Sophia Elizabeth Towery

23 April 1833–23 June 1922 (Age 89)
Caldwell, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Sophia Elizabeth

When Sophia Elizabeth Towery was born on 23 April 1833, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert R Towery Sr, was 26 and her mother, Frances C. Stevens, was 25. She married Henry G Kemp on 8 March 1855. She lived in Williams Mill Magisterial District, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 2 Donaldson, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 23 June 1922, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Towery Cemetery, Fredonia, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Sophia Elizabeth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Willis Towery
Sophia Elizabeth Towery
Marriage: 7 March 1867
Edna Florence Towery
Thomas W. Towery
Lillie Ann Towery
David Allen Towery

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 3
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 3
Historical Boundaries: 1836: Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
Age 28
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham): unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (12)

  • Betty Birchfield in household of T Birchfield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Soph A Towery in household of Corbitt Towery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sophia Lowry in household of John W Lowry, "United States Census, 1870"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.