George B. Stowe is a great grandfather of mine. He was born in Gaston County, North Carolina, the son of Jasper Theodore ("Dorey Edward") Stowe and Lucy Long. He married Docia Ada Waters and had 3 children: Wilford, Clyde (female), and Effie. George & Docia divorced and George moved to Kankakee, IL. He met and married Fannie Elizabeth Gray in Kankakee. George and Fannie had 11 children, all of which grew to adulthood accept Augusta Ileen Stowe. George's children were: Lois, Marshall, Catherine, Arthur, Celesta, Luther, Walter, Shirley (male), Wilburn, Algie, and Augusta.