Last name: Lowery
This is very much a northern English and Scottish surname, and is a diminutive form of the personal name "Lawrence", which derives from the Latin "Laurentus", itself from "Laurentium", "the city of laurels", in Italy. Laurels were the symbol of victory, and this probably helped account for the popularity of the name and the number of variants and diminutives it generated. The personal name was introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066, in the Latin form "Laurentius", and it was first recorded in Scotland in the person of Lowry Smith in 1467, in the Register of Dunfermline. The diminutive forms of the surname Lowrie or Lowrey first appear in England in the 14th Century (see below), and in Scotland in 1497, when one Gilbert Lowrie is recorded in Coldingham. Among the recordings from London Church Registers is the marriage of James Lowery and Isabella Login on September 12th 1678, at St. Katherine by the Tower. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Robert Lowri, which was dated 1332, in the "Subsidy Rolls of Cumberland", during the reign of King Edward 111, known as "The Father of the Navy", 1327 - 1377. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
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Susan C.Busby Mullinax
I'm looking for infomation on my gggrand parents Ludy Lowery married John or James Busby.They lived in alabama and georgia. One of their children was my ggrandfather James Isic Busby married mattie Darnell.They had my grandfather JamesErzaBusby married Mattie Estelle Lingerfeft.They had my Daddy William Lawrence Busby married Annie C.Whittington.Any help would be great.Thanks Everyone.Sue
im just trying to find some sort of history of my family
Brent William Lowery
Last name lowery. From Ohio. All I really know is my grandmother Jean Audrey Cook Lowery and her husband Harvey Lowery
Zachary Joseph Lowery
My grandma is Joan Lowery grandpa is Ronald Lowery My grandma has since passed on :( She worked alongside Mother Theresa Most people don't believe me when I tell them this, but I have the proof of this. Grandma Joan worked in Indianapolis, Indiana "Brothers Of Charity" Byzantine Catholic Church A former member of the 3rd Order of Franciscians. I hope this helps with whomever is searching towards the Lowery Family side.
Mary Frances Lowery
My gggrandfather was Horatio Lowery born in Cornwall England early 1800's came to America in the mid 1800's don't know his father or mother