Lowle/Lowell/Lole/Lolle

William Lowle

b.bef.1288 Yardley, Worcestershire, England; parents ukn
d.Yardley, Worcestershire, England
m.dau. of the family Lyttleton

CHILDREN included:

  1. James
  2. Andrew
  3. Samuel

...Within a few miles of Yardley, lived a noble Norman family, the Lyttletons. With the family, William became connected by marriage. The Lyttletons held large domains spreading out around Frankley and extending toward Yardley, whereon today's Hagley Hall, seat of its present head, Earl Cobham, Lord of Lyttleton.

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James Lowle

b.s/o William Lowle and d/o Lyttleton family
m.dau. of the family Baskerville

CHILDREN included:

  1. Raffe
  2. George
  3. Edmund
  4. Andrew

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Raffe Lowle

b.s/o James Lowle and d/o Baskerville family
m.dau. of the family Haselrigg

CHILDREN included:

  1. Walter b.abt.1430
  2. Thomas
  3. Anthony
  4. Sabity

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Walter Lowle

b.abt.1430 s/o Raffe Lowle and dau. of Haselrigg
m.Joane Russel

CHILDREN included:

  1. Richard Lowle b.abt.1460

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Richard Lowle

b.abt.1460 Yardley, Worcestershire, England; s/o Walter Lowle and Joane Russel
d.Yardley, Worcestershire, England
m.dau. of the family Turner

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas
  2. Richard d.slain at Birmingham, County Warwick

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Thomas Lowle

b.s/o Richard Lowle and d/o Turner family
m.dau. of the family Layhouse

CHILDREN included:

  1. John b.ca.1485-90
  2. William Lowle
  3. Thomas Lowle
  4. Roger Lowle

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John Lowle

b.ca.1485-90 Northampton, England; s/o Thomas Lowle and dau. of Layhouse
d.March 8, 1552/53 Clevedon [Clyudon], Somerset, England
m.dau. of family Wake
b.1507 Clevedon, Somerset, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Lowle b.abt.1510
  2. Roger

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John Lowle

b.ca.1510 Walton, Somersetshire, England, son of John Lowle and d/o Wake family
d.March 8, 1552/3 (will proved) Portbury, Somersetshire, England
m. Apolyn Leversedge; d/o Richard Leversedge
b.1529 in Walton, Somersetshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Richard Lowle b.bet.1535-1547 d.aft.1591 Clyvadons, Somersetshire, England
  2. Edmond Lowle b.abt.1543 Poniberge, England
  3. John Lowle b.abt.1546 Poniberge, England

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Richard Lowle

b.abt.1535/1547 Somersetshire, England; s/o John and Apolyn (Leversedge) Lowle
d.aft.1591 Clyvadons, Somersetshire, England
m.bef.1573 Bristol, Somersetshire, England; Anne Percival
b.abt.1549 d/o Edmund Perceval and Elizabeth Panthuit of Weston-in-Gardanc.

CHILDREN included:

  1. Percival b.1570/71 Kingston, Seymour, Somersetshire, England d.Jan. 8, 1664 Newbury, MA

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Percival Lowell

b.ca.1571 in Kingston-Seymour at North Somerset, England; s/o Richard Lowle and Anne Percival
d.Jan. 8, 1664/5 in Newbury, MA [aged 93]
m.abt.1593/1600 Bristol, England Rebecca ______
b.1575 England
d.Dec. 28, 1645 Newbury, MA

CHILDREN included (not in order):

  1. Richard Lowell b.abt.1597-1602 Kingston, Seymour, Somersetshire, England d.Newbury MA August 5, 1682 m.(1) ukn; m.(2)Margaret ______
  2. Joan Lowell b.abt.1599 Kingston, Seymour, Somersetshire, England
  3. Benjamin Lowell b.abt. 1604
  4. John Lowell b.1605 d.July 10, 1645 m.(1)Mary ______ m.(2) abt.1641 Elizabeth Goodale
  5. Joanna Lowell b.1609 England d.June 14, 1677 Newbury, Mass. m.(1)in England John Oliver b.Bristol, England 1613 m.(2)Apr. 7/17, 1645 in Newbury, MA Capt. William Gerrish b.Bristol, England Aug. 20, 1617 d.Salem MA Aug. 9, 1687
  6. Ann Lowell b.1621 d.Nov. 27, 1690 m.(1)England, Thomas Milward m.(2)Dec. 26, 1654 Newbury Daniel Peirce
  7. Richard Lowell b.1602 England d.Aug. 5, 1682 in Newbury, MA m.(1)Margaret ______ she d.1642 Newbury, MA m.(2)Newbury, MA; Margaret _______ b.Nov. 22, 1604. She was living as his widown 1685-6. (Essex, Co., Prob. Rec. 5:142.

NOTES: Percival with his wife and sons, John and Richard with their wives, and his two daughters Joanna and Anne emigrant to America on ship Jonathan Apr. 12, 1639 from London. Occupation: Merchant. [They had in Bristol, England a large mercantile establishment under the firm name of Percival Lowle and Co. The firm was composed of the father Percival, the son John, and perhaps the son Richard, and possibly William Gerrish, who came over with the Lowles and subsequently m.Percival's sister, Mrs Joanna Oliver, widow of John Oliver.]

