Asa Cushing Tower

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

The Life Summary 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

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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

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower, from Middle English, Old French tūr (Latin turris). 2. 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’). 3. Americanized spelling of German Tauer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Tauer
Towers

Sources (20)

  • 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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