Portrait of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey]
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- Black and white portrait photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey]. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century.
- David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth Catherine Teeter and had 9 children. He passed away on 27 June 1901 in St. Davids, Ontario, Canada. His wife Elizabeth Catharine was born at Virgil Jan 20, 1826 and died Jan. 11, 1911.
David Jackson Lowrey, bought the Upper Farm and moved his family from Vanessa, Ontario to St. Davids in 1869 where he planted one of the earliest commercial grape vines. Te next generations would continue growing all kinds of tree fruits and grapes.
He also donated land to a new one-room stone school which was built in the village of St. Davids in 1871.
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Image Width: 9.6cm
Image Height: 14cm
- Personal Name(s):
- Lowrey, David Jackson (1824-1901)
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