Reuben LOWELL, Jr.

Male 1773 - 1841  (68 years)


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  • Name Reuben LOWELL, Jr. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 16 Sep 1773  Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Sep 1841  Abbot, Piscataquis, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Farmington VR: “Mr. Ruben Lowell and Miss Betsy Smith, Farmington, were Lawfully Published in Farmington in Oct. 1795.”

      Farmington VR: “December 24, 1795, then married Reuben Lowell & Betsy Smith.”

      "When a lad of a boy he came with his father into the vicinity of Farmington, Franklin, Maine; settled first in Wilton, but returned to Farmington; purchased part of a river lot No. 13, west side of his brother-in-law, Samuel Eames or Ames, and there spent his active life as a farmer.
      He was a man of noblest character."

      "Reuben Lowell, Jr., came into the country as a lad with his father. He first settled in Wilton, but returned to Farmington, purchased of his brother-in-law, Samuel Eames, a part of river-lot No. 13, west side, and there spent his active life. His last days were passed with his children in Abbot, where he died, Sept. 20, 1841-- Mr. Lowell md., in 1795, Betsey Smith, who d. Aug. 6, 1827, aged 52 years; md. (2) Apr. 25, 1830, Sally Willard. Nine children."

      “Reuben (7) Lowell (Percival (1)) b. Sept. 16, 1773, m. 1795 Betsey, b. 1774, dau. of Philip (4) and Eunice (Manter) Smith of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. They settled in Farmington Me.”««s11»», ««s14»», ««s4»» [1, 2, 3]
    Person ID I462  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 8 May 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 1 Betsey SMITH,   b. 12 May 1774, Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1827, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1795  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Oliver LOWELL,   b. 5 Jun 1796, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1883, Abbot, Piscataquis, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Priscilla LOWELL,   b. 20 Sep 1797, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827  (Age 29 years)
    +3. Hannah LOWELL,   b. 13 Feb 1799, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1871, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Elizabeth “Betsey” LOWELL,   b. 1 Jan 1801, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1877, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Lydia LOWELL,   b. 11 Aug 1802, Temple, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Dexter, Penobscot, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Reuben LOWELL,   b. 15 Jan 1805, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1825, Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     7. Eunice LOWELL,   b. Jun 1807, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Hon. Philip Smith LOWELL,   b. 13 May 1809, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1888, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Leonard M. LOWELL,   b. 10 Jul 1811, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1837, Abbot, Piscataquis, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     10. Mary LOWELL,   b. 13 May 1813, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 May 2017 
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Sally WILLARD 
    Married 25 Apr 1830 
    Last Modified 8 May 2017 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1773 - Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1795 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1841 - Abbot, Piscataquis, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Land Records.  Lowell, Reuben. Sells Land in Farmington to Reuben Lowell, Jr., 1805.
    Land Records. Lowell, Reuben. Sells Land in Farmington to Reuben Lowell, Jr., 1805.
    Reuben Lowell sells portions of Lot 13 and Lot 14 in Farmington, Maine, to son, Reuben Lowell, Jr. These two tracts of land will become Reuben Lowell, Jr.'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. [S14] Old Foxcroft Maine: Traditions and Memories with Family Records., Mary Chandler Lowell, M.D., J.M..

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