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Stow, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Stow, Massachusetts, USA? 

Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Stow was first settled c. 1660 by Matthew Boon and John Kettell. Coming from Gloucester and Charlestown, Massachusetts, these two men settled the land of the Tantamous (Jethro) Native Americans, called "Pompocitticut".

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Stow, Massachusetts, USA - Boone Lake
Stow, Massachusetts, USA

Boone Lake
Stow, Massachusetts, USA - Randall Library, Stow, Mass.
Stow, Massachusetts, USA

Randall Library, Stow, Mass.
Stow, Massachusetts, USA - The Old Whitney House, Stow, Mass.
Stow, Massachusetts, USA

The Old Whitney House, Stow, Mass.

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31. STOW. [Pop. 1,230. Inc. 1683.]
Stow was called by the Indians, Pompsiticut, and Shabbukin, which were the names of two of its...Read MORE...

1848 - Stow
The Indian names of this place were Pompsiticut and Shabbukin, from “two notable hills.” It appears ...Read MORE...

1890 Stow Massachusetts
Stow is a pleasant town of 976 inhabitants, situated in the westerly section of Middlesex County,...Read MORE...

Stow, a post-village in Stow township (town), Middlesex Co., Mass., on the Asabet River, about 26...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Sarah BENNETT (abt. 1710, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - , )

flag  Samuel BRIGHAM (1814, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 10 April 1853, Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Joseph DARBY (15 December 1716, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 7 September 1792, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA)

American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Ebenezer FARR (18 August 1750, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 15 February 1833, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)) gravestone
flag  Olive FARR (16 January 1744, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 8 April 1816, Stow, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
flag  Stephen FARR (1710, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - , )

flag  Isabella F. FRENCH (1855, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 12 May 1886, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Benjamin GATES (24 May 1704, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 12 May 1758, Barre, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Timothy GIBSON (20 January 1703, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - , )

flag  Anne H. HALE (1804, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 27 December 1879, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Samuel HALL (abt. 1692, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - , )

flag  Gertrude Ceccilia KERENS (04 November 1905, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - aft. 1930, )

flag  Charlotte "Lottie" May RHEEL (22 September 1886, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 12 April 1946, Rochester, New Hampshire, USA)

flag  Thomas STEVENS (7 August 1689, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 8 December 1781, Plainfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

flag  Hannah WHITTAKER (1706, Stow, Massachusetts, USA - 23 July 1767, Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 86 ancestors who died in Stow, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Jonathan RICE (26 March 1679 - 7 June 1772) & Anna DARBY (1681 - 23 December 1773)
married 25 March 1702

Simon DAVIS (9 July 1683 - 16 February 1763) & Dorothy HEALD (10 May 1679 - 21 July 1776)
married 16 February 1713

Ebenezer FARR (18 August 1750 - 15 February 1833) & Mary TITUS (13 May 1754 - 23 January 1840)
married 6 February 1777

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