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John Stowers and Abigail Fullerton
Posted by: Brian Winn (ID *****7906) Date: July 03, 2003 at 23:19:37
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From the History of Worcester and Its People by Nutt pub 1919: "Stowers. John Stowers, son of Richard, had a guardian appointed here Sept. 2, 1766, when he was over 14 yrs. Joseph Sprague of Leicester was his guardian. His father was a blacksmith. John m. here, Aug. 12, 1781, Abigail Fullerton. His sister Sarah m. Nov. 28, 1782, Jedediah Healy. - Children, b. here: Sophia and Harriet, b. April 9, 1782; John, b. Jan. 28, 1784, d. June, 1784; John and Sophia, b. Feb. 28, 1786; Samuel, b. Feb. 27, 1789; Mary Sterne, b. Feb. 7, 1793. The family left town soon afterward. Richard served in the Rev." p. 239. Note: this is in direct conflict with the accepted Stowers family history, which has the John Stowers who married Abigail Fullerton as the son of John Stowers and Frances Unknown.

has anyone any thoughts on this apparent contradiction?


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