Asa Cushing Tower

Brief Life History 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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Asa Cushing Tower
Charlotte Man
Marriage: 13 November 1806
Thomas Tower
Charlotte Tower
Asa Cushing Tower
Mary Tower
Child Tower
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Hannah K. Tower

Sources (27)

  • Asa Cushing Tower, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Asa C. Tower, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Asa C. Tower, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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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.

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