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David Stowell (bef. 1660 - 1724)

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David Stowell
Born before in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 4 Dec 1685 (to 9 Sep 1690) [location unknown]
Husband of — married 7 Apr 1692 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Newton, Middlesex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified 10 Aug 2019 | Created 10 Mar 2011
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David Stowell was born in Hingham, Massachusetts, sometime before April 8,1660 (his christening date). [1]

David was a weaver. He was in Woburn, Massachusetts, in 1686, and in Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1708. Later, he lived in Newton, Massachusetts, where he came to be known as "Old Stowell." The only office he is known to have held was that of Surveyor of Highways, March 5, 1715. [1]

He married first, on December 4, 1685, Mary Champney, daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Hubbard) Champney of Billerica, Massachusetts. They had two children: Samuel and Ruth. [1]

His first wife died at Watertown on September 9, 1690, at the age of 28. [1]

He married second, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on April 7, 1692, Mary Stedman, daughter of Nathaniel and Temperance Stedman. They had eight children: David, Mary, Jonathan, John, Nathaniel, Josiah, Benjamin and Elizabeth. [1]

David Stowell died in Newton, Massachusetts, on September 9, 1724, at the age of 64. His second wife died less than three weeks later. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Stowell, William Henry Harrison. Genealogy of the Stowell Family - A Record of the Descendants of Samuel Stowell of Hingham Mass. Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Company, Publishers, 1922. 4. David Stowell - Pages 32-33.

See also:

  • History of the Town of Hingham {1893}
  • Vital Records of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., Mass, Thomas W Baldwin
  • Genealogical Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New England, James Savage, 1860- 1862
  • New England Marriages Prior to 1700; Clarence Almon Torrey {1985}
  • New England Historic and Genealogical Society Register
  • Colonial Families of the United States of America, George Norbury Mackenzie, Ed {1907}
  • Early Massachusetts Marriages


  • This person was created through the import of crt.ged on 10 March 2011.

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