John LOWELL

Male 1778 - 1868  (89 years)


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  • Name John LOWELL 
    Born 22 Aug 1778  Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1868  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Webster Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Farmington VR: “Mr. John Lowell and Miss Lois Bartlett, both of Farmington, intend Marriage. Published to law by me March 9, 1802. Certificate issued March 30, 1802.”

      Farmington VR: “ April 20th, 1802 Mr. John Lowele with Miss Lolis Bartlett both of Farmington.”

      "He purchased a part of back lot No. 5, west side, in Farmington, Franklin, Maine., and there spent his life as a farmer.
      'He was a good citizen and upright man.'"

      lists birthdate as Aug. 23, 1778

      "John Lowell purchased a part of back-lot No. 5, west side, and there spent his life as a farmer. He was a good citizen and upright man. He md., Apr. 20, 1802, Lois Bartlett, who was born in 1783, and d. Jan. 26, 1859. He d. Apr. 5, 1868. Nine children."

      1850 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington, p. 51 of 67:
      Lowell, John, age 71, farmer, $1600, born in New Hampshire;
      Lois B. Lowell, age 67, born in ME;
      Barzillai, age 28, born in ME;
      Martha A., age 26, born in ME.

      1860 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington, p. 591:
      John Lowell, age 81, farmer, $500, $300, born in ME.

      Will:
      I, John Lowell, of Farmington in the County of Franklin and State of Maine, being desirous to make a distribution of my estate in a manner different from what the laws would make it, declare the following to be my last will and testament:
      First, I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Lois Bailey, seventy-five dollars.
      Second, I give and bequeath unto Joshua L. Knowlton and Sylvanus Knowlton, sons of my daughter, Lydia Knowlton, deceased, five dollars each.
      Third, My two sons Joshua B. Lowell and Benjamin Lowell, also my daughter Martha Ann Lowell, are affectionately remembered by me, but having heretofore done all for them that I consider proper for me to do for them, I make no further bequests to either of them.
      Fourth, I give and bequeath unto my granddaughter, Emily Miles and child of my daughter Emily Miles, Ten Dollars.
      Fifth, I give, devise and bequeath unto Barzilla Lowell, my remaining son all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate real and personal of every description and wherever found, after the payment of all of my just debts, the settlement of my estate and the payment of the before named legacies, which are to be in one year after my decease--It is further provided that if there is any property left after the decease of my son Barzilla, and the settlement of his estate, that the residue thereof be expended for fencing my family burying ground and the purchse of gravestones for my father and mother.
      Sixth, I appoint William F. Lowell of Chesterville, Executor of this my last will and testament.

      In witness of whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this tenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two.

      John Lowell (seal)

      Signed and sealed by the said John Lowell as and for his last Will and Testament in our presence, who at the same time, by his request and in his presence subscribed our names as witnesses to his signature.

      W. F. Lowell
      Elisha Gill
      James L. Ham”««s11»», ««s11»», ««s4»» [1, 2]
    Person ID I379  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 

    Father Reuben LOWELL,   b. 29 Jun 1739, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1824, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Priscilla BARTLETT,   b. 22 Mar 1741, Wells, York, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1761  Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Land Records.  Lowell, Reuben.  Family and Descendants.  Land Records from Franklin County, Maine.
    Land Records. Lowell, Reuben. Family and Descendants. Land Records from Franklin County, Maine.
    Franklin County, Maine Ledger Index to Records, from May 10, 1838 to January 1, 1884, listing all Lowell family entries for land transactions. Contains book and page number data.
    Family ID F105  Group Sheet

    Family Lois BARTLETT,   b. 1783, Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1859, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1802 
    Children 
    +1. Lydia LOWELL,   b. 21 Dec 1802, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1843, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +2. Joshua Bartlett LOWELL,   b. 1 Jan 1805, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1884, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. John LOWELL, Jr.,   b. 29 Jul 1807, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1861, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +4. Benjamin LOWELL,   b. 5 Oct 1809, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1888, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Harriet LOWELL,   b. 20 Dec 1811, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1838, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +6. Louisa “Lois” Hicks LOWELL,   b. 7 Apr 1814, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1880 and 1900  (Age 65 years)
    +7. Emily LOWELL,   b. 17 Jul 1817, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1843  (Age 26 years)
     8. Barzillai LOWELL,   b. 10 Jul 1821, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1872, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     9. Martha Ann LOWELL,   b. 1 May 1824
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1778 - Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Apr 1868 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Webster Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Land Records.  Lowell, Reuben.  Sells Land in Farmington to son John Lowell, 1805.
    Land Records. Lowell, Reuben. Sells Land in Farmington to son John Lowell, 1805.
    Reuben Lowell sells portions of his home farm on Lot 14 and Lot 15 to son John Lowell. These two tracts of land become John Lowell's home farm in Farmington.
    Land Records.  Lowell, Sally.  Purchases land from Reuben Lowell's children, 1825.
    Land Records. Lowell, Sally. Purchases land from Reuben Lowell's children, 1825.
    Sally Lowell was Reuben Lowell's second wife. They married on 10 Nov 1807. Reuben Lowell died on 1 June 1824. On 9 May 1825, Sally purchases outright her late husband's home farm in Chesterville from all of the children and their descendants born to Reuben Lowell and his first wife, Priscilla.

    Albums
    Lowell Land Transactions in Farmington, Maine
    Lowell Land Transactions in Farmington, Maine (8)
    The images in this album depict a variety of land transactions occurring in Farmington, Maine. Transactions occurred between 1790 and 1812.
    Lowell Land Transactions in Chesterville, Maine
    Lowell Land Transactions in Chesterville, Maine (18)
    The images in this album depict a variety of land transactions occurring in Chesterville, Maine. Transactions occurred between 1790-1854.

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] A History of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, from the Earliest Explorations to the Present Time, 1776-1885., Butler, Francis Gould., (Farmington: Press of Knowlton, McLeary, and Co., 1885.).

    2. [S4] Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899., Lowell, Delmar R., (Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vt., 1899).