Lowry Family

This information concerns three generations of the Lowry family in VA.
1700-1800

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show my line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   William born: ( ) in
married: Tabitha Carter (about 1738-1740) in Stafford County (?), VA
children: Judith and
George
died: (1745) in Stafford County, VA
buried:
census:
note: When William died, his widow married Jeremiah Starke (January 29, 1747) in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, VA. Tabitha Carter was the daughter of Joseph Carter and Anne Pines. She had four children by her second husband and died (November 6, 1759) in Stafford County, VA.

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   Judith
(children of William Lowry and Tabitha Carter)

born: (February 13, 1742) in Stafford County, VA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note: She was named for her aunt Judith Carter, sister of Tabitha Carter. She was mentioned by her stepfather Jeremiah Starke in an account as guardian of her estate (November 8, 1757) in Stafford County, VA.

   George born: (November 24, 1744) in Stafford County, VA
married: Nancy George (about 1764) in VA
children: Prudence [William Brent],
Elizabeth [Samuel Cave], William George [Elizabeth Grant], Joseph, Nancy [George Britt]
died: (about 1813) in Fauquier County, VA
buried:
census: On the 1790 tax list, he was in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1799 tax list, he was in Fauquier County, VA, with son Joseph listed as tithable and son William listed separately; on the 1810 census, he was in Fauquier County, VA
note: He was named for his uncle George Carter, brother of Tabitha Carter. He was mentioned by his stepfather Jeremiah Starke in an account as guardian of his estate (November 8, 1757) in Stafford County, VA.

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   Prudence
(children of George Lowry and Nancy George)

born: (about 1776) in Stafford County, VA
married: William Brent (January 17, 1790) in Fauquier County, VA
children: The 1810 census includes 8 children: 2 males <10; 1 male 10-15; 1 male 16-26; 3 females <10; 1 female 16-25
died: (between 1850-1860) in Fauquier County, VA
buried:
census: On the 1790 and 1799 tax list, she was with her husband in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1810, 1820, 1830, and 1840 census, she was with her husband in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 74) a widow and pauper in Fauquier County, VA.
note: Her husband (born January 16, 1770, in Frederick County, VA) was the son of Anna Gunnell and Charles Brent.

   Elizabeth born: (about 1775) in Stafford County, VA
married: (a) Samuel Cave (June 14, 1793) in Fauquier County, VA
               (b) John Raley (August 11, 1806) in Fauquier County, VA
children: (a) John,
James, Nancy, and Lowry
               (b) none
died: (between 1810-20) in Fauquier County, VA
buried:
census: On the 1790 tax list, Samuel Cave (listed as tithable with his mother Jane) and George Lowry were both in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1800 tax list, Samuel Cave and George Lowry were both in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1810 census, Elizabeth Lowry Cave Raley (age 26-45) and George Lowry (over age 45) were both in Fauquier County, VA.
note: If Elizabeth were about age 18 when she married in 1793, then her birth date would have been about 1775.

   William George
born: (about 1778) in Stafford County, VA
married: Elizabeth Grant (January 28, 1799) in Fauquier County, VA
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1799 tax list in Fauquier County, VA, he is listed separately from George Lowry; on the 1810 census, he was in Fauquier County, VA.
note: If he reached his majority in 1799, then his birth date would have been about 1778. However, it may have been earlier, and other tax records may clarify this notion. The deed of a slave from George Lowry to his son William George Lowry was recorded in 1799 in Fauquier County, VA. His wife (born about 1780) was the daughter of Mary Shackleford and George Grant of King George County, VA.
   Joseph
born: (about 1779-1783) in Stafford County, VA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: Joseph Lowry is listed as tithable on the 1799 tax list in Fauquier County, VA, and is charged to George Lowry.
note: If he were between 16 and 21 years old, then his birth date would have been between 1779 and 1783.
   Nancy
born: (about 1790) in Fauquier County, VA
married: George Britt (January 25, 1808) in Fauquier County, VA
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1810 census of Southampton County, VA, the name Nancy Britt is listed without additional data.
note: If Nancy were about age 18 when she married in 1808, then her birth date would have been about 1790.

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