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.
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 .
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