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David Stowell was born in Hingham, Massachusetts, sometime before April 8,1660 (his christening date).
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.
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.
His first wife died at Watertown on September 9, 1690, at the age of 28.
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.
David Stowell died in Newton, Massachusetts, on September 9, 1724, at the age of 64. His second wife died less than three weeks later.
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However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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