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John Beaver Lower1

Male
b. 21 July 1842, d. 30 October 1911


Father John B. Lower1 d. 18 April 1855
Mother Nancy Anne Firestone1 b. 1 July 1807, d. 7 May 1896
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Family Julia Ann Shuh d. 7 June 1910
Marriage* 1 January 1867  Whitley Co., IN, Principal=Julia Ann Shuh1 
Divorce* before 1900  Whitley Co., IN, Principal=Julia Ann Shuh1,7 
Children  1. Bayless Lower b. Jul 1867, d. 24 Jan 1923
  2. Viola L. Lower b. Feb 1869, d. Jan 1947
  3. Wallace Lower b. 9 Jan 1871, d. 8 Oct 1950
  4. Albert G. Lower b. Oct 1872
  5. Arthur Lower b. 16 Jul 1875, d. 10 Apr 1876
  6. Joseph B. Lower b. 16 Dec 1877, d. 3 Jun 1945
  7. Alice Beatrice Lower b. 28 Feb 1880, d. Jan 1955
  8. Kathrine Lower b. 12 Aug 1882, d. Oct 1951
  9. Blanche Marie Lower b. 31 Oct 1884, d. 3 Sep 1947
  10. Mabel O. Lower b. 11 Feb 1888, d. 6 Oct 1964

Note*   The obituary of John's brother, David F. Lower dated January 11, 1911, specifies he was survived by his brother John B. Lower of South Dakota.2 
Birth* 21 July 1842  West Twp., Columbiana Co., OH1 
Census* 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Columbiana County, West Township, Series: M432, Roll: 669, Page: 400B, November 22
(enumerated with father, John Lower)
37, 203, 205, Lower, John B, 7, M, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,3 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Columbiana County, Knox Township, Series: M653, Roll: 948, Page: 5B, June 21
(enumerated with mother, Nancy Lower)
33, 73, 69, Lower, John B, 17, M, , Farmer, , 20, Ohio, , 1, ,4 
Marriage* 1 January 1867  Whitley Co., IN, Principal=Julia Ann Shuh1 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Indiana, Whitley County, Richland Township, Series: M593, Roll: 373, Page: 416A, July 2
24, 112, 102, Lower, John B, 26, M, W, Lumber Manager, 2300, 3750, Ohio, , , , , , , , , 1,
25, 112, 102, Lower, Julia, 22, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, 1, 1, , , , , , , ,
26, 112, 102, Lower, Bayless, 2, M, W, , , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,
27, 112, 102, Lower, Viola, 1, F, W, , , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,
28, 112, 102, Marchand, William, 26, M, W, Works on Farm, , , Ohio, 1, 1, , , , , , , 1,
29, 112, 102, Lake, William, 37, M, W, Works in Saw Mill, 700, , New York, , , , , , , , , 1,
30, 112, 102, Stomm, Ananmias, 24, M, W, Works in Saw Mill, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , 1,
31, 112, 102, Henry, Sterling, 19, M, W, Works in Saw Mill, , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,
32, 112, 102, Coleman, John, 24, M, W, Teamster, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , 1,
33, 112, 102, Sowders, William, 19, M, W, Teamster, , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,5 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Indiana, Whitley County, Columbia Township, ED: 96, Series: T9, Roll: 324, Page: 440A, June 2
47, 76, 82, Lower, John B, W, M, 36, , , , 1, , , Mill Sawyer, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Penna, Maryland
48, 76, 82, Lower, Julia, W, M, 33, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Germany, Germany
49, 76, 82, Lower, Bayless, W, M, 13, , Son, 1, , , , Attending School, , , , , , , , 1, , , Indiana, Ohio, Ohio
50, 76, 82, Lower, Viola, W, F, 11, , Daughter, 1, , , , Attending School, , , , , , , , 1, , , Indiana, Ohio, Ohio
1880 Federal Census, Indiana, Whitley County, Columbia Township, ED: 96, Series: T9, Roll: 324, Page: 440B, June 2
51, 76, 82, Lower, Wallace, W, M, 9, , Son, 1, , , , Attending School, , , , , , , , 1, , , Indiana, Ohio, Ohio
52, 76, 82, Lower, Albert, W, M, 7, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Indiana, Ohio, Ohio
53, 76, 82, Lower, Joseph, W, M, 2, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Indiana, Ohio, Ohio
54, 76, 82, Lower, Marie, W, F, 3/12, Feb, Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Indiana, Ohio, Ohio6 
Divorce* before 1900  Whitley Co., IN, Principal=Julia Ann Shuh7 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, South Dakota, Perkins County, Hinds Precinct, ED: 96, Series: T624, Roll: 1487, Page: 96A, July 30
Sheet 27A
11, 782, 787, Lower, John B, Head, M, W, 66, Wd, , , , Ohio, Pennsylvania, Ohio, , , English, Own Income, , , , , Yes, Yes, , O, F, F, , , ,8 
Death* 30 October 1911  Hinds, Perkins Co., SD, Ancestry.com gives his death in Danville, IL but he was living in Hinds, SD in 1910 and is death is assumed to have occurred there.1,9 
News/Obit* 30 October 1911  The obituary for John B Lower appeared 30 Oct 1911 in the Columbia City Post. Source Date: 17 Aug 191210 
Burial* after 30 October 1911  Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City, Whitley Co., IN, Transcription: Lower
John B. 1843 - 1912 Father
Julia A. 1847 - 1910 Mother
(Masonic Section 1 Row 4 Grave 8)11 

Citations
  1. [S683] Firestone/Lower/Shaffer/Wampler/Andes Ancestry, Marian Van Vickie Mitchell.
  2. [S629] Kinnexions, Northern IN History, online http://kinnexions.com/index.htm.
  3. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S797] Ancestry.com Public Records, online http://records.ancestry.com/.
  10. [S780] IN, Whitley Co. Old Settlers Necrology, online http://www.kinexxions.com/os-necrology/index.htm.
  11. [S799] IN, Whitley Co, Greenhill Cemetery, online http://genealogy.whitleynet.org/cem16.htm.


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