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Lowery Early Origins



The surname Lowery was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area. "Laurieston in the parish of Balmaghie, stewartry of Kirkcudbright takes its name from William Kennedy Laurie, Esq., proprietor of the lands on which it is built, near Lochinbren, a sheet of water abounding with trout. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
There are two other places named Laurieston in Scotland: an ecclesiastical district, within the jurisdiction of the city of Glasgow; and in the parish of Falkirk, county of Stirlinge village. Of the former, we can find no notes about the origin; of the latter, it was derived from "the name of Laurencetoun, of which its present appellation is a contraction." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Lowery Spelling Variations


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Lowery Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lawrie, Laurie, Larrie, Larry, Laurie, Laury, Lawry, Lowrie and many more.

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Lowery Early History


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Lowery Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lowery research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1687, 1683, 1686, 1677, 1671, 1677, 1669, 1640, 1653 and are included under the topic Early Lowery History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lowery Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lowery Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir Robert Laurie of Maxwelltown; Gawen Lawrie (died 1687), 2nd Deputy Governor of East New Jersey (1683-1686); Robert Laurie (died 1677), Church of Scotland prelate...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lowery Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lowery In Ireland


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Lowery In Ireland



Some of the Lowery family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lowery Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Lowery, aged 28, arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • James Lowery, aged 55, arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • John, Lowery Jr., who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1813
  • Alexander Lowery, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1839
  • Thomas Lowery, aged 24, landed in New York, NY in 1839
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lowery Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Lowery, aged 21, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Gilmore"
  • Patrick Lowery, aged 30, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Navarino"
  • Alice Lowery, aged 40, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Navarino"

Lowery Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Lowery arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Merrington" in 1867
  • Edith Lowery arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Merrington" in 1867
  • Elizabeth Lowery arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Merrington" in 1867
  • Alfred Lowery arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Merrington" in 1867

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lowery (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lowery (post 1700)



  • Evelyn Gibson Lowery (1925-2013), American civil rights activist and leader
  • Robert Lowery (1913-1971), born Robert Larkin Hanks, American actor, best known as the second person to portray "Batman" on film in 1949
  • John Harvey Lowery (1860-1941), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924, 1928, 1940
  • Charles Lowery, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1964
  • C. L. Lowery, American Democrat politician, Chair of Fayette County Democratic Party, 1949-50
  • A. K. Lowery, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884
  • Joseph Echols Lowery (b. 1921), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008; Speaker, 1988
  • Lois R. Lowery, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 4th District, 1961
  • Maggie Lowery, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 2008
  • Myron Lowery, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996, 2004, 2008; Member of Democratic National Committee from Tennessee, 2004-08
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Repullulat
Motto Translation: It buds afresh.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  5. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  7. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Lowery Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lowery Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 28 November 2016 at 13:07.

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