From Francestown History Book, p. 641
Samuel S. Dow was the 3rd s. of Aaron Dow of Weare.His mother was Adelia, dau. of John & Lydia (Purington) Gove.She was b. March 24, 1752.He came here as early as 1723, & lived first in the Mill House below Pleasant Pond & afterward on the Obadiah Sleeper place & on other places in this town.He m. 1st Anna palmer of Deering.She d. in this town, Feb. 13, 1849, aged 55 yrs., 2nd Bridget Sullivan of Deering.He moved to Deering, where he d. June 10, 1862, aged about 62 yrs.His children were:
1.Lorenzo, b. Aug. 29, 1823, m. June 1849, Laura M. Philbrick, dau. of Andrew & Ruth (Perkins) Philbrick of Weare, & removed to that town, where he d. in 1868.
2.Lydia, b. Jan. 16, 1825, res. at Medfield, Mass., is unmarried.
From Francestown Town Reports----Dow
1910 for 1909Birth: 2/23/1909, Carroll Colby Dow.Father Edwin L. Dow, laborer, b. Winslow, Me.Mother Gertrude A. Colby, b. Francestown.
1907 for 1906Birth:11/23/06, Alice May Dow.Father, b. Winslow, Me., Edwin L. DowMother, b. Francestown, Gertrude A. Colby.
1905 for 1904Birth:Irene Dow, 11/15/1904.Father Edwin L. Dow, b. Winslow, Me.Mother Gertrude A. Colby, b. Francestown.
1903 for 1902Marriage:6/18/1902.Lorenzo E. Dow, age 24, farmer, b. Winslow, Me.Father Isaac Dow, b. Oakland, Me.Mother, Rosena Trask, b. Oakland, Me. m. Gertrude A. Colby, b. Francestown.Mother Mary Mehitible Knight Hoyt, b. Bradford.