When Cynda Stowell was born on 24 June 1783, in Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, David Stowell, was 43 and her mother, Mary Larrabee, was 34. She died on 26 April 1802, in her hometown, at the age of 18.
English: habitational name from Stowell (Somerset), Stowell (Gloucestershire), East and West Stowell in Wilcot (Wiltshire), or Stawell (Somerset), all named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’. The surname was taken to the Isle of Man by 1511, from whence it migrated to Lancashire and Yorkshire.
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