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Origin of Lowe surname

Posted: 26 Jan 2001 5:04PM GMT
Edited: 21 Sep 2001 12:50AM GMT
The Lowe's I am researching are from Ireland. It is said that all the Irish Lowe's originated from France.The original spelling of the name being L'eau, there were five brothers who left France with the Hugenots,went to England and fought in Cromwell's army and took the English spelling of the name Lowe. Cromwell rewarded them for their loyalty by giving them estates in Ireland.Two brothers remained in Ireland, one near Dublin and the other in County Galway, the other three returned to England.My grandfather Andrew Lowe, was born in County Westmeath and came to Canada in 1901.His father was Andrew Lowe married to Lydia Hankinson who had Danish roots.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
John Lawson 23 Sep 1999 1:34PM GMT 
Peck Lowe 6 Oct 1999 8:53AM GMT 
LOWE,RATCHELL 11 Sep 2000 6:27PM GMT 
jlawsn1760 21 Sep 1999 8:02AM GMT 
Belle Bogart 9 Dec 1999 11:00AM GMT 
Brenda Beuschel 10 Jul 2000 10:34PM GMT 
PattyRoss12 21 Oct 2000 7:58PM GMT 
Patty 22 Oct 2000 5:01PM GMT 
Duane Lowe 20 Dec 1999 11:13PM GMT 
BerniceBuell 27 Jan 2001 12:04AM GMT 
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