- LOWELL, Anna Cabot (Jackson), educator, was born in Boston, Mass., Sept. 29, 1811; daughter of Patrick Tracy and Lydia (Cabot) Jackson, and granddaughter of the Hon. Jonathan (q.v.) and Hannah (Tracy) Jackson. She was married, April 18, 1832, to Charles Russell Lowell, son of the Rev. Charles (q.v.) and Harriet Bracket (Spence) Lowell, who graduated at Harvard, 1826, and died in 1870. She was the mother of two daughters and two sons. The latter, Charles Russell and James, were both killed in the civil war. She established and carried on in Boston a large girls' school, 1840-53.
She is the author of: The Theory of Teaching (1841): Edward's First Lessons in Grammar (1843): Edward's First Lessons in Geometry (1844); Olympic Games (1845): Outlines of Astronomy, or the World as it Appears (1850); introduction to Madame Pulksy's "Black, Red and White" (1852); Thoughts on the Education of Girls (1853); Seed-Grain for Thought and Discussion (1856);Posies for Children (1870). She died in Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 7, 1874.