STOWELL ANNEX

 

Sarah Cleopatra (Stowell) Gilbert Pedigree

(Start at generation 2, below.)

 

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Special thanks to the following people for their extraordinary research, documentation, and/or willingness to share family history, which significantly contributed to making available the information in this annex:

 

1. Dorothy Dottie Ruth Gilbert; paragraph 4.C.13.d.(7.(b. of the Alexander Patterson Biles page.

 

2. Several Ancestry.com accounts.

 

 

Origin of the surname “Stowell:”

 

Ancestral home: Cothelstone in Summerset, England.

 

Generation

 

10 

 

9   Samuel Stowell 

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born in England.  Died 9 November 1683 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Mary Farrow

 

Born 22 September 1633 at Hingham, Norfolk County, England, daughter of John and Frances (?) Farrow.  Died 24 October 1708 at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Joshua Beal.  Married (2nd) Samuel Stowell on 25 October 1649 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Mary Stowell: Born 15 August 1653.  Died 22 October 1714.  Married John Garnet (b. 1652 at Hingham, MA, d. there 16 Dec 1700), son of John and Mary (?) Garnet (b. 1633), on 25 February 1683 at Hingham, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(1. John Garnet, Jr.: Born 4 January 1684.  Died 20 April 1742.  Married, as her 1st husband, Rebecca Ripley and had the following children:

 

(a. Alice Garnet.

 

(b. Amos Garnet.

 

(c. Grace Garnet.

 

(d. John Garnet, III.

 

(e. Mary Garnet.

 

(f. Mercy Garnet.

 

(g. Rachel Garnet.

 

(h. Rebecca Garnet.

 

(i. Susanna Garnet.

 

Rebecca (Ripley) Stowell married (2nd) Samuel Whiton on 11 November 1747.

 

(2. Mary Garnet: Born 3 August 1686 at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Died there 4 December 1715.

 

(3. Ruth Garnet: Born 12 February 1689.  Married Amos Berry (b. 1695 at Weymouth, MA, d. 18 Sep 1737, age 42) on 31 May 1722 at Hingham, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Amos Berry, Jr.

 

(b. Hannah Berry.

 

(c. Jane Berry.

 

(d. Rebecca Berry.

 

(e. Sarah Berry.

 

(f. Thomas Berry.

 

(4. Elizabeth Garnet: Born 24 October 1691 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

(5. Hannah Garnet: Born 12 May 1694 at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Married Daniel Carvl/Carrel on 16 December 1731 at Hingham and had the following children:

 

(a. Elizabeth Carvl/Carrel.

 

(b. Joseph Carvl/Carrel.

 

(6. Remember Garnet: Born 25 September 1697 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

b. John Stowell: Born 15 March 1658.

 

c. David Stowell: See generation 8, below.

 

d. Remember Stowell: Born 22 April 1662 at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Died there 5 November 1694.  Married Thomas Remington on 16 March 1687 at Hingham and had the following children:

 

(1. Joshua Remington: Born at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Died there 1 July 1733.  Married Elizabeth (?) and had the following children, all born at Hingham:

 

(a. Elisha Remington.

 

(b. Elizabeth Remington.

 

(c. John Remington.

 

(d. Joshua Remington, Jr.

 

(e. Mary Remington.

 

(f. Olive Remington.

 

(g. Sarah Remington.

 

(h. Thomas Remington.

 

(2. Jael Remington: (female) Born 22 April 1688 at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Married Thomas Beal (b. 15 Mar 1671), son of John and Mary (Gill) Beal, on 13 June 1710 at Hingham and had the following children, all born at Hingham, Massachusetts:

 

(a. Hannah Beal.

 

(b. Israel Beal.

 

(c. Jael Beal.

 

(d. Leah Beal.

 

(e. Mary Beal.

 

(f. Mercy Beal.

 

(g. Silence Beal.

 

(h. Thomas Beal, Jr.

 

(3. Mary Remington: Born 9 May 1691 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

(4. Abigail Remington: Born 27 February 1693 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

e. Infant: Born 5 September 1664 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

f. William Stowell: Born 23 January 1666 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

g. Israel Stowell #1: Born 27 April 1668 at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Died 15 November 1669.

 

h. Israel Stowell #2: Born 10 August 1670 at Hingham, Massachusetts.

