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John Franklin “Johnnie” LOWELL

Male 1906 - 1989  (82 years)


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  • Name John Franklin “Johnnie” LOWELL 
    Born 1 Mar 1906  Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 1989  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Michael Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Baptismal name was: Johann Eduard Carl Lowell, baptised on June 3, 1906 at Zion Lutheran Church, Hartford, SD.

      South Dakota Marriages:
      Date of Marriage: March 5, 1935
      Name: John F. Lowell
      Residence: Sioux Falls, S.D. Minnehaha
      Age:29
      Name: Florence Feyder
      Residence: Sioux Falls, S.D. Minnehaha
      Age: 29
      Clergyman: Rev. P. C. Conway, Clergyman

      Wedding Announcement: Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) 05 Mar 1935, Tue
      "Feyder-Lowell Wedding Takes Place Today
      "The marriage of Miss Florence Feyder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Feyder, 901 North Spring ave., to John F. Lowell, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Lowell, 1201 North Lincoln ave., was solemnized at St. Joseph's Cathedral Rectory at 9 o'clock this morning. Rev. P. C. Conway officiating. Miss Ethel Feyder was attendant to her sister and Charles Lowell acted as best man for his brother.
      For her marriage, the bride was dressed in a three piece boucle suit of Berneice blue, with small brimmed hat of the same shade. Her shoes and gloves harmonized. She wore a shoulder bouquet of orchids. The bridesmaid wore a navy blue silk suit, with all accessories matching. Her flowers, in shoulder bouquet, were of gardenias.
      After a wedding breakfast at the bride's home, Mr. and Mrs. Feyder left for short motor trip to Nebraska and Iowa. They are to live at 1201 North Williams St."

      South Dakota Death Index:
      Name: John F. Lowell
      Certificate No. 10864
      Death Day: 24
      Death Month: Mar
      Death Year: 1908
      County: Minnehaha

      SSDI: #503-01-0649, b. 1 Mar 1906, d. 19 Jan 1989. Issued SD (before 1951). Res: 57105, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD.

      Obituary, Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) 22 Jan 1989:
      “John Lowell:
      “John F. Lowell, 82, of 2316 S. Cliff Ave., died Thursday in McKennan Hospital.
      “He was born March 1, 1906 in rural Hartford. He moved to Sioux Falls and was graduated from Washington High School.
      “He married Florence Feider on March 5, 1935, in Sioux Falls. He was a flower designer for a Sioux Falls florist. Then the couple moved to a farm in rural Hartford. They returned to Sioux Falls in 1978.
      “Survivors include his wife; two brothers: George and Charles, both of Sioux Falls; and several nieces and nephews.
      “Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery.
      “Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday in Barnett-Lewis Funeral Home with a scripture service at 7 p.m. Memorials are requested to the American Lung Association.”
    Person ID I265  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2018 

