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preced. m. 16 Oct. 1675, Bethia, d. of Samuel Stocking of the same,
had Bethia, b. 6 or 16 Apr. 1678, d. soon; Samuel, Oct, 1681 or 2;
Bethia, again, 22 Feb. 1658; Mary, Aug. 1688, Thomas, 7 May 1691;
Hannah, 11 Feb. 1696; and Joseph, 5 Aug. 1703. He d. 19 Mar.
1730, and his wid. d. 6 Nov. 1732.

    STOWELL, JOHN, Hingham, was not s. prob. of Samuel, m. Sept.
1683, Mary Beal, to wh. admin. on his est. was giv. 28 Apr. 1691.
SAMUEL, Hingham, m. 25 Oct. 1649, Mary , d. of John Farrow of the
same, had Samuel, b. 18 July, 1655, and prob. others bef. or aft. or both
as David, Mary, 15 Oct. 1653, wh. m. 25 Feb. 1681, John Gardner the
sec. of the name; and Remember, wh. m. Mar. 1688, Thomas Remington.
His will of 27 Oct. 1683, pro. 30 Jan. foll. provides for w. Mary
to bring the childr. aft. giv. to eldest s. Samuel, and makes her
and two s. Samuel and David excors. SAMUEL, Hingham, s. prob. of
the preced. m. Jan. 1685, Rachel, youngest ch. of the first Thomas
Gill.

    STOWERS or STOWER, JOHN, Watertown 1634, came from Parham
in Co. Suffk. says Bond, as highly prob. for John sen. and jr. liv. there,
was freem. 25 May 1636, by w. Jane had Elizabeth b. 10 Apr. 1635, bur. in
Dec. foll.; Elizabeth again, 14 Apr. 1637; and Sarah, 8 Mar. 1642; had
sec. w. Phebe; rem. in latter days to Newport, and in Dec. 1685, being
aged, and a town charge, sold his est. JOSEPH, Charlestown, s. of Nicholas,
a householder 1658, had Mary, bapt. 1 July 1677; but no other,
bef. or aft. is found in the ch. rec. and we learn, that she on same day
renew the covenant, bec. her f. d. in her infancy, perhaps she was the
only ch. He d. 29 Dec. 1672. Perhaps Mary m. 4 Aug. 1687, Matthew
Castle. JOSEPH, Salisbury 1667, m. Mary, d. of Ralph Blaisdell,
unless it were John S. for both are nam. in Gen. Reg. VIII. 53-4 as
the h. I think the fam. spread to N. Hampsh. NICHOLAS, Charlestown
1629, one of the eleven earliest sett. in that penins. came prob. in the
fleet with Higginson to Salem, and went with the Spragues, as the compilat.
of the rec. of C. made in 1664 calls the date 1628, but clearly
meaning 1629; in 1630 he was on the inq. 28 Sept. on the body of
Austen Bratcher, that charg. Walter Palmer with the manslaught. of
wh. he was acquit. by the jury; freem. 18 May next, stands No. 70 on
the list of Boston ch. and with w. was among found. of that in C. 35 in
all, 2 Nov. 1632, and had, by w. Amy, Joseph, b. 21, bapt. 23 Feb.
1633; Abigail, 27, bapt. 28 June 1636; and John, wh. d. 15 Aug.
1638, perhaps few hours old. But he had other ch. Richard, Jane, and a
d. m. Starr, as Frothingham reads the will, but Farr, acc. Geneal. Reg.
III. 180, perhaps all three, certain. the first and last b. in Eng. Unless
the orig. will can be seen, that is not likely, we must decide by our