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 Emmie <I>Mason</I> Lowe

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Emmie Mason Lowe

  • Birth 23 Jan 1891 Ratcliff, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Death 7 Sep 1974 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 63699529

Emmie C. Mason was the youngest of about 11 children born to Isaac S. Mason and Emily E. Hopper. Her parents were born in Mississippi. Their families immigrated to Texas where Isaac and Emily were married on August 2, 1865 in Houston County.

Emmie was born in 1891. On September 20, 1906, she married Marshall Oliver, the son of Rufus M. and Emma Oliver. Emmie and Marshall lived on a farm near Grapeland in Houston County. On November 10, 1919, Marshall died, leaving his 28-year-old widow Emmie with eight children, including 3-month-old twins.

Emmie and Marshall's children were:
Eola Oliver born about 1907
Lois Oliver born about 1909
Marcie Oliver born about 1911
Madeline Oliver born about 1913
Marcus Oliver born about 1915
Mada Lee Oliver born about 1917
Maurice Oliver born about 1919
Marvin oliver born about 1919

Sometime in 1921 or 1922 Emmie married George Hickman Lowe, also a farmer in Houston County. They had one daughter, Nona Angelina Lowe, born July 31, 1923.

In 1930 Mr. Lowe was farming in Houston County and Emmie was a laundress operating a home laundry.

In 1940 Emmie and George Lowe were livng in Wooster Heights in Houston. They were owners of a filling station. George died in December 1950.

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  • Maintained by: Brenda Ashford
  • Originally Created by: Tammy Tunstall
  • Added: 3 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63699529
  • Mary Abshier
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emmie Mason Lowe (23 Jan 1891–7 Sep 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63699529, citing San Jacinto Memorial Park, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Brenda Ashford (contributor 47878162) .