Person:John Lower (2)

Watchers
John Wesley Lower
m. 24 Jan 1856
  1. Ella O. Lower1856 - aft 1910
  2. Eva Evelyn Lower1859 - 1949
  3. Charles T. Lowerbef 1862 - bef 1896
  4. Jennie Rebecca Lower1863 - 1954
  5. William S. Lower1865 - 1906
  6. Cora M. Lower1867 - 1907
  7. James H. Lower1869 - 1947
  8. Nellie M. Lower1875 - abt 1974
  9. John Wesley Lower1878 - aft 1935
m. abt 1907
  1. Jared T. Lowerabt 1908 -
  2. Frances E. Lowerabt 1912 -
  3. Donna S. Lowerabt 1915 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] John Wesley Lower
Gender Male
Birth[1][3][4] 26 Oct 1878 Monroe, Iowa, United States
Marriage abt 1907 Monroe County, Iowato Bessie G. Deisher
Census[5] 1910 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Residence[6] 1910 Utah
Census[7] 1915 Albia, Monroe County, Iowa
Other[3] 12 Sep 1918 Albia, Monroe County, IowaMilit-Serv
Census[8] 1920 Monroe County, Iowa
Census[9] 1925 Albia, Monroe County, Iowa
Death[4] aft 1935 Albia, Monroe County, Iowa

Salt Lake County, Utah, 1910 census:[5]

Lower, John W. Head 31 yrs (marr. 3 yrs) b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa) Chief Clerk (Railroad Co.)
      Bessie G. Wife 25 yrs (1 child, 1 living) b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa/Vermont)
      Jared T. Son 1-11/12 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa)

Monroe County, Iowa, 1915 state census:[7]

Lower, John 36 yrs b. Iowa Owns home ($3,500) Farmer 3 yrs college [no church given] Father, b. Pennsylvania [ERROR]; mother, b. Iowa (20 yrs in Iowa[?])

Monroe County, Iowa, 1920 census:[8]

Lower, John W. Head 41 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Indiana/Iowa) Farmer (General Farm)
      Bessie Wife 35 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Pennsylvania/Vermont)
      Jared T. Son 11 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa)
      Francis E. Dau 8 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa)
      Donna S. Dau 5 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa)

Monroe County, Iowa, 1925 state census:[9]

Lower, John W. Head 46 yrs (2 yrs high school) b. Iowa (father: Tarkington Lower, b. Indiana; mother: Mary M. Smith, b. Iowa)
      Bessie Wife 39 yrs (2 yrs high school) b. Iowa (father: U.H. Deisher, b. Pennsylvania; mother: "Elizabeth Deisher," b. Indiana) "U.P."
      Jared Son 16 yrs b. Utah (father: John Lower, b. Iowa; mother: Bessie Deisher, b. Iowa)
      Francis Dau 14 yrs b. Utah (father: John Lower, b. Iowa; mother: Bessie Deisher, b. Iowa)
      Donna Dau 10 yrs b. Utah (father: John Lower, b. Iowa; mother: Bessie Deisher, b. Iowa)
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Monroe County, Iowa. 1895 Iowa State Census, Troy Twp, p. 11.
  2. Anthony, Merrill D. A Memorial and biographical record of Iowa. (Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1978), p. 652-53.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509), 12 Sep 1918.

    Name: Lower, John Wesley
    Residence: RR4, Albia, Monroe Co., Iowa
    Born: 26 Oct 1878 (39 yrs)
    Occupation: Farmer (self-employed), RR 4, Albia, Monroe Co., Iowa
    Nearest relative: Bessie G. Lower [same address]
    Description: Medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair, no disabilities.

  4. 4.0 4.1 Monroe County, Iowa, Old Age Pension List, 1935.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Salt Lake, Utah, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 243, p. 7A, dwelling/family 123/127 (427 - 1st Ave).
  6. Monroe, Iowa, United States. Albia Union. (Albia, Iowa), Mary Smith Lower's obituary, 2 Sep 1910.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Monroe County, Iowa. 1915 Iowa State Census, Albia, [no ward given], card #3436.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Monroe County, Iowa. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 110, p. 4B, dwelling/family 74/75.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Monroe County, Iowa. 1925 Iowa State Census, Line 78.