Abigail Tower

21 June 1787–19 September 1844 (Age 57)
New York, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Tower was born on 21 June 1787, in New York, United States, her father, Gideon Tower Sr, was 34 and her mother, Abigail Perkins, was 33. She married William Lemon Jr. in 1804, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 19 September 1844, in Dillsboro, Clay Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Farmers Retreat, Caesar Creek Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lemon Jr.
1782–1861
Abigail Tower
1787–1844
Marriage: 1804
Samuel Lemon
1805–1878
John Tower Lemon
1807–1808
James Lemon
1810–1811
William Lemon III
1811–1885
Eliza L. Lemon
1813–
Martha J. Lemon
1815–
Harriet D Lemon
1817–1847
Willis Lemon
1819–1900
Omer Lemon
1821–1906
Abigail Lemon
1823–1845
Alecta Ann Lemon
1825–1902
James Lemon
1827–1909
Caroline Lemon
1830–1830

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1804
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 10

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1803

Age 16

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower, from Middle English, Old French tūr (Latin turris). 2. 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’). 3. Americanized spelling of German Tauer .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Harriet Lower in entry for Omer Lemon, "Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990"
  • Abigail Tower Lemon, "Find A Grave Index"

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