Joseph Dow was the first Dow born in America. He was b. Watertown MA 20 Mar 1639. He m. 17 Dec 1662 Mary Sanborn, dau of William Sanborn and Mary Moulton. They had 12 children, including Henry b. 7 Nov 1674. Henry m. 7 Dec 1694 Mary Mussey b. Newbury 23 Nov 1672, dau of Joseph Mussey and Esther Jackman.There is detailed information in The Book of Dow on this Dow line.Please email me directly if you need additional information.