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Benjamin Franklin LOWELL

Male 1837 - 1882  (44 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin LOWELL 
    Born 30 Dec 1837  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Oct 1882  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried East Wilton Cemetery, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "Carriage manufacturer and res. at E. Wilton, Franklin, Maine."

      1870 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington: p. 27 of 83:
      Lowell, Benjamin F., age 32, carriage maker, real estate valued at $1000, personal property valued at $300, born in ME;
      Sarah E., age 30, keeping house, born in ME.

      From the Bangor Daily Whig and Courier, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1882:
      “SHOT HIMSELF. Benjamin F. Lowell, belonging to Wilton, went to Boston two days ago with his wife, and secured lodging. While Mrs. Lowell was out posting a letter, about 6 o’clock Sunday evening, says the Herald, her husband shot himself in the heart with a revolver, in his room, and died instantly. The deceased was 43 years of age. For a long time, he was a conductor on a South boston horse car, and left that occupation to travel for a carriage manufacturer. While in Maine, lookiing up a trade last summer, he got a sunstroke, and ever since has been ailing. His wife tried every remedy for him, but could not succeed in getting his health restored. Finally they went to Boston to consult physicians. Persons in the house, where the suicide occurred, heard the report of the pistol, but did not realize that it had gone off in the house. About 10 minutes afterward, Mrs. Lowell returned, and some one passing her room found her bending, grief stricken, over the corpse of her husband. Medical Examiner Draper was notified but deemed an inquest unnecessary.” [1]
    Person ID I395  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2014 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Sarah "Sally" KNOWLTON,   b. 28 May 1813, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1896, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1829  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah E. PERHAM,   b. 9 Jan 1840, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1901, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1861 
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1837 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Oct 1882 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Wilton Cemetery, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899., Lowell, Delmar R., (Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vt., 1899).