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Sabra Prentice

Sabra Prentice of CT and Chautauqua Co., New York
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Summer 2001 and Revised 24 Oct 2009

1. Sabra Prentice was b. Feb. 2, 1787 at an unknown location, but perhaps in, or near, Hartford, CT, where she married.

She m. Ezra Lowell about 1806-1810 in Hartford, CT. Ezra was b. Apr 1784, Hartford, CT..We found a reference to Sabra and Exra at NYCHAUTA-L@rootsweb.com, the Chautauqua Co. NY Bios Forum. The item reads, in part, as follows:

    "EZRA LOWELL, b. in Hartford, Conn. April, 1784, d. in Milford, now Lamberton, (Pomfret, Chautauqua Co NY) June 29, 1857, age 72 years. He m. in Hartford, Conn., Sabra Prentice, b. Feb. 2, 1787. He spent his early life in Hartford, Conn.; lost his hearing by disease when 12 years of age and never heard a sound thereafter, but retained his voice and would understand by the motion of the lips.

    "He had a remarbable memory. In 1817, he settled in Lamberton, NY. He was a blacksmith. Both were buried at Lamberton, N. Y.; (*there is a stone for E.L) at the West Main, Pomfret cemetery, no dates; No data for Sabra.

Children of Sabra and Ezra, born or raised in Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY:

  1. William E. Lowell, , b. in Mendon, Monroe Co., NY, 3 Oct. 1811, d. at Lake City, Minn. Sept. 5, 1881. She m. in Lamberton (Pomfret) July 24, 1836, Clarinda Roff, b. Oct. 2, 1812. Resided. in Wadena, MN. Children per Ancestry.com :
    1. Jane M. Lowell 1838 – 1844
    2. William Henry Harrison, Lt. Lowell 1840 –

  2. James M. Lowell , b. in Mendon, N. Y. Feb. 14, 1816, d. at Lamberton Sept. 21, 1880, buried at Lamberton; m. in Perrysburg,(Cattaraugus Co) NY. June 4, 1846, Saloma Wood of Versailles, (Catt. Co) NY., b. in Oneida o., NY. March 30, 1823, d. March 27, 1896. He was a blacksmith and res. at Lamberton ( Pomfret) NY. Children per Ancestry.com :
    1. Alice S Lowell 1847 – 1848
    2. Frank M Lowell 1850 – 1898
    3. Wayne C Lowell 1852 – 1910
    4. Clark N Lowell 1856 –

  3. Orson B. Lowell, b. in Mendon, NY. March 17, 1818, d. Jan. 18, 1868, on a government hospital boat, "Die Vernon," on the Miss. river on his way to hospital at St. Louis, Mo., d. as the boat landed at Memphis, Tenn., and was buried at the Soldiers Cemetery at Cairo; m. in Lamberton, NY. Jan. 21, 1846, Lucy Esterbrook Taylor, b. in Montague Township, Franklin Co., Mass. May 30, 1820. about the year 1855 or 6, he removed to Iowa. He served in the 31st Regt., Iowa Vols., Co. "G." He was a blacksmith, and res. at Lamberton, N.Y. The widow m. again, David Becker of Mt. Carroll, Ill., and resided. at Cedarville, IL. Children per Ancestry.com :
    1. Lucy Esterbrook Taylor 1820 –
    2. Milton Horace Lowell 1848 –
    3. Ella Maria Lowell 1849 –
    4. Alice A Lowell 1851 –
    5. Lura Sophia Lowell 1854 –

  4. Delia M. Lowell, , b. in Milford, now Lamberton,(Now Pomfret) NY. Aug., 1820, d. at Lamberton; m. at Lamberton Oct. 13, 1851, Henry Bradley of Lamberton, d. Both were buried at Lamberton, N. Y. He was a farmer. (not listed in West Main Cemetery. Daughter per Ancestry.com :
    1. Alson Bradley, b. May 1852.

  5. Edwin P Lowell., b. in Milford, now Lamberton, N. Y. Sept. 20, 1827. . . . . . . . . . . . . . [5]

  6. Lochlin Lowell, b. 1841, Milford, now Lamberton, NY. He m. Ida. Son per Ancestry.com :
    1. Lochlin R. Lowell, b. c. 1899, OH.

5. Edwin P Lowell, b. in Milford, now Lamberton, N. Y. Sept. 20, 1827. He served in the Civil War in the 1st Wisconsin Regt., H. A., Co. "B." He was a machinist and engineer, and resided. at Battle Creek, MI.

He m. Harriet Scott 26 Mar 1855, Cuba, NY. She was b. in Cuba 31 May 1832, dau. of Joel and Bethany (Hackett) Scott. An Ancestor Chart for her can be found at Ancestry.com Children per Ancestry.com :

  1. Cora S. Lowell 1857 –
  2. Minnie M Lowell 1859 –
  3. Fred L. Lowell 1865 - 1868
  4. Julia Lowell 1871 –
  5. Richard G Lowell 1877 –

If you have any information about the folks mentioned in this article, please contact us at dewald@prenticenet.com and please include the title and date of this article.

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