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  • ID: I1173
  • Name: John Lowell
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 11 OCT 1604 in Bristol,Somersetshire, England
  • Death: 10 JUL 1647 in Newbury, Essex, Mass
  • Immigration: 1639
  • Note:
    Came to New England 1639, with his father, bringing wife and four children. He was a man of good education for those early days; was a man of prominence and influence in the community. Feb. 2, 1640, he was made freeman; was constable Dec. 10, 1641; Deputy in the General Court March 7, 1644; was appointed May 14, 1645, as one of three Commissioners of this town to settle small disputes, involving less than 20 shillings, and re-appointed, holding the position until his death; he held the office of town clerk at his death. While yet in England he apprenticed himself in 1619, when
    24 years of age, to Richard Baugh of Bristol, England, who was a "Glover." He was admitted as a citizen of Bristol, England in 1629. Sept. 7, 1637, he had Richard Dole apprenticed to him for seven years. Dole came with the Lowells to America and became a merchant of wealth and prominence in Newbury, where he settled. March 17, 1742, he with his father, was a freeholder. (Genserv rainre1 database citing "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England")

    Notes "Dame Elizabeth Lowle of Newbury had her riding suit and muff, silver bodkins & gold rings." (Lowell, P. 1996. Lowell Genealogy. World Wide WEB page quoting [IPSWITCH, 37]) Death year listed as 1657 in 'The Lowells and Their Seven Worlds'

    Father: Percival "Immigrant" Lowell b: BET 1571 AND 1575 in England
    Mother: Rebecca b: ABT 1575 in England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth "Immigrant" Goodale b: ABT 5 JUN 1614 in Yarmouth, County Norfolk, England
    • Married: BET 1639 AND 1641 in Newbury, Essex, Mass
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Lowell b: 16 FEB 1645/46 in Newburyport, Essex, Mass

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