He married, March 2, 1715, Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel and Dorothy Colby. She was born December 7, 1694, in Amesbury, and was living in
Note about Chester and Candia: Chester was incorporated in 1722. It is in Rockingham County. Candia was once part of Chester, it seperated and was incorporated in 1763.
Note about Kingston: Originally part of Hampton, New Hampshire. It was the fifth town established in New Hampshire.
No.l. Enoch Rowell was the first settler on the lot on the south corner of the road where the Masonic Hall is located. He was a soldier of the Revolution and died at
Ticonderogain 1776. Various parties owned the place and About the year 1820 John Sargeant, who was a son of Jacob Sargeant, jr., and a grandson of John Sargeant, sr., who was the first settler on the B. P. Colby lot, bought the place. He sold to Henry M. Eaton. When Mr. Eaton retired the place was owned by various persons. Moses D. Richardson owned it several years and on his death it fell to his heirs. Mrs. Thomas Bean and her son, Gilman Bean, has resided there few years.
This is from the Vermont GazetteerEnoch Rowell, a native of New Hampshire, married Betsey Hodges, of Lebanon, N. H., and resided a time in Plainfield, and from there removed to Irasburgh, in 1806, and thence to this town in 1812, and located upon the farm now occupied by his son, Zuar Rowell, and his daughter, Mrs. Cass, and her husband. In company with his brother William he purchased the farm, and upon it was built the first and only distillery ever operated in the town. They contracted to pay a stipulated number of gallons of potato whiskey for the land, and when the contract was filhd the still was stopped. After paying for the farm the brothers divided it between them, William taking the northern half and Enoch the southern, which contained the buildings where he resided the remainder of his life, dying in 1839, aged sixty years. His wife survived him until 1865, aged eighty-six years. William died in 1870, aged eighty-three years. Both of these brothers took a decided interest in public affairs, and both held town offices, William was a representative in the legislature twenty-two years. He was also a strong Methodist and his house was always made the home of itinerant ministers.Eliphalet Rowell, brother of Enoch, William, Daniel and Converse, was born February 8, 1796, and came to
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