The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899

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Tuttle Company, printers, 1899 - New England - 826 pages

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This book was printed over 100 yrs ago and it was the best source of family information! If it had not been for this book I would still be under the wrong impression of my grandfathers parentage. I was also able to join the DAR with the information.
Great source of information if you are researching the Lowell family.

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