Person:John Lowry (7)

John Lowry
m. Bef. 1747
  1. William LowryAbt 1747 - 1820
  2. John LowryAbt 1749 - 1792
  3. Rebecca LowryAbt 1750 -
  4. Robert LowryAbt 1753 - 1860
  5. Jenette 'Jane' LowryAbt 1755 -
  6. Elizabeth Lowry1756 - 1836
  7. David LowryAbt 1759 - 1827
  8. James LowryAbt 1760 - Abt 1833
m. 1771
  1. James LowryAFT 1771 -
  2. William Lowry1771 -
  3. John Montgomery LowryBEF 1775 -
  4. David Lowry1781 - 1828
  5. Robert Edmondson Lowry1783 -
Facts and Events
Name John Lowry
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1749 Augusta County, Virginia
Baptism[4] 26 FEB 1748/49 South Mountain Meeting House, 16 miles SW of Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1771 Augusta County, Virginiato Dorcas Montgomery
Census[5] 1780 may be the John Lowery that fought in the Battle of King's Mountain - p201
Census? 1792 living in Knox County, Tennessee?
Death[2] OCT 1792 Abingdon, Virginia
Military? info from "John and Esther Houston Montgomery" - on file.

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


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Records of John Lowry in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 1 - 1767--Lists of Supernumeraries: James Henry, Mathew Ralston, Jno. Bowin, Robt. Armstrong, James Akin, David Tate, Edw'd McMullen, Thos. Hicklin, Sam'l Hodge, Pat Lowry, Wm. McMurry, Jas. Lauderdale, Jno. Hodge, Jno. Kinkead, James Simpson, James McCoy, Chas. Lewis, James Robinson, Jno. Henderson, Wm. Hugart, Wm. Feemster, Wm. Blanton, Thos. Willson, Jno. Lowry, Sam Campbell, David Smith, Robt. Kilpatrick, Robert Guinn, Wm. Martin, Wm. Lowry, Thomas King, Geo. Jemison, Sam'l Lawrence, Peter Right, Wm. Black, Jos. McDonald, Benj. Watson, Henry Bowin, Mary Glass, Sam'l McCrackin, Andrew Hamilton.

Information on John Lowry

From D.A.R. National #276532 - Children of John Lowry, Revolutionary Ancestor - John M., Wiliam, Robert E., born 1783 married to Elizabeth Moors, David born February 1781 married Elizabeth Keys, and James.

From Bill Reisor:

John Lowry III was Baptized 26 Feb 1749, by Rev. John Craig, at South Mountain, 16 miles SW of Tinkling Springs, Fisherville, VA.</P>

After 1771 John Lowry III migrated to Washington Co., VA.

According to "Summers History of Southwest Virginia", John Lowry received a land grant in Washington., VA. 1773. He was a prominent man in his community, was Capt. of Militia 1777-80, served as 2nd Lieut. at King's Mountain. (His descendants say that he lost a leg there). He was a member of the House of Delegates in the General Assembly of VA 1788. He died in Abingdon 1792. <P>Most of the information about John Lowry III and Dorcas Montgomery's family was extracted from "The publication of the Montgomery Clan Society of Tennessee" May 1997. CHRONICLES OF THE Scotch-Irish Settlement IN VIRGINIA EXTRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL COURT RECORDS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY 1745-1800 CIRCUIT COURT DEEDS. DEED BOOK NO. 1. ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. page 595 Page 17.--1st September, 1790. Hugh Campbell, of Rockbridge, to John Lowry, of Augusta. Delivered: Joseph Lowry, son of John, 10th August, 1791. 130 acres, part of 200 acres conveyed by Charles Campbell to James Campbell and descended to Hugh as heir of James. This John Lowry may have been the same John Lowry in this transaction:

  • Page 13.--10th November, 1767. John Lowry to James Robinson, £120, 260 acres on North Branch of James, John Dailey's line, crossing the river into Fork of James. Delivered: James Edmiston, July, 1777.
  1.   Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 478 & 483.
  2. DAR Lineage - National.
  3.   DAR Lineage.
  4. Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 478.
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