When Benjamin Stubbs was born on 1 May 1746, in North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Richard Stubbs IV, was 28 and his mother, Mary Mercy Brown, was 27. He married Rebecca Dunbar on 6 June 1773, in Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died after 1820.
variant of Stubbe with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.
perhaps occasionally a topographic name from Middle English stub(be) ‘tree stump’ + hous ‘house’, used for someone who lived in a house by a tree stump.