Mary Larrabee

Female19 October 1748–17 August 1844

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Larrabee was born on 19 October 1748, in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Timothy Larrabee, was 26 and her mother, Mary Fletcher, was 24. She married David Stowell on 6 December 1770, in Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 17 August 1844, in Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Guilford Center, Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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David Stowell
Mary Larrabee
Marriage: 6 December 1770
Molly Stowell
Leafe Stowell
Sarah Sease Stowell
Sally Stowell
David Stowell
Ira Stowell
Cynda Stowell
Catharine Stowell
Mata Wilcox
Betsy Wilcox
Elizabeth "Betsey" Stowell

Sources (26)

  • Mary Larrabee, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mary Lam... in entry for David Stoel, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"
  • Mary Lam... in entry for David Stoel, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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  • Marriage
    6 December 1770Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)


    Age 28

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

    Age 43

    On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 52

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably from an unidentified English placename formed with the Old Norse element by ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

    Americanized form of French Larrivée (see Larrivee ) or of its altered form Larivée (see Larivee ). Compare Larabee .

    History: Greenfield Larrabee was a mariner who arrived in New Haven, CT, from England in 1647.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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