Mary Larrabee

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
1740–1816
Mary Larrabee
1748–1844
Marriage: 6 December 1770
Mary Stowell
1771–1839
Leafe Stowell
1773–1857
Sarah Sease Stowell
1773–
Sally Stowell
1776–1835
David Stowell
1778–1816
Ira Stowell
1780–1825
Cynda Stowell
1783–1802
Catharine Stowell
1785–1870
Mata Wilcox
1785–
Betsy Wilcox
1788–1788
Elizabeth "Betsey" Stowell
1790–1871

Sources (28)

  • Mary Larrabee, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mary Larrabee Stowell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Larrabee, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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World Events (6)

1776

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

1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

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

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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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