This is a follow-up message for Cindy who replied to my original message.Your email address was displayed as "hidden" and therefore I couldn't reply to you directly.I hope you get this message.
Your Emma Lowry Hays is one of the children of Henry and Catharine Lowry.Emma died 1903 and is buried in Jasper County IA.I suppose you know that already.I have massive and well-documented Lowry files that I am always happy to share.Let me know how I can email you and then we decide what you need to know.
Henry and Catharine's children were:
Daughter, name unknown, died prior to 1850 Benjamin Reeves Lowry (1842-1913) Samuel S. Lowry (1846-1864) Emma Lowry (1853-1903) Alice P. Lowry (dates escape me with her.She was still living as of 1899) Daniel Lowry Minnie Lowry (1862 - date of death not known) Valentine Giese Lowry (1856-1918) Son or daughter, died in infancy, dates unknown.
Benjamin was married twice, 1st to Elizabeth Knox, then to Elizabeth Sherwood.
Samuel was never married.
Emma's husband, William F. Hays, remarried after her death.I have that information written somewhere but not in my memory.
Daniel was married to Flora UNKNOWN. Minnie was married to James Shaffer Valentine was married to Elizabeth Baxter.
If you get this you'll have your initial question answered, but I suspect you'll need more so please reply and perhaps we can email.I think if you change your email selection at the bottom of the genforum window your email will display.
Billy B. Walker Jr. GG-Grandnephew of Emma Lowry Hays