Abigail Tower

Brief Life History 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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Cyrus Comstock Green
Abigail Tower
Marriage: 27 September 1832
Louisa Janet Green
Ophelia Green
Francis Marion Green
Ella Green
Lewis G Green
Esther Ann Green
Howard Spurgeon Green

Sources (9)

  • Abigail Green in household of Cyrus C Green, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abigal Sours, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Abigail Tower Green, "Find A Grave Index"

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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.

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