child of John Cabot who was created in Italy and just who led an English journey in search of the Northwest passageway and a Spanish expedition that investigated the Los Angeles Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map around the globe (1476-1557)
- Italian explorer which led the English expedition in 1497 that found the mainland of North America and explored the coastline from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)
mutt [pej.] [dog]
His mother, Anna Cabot Jackson Lowell (1819-1874), a daughter of Patrick Tracy Jackson, married Charles Russell Lowell, a brother of James Russell Lowell; she wrote verse and books on education.