Zulia Pacolet Vassey Lowry — what a wonderful name! — the woman in the center of this photograph (below), was the daughter of William Vassey and Nancy A. Logan (Vassey). Zulia Pacolet Vassey married John Green Lowry. Nancy A. Logan’s father was Elijah B. Logan, son of William Logan and Jane Margaret Black Logan. William Logan was one of the four Logan brothers at the Battle of Kings Mountain in October 1780.
Elijah B. Logan was born in York County, South Carolina. He married Patsy ______. Nancy “Nannie” A. Logan was born in Spartanburg District, South Carolina. She married William Vassey. Zulia Pacolet Vassey was born in Spartanburg County, SC. The family lived for a time in Union County, then Cherokee County, SC.
This four-generations family photograph consists of, from left to right:
- Marvin Lowry, born in 1914
- Vera Dianne Lowry Fowler (living)
- Zulia Pacolet Vassey Lowry, born in 1865
- Howard Eugene Lowry (living)
- Malcolm Eugene Lowry, born in 1884
Our thanks to Dianne Lowry Fowler for sharing the photo.