John Tilley LOWREY Infant LOWREY Catherine Eliza LOWREY Thomas Henry LOWREY John Tilley LOWREY Tilley Wirt LOWREY Susan Frances LOWREY Ruth L LOWREY Lucile Ike LOWREY Sarah Frances PENTECOST Mini tree diagram
Octavia LOWREY

Octavia LOWREY6,2,3,4,5

28th Feb 18901,2,3,4,5 - Apr 19664,5

Life History

28th Feb 1890

Born in Indian Territory.1,2,3,4,5

between 1900 and 1910

Resident in Chester, Arkansas, Arkansas.2,3


Resident Reported in the City Direstory as a student at Levi Memorial Hospital in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas.5


Buried in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas.4,5

Apr 1966

Died in Springdale, Washington, Arkansas.4,5


  • A nephew, Ken McSwain, contributes these personal notes about Octavia:
    "I remember Aunt Octavia [my Dad's Aunt]. In the '40's she used to come for week long visits when we lived at Old River Club at Scott AR. She was a County Health Nurse in North Arkansas. She compiled the genealogy and gave copies to Aunt Ruth, My dad Wirt, and others. "
    --  Kenneth Wirt McSwain, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 1 September 2008

    Information from Octavia's genealogy, kindly contributed by Ken, is included in this genealogy.

    1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 29 June, Chester Township, District 1, page 11A, Hse #369, Fam #375
    Lowry, John F [should be T]  Head W M  Dec 1839  60  Married 28 yrs  In Pennsylvania Maryland  Physician
    Lowry, Sallie F  Wife W F  Dec 1855  44  Married 28 yrs  Bore 11 children, 6 living AR TN AR
    Lowry, Kate  Dau W F  Sep 1875  24  AR IN AR
    Lowry, Wirt  Son W M  Dec 1882  17  TX  IN AR
    Lowry, Susa [Susie]  Dau W F  May 1885  15  Ind Terr  IN AR
    Lowry, Ruth  Dau W F  May 1888 12 Ind Terr  IN AR
    Lowry, Octava [Octavia]  Dau W F  Feb 1890  10   Ind Terr IN AR
    Lowry, Lucile I  Dau W F  Aug 1897  2   Ind Terr IN AR

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 27 April, Chester Township, District 3, page 5B, Hse # 74, Fam #75
    Lowry, Sally F  Head F W 65 Widow AR TN KY
    Lowry, Wirt Son M W 27 Single TX IN AR Shell Digger, River
    Lowry, Octavia Dau F W 20  OK IN AR Teacher, Country School
    Lowry, Lucille I  Dau F W 12  OK IN AR None

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    Hot Springs, Arkansas, City Directory, 1921, p 219
    Lowrey Octavia student Levi Memorial Hospital

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Octavia Lowrey
    Born 28 Feb 1890
    Died Apr 1966
    Last Residence Springdale, Washington, Arkansas 72764
    SSN 430-58-8997 issued Arkansas (Before 1951)

    Octavia Lowrey
    Birth 1890
    Death 1966
    Daughter of Sarah Penticost and Dr. John T. Lowrey.
    Burial Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas
    Created by Pat Hall Jul 28, 2003
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #7717997,

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