When Anna Tower was born about 1710, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Tower, was 39 and her mother, Hester Easter Cantlberry, was 40. She married John Harding on 16 November 1737, in Cohasset, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.
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 .