I've searched through my Stowe book by Mrs. Rachel Hanna Hoke and found a couple of Benjamin Stowes, but they do not seem to be the same as yours. My Stowe ancesters settled in Lincoln/Gaston Co. and then to Tennessee and Texas. I can't find a connection to the Stowes in Hatteras, though there might be, because I have some missing pieces. I'm sorry I can't help. Good luck.