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.

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Family Time Line

John Willis Towery
1826–1890
Sophia Elizabeth Towery
1833–1922
Marriage: 7 March 1867
Edna Florence Towery
1867–1917
Thomas W. Towery
1869–1895
Lillie Ann Towery
1871–1963
David Allen Towery
1873–1938

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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.
1836
Age 3
Historical Boundaries: 1836: Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
1861
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

Towry

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"

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