 

i. Elizabeth Stowell: Born 7 June 1673 at Hingham, Massachusetts.  Died 25 September 1746.  Married George Lane, son of Josiah Lane, on 14 December 1699 at Hingham.

 

8   David Stowell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1660.  Died 1724.

 

2. Wife #1: Mary Champney

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 12 May 1662 at Billerica, Massachusetts, daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Hubbard) Champney.  Died 9 September 1690 at Watertown, Massachusetts.  Married David Stowell on 4 December 1685.

 

b. Child:

 

(1. Ruth Stowell: Married John Osborn (b. 11 Jun 1762 at Boston, MA) and had the following children:

 

(a. Frances Osborn #1.

 

(b. John Osborn, Jr.: Married Anna Dean Dene on 6 July 1738 at Boston, Massachusetts.

 

(c. Frances Osborn #2: Born 28 May 1723.  Married William Dockum.

 

(d. Sarah Osborn: Born 5 October 1724.  Married Ephraim Morton (b. 1722).

 

3. Wife #2 : Mary Stedman

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born  (?), daughter of Nathaniel and Temperance (?) Stedman.  Died 27 September 1724.  Married David Stowell on 7 April 1692 at Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Benjamin Stowell: Baptized 20 November 1709 at Watertown, Massachusetts.  Died 29 November 1729 at Newton, Massachusetts.

 

(2. David Stowell, Jr.: Baptized 20 November 1709 at Watertown, Massachusetts.

 

(3. John Stowell: Baptized 20 November 1709 at Watertown, Massachusetts.

 

(4. Jonathan Stowell: Baptized 20 November 1709 at Watertown, Massachusetts.

 

(5. Josiah Stowell: Baptized 20 November 1709 at Watertown, Massachusetts.

 

(6. Mary Stowell: Baptized 20 November 1709 at Watertown, Massachusetts.

 

(7. Nathaniel Stowell: See generation 7, below.

 

(8. Elizabeth Stowell: Born 15 July 1711 at Watertown, Massachusetts.  Baptized there the same day.

 

7   Nathaniel Stowell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1703 at Newton, Massachusetts.  Baptized 20 November 1709 at Watertown, Massachusetts.  Died 11 March 1757, age 54, at Pomfrett.  Was employed as a farmer.

 

2. Wife: Margaret Trowbridge

 

Born 29 October 1709 at Newton, Massachusetts, daughter of James and Hannah (Bacon) Trowbridge.  Died 3 November 1794 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.  Married Nathaniel Stowell on 22 October 1731 at Newton, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Ephraim Stowell: Born 2 October 1732 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.

 

b. Nathaniel Stowell, Jr.: See generation 6, below.

 

c. Daniel Stowell: Born 2 August 1737 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.

 

d. Elisha Stowell: Born 9 February 1740 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.

 

e. Seth Stowell: Born 9 September 1742 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.

 

f. Oliver Stowell: Born 7 December 1744 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.

 

g. Hannah Stowell: Born 18 April 1747.  Died December 1832, age 85.

 

h. Lemuel Stowell: Born 4 March 1750 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.

 

6   Nathaniel Stowell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 7 December 1734 at Pomfret, Connecticut.  Died 23 March 1814 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife Lois Bugbee

 

Born 2 August 1739 at Woodstock, Connecticut, daughter of Jesse and Experience (Peake) Bugbee.  Died 6 August 1824 at Partridgefield, Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Nathaniel Stowell on 21 May 1762 at Pomfret, Connecticut.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Alathea Stowell: Born 12 December 1762/63 at Pomfret, Connecticut.  Died 14 September 1815 at Partridgefield, Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Reverend John Leland (b. 1783, d. 1815), Pastor of the Peru Congregational Church, on 10 January 1807.

 

b. Lois/Lowis Stowell: Born 23 January 1764.

 

c. Mollie/Molly Stowell: Born 28 November 1765 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.  Died 18 December 1826 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married, as his 1st wife, David Ide (b. 1764, d. 28 Jul 1830 at Peru) on 22 October 1792 at Peru and had the following children:

 

(1. Oliver Ide: Born 26 August 1793 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Clarissa Fuller on 23 January 1818.

 

(2. Harvey Ide: Born 1 October 1795.

 

(3. Polly Ide: Born 1 January 1797 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 16 November 1797.

