Kate M. <I>Roberts</I> Lowell

Kate M. Roberts Lowell

Birth
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1938 (aged 96–97)
Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 3, Lot 2, Block 69, Space 2
Memorial ID 124654586 · View Source
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"Topeka Capital Journal" January 19, 1938
MRS. KATE LOWELL, 96, OLDEST HOLTON CITIZEN IN CIVIL WAR ROMANCE
Holton, Kan., Jan. 18 -- Special) -- Mrs. Kate M. Lowell, widow of Judge James H. Lowell, who died at her home here yesterday, born in Harrisburg, Pa, May 20, 1841, was Holton's oldest resident. She was an artist and musician of distiction in her home town. Judge Lowell, then of Boston, Mass., was wounded in the battle of Antietam in the Civil War and was taken to a hospital in Harrisburg where he met Mrs. Lowell when she sang with a young ladies quartet in the hospital. When he recovered a romance followed and they were married in Harrisburg January 30, 1873 and came immediately to Holton on the wedding trip and had lived here since. Judge Lowell died in 1925. Mrs. Lowell had lived in the same home sixty-three years. She was active in the cultural development of the town and the mother of four children, two of whom survive: Miss Ellen R. Lowell of Holton and James H. Lowell of White Plains, N. Y., nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at the home at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon.
Contributor: Thomas Simpson (48572798)


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  • Added: 5 Feb 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 124654586
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kate M. Roberts Lowell (1841–1938), Find a Grave Memorial no. 124654586, citing Holton Cemetery, Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Thomas Mick (contributor 46856506) .