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Simeon Heath LOWELL

Male 1816 - 1876  (59 years)


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  • Name Simeon Heath LOWELL 
    Born 16 Aug 1816  Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Aug 1876  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "He was grad. by Colby University 1840, with first honors as valedictorian of his class.
      In 1840, for one year, he ws principal of St. Brides Academy, Va.
      From 1841 to 43, he studied law under Hiram Belcher, also his cousin, Hon. Joshua A. Lowell, was admitted to the bar of Washington, Co., Me. 1843. The same year he began practice with his cousin, Joshua A. Lowell of East Machias, Washington, Maine.; 1855 removed to Phillips, Franklin, Maine., and practiced there until 1861, when he removed to Farmington, Franklin, Maine., to take the office of clerk of courts of Franklin Co., which he held until 1874, at which date he resumed practice, which he continued in Farmington until d.
      Though of feeble health, he seldom was absent from his daily work.
      He was a man of brains, modest, universally honored, successful in all his undertakings, and above all a man of highest moral and religious character."

      "Simeon H. Lowell, a son of Joshua B. Lowell, was born in Chesterville, August 16, 1816. He was educated at Waterville College, now Colby University, and studied law with his cousin, Joshua A. Lowell, in East Machias. In partnership with him, he began the practice of his profession, after being admitted to the bar in Washington County, August 28, 1843. In 1854, he removed to Phillips, and was in active practice there until elected clerk of courts in 1861, an office he held until 1874. He then resumed the practice of law in Farmington, which he continued with success until near the close of his life. Mr. Lowell was a safe counselor and adviser, and an excellent lawyer, being most exact and methodical in his business."

      1850 Census: ME: Washington: E. Machias: p. 41:
      Simeon H. Lowell, 33, lawyer, $1000, born in ME;
      Louisa B., 29, born in ME;
      Mary E., 2, born in ME;
      Prescott, 1, born in ME;
      Bridget Mulligan, 16, born in ME.

      1860 Census: ME: Franklin: Phillips, p. 474 of 533:
      Simeon H. Lowell, age 43, lawyer, born in ME;
      Louisa Lowell, age 37, housewife, born in ME;
      Mary C. Lowell, age 12, born in ME;
      Prescott Lowell, age 11, born in ME;
      Franklin Lowell, age 8, born in ME;
      Julia V. lowell, age 1/12, bornin ME.


      Simeon Heath Lowell was Clerk of Courts for Franklin County, Maine, from 1861 to 1874.

      U.S. Civil War Draft Registrations Records:
      Residence: Farmington
      Name: S. H. Lowell
      [no age listed]
      White or colored: White
      Profession, Occupation or Trade: Clerk of Courts
      Place of Birth: Maine

      1870 Census: ME: Franklin: Farmington, p. 66 of 83:
      Lowell, Simeon H., age 53, Clerk of Courts, Franklin Co., real estate valued at $3000, personal property valued at $1000, born in ME;
      Louisa, age 49, keeping house, born in ME;
      Mary E., age 22, music teacher;
      Frank, age 18, student., [1, 2]
    Person ID I585  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2014 

    Father Joshua Bartlett LOWELL,   b. 23 Mar 1769, Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1821, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth “Betsy” HEATH,   b. 25 Apr 1774, New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1822, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1795 
    Headstones
    Lowell, Joshua Bartlett and Elizabeth 'Betsy' Heath Lowell
    Lowell, Joshua Bartlett and Elizabeth "Betsy" Heath Lowell
    Sketches by Mitchell Block.
    Family ID F104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa PRESCOTT,   b. 12 Mar 1821, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1896, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1846  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth LOWELL,   b. 20 Sep 1847, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1879  (Age 31 years)
     2. Prescott LOWELL,   b. 3 Mar 1849, East Machias, Washington, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1861, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    +3. Frank LOWELL,   b. 9 Sep 1852, East Machias, Washington, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1916, Phillips, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Julia Virginia LOWELL,   b. 15 Jun 1859, Phillips, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1861, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Aug 1816 - Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1846 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Aug 1876 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • 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).