William Lower

M, b. 17 March 1737
  • William Lower was baptized on 17 March 1737 in St Just in Roseland.
  • He was the son of John Lower and Joan Williams.

William Lower

M, b. 29 April 1759
  • William Lower was baptized on 29 April 1759 in St Just in Roseland.
  • He was the son of James Lower and Phillipa Condy.
  • At the age of 23 years, 1 month and 11 days, William Lower married Elizabeth Dowrick on 9 June 1782 in St Just in Roseland. They were both of the parish and were married by banns, they signed with their mark. Witnesses were Mark Tiddy and William Pasco.
  • William Lower appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in St Mawes. William was shown as a 60 year old fisherman living with Susan Pascoe, 50, and Thomas Pascoe a 25 year old shoemaker and Lucy Pascoe also 25 years old. All were born in Cornwall.

Children of William Lower and Elizabeth Dowrick

William Lower

M, b. 29 January 1815, d. between 1846 and 1851
  • William Lower was baptized on 29 January 1815 in St Just in Roseland.
  • He was the son of James Lower and Mary Tidd.
  • His marriage, at 31 years and 4 months, to Patty Walwell Bellman, daughter of Henry Bellman, was registered in the June 1846 Quarter in Truro, Cornwall Registration District.
  • William Lower died between 1846 and 1851. Patty was shown as a widow on the 1851 Census.

William Lower

M, b. 28 March 1784
  • William Lower was baptized on 28 March 1784 in St Just in Roseland.
  • He was the son of William Lower and Elizabeth Dowrick.
  • William Lower appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in St Mawes. William as a 55 year old fisherman, living with Elizabeth Lower, 55 a net braider and Catherine Lower, a 40 year old net braider - most likely his sisters.

William Lower

M, b. circa 1780
  • William Lower was born circa 1780.
  • William Lower married Martha Unknown circa 1801.

Children of William Lower and Martha Unknown

William Lower

M, b. 20 February 1803

William Lower

M, b. circa 1770
  • William Lower was born circa 1770.
  • William Lower married Elizabeth Unknown circa 1791.

Child of William Lower and Elizabeth Unknown

William G Lower

M, b. 1878
  • William G Lower was born in 1878 in Falmouth.
  • He was the son of William Lower and Mary Kitt.
  • William G Lower and William Lower appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in St Mawes. William is shown as a 41 year old seas mariner, born Uphill, Somerset living with his wife Mary 39 born St Mawes and their children Edward J 13 born Falmouth and William 9 born Falmouth and James H 7 also born Falmouth.

William James Lower

M, b. 26 October 1862
  • William James Lower's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the December 1861 Quarter.
  • He was baptized on 26 October 1862 in Cornwall. His father was a mariner living at St Mawes at the time of her baptism. William was baptized the same day as his sister Edith.
  • He was the son of William Lower and Elizabeth Peters.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census William James Lower was living in the household of William Lower and Elizabeth Peters in New Street, Falmouth. William is shown as a 36 year old pilot born St Mawes, living with his wife Elizabeth 34, born St Mawes and children William J 10 scholar, born St Mawes; Edward X 8 born St Mawes, a scholar; Edith 4 born St Mawes and Lilla 1 born Falmouth.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census William James Lower was living in the household of William Lower in St Mawes. William is show as a 47 year old mariner, head of the house, living with is children William J Lower, 19, an apprentice pilot born St Mawes; Edith, 13 a scholar born St Mawes and Lilla, 11 a scholar born Falmouth. His wife Elizabeth was living with her sister Margaret and brother in law William Jenkins.

