The following data is extracted from Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
PETER STOW, a sterling farmer, married Deborah Nettleton, of Newport, and was the father of the Rev. Dr. Stow, of Boston, and Royal P. Stow, former Clerk of the U. S. House of Representatives. While in town he held many important civil and military offices.
Source: Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire