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Catherine Julia Lowe

Female 1804 - 1884


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  • Born  28 Feb 1804  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1884  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4246  markhamchest
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2018 

    Father  William Lowe,   b. 15 Feb 1782, Northumberland Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1832, Olean Point, Cattaraugus Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Bridget Mathews,   b. 26 Dec 1780, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1853, Smithfield, Lincoln Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1393  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Cornelius Adrian VanSlyck,   b. 1781,   d. 1835 
    Family ID  F1526  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Joseph Marr,   b. 1804, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1881, Lewisburg, Union Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1527  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1860 Census of St Louis county Missouri; Carondelet
      Joseph Man [Marr]; 56 (1804) Pennsylvania; presbyterian minister
      Catharine Man [Marr] 56 (1804) New York
      Joseph A Man [Marr]; 26 (1834) Pennsylvania
      James Marr; 22 (1838) Canada
      Josephine Marr; 17 (1843) Canada
      Angeline Marr; 15 (1845) Canada
      Margaret Reynolds; 17 (1843) Pennsylvania

      Catherine Julia Lowe was first married to Cornelius Adrian VanSlyck, and they were the parents of three identified children - Anna VanSlyck; Cornelius Adrian VanSlyck (married Diantha Hannah Dewitt); and Sarah Ann VanSlyck (married Walter Graham). Catherine J Lowe secondly married Joseph Marr, and they were the parents of four identified children - James Sanderson Marr (Katie Knight); Mary Elizabeth Marr (married Frank Kellerman); Julia Josephine Marr (married Cornelius McCarthy O'Donovan and Gustav Breaux); and Elsie Angeline Bedell Marr (married Harry W Knight).

      Rev Joseph Marr, his oldest son, became a useful and honored Presbyterian minister. He was born March 14, l806, and entered Princeton Theological Seminary in 1832. Ordained 1835. After 40 years of service, as a minister in Williamsport, Pa, Buffalo, NY, Northumberland, Pr Berwick, Pa, etc., he died at the home of his daughter, Harriet, wife of General Irwin Gregg, at Lewisburg, Pa. He was thrice married, and had 10 children, and many descendents. A daughter, by his third wife, Josephine [Catherine Lowe?], became the wife, first of Cornelius O'Donovan, of Philadelphia, and, second, of Gustav A. Breaux, of New Orleans. Both husbands were members of the legislatures of their respective states. Col. Breaux was an officer in the Confederate service. Descendents of Rev. Joseph Marr live in Kansas, Missouri, and South Carolina, as well as Pennsylvania.
      [source] The Frampton Family: With Especial Reference to William Frampton, Register General, Province of Pennsylvania, 1686, and His Descendants; John Spratt Wrightnour, 1916.

      Deaths - Rev Joseph Marr at Lewisburg, Pa, June 27th, 1881, in the 76th year of his age.
      [source] Presbyterian Monthly Record of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, Volume 32, 1881.

      The Needham Family website gives an excellent account of the family and descendants of Bridget Mathews and William Lowe. Don't miss it!
      Needham Family Website
      https://jrm.phys.ksu.edu/needham.html

      Notes for Catherine J Lowe; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2018; for Markham of Chesterfield website.