Abigail Tower

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

The Life Summary 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 32. She married William Lemon Jr. in 1804, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 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
John Tower Lemon
1808–1895
James Lemon
1810–1811
William Lemon III
1811–1885
Eliza L. Lemon
1813–1842
Martha J. Lemon
1815–1844
Harriet D Lemon
1817–1847
Willis Lemmon
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
    1804Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    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: 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 (3)

    • Harriet Lower in entry for Omer Lemon, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"
    • Abigail Tower Lemon, "Find A Grave Index"

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