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In memory of Mary Farrow, my Maternal 9th Great-Grandmother on the HARVEY branch.


  • American Marriages Before 1699,
  • Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775,
  • Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,
  • The Damon family : listing some of the Ohio descendants of Amos Damon of Chesterfield, Mass.
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,
  • Stowell Genealogy: a record of the descendants of Samuel Stowell of Hingham, Mass., by W.H. Harrison Stowell, 1922.
  • John Beal of Hingham, and one line of his descendants, by Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, 1865, p. 6. [Link]
  • A history and genealogy of Isaac and Sarah Burgess, by Eugene J. Nielson, 1961, p. 81. [Link]
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Genealogy is my hobby and the information provided here is a work in progress. I have loads of information to add and new finds are continually being discovered. If you have any corrections, additions, or comments to contribute, please use the comment box below. Visit the Latest Updates page to see when this Ancestor Profile page is updated. 

Mary Farrow

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1633 Sep 22

Hingham, Norfolk County, England


1649 Oct 25

Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts



1708 Oct 24

Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts



Mary Farrow was born in Hingham, Norfolk County, England, on September 22, 1633. The name was also written Farrar. She came to America with her parents in 1635. She married 1st to Samuel Stowell, a blacksmith, on the 25th of October, 1649, in Hingham, Massachusetts. He died on the 9th of November, 1683, in Hingham, and Mary married 2nd to Joshua Beal, on the 10th of October, 1689. According to Stowell Genealogy, Joshua was a widower who “lived on an adjoining lot and was a selectman of Hingham from 1669-1699 and a Deputy to the General Court for Hingham in 1700. Mary died in Hingham on the 24th of October, 1708, at the age of 75.”


Mary Farrow & Samuel Stowell II were the parents of my ancestor,

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