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: PERCIVAL, merchant, son of Richard L., and the ninth generation from Walter L. of Yardley, Worcestershire, Eng... b. Somersetshire, England 1571, came from Bristol, Eng., to Newbury, Mass., 1639. [at age 68]

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John Lowell

b.Feb. 16, 1605 Kinston, Seymour, Somersetshire, England; s/o Percival and Rebecca Lowell
d.July 10, 1647 Newburyport, MA
m.(1)Mary _____
d.Nov. 21, 1639 soon after the birth of their 5th child.
m.(2)1639/40 Newbury, MA Elizabeth Goodale
b.ca.1620 prob. Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, England d/o John Goodale and wife, widow Elizabeth Taylor

d.bef.Aug. 28, 1651 Newbury, MA

CHILDREN of John and Mary included (first four born England, remainder born Newburyport, MA):

  1. John Lowell b.Sept. 12, 1642 d.Jan. 7, 1693/4 Boston; m.(1)Jan. 3, 1653 Boston, Hannah Proctor m.(2)Naomi Torrey
  2. Mary Lowell b.1633 m.John Figg
  3. Peter Lowell, mentioned in his step-mother's will in 1651
  4. James Lowell, mentioned in his step-mother's will in 1651
  5. Joseph Lowell b.Nov. 28, 1639 d.Aug. 19, 1705 Boston, MA m.March 8, 1660 at Boston, Abigail Proctor
    CHILDREN by John and Elizabeth included:
  1. Benjamin Lowell b.Sept. 12, 1642 d.Oct. 22, 1714 Newbury, MA m.int.Oct. 17, 1666 Ruth Woodman
  2. Thomas Lowell b.June 4, 1644 d.y.
  3. Elizabeth Lowell b.Feb. 16, 1646 d.Dec. 14, 1731 Rowley, MA m.Jan. 1, 1666/7 Capt. Philip Nelson of Rowley

John was apprenticed to a "glover" in Bristol. On Feb. 2, 1640 he was made a freeman.

From History of Ipswich: "Dame Elizabeth Lowle of Newbury had her riding suit and muff, silver bodkins & gold rings."

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Benjamin Lowell

b.Sept. 12, 1642 Newbury, MA s/o John and Elizabeth (Goodale) Lowell
d.Oct.. 22, 1714 Newbury, MA
m.pub.Oct. 17, 1666 Newbury, MA Ruth Woodman
b.March 28, 1646 Newbury, MA d/o Edward and Joanna (Salway) Woodman who came from Southampton, England June 3, 1635 in the ship "James"
d.Oct. 22, 1714 Cambridge, MA

CHILDREN included (all born Newbury, MA):

  1. Ruth Lowell b.Sept. 4, 1667
  2. Elizabeth Lowell b.Oct. 16, 1669
  3. Mary Lowell b.Nov. 18, 1671 d.1672 Newbury, MA
  4. Sarah Lowle b.March 15, 1676 d.in infancy
  5. Joseph Lowell b.Sept. 12, 1680 d.Oct. 10, 1736
  6. John Lowell b.Feb. 22, 1682/3 m.1707 Mary Davis b.March 23, 1683
  7. Benjamin Lowell

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Joseph Lowell

b.Sept. 12, 1680 Newbury, MA
d.Oct. 10, 1736 Newbury, MA
m.pub.Dec. 1707 Newbury, MA Mary Hardy only dau. of Mary Hardy widow of George Hardy. George Hardy d.bef.m.of his dau. Mary.
b.Feb. 2, 1692 Newbury, MA

CHILDREN included (all born Newbury, MA):

  1. Mary Lowell b.Dec. 2, 1709
  2. George Lowell b.Feb. 2, 1715
  3. Marcy Lowell b.Dec. 20, 1718
  4. Joseph Lowell b.Feb. 20, 1720
  5. Priscilla Lowell b.Sept. 10, 1729 d.May 1777
  6. Benjamin Lowell b.Feb. 24, 1732 d.bef.Nov. 11, 1754
  7. Stephen Lowell b.Jun. 1, 1735 d.bef.1753
  8. Hannah Lowell

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Joseph Lowell

b.Feb. 20, 1720
m.int pub. in Newbury, Mass. Jan. 11 and m.Feb. 11, 1745 Mary Jones of So. Hampton, NH
b.Feb. 26, 1726; d/o Joseph Jones and Mary Prouse

CHILDREN included:

  1. Anna Lowell b.Feb. 14, 1746 Newburyport, MA d.May 1, 1819 Brooksville, ME m.Joshua Grindle
  2. Eliphalet Lowell b.Aug. 2 [or 13], 1747 [or 1748]d.Oct. 15, 1836 (LDS file date d.July 28, 1833 Penobscot, ME) m.Elizabeth (Hainey). Epiphalet served as a Private in the Revolutionary War in Capt. Barnard's Co. Mass. Militia in 1775.
  3. Hannah b.Feb. 2, 1749 d.Aug. 9, 1759
  4. Francis b.Nov. 1751 d.Penobscot ME March 28, 1763
  5. Mary b.May 12, 1754 m.Joseph Webber and had seven children
  6. Stephen b.July 18, 1756--Supposed to have been captured at sea by "Algerine Pirates".
  7. Hannah b.Jan. 1760 m.Reuben Grindle [13 children]
  8. Lydia b.Jan. 1762
  9. Joseph b.Penobscot Dec. 13, 1765 m.Jan. 22, 1802 Judith Freeman [3 children]
  10. Nancy b.Apr. 7, 1769 m.Capt. David Jenkins

NOTES: From History of Castine, Penobscot and Brooksville, Maine Return to Lowell Index

SOURCE also used: Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis by Davis.
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