Person:John Lowry (13)

John Lowry, Jr.
b.est. 1723
d.Bef. 19 June 1770 Augusta County, Virginia
  1. John Lowry, Jr.Est 1723 - Bef 1770
  2. Robert LowryAbt 1725 -
  3. Patrick LowryAbt 1730 -
  • HJohn Lowry, Jr.Est 1723 - Bef 1770
  • W.  Jean (add)
m. Est. 1743-1745
  1. Jane LowryAbt 1744 -
  2. Melvin LowryEst 1746 -
  3. Patrick LowryEst 1748 -
  4. John LowryEst 1750 - Bef 1794
Facts and Events
Name John Lowry, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1723
Marriage Est. 1743-1745 to Jean (add)
Death? Bef. 19 June 1770 Augusta County, Virginia

John Lowry was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


John Lowry Jr's land (Borden Tract SE, 200 acres, 1748, originally acquired by John Lowry, Sr. in 1742) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 372.--20th April, 1770. John Lowry and Jane ( ) to John Carruthers, £200, 200 acres; corner Thomas Paxton; corner Mackey; corner Edmiston; Moses Trimble's line, the Barren Hills. Teste: Archibald Alexander, Halbert McClure, Moses Whitesides. Delivered: John Carruthers, 15th November, 1774.

Will of John Lowry

  • Page 308.--26th May, 1770. John Lowry's will--To wife Jean; to son Melvin; to son Patrick; to son-in-law Saml. Todd; to son John, executor. Teste: Archd. Alexander, Moses Trimble, Saml. Lyle. Proved, 19th June, 1770, by Trimble and Lyle. Executor qualifies, with Nathl. Evans, Samuel Lyle.

Relation to other Lowry families in Augusta County, VA

It is not known how (and if) this John Lowry may be related to the other Lowry families of Augusta County, VA. There is another John Lowry that was the progenitor of another Lowry family in Augusta County, that died in 1762. More research is necessary to determine if any relationship exists with this John Lowry.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 387.--12th January, 1763. John Law to Samuel Tod, bill of sale of horse to secure payment to James Davice of £8.8. Teste: John Lowrey.