Adelia Mary Lowien

F, b. 1907

Alfred Lowien

M, b. 13 November 1908, d. 12 March 1993
  • Alfred Lowien was born on 13 November 1908 in Coalbank, Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • At the age of 27 years, Alfred Lowien married Alma May Naumann in 1936 in Queensland.
  • Alfred Lowien and Alma May Naumann appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Coalbank. Alf was a labourer.
  • Alfred Lowien died on 12 March 1993 at age 84.
  • He was buried on 15 March 1993 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Alice Pauline Lowien

F, b. 1906

Anna Louisa Lowien

F, b. 20 December 1891, d. 1 March 1976
  • Anna Louisa Lowien was born on 20 December 1891 in Bergen, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • At the age of 18 years, 5 months and 12 days, Anna Louisa Lowien married Francis Walter (Walter) Gillies, son of Francis Gillies and Mary Robinson, on 1 June 1910. They were married at Emu Creek at his parent's home.
  • Anna Louisa Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Mountain Camp. She carried out home duties. Her husbane Walter did not appear on the roll.
  • She and Francis Walter (Walter) Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Thornville. Walter was a farmer. His address was Hopefield, Bum Bum Creek.
  • Anna Louisa Lowien and Francis Walter (Walter) Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1943 living at East Cooyar. Francis was a farmer. Their daughter Evelyn and Irene also lived at East Cooyar. Sons Sydney, Clarence and Herbert farmed at East Cooyar.
  • On 11 March 1944,her husband, Francis Walter (Walter) Gillies died in Queensland at age 60.
  • Anna Louisa Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll with Elinor Davis and Herbert Francis Gillies between 1949 and 1972 in East Cooyar. Herbert was a farmer.
  • Anna Louisa Lowien died on 1 March 1976 in Queensland at age 84.
  • She was buried on 4 March 1976 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. Francis and Annie's gravestone reads-
    in loving memory of my dear husband oand our father francis walter gillies 1883-1844 "at rest" our dear mother Annie louisa gillies 1891-1976.

Children of Anna Louisa Lowien and Francis Walter (Walter) Gillies

Annie Christina Lowien

F, b. 1894, d. 1978

August Lowien

M, b. 26 April 1866, d. 2 May 1944
  • August Lowien was born on 26 April 1866 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel.
  • August Lowien immigrated on 18 January 1877 to Queensland with Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel. Gottfried aged 38, Anna? (Louisa) aged 39? and their three sons Carl, 12, August 10, and infant Frederick travelled from Hamburg on the Lammershagen.
  • In 1878August Lowien 's parents Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel settled in Meringandan
    ; Gottfried was amongst the first settlers to select land there.
  • At the age of 21 years, 7 months and 26 days, August Lowien married Pauline Kajewski, daughter of Carl Michael Kajewski and Juliana Gerofski, on 22 December 1887 in Glencoe, Queensland. The couple settled in the Glencoe area but later moved to Djuan and Coalbank.
  • On 24 March 1898,August Lowien's daughter, Unnamed Lowien was buried in Goombungee Cemetery.
  • In 1901 August was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • August Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. He was a farmer. Charles (Carl) Lowien was also a farmer at Goombungee.
  • He and Pauline Kajewski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Coalbank. August was a farmer and Pauline carried out home duties.
  • August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Coalbank. August was a farmer. Their daughter Mary Ann carried out home duties and sons Herbert and Alfred were also farmers at Coalbank.
  • August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Coalbank. August was a farmer and Pauline carried out home duties. Their son Herbert was also a farmer as was Reginald. Mary Anna carried out home duties.
  • August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. August was a farmer. Pauline and daughter Mary carried out home duties.
  • August Lowien died on 2 May 1944 in Queensland at age 78.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski

Beryl Joyce Lowien

F, b. 1921, d. 9 November 1921
  • Beryl Joyce Lowien was born in 1921.
  • She was the daughter of Edward (Ned) Lowien and Ethel Hohnke.
  • Beryl Joyce Lowien died on 9 November 1921 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 10 November 1921 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Carl (Charles) Lowien

