I'm not a Lowes, but posting this part of my family hoping to connect with cousins to share info. Found in Oakland County, Michigan: John Lowesb. 12 July 1816 England; d. 13 March 1878 Oakland Co. MI; s/o Robert Lowes and Isabella Craig; m. 1840 Jerusha Valentine, b. 1823 to John Valentine and Amanda Fay. Children: Amanda b. 19 Jan 1843, d. 1922 Oak. Co. MI Isabella E. b. 4 Jun 1844, d. 1920 in Oak. Co. MI. Robert E. b. 18 Apr 1845 d. 20 Sept 1863 at Battle of Chickamauga, Civil War. Bur. Crooks Road Cem. Troy, MI. James N. b. 30 Sept 1847, d. 24 Oct 1847 John H. b. 16 Nov. 1849, d. 22 Mar 1868 Bloomfield, Oak. Co. MI Miles Freeman b. 1852, m. 25 Feb 1875 Pontiac, MI, Augusta E. Benjamin b. 1850 Bloomfield, Oak. Co., MI, d/o James D. Benjamin and Clarinda Kneeland. Mary Ann b. 1854 William Isaac b. 3 Aug 1856, d. 19 Aug 1908 Oceana Co. MI; m. 25 Oct 1882 in Pontiac, MI, Cristianna/Christena Culver b. Can. Frank Edward b. 4 Apr. 1859, d. 4 Jan 1903; m. Nellie E Petrers/ Coykindall on 25 Nov. 1896 Bloomfield, Oak. Co. MI. Alfred T. b. 1861 Charles b. 1864; m. Hattie
Miles and Augusta had Children: Clarence b. 29 Nov 1875 Stuart F. b. 25 Jun 1877, m. 28 Oct 1903, Nellie Cobb William M. b. 29 Nov 1881 Nellie I. b. ?1881 , m. Luther N. Hogarth Alta b. 10 Jan 1884 m. 12 Mar. 1902 Harvey Walker Dawn b. 16 Jul 1888
Frank and Nellie had Children: Clayton Charles b. 1896 Toledo, OH b. 9 Apr 1917 in Pontiac; m. Laura May Wilson age 17, d/o Thomas Wilson and Grace Scram
Charles and Hattie had Children: Alton Lee b. 9 Sept 1887 Charles P. 22 Oct 1891 in Grand Rapids, MI.
At the same time in Troy, Oakland County Mich. is this family: 1860 census: William Lowes age 56 England Magaret age 54 b. Scot. Isabell age 30 b. Can. Mary age 28 b. Can. Elisabeth age 25 b. Can. Ann age 21 b. Can. Peter age 16 b. MI Margaret age 13 b. MI. 1870: William age 66 b. Eng. d. before 1880 Margaret age 64 b. Scot Isabella age 38 b. NY Mary age 36 b. NY Ann b. 31 b. NY Margaret age 21/22 b. MI.
It's possible that John Lowes and William Lowes are related. I do have a "pen and ink" drawing of William and Margaret from an Oakland County History book. Some of William and Margaret's children claim to be born both in Canada and NY.