Death March 6, 1908
James M. Lowery died at his home at Mapleville on Friday at noon, after an illness of several months from dropsy and heart trouble, aged 76 years. Mr. Lowery had resided at Mapleville nearly all his life. His wife died a number of years ago. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War and was a member of the Mansfield Post G.A.R., of Keedysville, and of the German Baptist Brethren church. He is survived by the following children: Miss Martha J. Lowery, at home; Mrs. Barbara E. Hoffman, Hagerstown; Mrs. Annie Wise, Chicago. These brothers also survive: Charles Lowery, Hagerstown; Benjamin Lowery, Bakersville; Henry Lowery, Illinois.
Funeral Sunday leaving the house at 1 o'clock, services in Fahrney's church; interment in the graveyard adjoining.