M, b. 5 June 1864, d. 16 January 1942
  • Carl (Charles) Lowien was born on 5 June 1864 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel.
  • Carl (Charles) Lowien immigrated on 18 January 1877 to Queensland with Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel. Gottfried aged 38, Anna? (Louisa) aged 39? and their three sons Carl, 12, August 10, and infant Frederick travelled from Hamburg on the Lammershagen.
  • In 1878Carl (Charles) Lowien 's parents Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel settled in Meringandan
    ; Gottfried was amongst the first settlers to select land there.
  • At the age of 21 years, Carl (Charles) Lowien married Anna Catharina Lucht, daughter of Johann Frederick Ludwig Lucht and Sophia Christina Dorothea Michaelis, in 1886 in Queensland. They lived at Meringandan for some years before becoming some of the first settlers at Doctor's Creek where their nine children were born. They planted corn, after tilling the ground by hoe. Produce that survived the marauding birds, was taken to Meringandan by German wagon.
  • Carl (Charles) Lowien and Anna Catharina Lucht appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. Charles (Carl) was a farmer and Annie carried out domestic duties.
  • When Carl and Annie Lowien's sons Bill and Fred was able to run the farm, Charles selected more land at Mossdale. They were both prominant members of the community, Charles being an elder of the Doctor's Creek Church and Annie a midwife.
  • Carl (Charles) Lowien died on 16 January 1942 in Queensland at age 77.
  • He was buried on 17 January 1942 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of Carl (Charles) Lowien and Anna Catharina Lucht

Carl August Lowien

M, b. 21 August 1899
  • Carl August Lowien was born on 21 August 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • At the age of 24 years, Carl August Lowien married Doris Mildred Dore in 1924 in Queensland. They moved to Sydney and were living at Urbanville when their son William died aged 21.

Child of Carl August Lowien and Doris Mildred Dore

Caroline Louise (Lena) Lowien

F, b. 28 October 1878, d. 7 October 1935
  • Caroline Louise (Lena) Lowien was born on 28 October 1878 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel.
  • At the age of 22 years, Caroline Louise (Lena) Lowien married Johann Frederick Nothdurft, son of August Nothdurft and Margaretha Behrens, in 1901 in Queensland. They settled at Lilyvale near Meringandan.
  • Caroline Louise (Lena) Lowien and Johann Frederick Nothdurft appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Meringandan. John Frederick was a farmer and Caroline carried out home duties.
  • Caroline Louise (Lena) Lowien died on 7 October 1935 in Queensland at age 56. She died after suffering a stroke. Johann remained on the farm with his children (later with his youngest son Ernest and his wife Florrie) until his death.
  • She was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Caroline Louise (Lena) Lowien and Johann Frederick Nothdurft

Charles William Lowien

M, b. 22 May 1919, d. 5 September 1983
  • Charles William Lowien was born on 22 May 1919 in Doctor's Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Lowien and Lillana Puschmann.
  • Charles William Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Djuan. Charles was a farmer.
  • Charles William Lowien died on 5 September 1983 in Queensland at age 64.
  • He was buried in Kilcoy.

Charley Lowien

M, b. 1897

Desmond John Lowien

M, b. 22 November 1929, d. 27 June 2018
  • Desmond John Lowien was born on 22 November 1929.
  • He was Manager, Department of Family Services.
  • He was the son of Johan Friedrich (John or Jack) Lowien and Hilda Lucy Bidgood.
  • Desmond John Lowien died on 27 June 2018 in Queensland at age 88.
  • He was buried on 5 July 2018 in Garden of Remembrance, Toowoomba, following at service at the Middle Ridge Uniting Church, Stenner Street, Toowoomba.

Edith Bertha Lowien

F, b. 6 November 1887, d. 4 November 1975

Children of Edith Bertha Lowien and Ludolf Spies

Edward (Ned) Lowien

M, b. 1896, d. 1970
  • Edward (Ned) Lowien was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • At the age of 25 years, Edward (Ned) Lowien married Ethel Hohnke, daughter of Henry Hohnke and Prudence Alice Richards, in August 1921 in Queensland.
  • On 10 November 1921,Edward (Ned) Lowien's daughter, Beryl Joyce Lowien was buried in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • Edward (Ned) Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Coalbank. Edward was a labourer.
  • At the age of 48 years, Edward (Ned) Lowien married Lydia Jane Edser, daughter of Joseph (Joe) Edser and Emily Halloway, in 1944 in Toowoomba. After their marriage Ned leased a farm from Mrs Peter Nolan at Coalbank. After the lease expired they moved to the Stanthorpe area where Ned patroled the rabbit fence. They later moved to Warwich in 1956 where Ned worked as the sextant at the cemetery.
  • Edward (Ned) Lowien and Lydia Jane Edser appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Coalbannk.
  • Edward (Ned) Lowien died in 1970 in Queensland. He most likely died in Warwick.

