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Nicholas Stowers

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Charleston, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Stowers and Anna Stowers
Husband of Amy Stowers
Father of Elizabeth Farr; Richard 1620 Stowers; Joanna Burrage; Sarah Howard; STOWERS and 3 others
Brother of Deborah Hoyt and Elizabeth Stowers

Occupation: Farmer
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About Nicholas Stowers

Nicholas Stowers was herdsman for the Charlestown settlement. His duties were "to drive the herd forth to their food (to the Cow Commons) in the main every morning and to bring them into town every evening, and to have fifty bushels of Indian Corn for keeping the Milch Cows till Indian harvest be taken in." 

Nicholas Stowers and Amy, his wife, had four children, all of whom were married and left descendants. Their names were Richard, Joseph, Abigail, and Johanna.

Abigail married John Knight. Joanna married John Burrage.

Nicholas Stowers died May 17, 1646; Amy died in 1667-68*


  1. The Burrage Memorial: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of John Burrage, who Settled in Charlestown, Mass., in 1637 (Google eBook) by Alvah Augustus Burrage. A. Mudge and son, printers, 1877 - Burrage family - 265 pages


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Nicholas Stowers's Timeline

Age 25
May 16, 1620
Age 35
Upway Parrish, Dorestshire, England
March 14, 1622
Age 37
Age 39
Charlestown, Suffolk, MA, USA
Age 41
., Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 44
Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Name: '''Joanna Stowers Arrival Year: 1629 Arrival Place: Charlestown, Massachusetts''' Family Members: Daughter Elizabeth; Son Richard; Daughter Sarah; Daughter Joanna Source Publication Code: 116.1 Primary Immigrant: Stowers, Nicholas Annotation: Date and place of first residence in New England. Extracted from passenger lists, lists of freemen, colony and court records, notarial records, vital records, land records, church records, and journals and letters. Place of origin, occupation, and other genealogical and historical information may also be provided. Source Bibliography: ANDERSON, ROBERT CHARLES. The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, . Three Volumes. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, p. Page: 1779

November 2, 1632
Age 47
First Church of, Charleston, Massachusetts, United States
December 23, 1632
Age 47
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
June 28, 1636
Age 51
Charleston, Suffolk, MA, United States