Obituary of Georgia LowtherPublication: Cedartown Standard
Place of Publication: Cedartown, Polk, Georgia
Date of Publication: 30 May 1907
Page: 3; Column 3
Title of Obituary: "A Sad and Sudden Death."
Library/Database: GALILEO (GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online)
Name of Deceased: Georgia Lowther
Title of Deceased: Miss
Residence: Cedartown, (Polk), Georgia
Date of Death: "last Thursday night" (est. 23 March 1907).
Place of Death: (not stated; concluded): Cedartown, Polk, Georgia
Date of Burial: (not stated; surviving family members accompanied her remains to Maryland
Place of Burial: Baltimore, Maryland
Brief Prayer (in lieu of funeral, locally): by Rev. H. M. Quillian, her pastor
Funeral Service: brief prayer in Cedartown, Georgia; possibly also memorialized in Maryland (date not stated).
Cause of Death: (not stated)
Duration of Illness: "several days"
Other: "...a trained nurse had been brought in from Atlanta the evening before her death."
Date of Birth: (not stated; she was young)
Place of Birth: (not stated; probably Maryland)
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Lowther (surviving)
Brother: Frank Lowther (surviving)
Place of Funeral (concluded): Maryland
Other: Body accompanied by family to Maryland
Church Affiliation (member of): Methodist Church
Graduated from: (Cedartown) public schools
Remarks/Praise: "as sweet of character as she was fair of face"; "a young lady of exceptional talent and literary taste"
Extract by: D.K. Pritchett, 28 March 2017; also published on FamilySearch.org
Full Citation: Obituary of Georgia Lowther, "A Sad and Sudden Death," |Cedartown Standard|, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, Thurs., 30 May 1907, pg. 3 (via GALILEO). http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/ngnewspapers/id:csn1907-0187 (accessed 28 March 2017).
Related: Find A Grave: Memorial no. 101731821: Georgia Lowther. Birth: October 1, 1878, per memorial; tombstone has October 1, 1879 (from photo). Death: May 24, 1907. Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Eldersburg, Carroll, Maryland, United States of America. Note that the death date on the stone is one day off from the estimated death date, which was calculated from the given day (Thurs., May 23, a week previous to the date of the obituary, Thurs., May 30, 1907). Calendar used for calculation in the above extract: U.S. Calendar for 1907, Time and Date website, timeanddate.com , https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=1907 (accessed 28 March 2017).