Children of Edward (Ned) Lowien and Ethel Hohnke

Eric John Lowien

M, b. 1919, d. 5 January 1966
  • Eric John Lowien was born in 1919.
  • He was the son of John (Jack) Lowien and Ida Theresa Wolski.
  • Eric John Lowien died on 5 January 1966 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 7 January 1966 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. LUTH4-003-0005.

Evelyn May Lowien

F, b. 17 April 1910

Frederick Lowien

M, b. 26 January 1876, d. 1962
  • Frederick Lowien was born on 26 January 1876 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel.
  • Frederick Lowien immigrated on 18 January 1877 to Queensland with Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel. Gottfried aged 38, Anna? (Louisa) aged 39? and their three sons Carl, 12, August 10, and infant Frederick travelled from Hamburg on the Lammershagen.
  • Frederick Lowien and Maria Magdelina Ficke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Meringandan. Frederick was a farmer and Maria (Mary) carried out domestic duties. Frederick's mother Louisa and brother John also lived in the area.
  • At the age of 26 years, Frederick Lowien married Maria Magdelina Ficke in 1903 in Queensland. Maria was from Clifton. The couple farmer at Gowrie Junction for a while before Fred found employment as a fettler with the railway. He worked at Shirley on the Crow's Nest line, Murphy's Creek, Cooyar and Geham. Maria was gatekeeper or stationmaster in a number of places.
  • Frederick Lowien and Maria Magdelina Ficke were retired; Fred and Maria retired to Sandgate, Hervey Bay and Brisbane.
  • In 1955,his wife, Maria Magdelina Ficke died in Queensland.
  • Frederick Lowien died in 1962 in Queensland.

Frederick Ludwig Lowien

M, b. 19 April 1892, d. 29 October 1957
  • Frederick Ludwig Lowien was born on 19 April 1892 in Doctor's Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Carl (Charles) Lowien and Anna Catharina Lucht.
  • At the age of 22 years, 11 months and 6 days, Frederick Ludwig Lowien married Mary Oliver, daughter of Anton Oliva and Katherina Thackour, on 25 March 1915 in Queensland.
  • When Carl and Annie Lowien's sons Bill and Fred was able to run the farm, Charles selected more land at Mossdale. They were both prominant members of the community, Charles being an elder of the Doctor's Creek Church and Annie a midwife.
  • Frederick Ludwig Lowien died on 29 October 1957 in Queensland at age 65.
  • He was buried on 30 October 1957 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

George Heinrich Lowien

M, b. 1893, d. 1963

Child of George Heinrich Lowien and Sophia Katherine Kafer

Gottfried Lowien

M, b. 14 April 1838, d. 9 March 1897
  • Gottfried Lowien was born on 14 April 1838, according to the inscription on his gravestone in Germany. However, a family history that has passed down throught the generations states he was born at Kirachuatte? in Blumenan, East Prussia. He was the son Gottfreid LOWIEN and Elinore DIETRICH.
  • At the age of 24 years, Gottfried Lowien married Louisa Tabel, daughter of Christian Tabel and Wilhelminia Feyerabendt, in 1863 in Rodau, Hessen, Germany.
  • Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel immigrated to Queensland on 18 January 1877. Gottfried aged 38, Anna? (Louisa) aged 39? and their three sons Carl, 12, August 10, and infant Frederick travelled from Hamburg on the Lammershagen.
  • In 1878Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel settled in Meringandan.Gottfried was amongst the first settlers to select land there.
  • Gottfried Lowien died on 9 March 1897 in Queensland at age 58.
  • He was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel