John (Jack) Lowien

M, b. 1882, d. 22 April 1953
  • John (Jack) Lowien was born in 1882 in Meringandan.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel.
  • John (Jack) Lowien and Louisa Tabel appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Meringandan. John was a farmer and his mother Louisa carried out domestic duties. Frederick Lowien also lived in the area with his wife Maria.
  • At the age of 29 years, John (Jack) Lowien married Ida Theresa Wolski, daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke, in 1911 in Queensland. They lived on his parent's farm at Meringandan with his widowed mother Louisa. They raised poultry in later life and when they retired Eric took over the farm.
  • On 8 August 1926,their son, Max Harry Lowien died in Queensland. He was accidentally killed as reported by The Richmond Express :-
    “ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING. BOY SHOT DEAD BY HIS BROTHER
    A Toowoomba message reports: A tragic shooting accident, which resulted in the death of a young boy, Max Lowien, aged 101/2 years, occurred at Meringandan.
    Max Lowien and his brother, Roy, aged 14 1/2; years, had been playing with a pea rifle during the morning, and shortly after 4 o'clock on Sunday afternoon they left him to bring in the cows. There was in the house a 22 calibre revolver, and the boys must have taken this. They had just left the house, and were only a few paces from the front gate, when Max was seen to fall. His uncle, who was driving along the road, asked what was wrong with Max, and the elder boy answered, 'Nothing.' His uncle got off the trap, and went to the boy, who was bleeding, and had been shot just over tho heart. Death was instantaneous. The older boy said he was not aware that he had discharged the revolver, but becoming frightened, he threw the weapon away. Later, he showed Constable Johnson, of Meringandan, where the revolver was. The shooting, it is stated, was quiet accidental."
  • In August 1926,John (Jack) Lowien's son, Max Harry Lowien was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.
  • John (Jack) Lowien died on 22 April 1953 in Queensland.
  • John was buried on 24 April 1953 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of John (Jack) Lowien and Ida Theresa Wolski

John Frederick Lowien

M, b. 1904, d. 1978

June Valerie Lowien

F, b. circa 1935, d. 1935

Lily Ellen Lowien

F, b. 1899

Louisa Sophia Lowien

F, b. 1890, d. 31 May 1966

Children of Louisa Sophia Lowien and August Nothdurft

Martha Lowien

F, b. 22 October 1890, d. 10 November 1966

Children of Martha Lowien and John Joseph Brennan

Mary Anna (Marion) Lowien

F, b. 1888, d. October 1968
  • Mary Anna (Marion) Lowien was born in 1888 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • Mary Anna (Marion) Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll with August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski in 1930 in Coalbank. August was a farmer. Their daughter Mary Ann carried out home duties and sons Herbert and Alfred were also farmers at Coalbank.
  • Mary Anna (Marion) Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll with August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski in 1934 in 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.
  • Mary Anna (Marion) Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll with August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski in 1943 in Crow's Nest. August was a farmer. Pauline and daughter Mary carried out home duties.
  • Mary Anna (Marion) Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties.
  • Mary Anna (Marion) Lowien died in October 1968.
  • Mary was buried on 21 October 1968 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. She is buried with her parents and brother Herbert.

Matilda Lowien

F, b. 15 September 1894, d. 4 June 1970

Matilda Muhling (nee Lowien, daugther of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski). 1894-1970. Photo thanks to David N.
  • Matilda Lowien was born on 15 September 1894 in Bergen, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • At the age of 19 years, Matilda Lowien married Peter Muhling, son of Leonard Valentine Muhling and Rose Diflo, in 1914 in Queensland.
    Wedding of Peter Muhling and Matilda Lowien - 1914. Photo thanks to David N.
    Photograph by Picasa 2.7
  • Matilda Lowien and Peter Muhling appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Nutgrove. Peter was a farmer and Mathilda carried out home duties. Peter's parents had moved to Crow's Nest.
  • Matilda Lowien died on 4 June 1970 in Queensland at age 75.
  • Matilda was buried on 5 June 1970 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PLAW3-004-0033.

