Mahitable Stowell

18 April 1784–1843 (Age 58)
Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Mahitable

When Mahitable Stowell was born on 18 April 1784, in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, David Stowell, was 26 and her mother, Molly Hodgkins, was 28. She married William Severn Armistead on 11 October 1801, in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1843, in Northfield, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Northfield, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Severn Armistead
Mahitable Stowell
Marriage: 11 October 1801
William Severn Armstedd
Hannah Armstead
Betsey A Armstead
Asa Armistead
Rosanna Armistead
David G Armistead
Mary ( Polly) Armstead
Henry Thomas Armstead
Mahetabel Hattie Armstead

Spouse and Children

    William Severn Armistead



11 October 1801
Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    William Severn Armstedd


    Hannah Armstead


    Betsey A Armstead


    Asa Armistead



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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.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 7

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Mehitabel Stoal, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Mehitabell Stoel, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Mehitabel Stoel, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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