Biography of James S. Stowell
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Stowell, James H., was born in Tompkins County, N. Y., April 2, 1830, and was a farmer in early life. He was educated in the common schools, which he attended winters. In October, 1849, he began his railroad career, first with the old Erie road, but in 1875 he became identified with the Lehigh Valley Railroad as passenger conductor, having been conductor for the Erie. May 8, 1855, he married Mary, daughter of Caleb P. and Mary Thurber, of Oxford, Chenarigo County, N. Y., and they have two children: Jennie, who died in 1874, and Eugene. Mr. and Mrs. Stowell have resided in Elmira thirty six years. His father, Alexander, was born in Worcester, Mass., in 1793, and married Mary Hyde, who was born in North Carolina. They had six children: Nancy, Catherine, Emma, Alexander D., James H., and William W.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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