 

(4. Asa Ide: Born 19 April 1798.

 

(5. Cynthia Ide: Born 3 April 1800.  Married Hiram Shepard.

 

(6. Lucy Ide: Born 15 September 1801.  Married Daniel Cone, Jr., son of Daniel and Olive (?) Cone, on 22 May 1827 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

(a. Milo Hoyt Cone: Born 25 February 1829 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Lucy Asenath Cone: Born 16 February 1832 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(7. Cyrus Ide: Born 15 December 1803 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died May 1883, age 79, at Middlefield, Massachusetts.

 

David Ide married (2nd) Mollie’s younger sister, Lois/Lowis Bugbee (Stowell) Matthews, paragraph f., below.

 

d. Cyrus Alexander Stowell: Born 3 October 1767 at Pomfrett, Connecticut.  Died 13 February 1859 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Eunice Little and had the following children:

 

(1. Cynthia Stowell: Born 15 May 1791 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Elisha Rockwell on 25 October 1814 at Peru and had the following children:

 

(a. Elisha L. Rockwell: Born 15 December 1815 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Cyrus S. Rockwell: Born 27 November 1816 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Mary Pierce on 9 November 1841.

 

(c. Eunice L. Rockwell: Born 1 March 1818 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 10 March 1826.

 

(d. Pitt Wellington Rockwell: Born 13 May 1820 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(e. Olive C. Rockwell: Born 18 November 1822 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(f. Dwight Rockwell #1: Born 1 January 1825 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 30 October 1826.

 

(g. Dwight Rockwell #2: Born 13 May 1827 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(h. Jarvis Rockwell: Born 18 March 1829 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Hiram Stowell: Born January 1801 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 April 1802.

 

Cyrus Alexander Stowell married (2nd) Asenath Thomson/Thompson and had the following children:

 

(3. Cyrus Alexander Stowell, Jr.: Born 7 November 1808 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Juliaette Hannum on 2 January 1833.

 

(4. Eunice Stowell: Born 20 November 1811 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(5. Nathaniel Eaton Stowell: Born 1 May 1812 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 18 March 1831.

 

(6. Luther Thompson Stowell: Born 20 October 1815 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(7. Milo Stowell: Born 27 March 1819 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Emily Herrick (b. 1817, d. 20 Aug 1863 at Peru) and had the following children:

 

(a. Emily Matilda Stowell: Born 12 December 1840 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(b. Mary Jerusha Stowell: Born 2 January 1847 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

e. Experience/Eunice Stowell: Born 1769 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 27 December 1836.  Married Malachi Loveland, Jr. (b. 1761 at Hebron, CT, d. 6 Dec 1823 at Chester, MA), son of Malachi and Priscilla (Norkott) Loveland, on 15 October 1789 at Peru and had the following children:

 

(1. Mary Loveland: Baptized 11 September 1808 at Worthington, Massachusetts.  Died 1846 at Rushford, New York.  Married Sanford Leonard (b. Worthington, MA), son of (?) and Bernice (?) Leonard on 1 January 1824 at Chester, Massachusetts.

 

(2. Malachi Loveland, III: Born 1799 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Baptized there 11 September 1808.  Died 1843 at Avon, Livingston County, New York.  Married Mary Stone in 1824 at Read’s Corners, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. Harvey Stowell Loveland.

 

(b. Lafayette Loveland.

 

(c. Mary E. Loveland.

 

(3. Allen Loveland: Born 1801.  Baptized 11 September 1808.  Died 1842.

 

(4. Eunice Loveland: Born 17 December 1805.  Baptized 11 September 1809.  Married John Boyd on 27 September 1827 at Worthington, Massachusetts.

 

(5. Asel S. Loveland: Born 6 May 1811.  Married Mary Jane Conover in 1836 and had the following children:

 

(a. Julia A. Loveland.

 

(b. Vincent C. Loveland.

 

f. Lois/Lowis Bugbee Stowell: Born 28 June 1771 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 7 July 1845.  Married (1st) Thomas Matthews (b. 6 Mar 1768 at Yarmouth, MA, d. 13 Oct 1824 at Hinsdale, MA), son of James and Sarah (Howes) Matthews, on 27 May 1807 at Peru and had the following children:

 

(1. Azel Dennis Matthews: Born 1809 at Hinsdale, Massachusetts.

