Biography of John S. Lowell
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John S. Lowell, son of Capt. Abner Lowell, Jr., was born at Small Point, Phipsburg, and went to sea at the age of 17 years. He married Miss C. M. Campbell, of Phipsburg, and they have had two boys and two girls. When 21 years old he became captain, and successively commanded the ships Armorial and Tiger, barque Alice Minot, ships M. E. Riggs and Merom, sailing in C. V. Minot's employ twenty one years, after which he moved to Bath, where he still resides during the summer season, and in Charlestown, Mass., winters. Captain Lowell's wife died when he was on a voyage to China, and he subsequently married, after three years, the widow of Captain Plummer, of Newburyport; Charleston, S. C., being her native place. The last few years of his going to sea he had charge of the ship, Studson, until she was sold. Captain Lowell has been fortunate in his sea faring life.

From:
History of Bath and Environs,
Sagadahoc County, Maine.
1607-1894
BY: Parker McCobb Reed
Lakeside Press, Printers
Portland, Maine, 1894


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