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 Manning Lemon Jr. in 1804, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 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.
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 .