    Father John Russell LOWELL,   b. 16 Apr 1869, Ostrander, Waupaca, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1956, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Freda Marie Wilhelmine VOLSCH,   b. 27 Oct 1877, Karenz, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1953, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1900  Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Lowell, John R. and Freda Volsch Lowell.  Family.
    Lowell, John R. and Freda Volsch Lowell. Family.
    Sitting on the side porch at 1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Picture taken about 1911. L. to R.: George J. Lowell, oldest son of John R. and Freda; Viola Furbush Lowell, John's mother; John Franklin Lowell, John R. and Freda's middle child; John R. Lowell; Charles Lowell, John R. and Freda's youngest child; and Freda Volsch Lowell.
    Lowell, John R. and male members of his family. August 1936.
    Lowell, John R. and male members of his family. August 1936.
    L. to R.: George J. Lowell; Allen Jones, hired man for Minnie Lowell McCartney; Charles Lowell; John Harvey Lowell, sitting on Charles' shoulders; John Franklin Lowell, in car; G. James Lowell.
    Lowell, John R. and bride, Freda Volsch Lowell.  Wedding portrait.
    Lowell, John R. and bride, Freda Volsch Lowell. Wedding portrait.
    John and Freda married on 12 Dec 1900, in Hartford, South Dakota.
    Lowell, John R. and Freda Volsch Lowell 50th Anniversary photograph.
    Lowell, John R. and Freda Volsch Lowell 50th Anniversary photograph.
    Taken December 1950. John and Freda were wed on 12 Dec 1900 in Hartford, South Dakota.
    Lowell, John R. and bride, Freda Volsch Lowell.  Wedding portrait.
    Lowell, John R. and bride, Freda Volsch Lowell. Wedding portrait.
    John and Freda were married on 12 Dec 1900 in Hartford, South Dakota.
    Lowell, John R. and Freda Volsch Lowell.  Children.
    Lowell, John R. and Freda Volsch Lowell. Children.
    L. to R.: John Franklin, Charles, and George J. Lowell
    Lowell, John Russell, with wife Freda Volsch Lowell, oldest son George John, and grandchildren John Harvey and G. James Lowell. August 1934
    Lowell, John Russell, with wife Freda Volsch Lowell, oldest son George John, and grandchildren John Harvey and G. James Lowell. August 1934
    L. to R. (adults): Freda, George John, John Russell
    L. to R. (children): John Harvey and G. James.
    Lowell, John Russell, wife Freda, grandson G. James, son George J., and grandson John H. (sitting on father's lap)
    Lowell, John Russell, wife Freda, grandson G. James, son George J., and grandson John H. (sitting on father's lap)
    On vacation August 1934 in the Black Hills. Specific locale unknown.
    Histories At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Albums  1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota (9)
    Family ID F86  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence A. FEYDER,   b. 10 Mar 1905, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 2001, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1935  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Lowell Family.  Christmas 1959(?) Part 2.
    Lowell Family. Christmas 1959(?) Part 2.
    The extended Lowell family at 1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Part 2. L. to R.: John Lowell, Flora Luker, Roger Lowell, Alice Lowell, Florence Lowell, Linda Lowell, Hazel Lowell (barely visible at right).
    Lowell Family.  Christmas 1959(?) Part 1.
    Lowell Family. Christmas 1959(?) Part 1.
    The extended Lowell family at 1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. L. to R.: Harold D. Nelson, Gudrun Nelson, Myra Lowell, Gert Lowell, Charles Lowell, George Lowell, John Lowell, Flora Luker.
    Lowell, John Franklin and wife Florence Feyder Lowell.
    Lowell, John Franklin and wife Florence Feyder Lowell.
    Taken in 1975 at the 50th wedding anniversary reception for George and Hazel Lowell.
    Headstones
    Lowell, John 'Johnnie or Jack' and Florence Feyder Lowell
    Lowell, John "Johnnie or Jack" and Florence Feyder Lowell
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Mar 1906 - Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Mar 1935 - Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jan 1989 - Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Michael Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Lowell, George John and younger brother, John Franklin Lowell.
    Lowell, George John and younger brother, John Franklin Lowell.

    Documents
    Land Records.  Family Farms in Wall Lake Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, 195?
    Land Records. Family Farms in Wall Lake Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, 195?
    Farms for Clifford Miller, John Franklin Lowell, and Flora Luker displayed. Township map publication data: Official County Plat Book and Rural Directory of Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Published by Forde Printing, Inc., Mankato, Minnesota. [195?]
    Land Records.  Family Farms in Wall Lake Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, after 1960.
    Land Records. Family Farms in Wall Lake Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, after 1960.
    Farms for Clifford Miller and John Franklin displayed. Township map publication data not available.
    Land Records.  Location of Family Farms in Wall Lake Township, South Dakota, Using Current Street Names
    Land Records. Location of Family Farms in Wall Lake Township, South Dakota, Using Current Street Names
    This 1950s Wall Lake Township Plat Map has been annotated with the street and highway names that were in use as of 2014, to assist in identifying the location of the Lowell, Luker, McCartney, Miller, and Volsch family farms.

    Recordings
    Country Life Revisited: Part 08: Recording
    Country Life Revisited: Part 08: Recording
    A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) more snow stories; b) location of the school house where Grandma and Grandpa attended as children; c) heading to the Lowell farms; d) Uncle Jack's farm; d) John Fairfield Lowell's homestead; e) double rainbow.
    Country Life Revisited: Part 11: Recording
    Country Life Revisited: Part 11: Recording
    A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) illegal still at Ellis Corner; b) various businesses along 12th street; c) Uncle Jack's unwillingness to drive after moving to town; d) West Sioux Falls reunion; e) returning to Grandma and Grandpa Lowell's home.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Albums  John Franklin Lowell Farm (2)