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.
Abigail Tower
Marriage: 1804
Samuel Lemon
John Tower Lemon
James Lemon
William Lemon III
Eliza L. Lemon
Martha J. Lemon
Harriet D Lemon
Willis Lemon
Omer Lemon
Abigail Lemon
Alecta Ann Lemon
James Lemon
Caroline Lemon

Spouse and Children

Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States


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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.

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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