abolitionist, and diplomat

    Charles Russell Lowell (1835-1864), Civil War general

    Percival Lowell (1855-1916), astronomer, founder of Lowell Observatory in Arizona, brother of Abbott Lawrence Lowell and Amy Lowell

    Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856-1943), president of Harvard University, 1909-33, brother of Percival Lowell and Amy Lowell

    Amy Lowell (1874-1925), Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, sister of Percival Lowell and Abbott Lawrence Lowell

    Robert Lowell (1917-1977), Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Herman Melville (1819-1891), novelist

    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935), Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    T. S. Eliot (1888-1965), Nobel Prize-winning poet

    Tennessee Williams (1911-1983), playwright

    William Bundy (1917-2000), foreign-policy advisor to JFK & LBJ

    McGeorge Bundy (1919-1996), brother of the above, National Security Advisor to JFK and LBJ, architect of the Vietnam War

    Elliot Richardson (1920-1999), resigned as Nixon's Attorney General rather than obey Nixon's order to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox

    Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney (1941- ), 46th Vice President and servant of Beelzebub

    Percival married Rebecca about 1600. Rebecca died on 28 Feb 1645 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Rebecca died on 28 Feb 1645 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 28 Dec 1645, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 1. John Lowell was born before 11 Oct 1604; died on 10 Jul 1647 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.
    2. Anne Lowell was born after 1614; died on 27 Nov 1690 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Richard Lowle was born about 1535 in Somerset, England (son of John Lowle and Apolyn Leversedge); died before 7 Jun 1577.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Portbury, Somerset, England

    Richard married Christian Percival about 1570. Christian (daughter of Edmund Percival and Elizabeth Yorke) died after 7 Jun 1577. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Christian Percival (daughter of Edmund Percival and Elizabeth Yorke); died after 7 Jun 1577.
    Children:
    1. 2. Percival Lowle was born about 1570 in Portbury, Somerset, England; died on 8 Jan 1665 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Lowle was born about 1510 in of Portbury, Somerset, England (son of John Lowle and (Unknown) Wake); died between 17 Jan 1553 and 8 Mar 1553 in Portbury, Somerset, England.

    John married Apolyn Leversedge. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Apolyn Leversedge (daughter of Edmund Leversedge).
    Children:
    1. 4. Richard Lowle was born about 1535 in Somerset, England; died before 7 Jun 1577.

  3. 10.  Edmund Percival was born about 1506 in of Weston-in-Gordano, Somerset, England (son of James Percival and Joan Kenne); died on 21 Sep 1551.

    Edmund married Elizabeth Yorke before 1547. Elizabeth (daughter of Roger Yorke and Eleanor Luttrell) was born about 1515; died on 8 Sep 1601 in Marshwood in Carhampton, Somerset, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth Yorke was born about 1515 (daughter of Roger Yorke and Eleanor Luttrell); died on 8 Sep 1601 in Marshwood in Carhampton, Somerset, England.
    Children:
    1. 5. Christian Percival died after 7 Jun 1577.