Max Harry Lowien

M, b. 1915, d. 8 August 1926
  • Max Harry Lowien was born in 1915.
  • He was the son of John (Jack) Lowien and Ida Theresa Wolski.
  • Max Harry Lowien died on 8 August 1926 in Queensland. He was accidentally killed as reported by The Richmond Express :-
    “ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING. BOY SHOT DEAD BY HIS BROTHER
    A Toowoomba message reports: A tragic shooting accident, which resulted in the death of a young boy, Max Lowien, aged 101/2 years, occurred at Meringandan.
    Max Lowien and his brother, Roy, aged 14 1/2; years, had been playing with a pea rifle during the morning, and shortly after 4 o'clock on Sunday afternoon they left him to bring in the cows. There was in the house a 22 calibre revolver, and the boys must have taken this. They had just left the house, and were only a few paces from the front gate, when Max was seen to fall. His uncle, who was driving along the road, asked what was wrong with Max, and the elder boy answered, 'Nothing.' His uncle got off the trap, and went to the boy, who was bleeding, and had been shot just over tho heart. Death was instantaneous. The older boy said he was not aware that he had discharged the revolver, but becoming frightened, he threw the weapon away. Later, he showed Constable Johnson, of Meringandan, where the revolver was. The shooting, it is stated, was quiet accidental."
  • Max was buried in August 1926 in Meringandan Cemetery.

Neville Ray Lowien

M, b. 1927, d. 25 December 1932
  • Neville Ray Lowien was born in 1927.
  • He was the son of George Heinrich Lowien and Sophia Katherine Kafer.
  • Neville Ray Lowien died on 25 December 1932.
  • Neville was buried on 26 December 1932 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Norman Alfred (Nugget) Lowien

F, b. 22 July 1908, d. 12 January 1996

Reginald Clifford (Rex) Lowien

M, b. 28 March 1912, d. 4 October 2008
  • Reginald Clifford (Rex) Lowien was born on 28 March 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • Reginald Clifford (Rex) Lowien appeared on the Electoral Roll with August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski in 1934 in 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.
  • At the age of 23 years, Reginald Clifford (Rex) Lowien married Edna Joyce Raatz in 1936. They lived in the Haden, Djuan and Coalbank districts where he worked as a farm hand. He also undertook droving, ringbacking and sawmilling jobs.
  • Reginald Clifford (Rex) Lowien and Edna Joyce Raatz appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Coalbank. Reg was a farmer.
  • On 10 October 1999,his wife, Edna Joyce Raatz died at age 81.
  • Reginald Clifford (Rex) Lowien died on 4 October 2008 at age 96.
  • Reginald was buried on 10 October 2008 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Roy James Lowien

M, b. 1911, d. 1967
  • Roy James Lowien was born in 1911 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John (Jack) Lowien and Ida Theresa Wolski.
  • Roy James Lowien died in 1967. He had moved to Laidley where he married.
  • Roy was buried in Lockrose Green Pastures Lutheran Cemetery, Laidley.

Unnamed Lowien

F, b. 20 March 1898, d. 23 March 1898
  • Unnamed Lowien was born on 20 March 1898 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of August Lowien and Pauline Kajewski.
  • Unnamed Lowien died on 23 March 1898 in Queensland.
  • Unnamed was buried on 24 March 1898 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Vincent Melvin Lowien

M, b. 1909

Wilhelm Hermann Lowien

M, b. 31 August 1883, d. 12 June 1918

William Hermann Lowien (1883-1918) Died France WW1. Photo thanks to David N.
  • Wilhelm Hermann Lowien was born on 31 August 1883 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel.
  • William grew up on the family farm at Meringandan. He found work as a bore contractor with the Volp family of Highfields.
  • Wilhelm Hermann Lowien began military service on 18 September 1917 in Maryborough. He listed his mother, Louisa as his next of kin and was farming at Mannum Creek near Kingaroy at the time he enlisted. His service number was 7089 and he joined the 21st Batallion.
  • He was killed in action on 12 June 1918 in France at age 34. A memorial cross was erected for him in the Beacon British Cemetery.

Wilhelmine Lowien

F, b. 1889, d. 1971

Child of Wilhelmine Lowien and Arthur Hodgson Le Feuvre

William Lowien

M, b. 22 June 1889, d. 8 February 1972

Child of William Lowien and Lillana Puschmann

William Lowien

M, b. 1933, d. 16 April 1954

William Frederick Lowien

M, b. 1905

Charles Lowman

M, b. 1856
  • Charles Lowman was born in 1856 in Crewkerne.
  • He was the son of George Lowman and Jane Hockey.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Charles Lowman was living in the household of Jane Hockey and George Lowman in Crewkerne. George is shown as a 36 year old tailor born Crewkerne living with his wife Jane 35, a dressmaker born West Chinnock and their children: Mary A 12 a nurse girl born South Peterton; Thomas 10 a scholar born Crewkerne; Charles 5 born Crewkerne; Grace 3, Selina 1 and Emma 1 month all born Crewkerne.

