When Israel Stockwell was born in 1694, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Stockwell, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Lambert, was 33. He died in 1725, at the age of 31.
habitational name from any of various places called Stockwell, including Stockwell in Lambeth (Surrey) and Stockwell in Cowley (Gloucestershire), from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk, stump’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.
perhaps sometimes in northern England a variant of Stockill, a habitational name from Stockeld in Spofforth (Worth Yorkshire) and perhaps also Stockheld Grange in Barwick in Elmet (Yorkshire). The placenames derive from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk, stump’ + helde ‘slope’.