Jehiel Towner

1806–1876 (Age 70)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Jehiel

Jehiel Towner was born on 29 January 1806, in Vermont, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Hannah Card. He lived in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 13 July 1876, at the age of 70, and was buried in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jehiel Towner
Hannah Card
Ellen E Towner
Edwin J Towner
William H Towner

Spouse & Children

  • Male1806–1876Male

  • Hannah Card




World Events (7)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 6

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (Sussex):1. topographic name for one who lived in a township or village, Middle English toun, + -er, a characteristic topographic ending of Sussex surnames. 2. occupational name for a toll taker or tax collector, from tolnere, an agent derivative of Middle English toll ‘tax’, ‘payment’. Compare Toller .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • J Towner in household of Henry Catlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jehiel Towner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jehiel Towner, "Find A Grave Index"

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