Abigail Tower

12 August 1819–14 December 1886 (Age 67)
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Tower was born on 12 August 1819, in Vermont, United States, her father, Reuben Tower, was 45 and her mother, Susannah Carr, was 44. She married Cyrus Comstock Green on 27 September 1832, in Huron, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 14 December 1886, in Fitchville, Huron, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fitchville Cemetery, Fitchville, Huron, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Comstock Green
1813–1893
Abigail Tower
1819–1886
Marriage: 27 September 1832
Louisa Janet Green
1834–1898
Ophelia Green
1836–1885
Francis Marion Green
1838–1845
Ella Green
1842–
Lewis G Green
1843–1851
Esther Ann Green
1845–1890
Howard Spurgeon Green
1850–1912

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1832Huron, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (26)

    +21 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed
    Age 15
    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 17
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1846
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower, from Middle English, Old French tūr (from Latin turris).English: occupational name for someone who dressed white leather, cured with alum rather than tanned with bark, from an agent derivative of Middle English taw(en) (Old English tawian ‘to prepare, make ready’).Americanized form of German Tauer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Towers
    Tauer
    Toyer
    Tuer

    Sources (9)

    • Abigail Green in household of Cyrus C Green, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Abigal Sours, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • ...G ...Oer in entry for Howard S Green, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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