Patience T Tower

24 September 1788–26 June 1875 (Age 86)
Cumberland Hill, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Patience T

When Patience T Tower was born on 24 September 1788, in Cumberland Hill, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Icabod Tower, was 48 and her mother, Mary Pullen, was 46. She married Phillip Bump on 10 February 1808, in Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 10 daughters. She lived in Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1787. She died on 26 June 1875, in Mantua, Portage, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in East Lawn Cemetery, Mantua Center, Portage, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Bump
1783–1864
Patience T Tower
1788–1875
Marriage: 10 February 1808
William H. Bump
1809–1848
Mary B. Bump
1813–
Desire Bump
1815–
Augusta Bump
1820–
Patience T Bump
1817–1854
Eliza D Bump
1819–1868
Sarah R Bump
1823–1895
Sally Bump
1823–
Lucinda A Bump
1824–1851
Rhoda C. Bump
1825–1865
Caroline S Bump
1829–1887

Spouse and Children

    Phillip Bump

    Male1783–1864Male

    Female1788–1875Female

MARRIAGE
10 February 1808
Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(11)

    William H. Bump

    Male1809–1848Male

    Mary B. Bump

    Female1813–Female

    Desire Bump

    Female1815–Female

    Patience T Bump

    Female1817–1854Female

    Eliza D Bump

    Female1819–1868Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1790 · 13th State

Age 2

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 23

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Patience Bump in household of Phillip Bump, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patience Bump in household of Philip Bump, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Patience Bump, "United States Census, 1870"

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