When Lilian Eva Tower was born on 11 August 1853, in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Eli Tower, was 46 and her mother, Mary Fletcher, was 40. She died on 9 April 1916, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 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 .