Asa Cushing Tower

25 March 1787–5 April 1840 (Age 53)
Cohasset, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Asa Cushing

When Asa Cushing Tower was born on 25 March 1787, in Cohasset, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jesse Tower, was 31 and his mother, Rebecca Cushing, was 27. He married Charlotte Man on 13 November 1806, in Cohasset, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 5 April 1840, in his hometown, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Asa Cushing Tower
1787–1840
Charlotte Man
1779–1826
Marriage: 13 November 1806
Thomas Tower
1807–1854
Charlotte Tower
1809–1887
Asa Cushing Tower
1811–1883
Mary Tower
1813–1891
Child Tower
1816–1816
dau Tower
1817–1819
Hannah K. Tower
1819–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1806
Cohasset, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

    Thomas Tower

    Male1807–1854Male

    Charlotte Tower

    Female1809–1887Female

    Asa Cushing Tower

    Male1811–1883Male

    Mary Tower

    Female1813–1891Female

    Child Tower

    Female1816–1816Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1755–1812Male

    Rebecca Cushing

    Female1759–Female

siblings

(8)

    Betty Tower

    Female1786–Female

    Male1787–1840Male

    Ruth Tower

    Female1788–Female

    Elizabeth Burbank Tower

    Female1790–1858Female

    Jesse Tower

    Male1792–1871Male

+3 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.
1789

Age 2

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1803

Age 16

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Tor, a tower, a high hill

Sources (3)

  • Asa C Tower in entry for Charlotte Tower Willston, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Asa in entry for Alvan Tower and Rebecca T. Souther, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Asa Tower in entry for Alvan Tower and Rebecca T. Souther, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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