Emma Lowman

F, b. March 1861
  • Emma Lowman was born in March 1861 in Crewkerne.
  • She was the daughter of George Lowman and Jane Hockey.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Emma Lowman was living in the household of Jane Hockey and George Lowman in Crewkerne. George is shown as a 36 year old tailor born Crewkerne living with his wife Jane 35, a dressmaker born West Chinnock and their children: Mary A 12 a nurse girl born South Peterton; Thomas 10 a scholar born Crewkerne; Charles 5 born Crewkerne; Grace 3, Selina 1 and Emma 1 month all born Crewkerne.

George Lowman

M, b. 14 January 1825
  • George Lowman was baptized on 14 January 1825 in Crewkerne.
  • He was the son of Robert Lowman and Betty Mills.
  • At the age of 23 years, 8 months and 19 days, George Lowman married Jane Hockey, daughter of John Hockey and Mary Crabbe, on 3 October 1848 in Crewkerne.
  • George Lowman and Jane Hockey appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Crewkerne. George is shown as a 36 year old tailor born Crewkerne living with his wife Jane 35, a dressmaker born West Chinnock and their children: Mary A 12 a nurse girl born South Peterton; Thomas 10 a scholar born Crewkerne; Charles 5 born Crewkerne; Grace 3, Selina 1 and Emma 1 month all born Crewkerne.
  • George Lowman appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Crewkerne. George is show as a 56 tailors woollen draper employing two apprentices, born Crewkerne living with his 55 year old wife born West Chinnock and their two sons George Frank 18 born Crewkerne a tailor and Robert Fred 15 and apprentice print compositor born Crewkerne.

Children of George Lowman and Jane Hockey

George Frank Lowman

M, b. 1863

Grace Lowman

F, b. 1858
  • Grace Lowman was born in 1858 in Crewkerne.
  • She was the daughter of George Lowman and Jane Hockey.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Grace Lowman was living in the household of Jane Hockey and George Lowman in Crewkerne. George is shown as a 36 year old tailor born Crewkerne living with his wife Jane 35, a dressmaker born West Chinnock and their children: Mary A 12 a nurse girl born South Peterton; Thomas 10 a scholar born Crewkerne; Charles 5 born Crewkerne; Grace 3, Selina 1 and Emma 1 month all born Crewkerne.

Mary A Lowman

F, b. 1849
  • Mary A Lowman was born in 1849 in South Petherton.
  • She was the daughter of George Lowman and Jane Hockey.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Mary A Lowman was living in the household of Jane Hockey and George Lowman in Crewkerne. George is shown as a 36 year old tailor born Crewkerne living with his wife Jane 35, a dressmaker born West Chinnock and their children: Mary A 12 a nurse girl born South Peterton; Thomas 10 a scholar born Crewkerne; Charles 5 born Crewkerne; Grace 3, Selina 1 and Emma 1 month all born Crewkerne.

Robert Lowman

M, b. circa 1810
  • Robert Lowman was born circa 1810.
  • Robert Lowman married Betty Mills circa 1830.

Child of Robert Lowman and Betty Mills

Robert Fred Lowman

M, b. 1866

Selina Lowman

F, b. 1859
  • Selina Lowman was born in 1859 in Crewkerne.
  • She was the daughter of George Lowman and Jane Hockey.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Selina Lowman was living in the household of Jane Hockey and George Lowman in Crewkerne. George is shown as a 36 year old tailor born Crewkerne living with his wife Jane 35, a dressmaker born West Chinnock and their children: Mary A 12 a nurse girl born South Peterton; Thomas 10 a scholar born Crewkerne; Charles 5 born Crewkerne; Grace 3, Selina 1 and Emma 1 month all born Crewkerne.

Thomas Lowman

F, b. 1851
  • Thomas Lowman was born in 1851 in Crewkerne.
  • She was the daughter of George Lowman and Jane Hockey.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Thomas Lowman was living in the household of Jane Hockey and George Lowman in Crewkerne. George is shown as a 36 year old tailor born Crewkerne living with his wife Jane 35, a dressmaker born West Chinnock and their children: Mary A 12 a nurse girl born South Peterton; Thomas 10 a scholar born Crewkerne; Charles 5 born Crewkerne; Grace 3, Selina 1 and Emma 1 month all born Crewkerne.