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Levi H. Tower

Levi H. Tower

Male 1820 - 1865  (45 years)

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  • Name Levi H. Tower 
    Born 10 Sep 1820  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Nov 1865  San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Tower House Historical District, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52251  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Jason Tower,   b. 30 Aug 1786, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1844, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Philena or Philania Howard,   b. 8 Jun 1787,   d. 21 May 1861, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1810  Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jane Shuffleton,   b. of, , , Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1852  , Shasta, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F24057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1820 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1852 - , Shasta, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1865 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tower House Historical District, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta, California 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. 210, 343. Gives birth 10 Sep 1820, death 1870.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, Vol. 3, Cumberland, Part 5 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 127. Gives birth 10 Sep 1813, but his birth is listed between Nancy Ray and Philena, born in 1818 and 1822 respectively.

      !SOURCE: Email from Barbara Woodrum to Weldon Whipple, 12 Mar 2007. "He died of typhoid in San Francisco on Nov. 17, 1865, and is buried here in Shasta County near his home, now part of Whiskeytown Park."

      !SOURCE: Shasta County Biographies (http://www.calarchives4u.com/Biographies/shasta/shas-mcco.htm). Entry for Levi H. Tower gives marriage to Mary Jane Shuffleton in 1852. Their 1854 divorce "was the first-known divorce in Shasta County."


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