 

(2. James Matthews: Born 1811.  Died 12 October 1835 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(3. Electa Matthews: Born 1813.  Died 30 August 1822 at Hinsdale, Massachusetts.

 

Lois Bugbee (Stowell) Matthews married (2nd) David Ide (b. 1764, d. 1830), widowed husband of her older sister, Mollie, paragraph c., above.

 

g. Clara Stowell: Born 1773 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Alexander Donaldson and had the following son:

 

(1. John Donaldson: Born 24 June 1805 at Nelson, New York.  Married Fanny Maria Brush (b. 3 Jan 1807 at Spencertown, N.Y.), daughter of George Phillips and Polly (Keeler) Brush.

 

h. Harvey/Hervey Stowell: See generation 5, below.

 

i. Daniel Stowell: Born 1777.  Married Lovisa/Louisa Leland on 18 February 1804 and had the following children, all born in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts:

 

(1. Daniel Emmary Stowell: Born 16 April 1805.

 

(2. Anna Stowell #1: Born 17 November 1807.

 

(3. Marriett Stowell: Born 14 July 1811.

 

(4. Hamilton Stowell: Born 27 April 1813.

 

(5. Charles Stowell: Born 15 April 1815.

 

(6. Sophrinia M. Stowell: Born 12 December 1817.

 

(7. Calcott A. Stowell: Born 27 April 1820.

 

(8. Anna Stowell #2: Born 15 March 1823.  Died 11 July 1823.

 

(9. Howard Stowell: Born 21 June 1825.

 

j. Cecelia “Celia” Stowell: Born 1779.  Died 27 November 1857 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Israel Frink, Jr. (b. 6 Jun 1780 at Peru, d. there 7 Dec 1814), son of Israel and Esther (?) Frink, on 14 November 1803 (age 24)

 

k. Azel Stowell: Born 12 Jun 1782 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 1865.  Married Abagail Maxwell.

 

5   Harvey/Hervey Stowell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1775 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 29 April 1857, age 82, at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife #1: Margaret Converse

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1779, daughter of James and Esther (Geer) Converse.  Died 1824.  Married Harvey Stowell on 12 October 1797.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Austin Stowell: Born 17 February 1799 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 April 1825 (drowned) at Albany, New York (also seen: 24 Apr 1824 at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA).

 

(2. James Converse Stowell: Born 8 June 1801 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 24 October 1886.  Married (1st) Almira Rogers on 13 December 1821 at Peru and had the following son:

 

(a. Converse/Joseph Converse Stowell: Born 6 April 1824 at Peru.  Married Jane C. Sweeter on 28 November 1844 and had the following children:

 

(1) Ernest Stowell.

 

(2) Ella Stowell. (perhaps the same as (3), below.

 

(3) Almira Stowell: Born 21 September 1845 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 27 February 1846.

 

James Converse Stowell married (2nd) (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(b. Cynthia Stowell: Married Henry Noyes and had the following children:

 

(1) Alden Noyes: Married Lillian Smith.

 

(2) Hattie Noyes.

 

(3) Jamie Noyes.

 

James Converse Stowell married (3rd) Harriet Bacon (b. 1800, d. 20 Mar 1892 in Peru Twp) on 10 February 1842 in Peru Township and had the following children:

 

(c. Edward “Eddie” Stowell: Died 15 March 1865.

 

(d. William Wetmore Stowell: Born 9 May 1843 in Peru Township, Massachusetts.  Died 1 July 1863 from complications of measles while serving in the Civil War at Baton Rouge, Louisiana; interred May 1864 in Peru Township.

 

(3. Hiram/Hyrum Stowell: Born 11 December 1802 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 15 July 1826 at Peru.

 

(4. Caroline Stowell: Born 11 September 1804 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 5 August 1838 at Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married, as his 1st wife, Elijah A. Wentworth on 7 October 1824.  Elijah subsequently married (2nd) Caroline’s younger sister, Cynthia, paragraph (7., below.

 

(5. Franklin Stowell: See generation 4, below.

 

(6. Alethea/Althea “Allie” B. Stowell: Born 26 December 1808 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 9 January 1844 at Barre, Orleans County, New York.  Married, as his 1st wife, John Wentworth and had the following children:

 

(a. Milo Wentworth: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Child: Twin.

