Stillman Churchill was born into a New England family on 28 July 1823. His mother, Sally (Coburn) Churchill, was from Vermont, and his father, Samuel Stillman Churchill, came from Massachusetts. The family resided in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Stillman married Lucinda Hathorn in October 1848. Stillman and Lucinda settled in New Hampshire where they had three sons: Clarence, George, and Edward. According to the Census, Stillman worked in a woolen mill in 1870 and in a furniture shop in 1880. Stillman and Lucinda’s three sons still resided with them in 1880. Clarence was attending school while George worked as a druggist.
Lucinda filed a petition to administer Stillman’s will on 28 January 1899 and is listed as a widow in the 1900 Census. Clarence, employed as a coal dealer, continued to reside with his mother.
1870 New Hampshire Census (Stillman Churchill, SullivanCounty, 628).
1880 New Hampshire Census (Stillman Churchill, Nashua, HillsboroughCounty, 523C).
1900 New Hampshire Census (Lucinda Churchill, Nashua, Hillsborough County, E.D. 126, line 18).