Lowrey, Deward Archie

Birth Name Lowrey, Deward Archie
Gender male
Age at Death 75 years, 2 months, 22 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1913-01-22 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, USA Birth of Lowrey, Dewie  
Death 1988-04-13 Fresno, Fresno, California, USA Death of Lowrey, Dewie  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Lowrey, John Turner1889-12-111969-01-22
Mother Vance, Augusta Amanda1894-07-291955-11-17
         Lowrey, Deward Archie 1913-01-22 1988-04-13
    Brother     Lowrey, John Merle 1916-10-16 1943-08-08
    Sister     Lowrey, Rebecca Benicia 1918-08-09 2011-05-08


Family of Lowrey, Deward Archie and Horton, Verna Jewell

Married Wife Horton, Verna Jewell ( * 1913-04-19 + 1982-09-18 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1931   Marriage of Lowrey, Deward and Verna  
Name Birth Date Death Date
[Living], [Living]
Lowrey, Norman Earl1933-01-182009-12-31
Lowrey, Joyce Louise1940-11-231998-10-27

Family of Lowrey, Deward Archie and Cantrill, Elsa I.

Married Wife Cantrill, Elsa I. ( * + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1983-02-12 Fresno, Fresno, California, USA Marriage of Lowrey, Deward and Elsa  


Arlene Duncan says he was a minister.


After the divorce between Grandma Vance Lowrey & John Turner Lowrey, Deward and Merle lived with their father in Riverside while Rebecca lived with her mother, “Gussie” in Escondido.  The reason for the divorce according to Rebecca’s mother was, “he was lazy”.  Her mother was working in the fields in Benicia, California when Rebecca was born, returning back to the field shortly after and later she worked in the ship yards during World War II.  She was a riveter during the war.  Rebecca said her father was not abusive; her mother just became tried of working all the time.

John’s 2nd marriage was to Aries Bessinger.  They lived in Mentone out of Redlands.  They had 4 children.  Rebecca doesn’t remember much about John & Aries children, but they were nice kids.  She remembers that George was the oldest and Margaret was the first to die. The other two were Bill & Dorothy.  Dorothy married a man by the name of

After John & Grandma Vance divorced, Aunt Lucy, Aunt Morgan, Aunt Elizabeth and Grandma Vance, along with Uncle Buster all worked in the packing house in Escondido packing oranges.  Rebecca said she also worked in the packing house in her early 20’s. - From the memories of Rebecca Lowrey Wooliscroft from Arlene Teller Duncan

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