Jasper P. and Cora E. (Jordan) Lowers, 6 North 52 West

Jasper P. 'Jap' Lowers 1863 - 1866 in Iowa and died about 12 Oct 1933. He married Cora E Jordan before 1895, daughter of Josiah Jordan and Mary 'Catherine' Shriner.

In 1880 Clay County, Iowa, Josia "Jordon" is 46, Mary C. 44, Ann 19, William H,. 16,, Frank 14, Angeline 11, Cora 9, Mary 6, Minnie 3, and Addie ten months.

In 1860 Fayette County, Iowa, Philip Lowers is 32, farming, Kessiah 28, Martha J. 13, Wm. 12, Jacob 6, Becca S. 4, and Catherine 1.

In 1880 Fayette County, Iowa, Jasper is 19, with Philip Lowers 53 a merchant, and Keziah 50, both born in Pennsylvania. Catherine M. is 20, Jsasper 17, Levi L. 17, and Ella M. 12, all four born in Iowa.
"Kazia Laners" is widowed in 1885 Fayette County, 57, with Leni L. 21 and Ella M. 16.

Jasper, 33, married Cora Jordan on August 22, 1893 in Fayette County, Iowa, the son of Phillip Lowers and Keziah Patterson.
Cora was 23, born in Frebun County, Minnesota to Josiah Jordan and Mary Schmer (Schriner).

They had Irene Kathryn on December 9, 1899 in Wadena, Fayette County, who died May 27, 1995 at Irene Golgart.

In 1900 Fayette County, Jas. born Dec 1863 in Iowa, married seven years to Cora Feb 1872 Minnesota, with Amos July 1894 and Cathy Sept 1899, both born in IOwa.

In 1910 Illyria, Fayette County, Iowa, Jasper is 43, born in Iowa, parents in Pennsylvania. Cora is 39, born in Minnesota. They've been married 16 years, (second marriage for both), with Amos J. 14 Katherine 10, and Leslie L 7, all three born in Iowa
December 1910
Jasper was appointed postmaster at Kelly, Logan County, Colorado on May 26, 1913, serving until February 6, 1915.

Jasper claimed a quarter in sections 1 and 12, 6N 52W in 1917.

Jasper P. Lowers and Lars Erickson had a court case in Logan County in 1919.

In 1920 Logan County, Jasper is a car salesman, 52, with Cora 49, Amos 26 a farm laborer, and Leslie 16.

In 1930 Gridley, Butte County, California, Jasper is 68, born in Iowa, a clerk i a soda fountain, with Cora E. 59. Leslie N. 26 is a truck driver.

Interview with Ilo 'Lavon' Corbin and Joan Marlene Hamilton, her daughter
"Jim and Sadie went to Colorado, and took up a homestead, near Fleming, Logan County, Colorado in the early 1900's. James Corbin is the brother of Jesse Brite Corbin. He followed Jesse to Kelly, Colorado, where  Jesse's property was located."
Fact: Minnie and Cora Jordan married Corbin brothers. Jesse Brite Corbin and James Knox Polk Corbin..

Jasper P. Lowers 1860-1931 is buried in the Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, Gridley California, # 140755545, on the same store as Cora E. Lowers 1870-1950 # 158609541.

Cora Lowers married James Corbin in Logan County on March 16, 1935.
One descendant wrote " She didn't stay with him very long. She didn't like the way he treated her compared to her first husband Jap Lowers. "
In 1940, Cora Corbin is in Sterling, living on North Second Street, 69, with a questionable marital status.


Amos registered for WWWI in Sterling, born July 31, 1895 at Moline Iowa, farming with his father, single.

He's with his sister Irene Golgart in 1920 Logan County, 24 born in Iowa. August H. Golgart is 27, born in Nebraska, Irene 20 Iowa, and Lorene a 2, COlorado.

On August 16, 1927 married Anna E. Snedeker in Golden.

In 1930 Logan County he's a farm laborer, married to Anna 37, both born in Iowa. Dagmar 4 was born in Colorado. Anna's daughters Mary Snedeker 12 and Thelma 11 were born in Colorado, and her son Emmett Slack 18 in Nebraska.
Amos J. Lowers and Anne E. divorced in Logan County on July 16, 1937.

In 1940 Sterling, on South Second Street, Anne is married but no spouse, 48, with Emmet Slack 28 salesman in a furniture store.
Dagmar Lowers is 14, Jean Lowers 9, and granddaughter Luanne Shaughnessey 3, grandaughter, born in Colorado.

Amos Jasper Lowers registered for WWII in Sterling, born July 31, 1896 at Wadena Iowa, relative Cora E. Lowers of the same address.

Amos 1896-1957 is buried in Sterling # 54740873, and so is Anne Emile (Cochran) Lowees 1887-1988 3 54784748.

Dagmar 1925-1975 is buried in Greeley

Thelma Snedeker married M. J. Gaede on December 21, 1939 in Arapahoe County, Colorado.

Emmett Francis Slack registered for WWII in Sterling, born at Alliance, Nebraska April 20, 1911, working for Skelly Oil Company, mother Ann Lowers next of kin.

Army records have him enlisting in 1943, released 1946, dying May 23, 1996.


In 1936 Leslie is in rural Marysville, California, with Mrs. Mertle Lowers at the same address.

In 1940 Leslie is back in Logan County, 39, born in Iowa, married to Etta 31 born in Louisiana. Leslie ws in Portula, california in 1935, and Etta and her daughter R. Jean Williamson 10 born in California were in Houston Texas in 1935.

In 1946 Etta M. (widow of Leslie) is a nurse in Santa Barbara, California, living at 129 W. Ortea.

In 1970 Leslie L. Lowers is minister of the Greeley Colorado First Christian Church.

Leslie Laverne Lowers, born February 3, 1902, died December 4, 1988 in Coos County, Oregon, spouse Lola.


Irene Golgart is in 1920 Logan County, 24 born in Iowa. August H. Golgart is 27, borni n Nebraska, Irene 20 Iowa, and Lorene a 2, COlorado.
Irene K. (Lowers) Golgart is buried in Sterling # 46930704.

Funeral services for Lorena M. Harris of 2512 Hawthrone Road, Ft. Collins, will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday from the First United Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Ivan E. Rundus, D.D., officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Harris, a former Sterling resident, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1986, at Fort Collins. She was 69.
She was born April 1, 1917 in Sterling, the daughter of August and Irene Lowers Golgart, attended Kelly School and graduated from Sterling High School in 1933. Following graduation from Barnes Business College she worked for the War Department in Washington, D.C., and later was the first woman deputy sheriff of Logan County.

After her marriage to Richard Harris, the couple ranched east of Sterling for many years, retiring in 1981 and moving to Ft. Collins.

Mrs. Harris was a member of Timnath Presbyterian Church, active Quota Club member and an avid bridge player.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Harris of Ft. Collins;; two daughters, Marcia Slatter of Ft. Collins and Maxine Dennington of Sterling; her mother Irene Golgart of Sterling; three grandchildren, Gregg Dennington, Kent Densington, and Brenda Rhodes; and a great-grandson, Derek Dennington, all of Sterling.

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