 

(2) William Wentworth: Twin.  Married (?) Noble.

 

(b. Emily Wentworth:

 

(c. Merrick Wentworth: Married Sarah (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Charles Wentworth.

 

(2)

 

(3) 

 

(7. Cynthia Stowell: Born 23 February 1811 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 4 January 1893 at Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married, as his 2nd wife, Elijah A. Wentworth, who had married (1st) Cynthia’s deceased older sister, Caroline, paragraph (4., above.  (Also seen: Married, as his 2nd wife, John Wentworth, who had married (1st) Cynthia’s deceased older sister, Alethea.)  Cynthia and her husband had the following son:

 

(a. Edward Wentworth.

 

(8. Esther Amanda Stowell: Born 16 November 1812 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 8 November 1837 at Worthington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(9. John Marshall Stowell: Born 16 September 1814 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 10 July 1894.  Married (1st) Olive Melissa Ferguson “Melissa” (b. 1833, d. 17 Nov 1886 at Peru, Twp) on 7 April 1841 and had the following children:

 

(a. Julia Stowell: Married John Loveland, her deceased sister’s husband.

 

(b. Rossetta Stowell: Married John Loveland and had the following children:

 

(1) Harvey Loveland.

 

(2) John Loveland: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a) Marshall Loveland.

 

(b) John Loveland, Jr.

 

John Marshall Stowell married (2nd) Sarah Elizabeth Smith “Elizabeth” (b. 1833, d. 1886) and had the following daughter:

 

(c. Mary Elizabetha Stowell: Born April 1871/70.  Died 25 February 1891 in Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

(10. Harvey Eugene Stowell: Born 24 July 1816 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 12 July 1895 at Leavenworth, Kansas.  Married Betsey (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Sarah Stowell: Married (?) Kegg and had the following children:

 

(1) Otto Kegg.

 

(2) Karl Kegg.

 

(b. Ella Stowell: Married James Otis and had the following children:

 

(1) Ella Otis.

 

(2) James Otis.

 

(c.

 

(d.

 

(e.

 

(f.

 

(11. Susanna/Susan Arminta Stowell: Twin. Born 26 March 1819 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 20 October 1843.

 

(12. Susannah Armista Stowell (also see: Asieneth): Born 26 March 1819 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 10 July 1894.  Married Henry Street and had the following children:

 

(a. George Street.

 

(b. Harvey Strett.

 

(13. Margaret Parthinia Stowell: Born 5 March 1821 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 11 January 1854 at Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married (?) Ferguson and had the following children:

 

(a. Elizabeth Ferguson: Married Orin Livermore and had the following children:

 

(1) Ernest Livermore.

 

(2)

 

(3)

 

(4) Minnie Livermore: Adopted.

 

(5) Alva Livermore: Adopted.

 

(b. Charles L. Ferguson: Married (1st) Florence Knight.  Married (2nd) (?).

 

(c. Merrick Ferguson: Married Sarah (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Charles Ferguson.

 

(2)

 

(3) 

 

3. Wife #2: Jerusha Herrick/Parsons

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1787.  Died 5 November 1883 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Married Harvey Stowell on 17 March 1825.

 

b. Child:

 

(1. Lucelia Stowell: Born 24 March 1831 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 January 1844.

 

4   Franklin Stowell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 20 January 1807 at Partridgefield, Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 20 March 1889.

 

2. Wife #1: Lydia Graves

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1805/04, daughter of Deacon Amasa, Jr. and Sally (Bird) Graves.  Died 28 March 1835 at Partridgefield, Peru Township.  Married Franklin Stowell on 16 August/9 September 1830 at Middlefield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Almon/Almond Franklin Stowell: Born 13 August 1831 in Peru Township.  Married (1st) Hanna Patch (b. 1825) and had the following children:

 

(a. Evelyn Stowell: Born 1858.  Died young.

 

(b. Clinton Stowell: Born 1865.  Died young.

 

(c. Clyde W. Stowell: Born 1863.  Married Edith Williams (b. 1868) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Mable Stowell: Born 1888.

 

Almon Franklin Stowell married (2nd) Phoebe Thayer.

 

(2. Austin Stowell: See generation 3, below.

