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Emerson Tower

Emerson Tower

Male 1789 - 1862  (73 years)

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  • Name Emerson Tower 
    Born 31 Jan 1789  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Oct 1862  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ballou Cemetery, Old Mendon Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52071  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Levi Tower, Captain,   b. 19 Jul 1742, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1826, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Whipple,   b. 29 Dec 1745, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 31 Jan 1789, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1771  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sally Thurston,   b. Abt 1789, of, Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1827, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 4 May 1810  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Polly Thurston Tower,   b. 31 Mar 1811, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1832, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +2. Delia Tower,   b. 2 Dec 1812, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1874, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +3. Calista Tower,   b. 25 Sep 1814, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Lydia Tower,   b. 19 Sep 1816, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1849, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +5. Emerson Tower,   b. 29 Jun 1818, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1870, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     6. Serephina Tower,   b. 13 Jul 1827, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1827  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F23977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sally Whipple,   b. 13 Apr 1792, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1878, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 4 May 1828 
    Children 
    +1. Delilah or Delila Tower,   b. 14 Nov 1828, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1907, Cranston (or Cumberland), Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Chloe Tower,   b. 19 Nov 1830, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ruth Ann Tower,   b. 15 May 1832, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1835, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    +4. Zilla or Zillah Tower,   b. 27 Sep 1834, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F8333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1789 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1810 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1862 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ballou Cemetery, Old Mendon Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Charlemagne Tower, Tower Genealogy: An Account of the Descendants of John Tower, of Hingham, Mass. (Cambridge: University Press, 1891), p. 131, 210-11.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, Vol. 3, Cumberland, Part 5 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 127.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Sarah Whipple," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 23 Feb 2003. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (birth, marriage); Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index (burial).


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