Biography of Charles A. Stowe
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Stowe, Charles A., Norfolk, was born in Norfolk, October 12, 1823, a son of Christopher G. Stowe, a native of Grafton, Mass., where he lived until nineteen years of age. He then went to Vermont with his parents, where his mother died, His father returned to Massachusetts, where he died. Christopher G, was born August 4, 1782. In 1800 he came to Norfolk and a year later contracted for land now owned by Charles A. Mr. Stowe returned to Vermont, and there married, March 30, 1814, Polly Webster, a native of New Hampshire, born August 28, 1784. He then settled on his farm in Norfolk, and there spent the remainder of Ins days. November 4, 1820, he married second Lucretia Dearborn, born January 11, 1784, widow of Asa Lord, by whom she had two children. By his second marriage Mr. Stowe had two sons and two daughters. He served in the War of 1812, was county superintendent of the poor thirteen years, supervisor and overseer of the poor. He assisted in surveying the town of Norfolk. He and his wife were members of the Congregational church, of which he was forty years a deacon. He died September 12, 1850, and his wife May 10, 1843. Charles A, Stowe was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools of Norfolk. He taught school for a short time, and at the age of twenty three went to California, then spent four years traveling in this country and South America. He then engaged in farming and dairying, owning now 105 acres. October 9, 1851, he married Mary L. Kimball, a native of Norfolk and daughter of Amos and Hannah (Poor) Kimball. Mrs. Kimball was a native of Vermont, born in 1800. Mr. Stowe and wife have one adopted daughter, Emma L., wife of Elbert Hack, Mr. Stowe is a Republican, and has been highway commissioner and overseer of the poor. He and wife are memnbers of the Congregational church at Norfolk, of which Mr. Stowe has been deacon twelve years.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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