Abraham Stow

12 April 1784–21 January 1863 (Age 78)
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Stow was born on 12 April 1784, in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ichabod Stow, was 25 and his mother, Ruth Whitney, was 23. He married Eliza Rogers on 5 September 1819, in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 21 January 1863, in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Abraham Stow
Eliza Rogers
Marriage: 5 September 1819
Eliza Stow
Miranda Stow
Maria Stow
Edmond Stow

Spouse and Children


    Eliza Rogers


5 September 1819
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Eliza Stow



    Maria Stow


    Edmond Stow


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stowe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham Stow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abraham Stow, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Abraham in entry for George Sargent and Miranda Stow, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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