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From: Warren Wetmore <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] More about STOWs
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 00:46:56 -0500
> Okay, back to my battered old copy of Pope's "Pioneers of
> There's no mention of the mysterious Samuel there, either, but it does say
> STOW, STOWE
> John, Roxbury, arrived in N. E. 17th of 3rd month, 1634; brought with him
> his wife and 6 children, Thomas, Elizabeth, John, Nathaniel, Samuel and
> Thankful. His wife Elizabeth, a very godly woman, was bur. Aug. 24, 1638.
> She was a dau. of Mrs. Rachel Biggs, who came in 1635 to Dorchester with her
> dau. Foster; and the Foster and Stow children recd. valuable legacies from
> their uncles John and Smallhope Biggs of Cranbrook and Maidstone, Kent.
Excellent! I believe John BIGGS must have been the one
from Maidstone, which is on the Channel coast, I believe.
> He was adm. freeman Sept. 3, 1634; propr; deputy. Removed to Concord;
> sold Roxbury property 20 (4) 1648. Signed inv. of John Levens in 1648. Dau.
> Elizabeth m. Henry Archer of Ipswich. The son Nathaniel of Ipswich deposed
> in 1670, age 48 years. Thankful m. John Pierpoint of Roxbury.
I didn't know John/1 had moved to Concord.