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John Lowes[1]

Male 1879 - 1940  (61 years)


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  • Name John Lowes 
    Death 1862 
    Death of Grandfather 
    • Grandmother Johnson was killed by Indains on trip across Plainc to CA
    Moved 1862 
    To California 
    • GrandfatherJohnson came across plains to CA
    Born 1879 
    Mother's death 
    • Mother died when born. Father did not forgive him
    Born 26 Jun 1879  Placerville(Hangtown), Ca Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Left Home 1888 
    Ran away 
    • Ran away from home the first time, went to live with aunt.
    Left Home 1892 
    Ran away 
    • Got licking for smoking, ran away and did not come back for years.
    Occupation 1896 
    Cowboy 
    • Was cowboy for Miller & Lux in Kern Co for 7 yrs, then Ripley Bros for 2.
    Gift 1900 
    From Grandfather 
    • Grandfather gave him $5000 21st birthday. He did not work for 2 years.
    Occupation 1902 
    Mail carrier 
    • Drove mail coach from Virginia City to Sacramento. In winter he snowshoed across mountains with mail.
    Census 15 Sep 1902 
    registered in great register Precinct 79 at Smith's Flats in Eldorado CO. Was a farmer 5'10" 
    Divorced 4 Jan 1908 
    Susan Bergantz, Placerville 
    Land 1918  Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Homesteaded 
    • Homesteaded 80 acres in Moorpark, Ventura, Caifornia
    Soc Sec Num 548-16-8202 
    _FSFTID L44Q-C47 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=L44Q-C47 
    Died 25 Nov 1940  Ventura rural, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 29 Nov 1940  Ivy Lawn Cemetary, sec D, Camarillo, (now in Ventura), California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In Caries records there is a death date of Nov. 1940

      John Lowes filed on a homestead in Ventura County California on December 20, 1918 #656881 serial # CALA0025355. the homestead sale was for Meridian or Watershed: SB, Parcel Twonship 003NRange, 019W, Section 10 and section 9

      John, Ermel, Bertha, & Harold were buried in the Lowes plot at Camarillo Cemetery, which was moved due to highway construction. They were interred at Ivy Lawn Cemetery in sec D. Myrtle Lowes Smith is also buried there.
    Person ID I177  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 

    Father Robert Lee Lowes,   b. 1842, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1892, Placerville, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Sarah Johnson,   b. 1843, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1879, El Dorado County, CA White Rock Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1860  Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ermal Laverne Duncombe,   b. 12 Mar 1889, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1919, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1908  Banning, Riverside County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mable Alice Lowes,   b. 17 Jan 1909, Gardena, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 2006, Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     2. Sarah Lowes,   b. 12 Feb 1910, Oxnard, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1910, Oxnard, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Albert Laverne Lowes,   b. 7 May 1911, Oxnard, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1983, Vesaila, Tulare County, Califonia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Myrtle Bell Lowes,   b. 15 Nov 1912, Redlands, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1939, Oak View, Ventura County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     5. William John Lowes,   b. 12 Aug 1914, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 2014, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     6. Bertha Lowes,   b. 12 Aug 1915, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1919, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     7. Harold Raymond Lowes,   b. 29 Aug 1918, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1919, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2007 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Susan Ruth Bergantz,   b. 3 Dec 1884, Cold Springs, El Dorado County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1953, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1903  California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Divorced He was too young and wild. He ran around and she lelt him. 
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F9390  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Bertha Irene Warwick Roe 
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F9392  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John Lowes
    John Lowes
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  • Sources 
    1. [S273] Janice Gnekow.

    2. [S17] Family records supplied by Janice Millicent Gnekow nee Lowes.