 

(3. Lydia Jane Stowell: Born 9 November 1834.  Married (1st) Royal Dwight Geer (b. 1826) and had the following children:

 

(a. Emma Jane Geer: Married George Ledbetter and had the following children:

 

(1) Ellsworth Ledbetter.

 

(2)

 

(3)

 

(b. Willis Dwight Geer:

 

(c. Vera Vanilla Geer: Born 1861.  Married Arthur Judd (b. 1857) in 1879 and had the following children:

 

(1) Ernest Judd.

 

(2)

 

(d. Frank Royal Geer: Born 1868.  Died 1868, age 3 months.

 

(e. Lillian Maria Geer: Born 1874.  Died 1875.

 

3. Wife #2: Sarah Bowen

 

Born 1809/08.  Died 13 November 1878 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

3   Austin Stowell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 4 December 1832 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 23 April 1895 at Peru.  Resided for a period of time at Adams, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1947 resided at 565 Lincoln Road, New Britain, Connecticut.

 

1880 US Census: Resided at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Hyla Cleopatra Watkins

 

Born 14 March 1835 at Peru Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, daughter of Zenus and Cleopatra (Frissell) Watkins.  Died 15 October 1908 at Peru.  Broke her hip 10 April 1898.  Married Austin Stowell in 1855.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Henry Austin Stowell: Born 1856.  Married (1st) Alice Bingham in 1878 and had the following childreon:

 

(1. Henry Edward Stowell: Died early 1880.

 

(2. Helen Bingham Stowell: Born 1883.  Married (1st) Everett Woodbury.

 

(3. Paul Ashley Stowell: Born 1892.  Died 1893.

 

(4. Mary Elizabeth Stowell: Born 1895.

 

b. Sidney Sherwood Stowell, DDM: Born 1858.  Married Mary Adaline Porter (b. 1864) in 1885.  Also suspected marriage to Florence (?).

 

c. Sarah Cleopatra Stowell: See generation 2, below.

 

d. Hyla Ada StowellAda:” M.D.  Born 1862.  Died in 1926 from complications of “creeping paralysis,” later known as Parkinson’s Disease.  Dorothy Ruth Gilbert characterized her Great Aunt Ada as “a saint.”  Married Reverend Philip “Phil” M. Watters in 1885 and had the following children:

 

(1. Florence Ada Watters: Born 1888.

 

(2. Philip Sidney Watters: Born 1890.

 

(3. Hyla Stowell Watters, MD: Born 1893.  Never married.  Missionary physician/surgeon at Wuhu, China for several years.  Also a missionary in Liberia, Africa, where she was known as “Hyla Doc.”  Inspired her cousin, Dorothy Ruth Gilbert to be a missionary.  In 1975 Hyla resided at Box 846, Tupperlake, New York 12986.

 

(2. Daughter: Married Clyde B. Stuntz and was a missionary in India. 

 

e. Authur Kirk Stowell: Born 1864/3.  Married Martha “Aggie” Sanford Howard.

 

f. Ashley Livingstone Stowell, MD: Born 1866 at Peru, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died there 13 October 1891.  Employed at St. John’s Hospital, Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

 

g. Byron Franklin/Franklyn Stowell: Born 1873.  Resided at 239 Main Street, Wilbraham, Massachusetts.  In 1942 resided at 79 Dawes Street, Springfield, Massachusetts.  In 1945 resided at 11 Sidney Place, Springfield.  Married Mary L. Leverett and had the following children:

 

(1. Austin Leverett Stowell: Employed by Stanley Tool Corporation as Chief of Product Development; designed tools.  Was also Chairman of the Missions & Benevolence Committee of his Congregational Church.  Married Doris Hillary Hetley, who wrote to her cousins, Charles and Ruth (Diament) Gilbert.

 

(2. Ruth Hyla Stowell.

 

h. Desire Adolph Stowell: (adopted) Married (1st) Edith Bradshaw in 1889 and had the following children:

 

(1. Ashley Bradshaw Stowell.

 

(2. Stanley Lawrence Stowell.

 

Desire Adolph Stowell married (2nd) Eva Parsons.

 

2   Sarah Cleopatra Stowell:

 

Born 1860.  Died 10 January 1921.  Married Samuel Eugene Gilbert Gene,” generation 2 of the Gilbert Annex on 23 October 1884.

 

 

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