I was delighted with this obituary which filled in some of the holes in
my research on the Lows. I stumbled onto Colonel Low and family in Nanticoke.
Two of his sons
married daughters of
Samuel Gamble and Charles Bourne, their Nanticoke neighbours
in the 1850s.
The Lows are buried at
Christ Church, Nanticoke.
are several errors in the obit posted on your web site.
First, Nathaniel E. Low came to Nanticoke
with his father, Colonel Low, not his brother. Second,
in paragraph three, the spelling is Launceton and Hobart, Tasmania
have found the records of the Colonelís
marriage in 1828 and the christening of their first son in 1829
Launceton, Tasmania. This was the era when the
British were shipping prisoners to Tasmania and I wondered if the Colonel
had something to do with this. His second son, Nathaniel, was born in England and the remaining children were born in Jersey
on the Channel Islands. He fought in the Battle of Waterloo ó so he certainly got
Thanks for all
the help your excellent web site provides.