Edward Percival Stowell

12 September 1862–4 October 1943 (Age 81)
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Edward Percival

When Edward Percival Stowell was born on 12 September 1862, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Rufus Stevens Stowell, was 26 and his mother, Harriet Delano Hazeltine, was 21. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Richmond, Richmond, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 October 1943, in Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in New Brighton, Richmond, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Stevens Stowell
1835–1910
Harriet Delano Hazeltine
1840–1883
Willard Woodbury Stowell
1857–1925
Edward Percival Stowell
1862–1943
Charles Stowell
1864–1866

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 17

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Stowell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward P Stowell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward P Stowell in household of Harriet D Stowell, "United States Census, 1880"

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