Calvin Stow

29 March 1789–29 September 1867 (Age 78)
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Calvin

When Calvin Stow was born on 29 March 1789, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joseph Stowe, was 43 and his mother, Lydia Hubbard, was 42. He married Sylvia Case on 19 April 1855, in Winsted, Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. He lived in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. He died on 29 September 1867, in Tolland Center, Tolland, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Colebrook, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Calvin Stow
Sylvia Case
Marriage: 19 April 1855

Spouse and Children

19 April 1855
Winsted, Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Silas Stow


    Joseph Stow


    Catharine Russell Stow



    Silas Stow


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 13

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 23

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stowe .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Calvin Stow, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Calvin in entry for Sylvia Stow, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Calvin Stow, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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